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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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Inside the FCA blogInside the FCA blog features ongoing updates related to the False Claims Act (FCA), including insight on the latest legal decisions, regulatory developments and FCA settlements. The blog provides timely updates for corporate boards, directors, compliance managers, general counsel and other parties interested in the organizational impact and legal developments stemming from issues potentially giving rise to FCA liability.

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Michael Dagley

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Nashville
(615) 742-7729 TEL
(615) 742-2803 FAX

Michael Dagley

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7729 TEL
(615) 742-2803 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7729 TEL
(615) 742-2803 FAX

Michael Dagley has a 34 year track record of success in high-stakes litigation across numerous industries. He has also been recognized as a skillful and innovative negotiator of complex litigation settlements, including most recently, in software disputes on behalf of hospital and healthcare systems harmed by failed software implementation. In the last five years, he has prevailed in eight multi-million dollar contingency fee cases, including one in excess of $100 million. Michael works with corporations to pursue claims against businesses who have defrauded them, and has represented nearly every major hospital company in Nashville and a broad spectrum of other healthcare systems across the U.S. Beyond the healthcare industry, Michael represents plaintiffs, both individuals and companies, in complex business disputes, often using creative fee arrangements. He has earned a national reputation in litigation, and is recognized regularly by Chambers USA.

His practice focuses on:

  • Healthcare Disputes - Representing major healthcare companies in claims related to contractual disputes, fraud and abuse, breaches of contract, patient and consumer protection laws, and regulatory and operational matters.
  • Software Disputes - Investigating and identifying claims and resolving disputes that arise between organizations and information technology providers, including claims related to software implementation and contract disputes.
  • General Plaintiff Litigation - Representing the firm's clients on the plaintiff side in a variety of business disputes; partnering with the client on a contingent fee when appropriate.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Bass, Berry & Sims — Executive Committee

Healthcare Financial Management Association

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Accolades

Chambers USA — Litigation: General Commercial (2006, 2008-2016)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Corporate Governance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2016)

Best Lawyers in America® — Commercial Litigation; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Litigation: Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation: Securities (2008-2017)

Benchmark Litigation — Local Litigation Star: Tennessee (2010-2016)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010-2015)

Lawdragon's 100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2011-2012)

Vanderbilt Law Review — Member (1979-1981)

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