Georgia (/ˈdʒɔrdʒə/ JOR-juh) is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. Named after King George II of Great Britain, Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788. It declared its secession from the Union on January 19, 1861, and was one of the original seven Confederate states. It was the last state to be restored to the Union, on July 15, 1870. Georgia is the 24th most extensive and the 8th most populous of the 50 United States. From 2007 to 2008, 14 of Georgia's counties ranked among the nation's 100 fastest-growing, second only to Texas.
Posts about Georgia
  • The Equifax Data Breach

    … their disputes outside of court in binding, private arbitration. Class action lawsuits against Equifax due to the hack are coming fast and furious throughout the country. These cases will surely be consolidated into a single, multi-jurisdictional litigation in the Northern District of Georgia where Equifax is located. As these cases play out…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 16 readers -
  • Guaranty Bank – FDIC Closure and Whistleblower Post

    … causing many small savings and loan banks to simply fold. To understand the vital role played by bank whistleblowers, its helpful to understand two other laws. Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) in 1933 during the Great Depression. The hope was to protect customers and encourage them to save money. Hoping to stem “runs…

    Due Diligence- 34 readers -
  • Prime Pediatrics Dalton GA (New Medicaid Fraud Investigation)

    … The Medicare fraud lawyers at MahanyLaw are investigating a report that Ayman Rifai M.D and Prime Pediatrics are violating Medicaid laws by improperly billing patients. Our investigation is in early stages and no conclusions have been reached. Medicaid is the insurer of last resort in Georgia. That translates to 894,000 low and middle income…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Georgia Law – The Expungement Myth

    … Lawyers are asked about expungements all the time. This is likely because there is a common misunderstanding about how criminal records work. Many people believe that there is an easy way to erase a criminal history. In almost all cases, this is false and has been false for quite some time. In nearly all Georgia cases, there is no way to erase…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 14 readers -
  • Disabled Man’s Mother, Sister Indicted for Medicaid Fraud

    … Kimillia Carter, Sister of Local Celebrity Deonn Carter, Indicted for Medicaid Fraud (photo from Muscogee County Sheriff) Georgia has a very generous Medicaid program that allows eligible people with developmental disabilities to receive home care. Called the Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program (COMP), folks who are too ill to fully care…

    Due Diligence- 23 readers -
  • Illinois Truck Crash Fatalities

    … of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s 2016 Pocket Guide to Large Truck and Bus Statistics, the U.S. experienced 29,989 fatal crashes in 2014. Of these deadly collisions, 12.2 percent or 3,649 involved a large truck or bus. Within these statistics, a large truck is any truck with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Georgia Man Guilty of Medicaid Fraud Conspiracy

    … Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr Gets Another Medicaid Fraud Conviction A trial court jury in Richmond County convicted Carl Wardlaw of conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud. Immediately after the trial, Wardlaw was sentenced to 5 years in prison, the maximum under state law. According to court records, Wardlaw operated a counseling service…

    Due Diligence- 19 readers -
  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Tenet Healthcare – the Most Despicable Name in Healthcare

    … is a for-profit healthcare company. According to court records, HMA operates over 70 hospitals in the United States. Three of those hospitals are in Georgia. After 30 years of honest, hard work, Williams reached the pinnacle of his career. He became the Chief Financial Officer at an HMA hospital located in Monroe, Georgia. It didn’t take Williams…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Father and Son Hedge Fund Managers Charged by the SEC

    … Corporation, S.R.L. with defrauding investors in a $10 million hedge fund. The related persons and entities reside in Alpharetta, Georgia. According to the SEC complaint, between 2010 and 2014 Thomas Conrad funneled preferential redemptions and other disbursements out of the hedge funds and to himself, family members, and certain preferred…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 15 readers -
  • Hello Beautiful, You Are Under Arrest – Medicaid Fraudster Arrested

    … is behind bars after using over one half million dollars of taxpayer funds for a personal psychic. Now we share the story of “Dr.” Nathaniel Johnson. Johnson is a former licensed physician from Smyrna, Georgia. We say “former” physician because he surrendered his license to practice medicine and was put in jail after being convicted of Medicaid fraud. He…

    Due Diligence- 36 readers -
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