Kathy P. Josephson

Partner
kathy.josephson@kattenlaw.com
Chicago Office
p+1.312.902.5293
f+1.312.902.1061
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Overview

Kathy P. Josephson concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation involving insurance and health care fraud and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) matters. She also counsels insurers on best claims handling practices and litigation strategies designed to reduce exposure to internal and external fraud. Kathy has extensive experience in working with insurance companies across the country to identify fraudulent claim trends and the parties driving systemic fraudulent claims activity before they are made, as well as in formulating recovery strategies.

Kathy successfully represents insurers in several federal jury trials involving claims for fraud, conspiracy, RICO, unjust enrichment, and deceptive and unfair trade practices against providers. Kathy has earned default judgments and settlements in RICO, fraud and unjust enrichment claims around the country.

Kathy also represents clients in intellectual property matters. 

Shown below is a selection of Kathy’s engagements.

Experience
  • Representation of worker's compensation insurer in RICO and fraud action in Texas against physician and compounding pharmacy, alleging they performed and billed for medically unnecessary pain management injections and topical compounds.
  • Representation of property and casualty insurer in RICO and fraud action in Florida against chiropractors, physician and others, alleging they performed and billed for medically unnecessary mobile electrodiagnostic and ultrasound tests.
  • Representation of property and casualty insurer in RICO and fraud action in Florida against physician, clinics and others, alleging the clinics billed for medically unnecessary physical therapy services.
  • Representation of multimedia entertainment company that publishes an internationally circulated magazine, operates television networks, and distributes programming via mobile and online platforms to obtain judgment against evasive international publishers for breaching international trademark license agreement.
  • Representation of property and casualty insurer in RICO and fraud action in New York against wholesalers and retailers of durable medical equipment and orthotics, alleging they billed for items that were not provided, were not medically necessary and were supported by fraudulent wholesale invoices.
  • Representation of property and casualty insurer in RICO and fraud action in Michigan against an attorney and adjuster, alleging they conspired to cause the insurer to pay millions of dollars more than was owed regarding catastrophic injury claims.
  • Representation of property and casualty insurer in RICO and fraud action in Michigan against a physician and professional corporation, alleging they performed and billed for electrodiagnostic tests that were medically unnecessary or not performed.
  • Representation of health insurer in fraud action alleging that physician-owned entities in Texas fraudulently billed for facility fees performed in ambulatory surgery centers by the physician-owners based upon kickback arrangements between the centers and physicians.
  • Representation of property and casualty insurer in RICO and fraud action in Michigan against physicians, chiropractors and clinics, alleging they performed and billed for chiropractic and medical services that were medically unnecessary or not performed.
  • Representation of property and casualty insurer in RICO and fraud action in Michigan against physicians, clinics, MRI providers and others, alleging they performed and billed for medical, physical therapy and MRI services that were medically unnecessary or not performed.

Recognition

Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013–2015

Education

  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law
  • BA, Northwestern University

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Recognition

2013–2015
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