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Health Law Alert: Providers Beware: OIG Alert Highlights FCA Liability Under ...
JD Supra (press release)March 1, 2012

A recent OIG Alert highlights potential False Claims Act (FCA) liability for physicians whose services are billed to Medicare under an independent contractor reassignment. The February 8, 2012, Alert titled, "OIG Alerts Physicians To Exercise Caution ...more »

Opponents question EPA authority in greenhouse gas case
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

Although the judges questioned the standing of the challengers' case, Sentelle and fellow judge David Tatel appeared open to the industry argument that the EPA could have used a different interpretation of the Clean Air Act, rather than having to use ...more »

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Seafarers' charity helps crew after arrest of cargo ship
This Is South DevonMarch 15, 2012

The claim was filed in the Admiralty Court in London. The ship, a 1500-tonne bulk carrier which regularly visits the port, was arrested by the Admiralty Marshall on Sunday, March 10, after docking. Its crew, from the Philippines, Indonesia and Russia, ...more »

Police details 'passed to inmates'
The Press AssociationMarch 2, 2012

... appeared at Craigavon Magistrates' Court charged under the Terrorism Act with collecting information that could be used by terrorists. A detective told district judge Alan White that the documents contained extensive details about Jones's former ...more »

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2 Dead, 3 Missing After Ships Collide Off India
The Journal of Commerce OnlineMarch 1, 2012

“The boat was hit by the cargo ship despite us signaling to it about our presence. The collision happened around 1 am (local time) when it was quite dark in the sea,” a rescued fisherman said. Shipping Minister GK Vasan said maritime agencies launched ...more »

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