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Connecticut Man Sentenced for Role in $4 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
LoanSafeDecember 1, 2011

... Insurance Corporation, Office of Inspector General; and State of Connecticut Department of Banking. To report financial fraud crimes, and to learn more about the President's Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, please visit www.stopfraud.gov.more »

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of Commercial Metals Company
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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PolitiFact: Scott assertion about health care reform 'false'
Florida IndependentDecember 1, 2011

Rick Scott's assertion that the Affordable Care Act is not the law is “false.” Last month, in an interview with The Palm Beach Post, Scott said that the federal health care reform law, passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in 2010, ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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White House holds third tribal leaders conference
CBS NewsDecember 2, 2011

Obama nominated a Native American to the federal bench, signed a law renewing the Indian Health Care Act and settled a tribal royalties lawsuit that had dragged over three administrations. "Obama has done better for tribes than the others, ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Cuts will lead to Westchester's decline
The Journal News | LoHud.comDecember 3, 2011

... planning and home care cases. Funding for legal services for Elder Abuse. Elder law attorneys provide legal representation, advice, advocacy and referrals for victims of elder abuse on matters including physical abuse and financial exploitation. ...more »

Living Wills
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Could live music deregulation have a downside?
BBC NewsDecember 1, 2011

"But the government must recognise that licensing laws play an important part in protecting our communities from nuisance noise and behaviour, and in keeping people safe." The dangers posed in venues of under 5000 was illustrated most graphically in ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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"Is There Care Without Medicare?" Asks Association of American Physicians and ...
PR Newswire (press release)December 7, 2011

... in Medicare Part B. "As far as we can determine, there is no law expressly forbidding Americans to spend their own money for life-saving medical treatment if they sign up for Medicare Part B," states Jane M. Orient, MD, executive director of AAPS. ...more »

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