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  • Palm Beach County's DUI Diversion Program. No Mandatory DUI Conviction PALM BEACH COUNTY 1st Time DUI Offender Program If you have been charged with DUI, you may be eligible for the Palm Beach County 1st Time DUI Offender Program. Upon entering the Palm Beach County 1st Time DUI Offender Program, the DUI will be Nolle Prossed (dropped) and you must enter a plea of Guilty to Reckless...
  • Fraudulent Billing | Healthcare Fraud Charges & Allegations Government agencies are under enormous pressure to identify and prosecute those who are abusing the healthcare system. This has led to a surge in fraudulent billing and other healthcare fraud charges against doctors, clinics, hospitals, home health care companies, and others in the industry. Types of Healthcare Fraud Charges Fraudulent billing and other practices considered...
  • Legal Defense Against Police Brutality When an officer uses more force than necessary to retain a suspect, it’s considered “use of excessive force.” In fact, the Miami Police Department has been under legal scrutiny for its use of excessive force. The U.S. Justice Department conducted a long investigation into the police department, and found several unjustified police-involved shootings, as well...
  • Facing Health Insurance Fraud Charges There has been a nationwide crackdown on health insurance fraud, with a subsequent surge in charges against home healthcare companies. Home healthcare fraud can result in some severe consequences, including huge fines and loss of licensure. Types of Home Healthcare Fraud Charges Healthcare fraud charges are brought about due to a report or suspicion of...
  • Fraudulent Billing Practices | Accountant Expert Witness | Health Fraud When a medical professional or entity is being charged with fraudulent billing related to healthcare services, there are a number of witnesses that could be called. One is an accountant, which may provide insight into mistakes or misrepresentation in billing practices. Depending on the circumstances, this type of expert witness may end up helping or...
  • DUI Arrest Records | Clearing Criminal Record | Sealing and Expungement The strict DUI penalties in Florida make it mandatory that those convicted of DUI pay hefty fines, be on probation, serve prison time, put in hours of community work, have their licenses revoked, and/or take courses in DUI schools. But the consequences of the drunk driving conviction continue to haunt the drivers even after they...
  • Medical Expert Witness | Healthcare Fraud Case Testimony Any number of witnesses could become part of a healthcare fraud case. One example is a medical expert witness, who can provide testimony regarding: claim submissions; billing discrepancies; and the types of services provided to a patient. Although testimony from this type of witness could help a healthcare fraud defense case, there are circumstances in...
  • DUI Checkpoints in Florida: Citizens’ Rights vs. State Authority Drunk driving checkpoints are a contentious issue in many states. This includes Florida, where law enforcement officials conduct DUI checkpoints with regularity. As recent news demonstrates, it is vital to understand one’s rights and responsibilities under Florida law and the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment to recognize a violation of rights. How a Tennessee College Student’s...
  • Unlawful Search and Seizure The Fourth Amendment protects the public from unlawful searches and seizures by law enforcement officers. If you were charged with a DUI, and an officer had performed a search and seizure without adequate cause, you may be able to challenge the charges based on the illegal search and seizure defense. Search and Seizure: The Details...
  • Health Fraud Charges Against Clinic Health and justice authorities are cracking down on healthcare fraud in the nation. In fact, one of the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team’s primary goals is to “crack down on the people and organizations that abuse the system and cost Americans billions of dollars each year.”While there is some abuse within the...
  • Kickback Schemes and Penalties In Healthcare Fraud With investigators under pressure to crack down on healthcare fraud, doctors are getting slapped with charges for violations of anti-kickback laws. While some knowingly tried to cheat the system, others were completely unaware they were in violation.Because the laws are so stringent and the penalties so harsh, it’s imperative to know exactly what the law...
  • Healthcare Fraud Defense Conflict of Interest With the national call-to-action to crack down on healthcare fraud, an increasing number of healthcare providers are finding themselves under investigation for conflict of interest-related healthcare fraud.Often, implicated physicians merely didn’t follow proper disclosure protocols or didn’t fully understand all the rules. It can be quite difficult to ascertain exactly what business relationships are legal...