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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…

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 10 readers -
  • 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…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 13 readers -
  • 10 FLA Assisted Living Facility Owners Charged with Medicare Fraud

    …. According to the indictments, the 10 ALF owners received bribes from a local pharmacy named the Florida Pharmacy. The pharmacy allegedly paid the facility owners so that they could provide drugs and medical equipment to patients residing in the facility. Often in these cases there is no need for the equipment or lower priced options are available…

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
  • CREATIVE AVENUE FOR JUDGMENT CREDITOR TO COLLECT A JUDGMENT

    … a judgment for $550,000 against the judgment debtor. The judgment creditor proceeded with post-judgment collection activities and recovered only $120,000 from these activities. The judgment debtor at this time was the plaintiff in an unrelated lawsuit. The judgment creditor instituted proceedings supplementary pursuant to Florida Statute s. 56.29…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 10 readers -
  • Court Denies Appeal Against CFP Board

    …” advisor designation. Jeffrey and Kimberly Camardas, a couple who is based out of Fleming Island, Florida, filed this appeal. In addition to their advisory practice, the Camardas owned an insurance company that charged commissions. The CFP Board ruled that the commissions from the insurance company disqualified them from describing…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 8 readers -
  • Medicaid Fraud Doc Accused of Harming Tots

    … Is Dr. Howard Schneider a Monster that Abuses Kids? A Medicaid Fraud Thief? What kid likes going to the dentist? For most parents, dragging kids to the dentist is part of parenting. Kids don’t like to go but having clean and healthy teeth is a necessity. We trust pediatric dentists to take care of our kids. Today, however, one Florida dentist…

    Due Diligence- 25 readers -
  • How to Probate a Will in Florida

    … How to Probate a Will in Florida Share » Written by Jeffrey Skatoff • October 8th, 2016 • Probate Administration, Probate of a will in Florida has a number of standard steps. These steps include the following. Locate the Original Will. Under Florida law, the original of the will needs to be probated. If the original cannot be located…

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 12 readers -
  • IS PERFORMANCE BOND LIABLE FOR DELAY DAMAGES?

    … There is an argument that a performance bond is not liable for delay damages UNLESS the bond specifically allows for the recovery of such damages. Keep this in mind when requiring a performance bond so that the bond covers the associated risks (and damages) you contemplate when requiring the bond. This argument is supported by the Florida…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 11 readers -
  • Universities Newest False Claims Act (Whistleblower) Target

    … grant fraud settlements occurred last year when the Justice Department claimed that the University of Florida had improperly billed hundreds of different grants totaling approximately $1 billion. In 2014, the University of California – Davis paid $500,000 to settle claims that it duplicated work on one grant that it had already been paid…

    Due Diligence- 8 readers -
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