Los Angeles

Los Angeles (/lɔːs ˈændʒələs/, /lɔːs ˈæŋɡələs/ or /lɒs ˈændʒəliːz/, Spanish: Los Ángeles [los ˈaŋxeles] meaning The Angels), officially the City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second-most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621. It has a land area of 469 square miles (1,215 km2), and is located in Southern California.
Posts about Los Angeles
  • Murder Laws in Texas: Types, Degrees, and Punishments

    …-discussed death of Trayvon Martin, prosecutors in Florida charged George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, with second-degree murder. Zimmerman was charged with a second-degree offense because prosecutors found no evidence that Martin’s murder was premeditated. To win the trial against Zimmerman, the prosecutor would’ve been required to show…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 12 readers -
  • 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…

    Due Diligence- 25 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…

    Due Diligence- 36 readers -
  • Red State, Blue State – Construction Whistleblowers Can Rejoice

    …% of the vote. In Indianapolis, voters passed a smaller transportation bill with 57.8% of the vote. Other measures were on the ballot in Charleston, Seattle, the Detroit metropolitan area, Flagstaff, Spokane and Atlanta. (Early election results suggest that measures in Sacramento and San Diego narrowly failed.) Beyond the local ballot referenda, we also…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Rams PSL Holders Entitled to Refund

    … against the Tennessee Titans in January 2000, suffering a loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVI in January 2003, and then there was that playoff drought from 2005 through 2010. Now all you’ve got is your charter PSL and no desire to watch the Los Angeles Rams. Your next play should be to contact The Bruning Law Firm and make a claim for a charter season ticket license refund. The post Rams PSL Holders Entitled to Refund appeared first on The Bruning Law Firm. …

    Bruning Legal- 8 readers -
  • For Banks, It’s All About the Money – Whistleblower Post

    … an environment where it could thrive would be a great place to start. By the numbers, Wells Fargo must pay a total of $185 million. Several regulators took action against Wells Fargo for its misbehavior. Of the total fines and penalties, $100 million goes to the CFPB, $50 million to the City of Los Angeles and $35 million to the Office…

    Due Diligence- 27 readers -
  • Spouse Dispute Leads to $625,000 FINRA Award

    … Spouse Dispute Leads to $625,000 FINRA Award Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 3:58 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: FINRA ruled against Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Global Markets in a case that alleged that a husband siphoned more than half a million dollars from his wife while acting as her financial adviser…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 13 readers -
  • What They Never Tell You About Kevin Cooper

    … placed in a minimum-security unit to serve a four-year sentence for two burglaries in Los Angeles in January. Prison officials had not been informed that Mr. Cooper was wanted in Pennsylvania for an October 1982 rape- kidnapping, four burglaries and escaping from a state mental hospital. Deckhand on Sailboat Sheriff Floyd Tidwell of San…

    The Devil And The Death Penalty- 27 readers -
  • Botched Franchise Deal Leads to Legal Malpractice Claim

    … it specifically hired the law firm to negotiate a franchising deal with Hyatt. Shen Zhen says because its top executive resides in China, it was fully relying on the law firm to negotiate their deal with Hyatt. According to the complaint, Holland & Knight negotiated the franchise agreement, guaranty documents and term sheet. In reliance on their deal…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 44 readers -
  • Cable Company Wage Theft Investigation – Misclassification

    … if we are successful. Don’t let another day go by without getting paid. For more information, contact one of our overtime law at: Washington DC: 202.800.9791, Detroit: 313.879-2070, Los Angeles: 213.291.2474 MAIN OFFICE NUMBER Milwaukee: 414.258-2375 or email attorney Brian Mahany directly at *protected email* All inquiries kept…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Raytheon Faces Billion Dollar Whistleblower Lawsuit

    … whistleblowers must be the original source of the information in their complaints and can’t claim an award for things that are common knowledge or have already been exposed. A U.S. District Court judge in Los Angeles agreed with Raytheon and dismissed Mateski’s lawsuit on public disclosure grounds. The stakes were simply too high, however, so the dismissal…

    Due Diligence- 27 readers -
  • Q & A with a Merit Systems Protection Board Representative

    … have a union steward who’s not an attorney or someone not versed in MSPB and federal employment law represent them. Generally, an attorney that has experience litigating these kinds of cases is best situated to represent a federal employee before the MSPB. Q: How do I file an MSPB appeal? So, if you’re a federal employee and you think you want to file…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 49 readers -
  • 'Culture Clash' Led to $2.5 Billion Merrill Firing: Lawyer

    … months that led to his termination, all of which were said to be "behavioral issues." Strike one came from wearing doctor recommended flip-flops to the office after a foot surgery. Strike two came from a comment deemed "inappropriate" by management after a co-worker came dressed to a company Halloween party as a stripper. Strike 3 came from…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
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