Florida - Page 18

  • Anti Kickback Law and Questionable Real Estate Arrangements

    … program business. Federal healthcare includes Medicare and Medicaid because these programs are paid with tax dollars. A False Claims Act case that settled in December 2013 reveals how questionable real estate lease arrangements can violate the Anti-kickback law. In that case the owner of a medical office building in Hialeah, Florida became…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • THE DEFENSE OF BETTERMENT IN CONSTRUCTION DEFECT DISPUTES

    … There is an affirmative defense referred to as betterment in construction defect cases. This is a defense raised to challenge the amount of damages incurred by the plaintiff when the plaintiff performs repairs BETTER than the original design / contract documents. See Grossman v. Sea Towers, Ltd., 513 So.2d 686, 688 (Fla. 3d DCA 1987…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 57 readers -
  • Drunk Driving Accidents Are Devastating

    … Drunk drivers are responsible for approximately 30 percent of the car accident deaths1 that occur in the United States. Driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is a criminal offense. In Florida, individuals arrested for DUI can face fines, ignition interlock devices, driver’s license suspensions and in some cases, jail time…

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 39 readers -
  • Texting and Similar Distractions Lead To Accidents

    … and in addition to compensatory damages when drivers are breaking the law such as driving DUI or texting while driving. Punitive damages are designed to punish wrongdoers for outrageously irresponsible or negligent conduct, and your attorney must be experienced in obtaining punitive damage awards, which we have, in order to properly represent you in these…

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 15 readers -
  • CCA and Medicaid Fraud

    … [Ed. Note: The following post was written for Prison Path. It is reprinted here.] The private prison industry takes in over $5 billion per year in revenue. Companies like Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group (formerly Wackenhut Corrections) employ thousands of people across the United States. Other vendors provide specific…

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  • RE:Your Application

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    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 13 readers -
  • CONDITIONAL PAYMENT BONDS AND TRANSFERRING A LIEN TO THAT BOND

    … from construction liens from subcontractors and suppliers. However, with a conditional payment bond, an owner’s real property is not exempt from construction liens from subcontractors and suppliers. The conditional payment bond operates to condition claims against the bond to the extent the general contractor (principal of the bond) received…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 16 readers -
  • TENDERING UNDISPUTED SUMS TO CUT OFF ACCRUAL OF INTEREST

    … for the tender–to cut off the accrual of interest. Please contact David Adelstein at dma@kirwinnorris.com or (954) 759-0026 or (407) 740-6600 if you have questions or would like more information regarding this article. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1 and Facebook at Florida Construction Legal Updates. …

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  • Violation of Probation

    … Florida Criminal Law What Happens if I Violate Probation? Violation of probation proceedings are expedited. Nevertheless, there are several there are several stages to a violation of probation proceeding. The proceedings typically go in the following order: 1) Charges & Report; 2) Custody and Terms of Release; 3) Discovery; 4) Hearing…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 40 readers -
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