Georgia

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

      By: Robert J. Nahoum Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said, “The Equifax breach potentially exposed sensitive personal information for over eight million New Yorkers. Equifax, one of the nation’s top credit reporting agencies, recently reported that the private data of roughly 143 million Americans had been compromised due a security hack.

      The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 10 readers -
  • Guaranty Bank – FDIC Closure and Whistleblower Post

    … on for years. Whistleblower Awards for Bank Fraud or Misconduct In 1989, Congress passed the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act – FIRREA for short. When originally passed, Congress hoped the law would be used to prosecute small town bankers who frequently used the bank as their own personal piggy bank. Bad loans were rampant…

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  • Prime Pediatrics Dalton GA (New Medicaid Fraud Investigation)

    … of their physicians (Ayman Rifai MD, Susan Hartley MD, Adam Horne MD and Samirah Ashraf MD) have been charged with any wrongdoing. In fact, the Georgia Composite Medical Board reports that all four have clean records and have never been disciplined by the state or successfully sued for malpractice. (Prime Pediatrics is located in Dalton, Georgia…

    Due Diligence- 19 readers -
  • Georgia Law – The Expungement Myth

    … not recognize an error, the client may petition the court to correct it. Attorney Gerstenzang is a criminal defense lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia who frequently lectures on legal topics relating to DUI and traffic law. Erin has also co-chaired many DUI Seminars working closely with nationally recognized experts in her field of practice. To speak with Erin, call 404-771-6675 or click here for a free consultation.…

    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

    … Illinois is becoming known for its trucking accidents and related fatalities. In early November, two 16-year-old boys died in a crash with a semi-truck on Beith Road in Kane County. A few days later, an incident between a semi and four passenger vehicles on Hwy 50 led to a death. One week later, the driver of a semi crashed with other vehicles…

    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…

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  • 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- 35 readers -
  • Judge to Company – “Don’t Sue Whistleblower for Taking Documents”

    … to 30% of whatever the government collects from the wrongdoer. With triple damages and penalties of up to $11,000 per each false claim or bill, both damages and the subsequent awards can mount quickly. Matt filed his case in 2013. He also filed state False Claims Act claims on behalf of Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Texas and Oklahoma…

    Due Diligence- 19 readers -
  • RT News

    ….” In addition to the previous litigation in California and Massachusetts, Uber faces or has faced other state-specific lawsuits around the country claiming that it violated state labor laws. Cases in Florida and Illinois have yet to reach a conclusion, while cases in Georgia, New York and Texas were rejected by judges. The post RT News appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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