Nicholas J. Purvis

Nicholas J. Purvis

Nick Purvis concentrates his practice in complex commercial disputes. With an emphasis on healthcare and insurance fraud investigation and litigation, Nick works with insurance carriers to identify unlawful activity, conduct pre-suit fact investigation and development, and devise theories of recovery resulting from unlawful activity. Nick has experience litigating claims against healthcare providers under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and other statutory and common-law causes of action. Through his innovative work in these areas, Nick has notably contributed to the development of a body of law enabling insurance carriers to more easily combat systematic fraud.

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The Supreme Court Clarifies the Meaning of the FLSA’s “Changing Clothes” Exception

In a near unanimous decision on Monday, the United States Supreme Court further clarified the multifaceted and oft-litigated issue of whether “donning and doffing” of some protective gear prior to or following a work shift falls within the “changing clothes” exception of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The Court’s decision permits such actions to be deemed noncompensable in a … Continue Reading

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