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24 Apr 10:00 am
By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Several genetic testing companies have come into the spotlight for allegations of ripping off Medicare and False Claims Act (FCA) violations. Health care professionals need to be aware of these types of schemes and the dangers they may face if involved. In each of these cases, the companies agreed to a pay a settlement in the millions to resolve allegations they submitted claims for unnecessary genetic testing. This is part one of a two part blog series. Stay tuned for part two! … [read post]
24 Apr 8:49 am
Wake Forest University is hosting a series of “listening sessions” for faculty and staff of color that aim to advance inclusion efforts on campus. The listening sessions come amid ongoing racial tensions on campus, including a protest Monday at which some students decried the “white supremacy” that allegedly runs rampant at the private, North Carolina institution. via www.thecollegefix.com [read post]
24 Apr 8:43 am
Twelve days after the shooting, Eden wrote an article for the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal, suggesting—in more measured terms than Cashill or Coulter—that Broward’s approach to school discipline might have allowed Cruz to “slip through the cracks.” Within days, Florida state Representative Richard Corcoran announced that he planned to propose legislation revoking Broward’s “no-arrest policy,” and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling on them to revise… [read post]
24 Apr 8:36 am
Ken Jennings rose to fame after an unprecedented run on Jeopardy 15 years ago: Over the course of 74 episodes, he won a total of roughly $2.5 million.Recently, a contestant named James Holzhauer has been working toward Jennings’s record at an astonishing pace. After the Friday-evening broadcast of the quiz program, Holzhauer had won about $850,000 over just 12 episodes. If he keeps up that rate, he’ll reach $2.5 million in less than half the time it took Jennings to do so. via www.theatlantic.com I used to not like Jeopardy. Now I do. Age, I guess. [read post]
24 Apr 8:24 am
Effective April 10, 2019, certain employers must comply with Westchester County’s Earned Sick Leave Law (WESLL). Westchester County’s Human Rights Commission, the agency charged with enforcing Westchester County’s Human Rights Commission recently released additional guidance about the new law, which can be found here. Eligibility, accrual and carryover Generally, under the law, full- and part-time Westchester County employees who work 80 hours or more during a calendar year are eligible to use sick leave for the care and treatment of themselves or a family member.… [read post]
24 Apr 8:21 am
Despite its cons, cryptocurrency has introduced powerful technologies to the market, including blockchain protocols which essentially act as an advanced ledger for cryptocurrency exchanges. However, this technology is now being utilized for the protection of numerous industries, including the healthcare industry by preventing counterfeit pharmaceuticals from entering the market. A paper published by Portland University researchers outlined how blockchain technology could be used as an anti-counterfeiting system for numerous industries. But, understanding how this technology can be… [read post]
24 Apr 8:19 am
Vaginal mesh, which is produced by industry giant, Johnson and Johnson, has been inserted into millions of women. The product is supposed to help them with symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Instead of relief, millions of women are complaining of intense pain, loss of consortium, bleeding, and other symptoms. In many cases, it can take several surgeries to completely remove the vaginal mesh. Because of this, the FDA has asked that the company pull vaginal mesh from use. Seattle Pi reports on the settlement Johnson & Johnson agreed to in a lawsuit… [read post]
24 Apr 8:17 am
Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment. [read post]
24 Apr 8:17 am
To: Google LLC From: Horizontal Line Ltd. [read post]
24 Apr 8:17 am
To: Google LLC From: CoPeerRight Agency [read post]
24 Apr 8:17 am
To: Google LLC From: Horizontal Line Ltd. [read post]
24 Apr 8:17 am
To: Google LLC From: CoPeerRight Agency [read post]
24 Apr 8:15 am
When calculating the actual cash value (ACV) amount of property damage, the labor component cannot be depreciated according to the Tennessee Supreme Court in a unanimous decision answering a certified question.  Lammert, et. al v. Auto-Owners (Mutual) Ins. Co., 2019 WL 1592687 (Tenn. April 15, 2019). At issue were two homeowner policies, one policy which contained a definition of ACV and the other which did not, but neither policy explicitly stated whether labor costs were included within the scope of depreciation. While it was agreed that the ACV amount should be calculated… [read post]
24 Apr 8:12 am
The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (“VICP” aka “Vaccine Court”) is a streamlined litigation program run through the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to award compensation to individuals injured by vaccines. In order to receive compensation through this Program, you or your loved one must meet the criteria discussed supra. However, do not let this criteria alarm or confuse you. We are here to provide you with a free evaluation, so please contact our office to help you navigate the VICP. Importantly, you need to contact an attorney sooner rather… [read post]
24 Apr 8:12 am
The Supreme Court released its opinion earlier today in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, No. 17-988 (click here for a copy of the decision). This employment class action case involved a data breach of tax information for about 1,300 employees. Both the district court and . . . [read post]
24 Apr 8:11 am
People get married intending to spend the rest of their lives together. Unfortunately, not all relationships work out, even after having been committed to the partnership for a long time. A divorce is a stressful life event to go through, especially after years of commitment and having children together. After the legal process, it may take time to get over divorcing your spouse.  Why Do People Get Divorced? Each couple is different, and the specific reasons for divorce vary, but there are several common reasons a couple will decide to end their marriage. Infidelity is one of… [read post]
24 Apr 8:11 am
Here are the materials in Unkechaug Indian Nation v. New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (E.D. N.Y.): 1 Complaint 27 Unkechaug Opposition to 28 28-1 NY Motion to Dismiss 29 Reply 38 DCT Order [read post]
24 Apr 8:10 am
New Op-Ed: David Brooks, Winning the War on Poverty, NYTimes.com, Apr. 4, 2019.  The Canadians are doing it; we’re not. [read post]
24 Apr 8:09 am
Why Equipment is Needed to Repair a Femur Fracture Those who sustained a femur fracture might need surgical equipment to repair their broken bone. You might be surprised to learn that this equipment often stays in place for the rest of that person’s life. Femur fractures are severe and can lead to serious complications. One of the most significant complications is the risk of suffering a re-fracture or breaking the bone a second time. Bones that have been broken once are more likely to fracture again and using surgical equipment, such as plates and screws, can prevent this from… [read post]