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Facebook Lawyers Want 'Stratospheric' Fee, Ceglia Claims
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 1, 2012

In the suit, Ceglia claims he has a 2003 contract signed by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg that gave him half-ownership of the company, now worth an estimated $74.3 billion, according to Sharespost.com, which tracks nonpublic companies.more »

TripAdvisor rebuked over 'trust' claims on review site
BBC NewsFebruary 1, 2012

TripAdvisor has been ordered to rewrite some of its marketing claims by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority. The ruling follows complaints by hotels that the site had said that its holiday reviews could be "trusted". The ASA said it was concerned ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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New administration figures aim to show health law strengthened private ...
The Hill (blog)February 1, 2012

The news contradicts Republican warnings that the healthcare reform law's $200 billion in cuts to the popular Medicare Advantage would gut the popular program. But the insurance industry immediately countered that painful cuts are yet to come.more »

Hipaa Compliance
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QCA Catholic Dioceses Fight Obama Healthcare Law
KWQC 6February 1, 2012

The Diocese of Davenport and Peoria are in a battle with the federal government over new healthcare mandates that require church affiliated groups, like hospitals and universities, to cover contraception under their plans. "It would appear as though we ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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BC to change care for elderly
Vancouver SunFebruary 15, 2012

VICTORIA — The BC Liberal government unveiled sweeping changes Tuesday to its approach to seniors' care, announcing a plan it says will help seniors stay in their homes longer, protect them from various types of abuse and provide them with tools to ...more »

Living Wills
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Protecting Our Seniors Should Be Our First Priority
Huffington PostFebruary 1, 2012

Today the House of Representatives is voting on legislation to repeal the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports program. This is counterproductive. Seniors need our help. Congress should not even be taking a vote on whether to repeal the ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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The Advantages and Risks of Gingrich's Tax Strategy
New York TimesFebruary 3, 2012

Tom Nichols, a lawyer and a certified public accountant at Meissner, Tierney, Fisher & Nichols in Milwaukee, estimated that the tax would have been $54527 to $59485. None of the dozen accountants or tax lawyers I spoke to offered a second opinion on ...more »

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