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

    …, or that it was carried out with total reckless disregard and abandonment for another human life. Whether the convict is sentenced to the death penalty (capital punishment) depends on specific circumstances. In the well-known murder trial of O.J. Simpson, Los Angeles prosecutors charged the defendant with two first-degree murder counts (the death of Nicole…

    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- 26 readers -
  • Wells Fargo Hits a New Low (Bank Whistleblower Post)

    … the bank $3.6 million for illegal student loan practices. The bank also agrees to pay restitution to students hurt by their actions. September 2016 The infamous 2 million phony account scandal and $185 million in penalties. The agencies leading the charge this time are the CFPB, the Comptroller of the Currency and the City and Counties of Los Angeles…

    Due Diligence- 38 readers -
  • Red State, Blue State – Construction Whistleblowers Can Rejoice

    … prosecuted cases where businesses misuse a DBE (“disadvantaged business enterprise”) designation. When billions of dollars are involved, fraudsters can be quite resourceful in coming up with new ways to cheat taxpayers and Uncle Sam. We believe that whistleblowers are the new American heroes. With billions of new transportation spending on the horizon…

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

    …4 Things You Need to Know About the St. Louis Rams Class-Action Decision As a Rams fan, you suffered when your team announced in January that it would begin the 2016 season in its new digs, Memorial Coliseum – as the Los Angeles Rams. But as a disappointed holder of a charter personal seat license (PSL), you got a big win Wednesday when a federal…

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

    … responsibility for any instances where customers may have received a product that they did not request.” What “unwanted products” did these customers receive? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) says as many as 1.5 million deposit accounts. Wells Fargo employees also submitted applications to open 565,433 credit cards and all without…

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

    …. The couple is currently seeking divorce in superior court in Los Angeles. The issue between this couple highlights the troublesome area that surrounds the mixing of personal and professional conduct. Regulators warn that, at a minimum, accounts that are held by a broker’s wife should warrant a heightened level of scrutiny. The attorneys of Eccleston…

    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

    … Botched Franchise Deal Leads to Legal Malpractice Claim Holland & Knight boasts over 1100 lawyers and offices in 24 U.S. cities. The firm’s sheer size does not protect it from legal malpractice claims, however. The owners of a Los Angeles hotel claim the firm botched a deal with Hyatt causing the hotel to lose over $100 million in profits…

    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

    … limitation for case processing at the EEOC, whereas the MSPB tries to honor the 120 day deadline as much as it can. The EEOC also has a much larger caseload, especially in some of the regional offices, like the Los Angeles regional office. So, if you’re seeking a quick redress, then the MSPB may be a better venue for you. However, a lot of federal…

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

    … a conversation that turned heated and involved management over-hearing curse words. Lowe worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for 20 years and never experienced any issues until new management was incorporated into the Los Angeles office in 2014. Lowe has not yet found a new employer. The attorneys of Eccleston Law LLC represent investors and advisers nationwide in securities and employment matters. Our attorneys draw on a combined experience of nearly 65 years in delivering the highest quality legal services. …

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
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