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When you file a construction lien foreclosure lawsuit, you must also record a lis pendens in the official (public) records against the property. This lis pendens serves as written notice that there is a lawsuit concerning the real property, and more specifically, title relating to that real property.
The whistleblower case against Lance Armstrong filed by his former racing partner, Floyd Landis, is really heating up. Armstrong didn’t admit to doping while racing for America’s U.S. Postal Service team until 2013 but unbeknownst to anyone, teammate Floyd Landis disclosed the team’s rampant drug use in a whistleblower complaint against Armstrong back in 2010.
Have you ever heard of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act? Most people haven’t. It was part of the comprehensive “Obamacare” healthcare reforms. Under the Act, pharmaceutical companies drugs and medical device companies that receive government healthcare monies (Medicare and Medicaid) must report all financial relationships with physicians and teaching hospitals.
Hello Beautiful, You Are Under Arrest – Medicaid Fraudster Arrested July 23, 2016 by Brian Mahany Nathaniel Johnson Booking Photo We rarely write back to back stories on Medicaid fraud. Sometimes the stories are just so colorful and outrageous that they need to be told. Earlier today we wrote about Medicaid fraudster Erv Brinker who is behind bars after using over one hal ...
Usually when we write a Medicaid fraud story we report how the money from taxpayers stolen from taxpayers was used to support the fraudsters lavish lifestyle. Beaches houses, private jet charters, fancy cards and stadium skybox seats. Not with Erv Brinker. The former CEO of Summit Pointe is cooling his heels in prison. His crime? Using money earmarked for mental health services on a psychic.
In a short but scathing order, Judge Gilstrap sent frequent patent lawsuit flier Ruby Sands, LLC packing, in granting a motion to dismiss Ruby’s amended complaint on grounds that it “plainly fails to state a claim for relief that is plausible on its face.” The Court found that Ruby’s direct infringement pleadings “are constructed upon a fatally flawed foundations,” given the a ...
The ride-sharing services of Uber and Lyft have made an enormous impact on the transportation sector. It has allowed travelers to access affordable rates and have given private car owners a way to earn money as a supplementary or full-time income. However, these companies have received some criticisms over the years as traditional taxi service organizations lobby to ensure that ...
Form I-130 > Applying for a Marriage-Based Green Card When Your Spouse is a Permanent Resident As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have spoken with some individuals who are applying for a green card (lawful permanent residence) based on marriage to a permanent resident (green card holder). Sometimes, these applicants want to know if they can avoid the Visa Preference Syst ...
WHAT THEY NEVER TELL YOU ABOUT KEVIN COOPER Kevin Cooper is a convicted murderer and rapist who has manipulated the California justice system since 1983. He has exhausted all of his judicial and legal options and the only barrier to justice being served in his case is Jerry Brown’s ruling on whether he should be granted clemency.
Two Toledo Advisors Barred For Fee Disclosure Failures Posted on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 3:07 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: According to a recent settlement with FINRA, Gary Lee Rathbun and Douglas Scott Miller failed to disclose “monitoring fees” regarding the sale of investments to both their registered investment adviser, Private Wealth Consultants, Ltd.
Has your child suffered serious injury due to the use of forceps during delivery? Call our Dallas birth injury attorneys today at 1-877-405-4313. The use of tools to assist in childbirth has become quite common with “difficult” deliveries. Even though they can be beneficial when used appropriately, a staggering percentage of birth injuries are connected to the improper use of as ...
While many people think of social media as a hobby, side project, or even a nuisance, some people make an entire career out of it, or even build a business from it. Social media is easily one of the most powerful marketing tools out there and should be a part of any business' holistic marketing strategy, and law firms are no exception.
A rear-end car accident occurs every 8 seconds. Every year, there are six million auto accidents and over two million of these accidents are rear-end collisions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a rear-end collision occurs every 8 seconds, making rear-end collisions the most common type of car accident.
As Facebook literally stretches it’s wings with it’s new Drone project Aquila, you have to give the platform credit. It’s zealous pursuit to dominate connect people on (and to) the web is awe inspiring. So why should you care? For you, it means Facebook isn’t going anywhere, and it’s a prime time to really put some muscle behind your campaign to draw in clients.
Hundreds of cyclists die annually, and more riders are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents on our roads. Similar to pedestrians, bicycle riders are vulnerable to the negligence of drivers. The roadway was designed for all road users to enjoy and traverse without fear of injury or loss; therefore, it is important that both motor vehicles and bicycles learn to co-exist.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC or Commission) today issued for comment revisions to Chapter 56 of the Public Utility Code (Chapter 56), including but not limited to new utility reporting requirements, a new definition for medical certificates, an end to Friday utility service terminations, and installments for customers’ security deposits.
“As long as the world is turning and spinning, we’re gonna be dizzy and we’re gonna make mistakes” — Mel Brooks In bar disciplinary proceedings, the word “mistake” is often used either to explain, describe, or defend against, a charge of alleged unethical behavior. But is it unethical for an attorney to make an “honest mistake”? Ethical guidance on what seems to be a straightf ...