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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…

    Due Diligence- 28 readers -
  • PROPERLY TRIGGER THE PERFORMANCE BOND

    … A performance bond is a valuable tool designed to guarantee the performance of the principal of the contract made part of the bond. But, it is only a valuable tool if the obligee (entity the bond is designed to benefit) understands that it needs to properly trigger the performance bond if it is looking to the bond (surety) to remedy and pay…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 16 readers -
  • 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…

    Due Diligence- 21 readers -
  • 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…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 15 readers -
  • 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…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • 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…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Wells Fargo Hits a New Low (Bank Whistleblower Post)

    … with the U.S. Department of Justice that Wachovia Bank (Wells Fargo acquired Wachovia) failed to report suspected money laundering by drug traffickers that used the bank. The government says the laundered money was used to purchase 4 planes that would later ship 22 tons of cocaine. August 2010 A New York federal judge fines the bank for overdraft practices…

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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…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 7 readers -
  • 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- 11 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 -
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