• Let the Sun Shine! Report says that Pharma Paid Billions to Docs

      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.

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  • Medicaid Fraud CEO Spends $510,000 Taxpayer Money on Psychic

    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.

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  • Goodbye, Ruby Sands….

    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 ...

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  • Could Uber And Lyft Be Leaving Chicago?

    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 ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 6 readers -
  • What They Never Tell You About Kevin Cooper

    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.

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  • Two Toledo Advisors Barred For Fee Disclosure Failures

    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.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 5 readers -
  • Birth Injuries Caused by Forceps Delivery

    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 ...

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 6 readers -
  • 10 Ways To Share The Road With Bicycles

    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.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 5 readers -
  • PUC Seeks Comments on Changes to Utility Regulations

    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.

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 5 readers -
  • The Results Are In: Patent Quality Can Improve

    The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released two reports on the Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) recently, including one on patent quality and clarity. As to such report, the GAO recommends that the PTO: Develop a consistent definition of patent quality, and clearly articulate this definition in agency documents and other guidance.

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 5 readers -
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