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

    … the FCRA, the consumer can sue for damages and reasonable attorneys’ fees. Like many other consumer protection laws, the FCRA is what is called “fee shifting” – meaning that the obligation to pay the consumers attorneys’ fees shifts to the debt collector. If you’re rights under the FCRA have been violated, contact us today to see what we can do for you…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 16 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…

    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

    …. Be aware that civil filing fees will apply. Correcting mistakes on an individual’s history may be as simple as contacting the arresting agency and requesting the correction. Sometimes the error may be obvious, such as mistakenly coding an arrest for felony possession of marijuana when in fact it was a misdemeanor arrest. If the arresting agency does…

    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

    … 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 -
  • Georgia Man Guilty of Medicaid Fraud Conspiracy

    …, something is wrong. Georgia’s False Medicaid Claims Act Georgia False Medicaid Claims Act and Medicaid Fraud Whistleblower Awards The federal government and 29 states have laws that allow whistleblowers with inside information about Medicaid fraud to file a sealed lawsuit on behalf of the government. If the suit is successful, the Justice Department…

    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

    … Hello Beautiful, You Are Under Arrest – Medicaid Fraudster Arrested July 23, 2016 by Brian Mahany Nathaniel Johnson Booking Photo We rarely write back to back stories on Medicaid fraud. Sometimes the stories are just so colorful and outrageous that they need to be told. Earlier today we wrote about Medicaid fraudster Erv Brinker who…

    Due Diligence- 35 readers -
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