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Hospice company Caris agrees to pay $8.5 million to settle False Claims Act allegations

On June 25, the Department of Justice announced that Caris Healthcare, L.P., based in Knoxville, Tennessee, had agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle allegations initially brought by a whistleblower, that the company submitted false claims, including for hospice care … Continue reading

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“Where’s My Order?” Apparently, Merrill Lynch Customers Had No Idea: Merrill Lynch Agrees to Pay $42 Million Settlement For Allegedly Re-Rerouting Customer Orders To Electronic Platforms And Creating False Reports

The SEC settlement indicates that Merrill Lynch sent millions of dollars in customer orders to other broker-dealers for execution while purposely concealing their activity as part of their so-called “masking.” practice. For five years, Merrill Lynch had routed some orders … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Firm Agrees to Start Compliance Program and Reimburse the United States for Clients’ Medicare Debts

Medicare is watching personal injury settlements and seeking to hold personal injury lawyers responsible for Medicare liens on settlements or judgment proceeds. On June 18, 2018, a Philadelphia personal injury law firm, Rosenbaum and its Associates, and its principal  entered into a … Continue reading

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Under Florida Law Court Agrees the Insured and the Insured’s Attorney’s Conduct Are Relevant to Bad Faith

Summary: An insured motorist who sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident brought a first party bad faith action alleging the automobile insurer acted in bad faith in attempting to settle the claim for underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits. The district … Continue reading

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Coreper agrees common position on text of draft DSM Directive

Compromising on copyright issues … a stable equilibrium?After months of discussion, yesterday the Council’s permanent representatives committee (Coreper) agreed a common position on the text of the draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive).The text thus approved will … Continue reading

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