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New Law Allows Consumers Concerned about Identity Theft to Place Free Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that, beginning today, consumers concerned about identity theft or data breaches can place credit freezes and one year fraud alerts with the three nationwide credit bureaus for free. The new Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief … Continue reading

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What Would that Law Firm Merger Look Like? New Tool Allows ‘What-If’ Modeling

Speculation about potential law firm mergers and acquisitions makes for good sport, not to mention serious business. Today, ALM Intelligence released a tool that gives speculators some hard-and-fast data and the ability to model what a potential merger would look … Continue reading

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New Cert Petition: Is Holding Land With No Present Use In The Hope The Government Allows Some Use In The Future An "Economically Beneficial Use" Of Property?

Here's the cert petition, filed yesterday, in a case we've been following closely. Here's our short summary of the case, written up when it was ready for argument in the Hawaii Supreme Court. That court's ruling against the property owner … Continue reading

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Technology Allows Mourners to Pay Last Respects Online

The following is from Carolyn Y. Johnson, Internet allows deceased to go beyond the end of the line, S.F. Chron., Dec. 3, 2007, at E3: When 92-year-old Ruben Edmond died this summer, not everyone could make it to Norfolk, Va.,… … Continue reading

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CMS Allows Step Therapy Under Medicare Advantage Plans

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently announced that, starting next year, Medicare Advantage (“MA”) plans will be allowed to require step therapy on Part B drugs and other physician-administered drugs. Step therapy requires patients to take generic … Continue reading

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