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  • Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    … South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Marijuana DUI Blood Test Marijuana DUI | Amendment 2 In November 2016, the citizens of Florida passed Amendment 2. Amendment 2 legalizes possession and use of marijuana for individuals who have been diagnosed with certain debilitating illnesses. Given the passage of Amendment 2…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 23 readers -
  • The Jose Fernandez Estate: Questions, Uncertainty

    … uncertainties arise regarding Fernandez’s estate. Estate Assets Fernandez’s estimated career earnings were approximately $6,500,000. His estate may also be in line to receive accidental death and/or life insurance from Major League Baseball and its affiliate beneficiary programs, in addition to any policies he may have obtained individually…

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 12 readers -
  • Legal Ethics – Atlanta, Georgia – December

    …. And it’s not just because people can’t handle basic technological tasks. To the extent that lawyers are using technology, they’re screwing it up, sharing client confidences on Facebook like they’re three drinks deep at a law firm mixer. This is why the Florida Supreme Court recently approved three new mandatory technology credits for attorneys…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 24 readers -
  • CAN A NON-SIGNATORY INVOKE AN ARBITRATION PROVISION?

    … As you know from prior postings, arbitration is a creature of contract. Hence, if you want your disputes to be resolved through arbitration, as opposed to litigation, make sure to include an arbitration provision in your agreement that covers all disputes arising out of or relating to the agreement. Under certain circumstances, a non-signatory…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 13 readers -
  • More Convictions in Venezuela Foreign Bribery Scheme

    … Venezuela SA. (PDVSA)*. Juan Jose Hernandez Comerma of Florida and Charles Quintard Beech of Texas were both convicted of criminal conspiracy. Hernandez was also convicted of a foreign bribery charge. The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits the bribing of foreign officials in the hope of gaining a business advantage. The United States…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Kaiser Health News

    … an uncertain future amid a planned repeal of the health law. In February, a group of Florida hospitals sued the insurer for allegedly underpaying for emergency room care. Molina Healthcare profits totaled $143 million in 2015, more than double the profits of 2014, according to its most recent financial report. The post Kaiser Health News appeared first on Mahany Law. …

    Due Diligence- 25 readers -
  • TENDER THE DEFENSE OF A LAWSUIT TO YOUR LIABILITY CARRIER

    … to reimburse the insured for the pre-tender legal fees the insured incurred. Although the court gives a lengthy analysis discussion on Florida’s Claim Administration Statute (Florida Statute s. 627.426) based on a very crafty argument by the insured, the bottom line is that the insurer was not liable to the insured for pre-tender litigation fees…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 15 readers -
  • Jail for Fla. Lighting Contractor in Kickback Scheme

    … Bustillo pleaded guilty late last year to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud against the government. His crime? Paying a kickback to the airport’s chief of facilities. In return, Bustillo’s company received airport renovation contracts. It’s a pretty simple scheme. Bustillo got a lucrative $5 million contract to supply LED lighting…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • MahanyLaw Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Molina Healthcare

    …. The company operates in 14 other states including NY, Texas, Ohio, South Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Puerto Rico, Washington, Missouri and New Mexico. Mahany says the firm is actively investigating Molina’s business practices in those states and urge physicians who feel they were underpaid to contact him. Nurses, billing clerks and others with knowledge…

    Due Diligence- 28 readers -
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