Posts Tagged“legal”

John LeBlanc of Manatt is a managing partner with the law firm who co-chairs the firm’s national health care group and co-leads its False Claims Act practice while also focusing on government investigations and litigation involving FDA, antitrust, consumer protection, contracts, patents and trademarks, unfair competition, IPOs, and other technical matters. In addition, the law firm represents clients throughout the United States in health care fraud cases. LeBlanc says that healthcare fraud is proliferating due to many factors, including pay-for-performance programs that are incentivizing employees to reach production goals by any means possible. He also says that the Department of Justice…

Have you or a family member ever been involved in an accident? Things happen so fast. When you’re getting your injuries treated, recovering from the shock, and answering police questions, a lot is going on. During this time, you’re probably also dealing with insurance companies, which can be quite a handful. You’ll need to do several things when required to settle a personal injury with the at-fault party’s insurance company. Here are a few tips for a successful injury claim. 1. Document Your Injuries and Financial Losses Medical records serve as evidence during the claim and the lawsuit, if it…

The grand jury is something that is only truly used still in the United States and in Liberia. However, its concept is actually much, much older, which is why Adam M Smith is so interested in it. In 1166, the Assize of Clarendon Act was passed by King Henry II. He wanted to make sure the royal courts had almost supreme jurisdiction, ensuring they would rule the feudal courts. Every year, the “King’s Peace” would be enforced to ensure people understand the laws. King Henry particularly enjoy the Domesday Book by William the Conqueror, in which the concept of inquest…

No business owner likes to see his or her business fail, but actually only a small percentage of businesses last three or more years.  Most new businesses close with losses in the first three years of operation.  Trial and error is a big part of entrepreneurship.  Almost every successful business owner has also participated in some business ventures that did not succeed.  Closing a business is not quite as easy as establishing one, but it is fairly simple.  It’s not as easy as just doing an EIN lookup or going online to verify an EIN number.  Business laws do, however,…

You’ve worked hard over the years to put together a stellar career. It now could be hanging in the balance due to your driving under the influence (DUI) arrest and then charges. When you find your back up against the wall, reaching out to the right attorney is imperative. He or she will work with you to fight such charges. Remember, those charges can have life-changing effects on you now and in the years to come. Depending on the type of job you have, your current employer may not look too kindly on such charges. If you’re hoping to get…