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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 »

Rick Ross' House Site of Murder Investigation by Miami Police
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

Investigators are also likely to be interested to know if Nesbitt has any connection to Ross' less than legal activities. He's been arrested on gun, assault and marijuana charges, and once claimed to be affiliated with Carol City Cartel and other local ...more »

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Appellate Practice
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Toronto-Dominion First-Quarter Profit Falls on Litigation Costs in Florida
BloombergMarch 1, 2012

Toronto-Dominion recorded costs of C$171 million for litigation related to disbarred Florida attorney Scott Rothstein, who admitted running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. The bank lost a $67 million jury verdict in January over an investor group's claims ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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A Statement by the 9/11 Families United to Bankrupt Terrorism
Sacramento BeeMarch 1, 2012

The Senators, who both held leadership roles in the investigations by the US government into the 9/11 attacks, urged the Court to reinstate the Kingdom and the Saudi High Commission into federal litigation (In re Terrorist Attacks) and encouraged the ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Greenberg Traurig promotes Laura Sixkiller and Kimberly Warshawsky to shareholder
AZ Central.comMarch 1, 2012

Sixkiller focuses on business and commercial litigation and energy and telecommunications regulation. She received her law degree cum laude from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2002. Warshawsky focuses on intellectual ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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The Wet Seal, Inc. Announces February Comparable Store Sales Declined 5.8%
MarketWatch (press release)March 1, 2012

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995: This news release contains forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements ...more »

Pa. Supreme Court Orders Smith to Call Special Elections
PoliticsPAMarch 1, 2012

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Wednesday ordered Speaker Sam Smith to issue writs of election to fill six vacant State House Seats using 2001 lines. In a 4 to 3 ruling, the court rejected Smith's argument that the special elections must wait for newly ...more »

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