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Washington Wizards' rookies have rough first season
Washington PostApril 1, 2012

The Washington Wizards' draft room was filled with enthusiasm last June when the franchise pulled off what appeared to be a successful coup, despite a talent pool that had been described by most scouts and executives as a weak draft class.more »

The mess isn't over: Florida residents search shadows for end to foreclosure ...
Naples Daily NewsApril 1, 2012

The homeowner tells the judge he thought a loan modification had been finalized, allowing him to keep the home, until a lawyer called to say it was back in foreclosure. "That's ridiculous," Lewis tells the lawyer for the bank. "I'm not doing this thing ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Reich: Political jujitsu to save health care law
San Francisco ChronicleApril 1, 2012

If the Supreme Court decides that the individual mandate requiring everyone to buy health insurance is an unconstitutional extension of federal authority, the law starts unraveling. But with a bit of political jujitsu, President Obama could turn that ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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For NJ families, Affordable Care Act cannot be repealed
newjerseynewsroom.comApril 3, 2012

Like so many other families, ours carries the additional burden of long term concerns about the health of our children. Our oldest daughter has cerebral palsy and our youngest has asthma. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law two years ago, ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Settlement Reached in Brooke Astor Estate, Millions to Charity
ReutersApril 4, 2012

The story of the estate of Brooke Astor is a complex one, involving allegations of elderly abuse, fraud and deceit, reports Thomson Reuters News & Insight. But now, with millions going to charity, it seems as though the saga has come to a productive ...more »

Living Wills
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President Confident Health Law Will Stand
New York TimesApril 3, 2012

WASHINGTON — President Obama declared Monday that he was confident the Supreme Court would uphold his health care law, saying it would be an “unprecedented, extraordinary” step to overturn legislation passed by the “strong majority of a democratically ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Schumer says safety net could be at risk
Politico (blog)April 1, 2012

“If they were to throw out the health care law, things like Medicare, Social Security, food safety laws could be in jeopardy on the very same ground,” the Democrat said on NBC's “Meet the Press.” “It would be a dramatic, 180 degree turn of the ...more »

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