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  • PROPERLY TRIGGER THE PERFORMANCE BOND

    …, and reimbursed the bond principal for the premium of the bond, in order to address and remediate a default under the underlying contract. A recent example of this downside can be found in the Southern District of Florida’s decision in Arch Ins. Co. v. John Moriarty & Associates of Florida, Inc., 2016 WL 7324144 (S.D.Fla. 2016). Here, a general…

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  • Florida Eye Clinic Accused of Medicare Fraud

    … Two former billing supervisors have accused the Florida Eye Clinic of a massive Medicare fraud scheme. William Lovell and Rochelle Mendez say the clinic billed Medicare for services never rendered. They say the clinic also overcharged for other services. According to the lawsuit, Florida Eye Clinic is owned by eight physicians. It employs 12…

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  • FINRA Panel Orders Ex-Broker to Pay $260K for Overstating Production

    … FINRA Panel Orders Ex-Broker to Pay $260K for Overstating Production Posted on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A FINRA arbitration panel has ordered an ex-broker from Sarasota, Florida named Donald Lee Watson, Jr. to pay Jeffrey Matthews Financial Group an amount of $260,000…

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  • Illinois Truck Crash Fatalities

    … 10,000 pounds and a bus is any vehicle designed to carry at least 9 people, including the driver. In 2014, Illinois witnessed 121 fatalities caused by a large truck or bus-related accidents. Ten other states had a higher number of fatalities: Texas, 570 California, 324 Florida, 207 Pennsylvania, 170 Georgia, 162 Ohio, 142 Oklahoma…

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  • Radiology Centers & Illegal Practices – Whistleblower Award Post

    … False Claims Act was passed in 1863 during the Civil War. Still on the books today, the law allows whistleblowers to earn cash awards for their information. To qualify, you must have inside information about fraud involving a federal program or funds. Awards are based on the amount recovered by the government. Only the first person to report usually…

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  • Wells Fargo Hits a New Low (Bank Whistleblower Post)

    …. April 2013 Wells Fargo settles another class action lawsuit, this one brought on behalf of 24,000 Florida homeowners who claim they were overcharged for force placed insurance. When the banks accepted billions of dollars in bailout monies, they agreed to help struggling homeowners who found themselves underwater. Instead of helping these…

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  • BAD FAITH IN THE FIRST-PARTY INSURANCE CONTEXT

    …, as the insured, sued their homeowners insurance carrier for sinkhole coverage. The homeowner filed a Civil Remedy Notice of Insurer Violation (also known as a Civil Remedy Notice) against their insurer with the Florida Department of Insurance in accordance with Florida Statute s. 624.155. This Civil Remedy Notice is a prerequisite to initiating such a bad…

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  • Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate

    … Autopilot mode are leading people to ask whether the current technology is safe and far does it have to go before drivers can truly let go of the wheel? Autopilot Crashes Raise Safety Questions On May 7, Joshua Brown was killed during an accident in his Tesla Model S in Florida. The vehicle was in partial self-driving Autopilot mode when it collided…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Surviving Spouse Rights in Florida

    … Surviving Spouse Rights in Florida Share » Written by Jeffrey Skatoff • November 15th, 2016 • Probate Litigation, Florida Homestead, Real Estate Litigation, Resources, Florida law grants surviving spouses a number of important rights and benefits. With short deadlines in probate, it is important to effectively secure the rights of a surviving…

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  • Stockbroker Pleads Guilty in Securities Fraud

    … Stockbroker Pleads Guilty in Securities Fraud Posted on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A Boca Raton, Florida stockbroker named Gerald Cocuzzo who worked at Newbridge Securities Corporation, has pled guilty to participating in a $131 million securities fraud and could face up to 20…

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  • 10 FLA Assisted Living Facility Owners Charged with Medicare Fraud

    … a multimillion settlement. Unless you file a sealed lawsuit in federal court (state or federal court for state Medicaid fraud), you are not eligible to receive a large percentage award. These awards are reserved for those who report under the False Claims Act and file a qui tam lawsuit. Don’t be heartbroken or angry and learn you are only eligible to receive $1000! MahanyLaw – America’s Whistleblower Lawyers The post 10 FLA Assisted Living Facility Owners Charged with Medicare Fraud appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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