Florida

Florida /ˈflɒrɪdə/ is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Florida is the 22nd most extensive, the 4th most populous, and the 8th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state capital is Tallahassee, the largest city is Jacksonville, and the largest metropolitan area is the Miami metropolitan area.Much of Florida is a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. Its geography is notable for a coastline, omnipresent water and the threat of hurricanes.
Posts about Florida
  • Wells Fargo Hits a New Low (Bank Whistleblower Post)

    … A History of Wells Fargo Fraud Fines and Settlements Over the Last Few Years and a Call for Whistleblowers Can Wells Fargo’s corporate ethics sink any lower? Apparently, the answer is yes. Much lower. There just seems to be no bottom. If you think the most recent scandal involving over up to 2 million phony accounts created without…

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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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  • 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…

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  • Kaiser Health News

    … were to pay doctors higher rates for some types of care for patients enrolled in Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program. The enhanced payments program ended in 2014. Figueroa qualified for enhanced payments for services provided in 2013 and 2014, according to his attorney Mahany. The health plan paid Figueroa part of what was owed him but still…

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  • Legal Ethics – Atlanta, Georgia – December

    … to satisfy their yearly continuing legal education (CLE) requirement. Florida’s added this language to their Rule 4-1.1. Other states have taken a vaguer tack. Arizona was relatively ahead of the other states when, in 2009, it declared: “as a matter of legal competence under Rule 1.1, a lawyer must have competence in the skills reasonably necessary…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 24 readers -
  • 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 -
  • Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

    …Facts & statistics regarding elder abuse in US nursing homes. Nursing Home Abuse Statistics While researchers may differ on some statistical findings, one thing on which they generally agree is that nursing home abuse has reached epidemic proportions and now requires collaborative intervention. Unlike child abuse and domestic violence…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 22 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 -
  • Who Wants a Free House? Applying Res Judicata to Foreclosure Cases

    … As the backlog of judicial foreclosure cases grew substantially in recent years in states such as New York, New Jersey, and Florida, many homeowners found their cases dragging on for years or even ignored altogether by their mortgage lenders. As the statute of limitations began to run on foreclosure actions, some homeowners found themselves…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 20 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…

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  • Make Prudent Decisions Regarding YOUR Hurricane Irma Property Damage Claims

    … it. But, because it is emotional, you want to make sure that you are implementing prudent decisions moving forward to maximize your property insurance. You want to make sure you are implementing a path that benefits YOU! Please contact David Adelstein at dadelstein@gmail.com or (954) 361-4720 if you have questions or would like more information regarding this article. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1. …

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 19 readers -
  • Medicaid Fraud Leads to Prison for Assisted Living Owner

    … A 68-year-old Coral Gables, Florida woman is headed to prison for 33 months after being convicted in a shocking Medicaid fraud scheme. U.S. District Court Judge Mary Scriven sentenced Ilfrenise Charlemagne to prison after her guilty plea to a federal wire fraud charge. The plea was part of an agreement in which Charlemagne avoided trial…

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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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