Tag Archives: Authorized

Fourth District Holds City Violated CEQA By Refusing To Recognize Exemption For Single Family Residence Project And Attempting To Subject Owner’s Already Authorized And Completed Demolition Action To Retroactive Environmental Review (Yet Absolves City From Liability For Regulatory Taking)

In a published opinion filed September 18, 2018, the Fourth District Court of Appeal (Div. 1) affirmed a judgment granting a writ setting aside the City of San Diego’s (City) decision to subject a coastal development permit (CDP) application for … Continue reading

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Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Clarifying Meaning of “Authorized Treating Provider” Under Florida Statute 440.13(5)(e)

Florida statute section 440.13(5)(e) limits who may give medical opinions in workers’ compensation trials to “a medical advisor appointed by the judge of compensation claims or the department, an independent medical examiner, or an authorized treating provider.”  Our office recently accepted … Continue reading

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Iowa Court Agrees that Three Wind Turbines Not Authorized on Agricultural Land

The Iowa Court of Appeals recently found that Fayette County improperly granted permits to a wind energy group to build three wind turbines on agricultural land. This opinion leaves in effect a district court order that directed the group to … Continue reading

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Scripps Health to Pay $1.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act for Services Rendered by Physical Therapists Who Did Not Have Billing Privileges or Were Not Supervised by Authorized Provider

One issue I see happen with medical groups or providers is when physicians or other health care providers are not properly added to the group before they provide services to patients. Often this occurs when the administrators do not ensure … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Says West Can Resell State Drivers License Records To Authorized Users

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that it's OK for West Publishing to acquire driver's license records, store them in a bulk database, and resell that information to authorized users. West was on the receiving end of a… … Continue reading

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