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  • 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…

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  • 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. …

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  • 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…

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  • Jail for Fla. Lighting Contractor in Kickback Scheme

    … There is something magical about southern Florida. Warm winters, lush vegetation, fancy cars, great fishing… and fraud. Lot’s of fraud. We took special interest in the news that a contractor doing work at the Miami International Airport wants to go to jail for a year. Who wants to spend a year in prison? Someone facing a decade in prison! What…

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  • 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…

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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

    … and honest radiologists lose. Rose Radiology Centers Earlier this year, the U.S. Attorney in Tampa, Florida successfully prosecuted Rose Radiology Centers for violating the federal False Claims Act. Prosecutors say that Rose billed for medically unnecessary services. The company was also accused of not having a physician present for certain procedures…

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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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