South Carolina

South Carolina /ˌsaʊθ kærəˈlaɪnə/ is a state in the Southeastern United States. It is bordered to the north by North Carolina; to the south and west by Georgia, located across the Savannah River; and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Originally part of the Province of Carolina, the Province of South Carolina was the first of the 13 colonies that declared independence from the British Crown during the American Revolution.South Carolina was the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation, and the 8th state to ratify the US Constitution on May 23, 1788. South Carolina later became the first state to vote to secede from the Union which it did on December 20, 1860.
Posts about South Carolina
  • United Airlines Gets Millions of Gov’t $$$ – Aviation Whistleblower Post

    … they get from the Air Force to maintain C-117 cargo planes. Several years ago, United Airlines paid out millions to settle a charge relating to defective jet engine maintenance. On April 5th, a federal judge in South Carolina heard arguments about another aviation whistleblower claim regarding faulty maintenance and jet engine inspection. Is United…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • United Airlines Deep Dark Secret

    … offered a choice. The much more sinister story involves defrauding the federal government, using unsafe aircraft parts and fudging inspection records. We first wrote about this story last November. At that time a federal judge dismissed a federal whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former United aircraft technician, David Grant. In 2015, Grant sued…

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  • MahanyLaw Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Molina Healthcare

    …. The company operates in 14 other states including NY, Texas, Ohio, South Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Puerto Rico, Washington, Missouri and New Mexico. Mahany says the firm is actively investigating Molina’s business practices in those states and urge physicians who feel they were underpaid to contact him. Nurses, billing clerks and others with knowledge…

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  • $2.2 Million Settlement in Property Owners’ Claims Against Storage Company

    …. Louis when he accepted the position at Westminster Presbyterian in 2013. During his family’s move to South Carolina Honeycutt stored the contents of his office with Dielman including his personal collection of more than 800 religious books collected in the US, Scotland and Wales during his studies there. Many of the books in his collection were…

    Bruning Legal- 19 readers -
  • Whistleblower: United Airlines Does Shoddy Maintenance Work

    … Last year, a former aviation maintenance technician for United Airlines filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit against the company and accused the airline of shoddy aircraft maintenance. Last week a federal judge in Charleston, South Carolina tossed the suit but said he would give the whistleblower thirty days to file a new complaint with better…

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  • 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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  • Whistleblower Receives $4.5 Million Award

    … Medicare fraud whistleblower page and read dozens of more stories on our text searchable blog. MahanyLaw – America’s Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Lawyers The post Whistleblower Receives $4.5 Million Award appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • Social Security Administration: Alabama by the Numbers

    …% Mississippi – 7.9% Maine – 7.7 % Tennessee – 6.7% Missouri – 6.4% South Carolina – 6.4% Michigan – 6.3% It is interesting to note that eight of the top ten are situated in the South, if you count West Virginia. Not surprisingly, the SSA list closely parallels 2015’s United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Annual Report…

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  • Broker Indicted in $3 Million Ponzi Scheme

    … Broker Indicted in $3 Million Ponzi Scheme Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 12:27 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former broker working in Greenville, South Carolina has been accused of operating a long-running Ponzi scheme and has been indicted on federal wire charges. Claus C. Foerster of Spartanburg, South…

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  • Two Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Get $5 Million!

    …, Washington – $983,000. Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut – $920,000. Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, West Virginia -$1,513,500. Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington – $906,000. Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida – $972,000. Spartanburg Regional Health Services in Spartanburg, South Carolina – $1.725…

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  • Can an Employer Force Whistleblower to Return Documents?

    … company data and information. Courts in at least five states (Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina) take the opposite view. They say confidentiality agreements trump whistleblower claims. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Durkin took a slightly different approach. Largely siding with Benjamin Rine, he said Rine…

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  • Willis-Stafford Corporation— Cease and Desist Order

    … Willis-Stafford Corporation— Cease and Desist Order August 22, 2015 Willis-Stafford Corporation Entered Into a Cease and Desist Order with the South Carolina Securities Regulators Regarding the Alleged Proposed Offering of Stock for the Construction and Operation of a Film Sound Stage in Williamsburg County Willis-Stafford Corporation entered…

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 41 readers -
  • The Danger of Defective Airbags

    … the possibility of having defective airbags in your own vehicle. Airbags are more prone to rupturing in territories with persistently high humidity and temperature levels, e.g. Southern states like Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Toyota are part of an industry-wide testing initiative to identify…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 35 readers -
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