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

    … United Airlines is best today known for its poor customer service, inhumane treatment of overbooked passengers and destroying checked bags. A series of bad press and YouTube videos has finally got Congress interested in how the airline conducts its commercial passenger operations. As we reported earlier, however, United Airlines gets much of its…

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  • United Airlines Deep Dark Secret

    … is the only company in the world that overhauls the inlets and core thrust reversers for the Air Force’s C-17 fleet. Those services are mostly performed at the Charleston Air Force Base in South Carolina. A few planes are also repaired at a United service facility in San Francisco. Jet engine parts have extremely critical tolerances. Because they operate…

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  • MahanyLaw Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Molina Healthcare

    … FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hispanic Doctors, Law Firm Accuse Molina Healthcare Company of Stealing Pay from Physicians (Milwaukee) The fraud recovery lawyers at MahanyLaw filed a class action lawsuit on December 30th against Molina Healthcare of California. This is the second major class action case filed in 2016 by the firm. According…

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

    … by eight area residents who placed their property in temporary storage with Dielman Moving and Storage in 2013. The case began in the summer of 2013 when a University City warehouse was destroyed by fire. The fire occurred when roofers, using torches, accidentally caught the building’s roof on fire while performing roof repairs. St. Louis resident…

    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

    … dealers. In February of 2015, we wrote about one pill mill in Detroit run by Dr. Hussein “Sam” Awada. According to a DEA affidavit, Awada prescribed an undercover operative Vicodin and Roxicodone even after a medical screening showed there was nothing wrong with the patient and the operative told the doctor he was already buying street narcotics…

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  • Whistleblower Receives $4.5 Million Award

    …, should receive $4.5 million for being the whistleblower who first reported the scheme. Hammett’s Complaint Against LMC Lexington Medical Center is 400+ bed hospital on the outskirts of Columbia, South Carolina. The hospital employs approximately 600 physicians. Until he was fired in 2013, Hammett worked as a neurologist for the hospital. When he…

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  • Social Security Administration: Alabama by the Numbers

    … bottom ten least healthy states: Indiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Alabama, West Virginia, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana in descending order, i.e. Louisiana is the least-healthiest state in the country. Nine of these states are situated in the South, if you count Oklahoma and again if you count West Virginia. The only…

    Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Broker Indicted in $3 Million Ponzi Scheme

    … Carolina allegedly defrauded clients out of about $2.8 million while working as a financial adviser at Morgan Keegan & Co. and Raymond James Financial Inc. From 2000 to 2014 Foerster allegedly convinced his clients to place their money into SG Investment Management, a completely fictitious company “created solely by [Foerster] solely to further…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 19 readers -
  • Two Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Get $5 Million!

    …. Next a balloon is inserted and inflated causing the collapsed vertebra to return to its normal position. The surgeon then injects cement to stabilize the site and prevent further collapse. Kyphoplasty was developed by Kyphon and is used to treat osteoporosis, a disease in which bones become brittle and subject to fractures. Kyphoplasty…

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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

    … Carmakers first introduced airbags for passengers around the mid-1970s because seat belt usage was neither regularly enforced nor practiced in the United States. It wasn’t until 1987 when the first vehicle came equipped with an integrated seat belt and airbag system for both driver and passenger seats. Today, airbags are essential in reducing…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 35 readers -
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