Hon. Glen M. Ashworth (Ret.)

T: 214-744-5267
F: 214-720-6010

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Judge Ashworth has extensive experience resolving disputes arising out of the health care industry. He has arbitrated and mediated cases involving a wide variety of health care-related issues, including disputes over billing and insurance, breach of contract claims, medical partnership dissolutions, and employment-related matters.

Representative Matters

  • Dispute between large metropolitan hospital and physician involving peer-review credentialing and loss of hospital privileges
  • Breach of contract claims brought by oncology group against its provider of medical equipment, with counterclaims for nonpayment
  • Dissolution of large anesthesiology group that included claims pursuant to their non-competition agreements
  • Medicare fraud claims involving purchase of large dental clinic chain
  • Suit brought by expelled physician against regional hospital relating to claims of inadequate medical staff support and improper billing
  • Breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims brought by dentist against corporate provider of staffing, office equipment and billing services
  • Multi-million-dollar billing dispute between large provider of rehabilitation services and personal injury lawyer, with allegations of fraud
  • Arbitrated several hospital / insurance billing disputes, including prompt-pay provisions
  • Arbitrated major investor dispute over research, development and FDA approval of growth hormone

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Selected as a Best Lawyer in Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation, D Magazine reader survey, 2011-2014
  • Co-Author of chapter, “Judicial Aspects of the Securitization Case,” Mortgage and Asset Backed Securities Litigation Handbook, Thompson West Publishing Company, 2008
  • Advanced Judicial Certificate, Texas College of Advanced Judicial Studies, 2004
  • Mediation Training, Course Director, Texas College of Advanced Judicial Studies, 1993 and 1997
  • Frequent Lecturer on Ethics, Trial Management, and Mediation, including for the Texas Center for the Judiciary and the Texas Association of Court Administrators

Background and Education

  • Senior District Judge, sitting by assignment, 2003-present
  • Judge, 86th District Court of Texas, 1981-2002
  • District Attorney, Kaufman County, Texas, 1978-1980
  • General practice, 1973-1978
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX, 1973
  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1970

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