The Ultimate [Florida] Legal Guide to Stop Sexual Harassment at Work and School
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The Ultimate [Florida] Legal Guide to Stop Sexual Harassment at Work and School

*This is general advice and not a replacement for seeking legal counsel. Sexual harassment. It’s on everyone’s minds these days. ...and rest assured: If it has happened to you, you are not alone. Plus, there is lots of support available and ways to protect yourself from future re-occurrences. The good news is: At least with the...
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Miami Medicare Fraud: Medicare fraud bill reintroduced

From the Miami Herald Blog: Medicare fraud bill reintroduced U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, has reintroduced legislation that would double the fines and jail time for people convicted of Medicare fraud. It also creates a new criminal offense punishable with a 10 year minimum sentence for those who knowingly sell or distribute the ID numbers…

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Medicare Fraud Cases on the Rise

Medicare Fraud Cases on The Rise http://gooznews.com/?p=3453 By GoozNews Federal prosecutors brought a record number of cases of health care fraud in fiscal 2011, a new report said, with Florida and its huge Medicare-dependent population remaining the epicenter of fraudulent claims. The latest data, drawn from federal records by the Transactional Records Access Records database at Syracuse University,…

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N.J. Doctor Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Health Care Fraud

NEWARK, N.J. – Dr. Michael P. Stein, 63, a New Jersey doctor, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for defrauding Blue Cross Blue Shield for approximately three-quarters of a million dollars by submitting false claims for services never performed. Between August 2004 and September 2010 Stein owned and operated Randolph Otolaryngology. Stein purportedly…

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Detroit-Area Patient Recruiter Pleads Guilty

WASHINGTON – A Detroit-area patient recruiter pleaded guilty today for his participation in a Medicare fraud scheme, announced the Department of Justice, the FBI and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Daron Elder, 28, of Southfield, Mich., pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of Michigan to one count of conspiracy to commit health…

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JUDGE GRANTS DOWNWARD DEPARTURE FOR PHARMACIST

TAMPA (June 21) – Today, U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington granted the defendant’s motion for a downward variance from the sentence recommended by the advisory United States Sentencing Guidelines. As I sat in court and listened, I could not help but be very impressed with Judge Covington’s keen insight into the application of…