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- $48 Million Settlement in Medicare Fraud Case
A California based nursing home operator has agreed to pay $48 million dollars in a settlement related to two whistleblower lawsuits.
- Understanding E-Discovery
Few changes to the rules of procedure have been as groundbreaking as those pertaining to discovery of electronically stored media, or e-discovery. Although e-discovery has been slow to make much impact on some areas of legal practice, its effects on litigation are beginning to spread to even the most simple of cases, requiring more and more people to form at least a basic understanding of what it is, how it works, and what their obligations could be in a lawsuit.
- Suggestions for Those About to Take Part in a Deposition
The purpose of a discovery deposition is for an attorney or a party in a case to find out as much as they can about the facts of a law suit. If you are a party to the case, you will likely have a good idea of what to expect, ideally through the advice of your attorney. But, if you are either unrepresented or not a party to a case, this guide should help you understand how to behave, what is at stake, and what your obligations are.
- What is Discovery in a Civil Case?
Discovery is the pre-trial phase in a lawsuit in which each party investigates the facts of a case, through the rules of civil procedure, by obtaining evidence from the opposing party and others by means of discovery devices including requests for answers to interrogatories, requests for production of documents and things, requests for admissions, and depositions.
- Even in an LLC or Corporation, You Are Personally Responsible for Your Business Debt
Starting a new company or planning on becoming a partner in a new company? Your personal assets are not as protect as you may think. Before starting that new company or joining a partnership, read on to learn how to protect yourself from personal asset exposure now and when you exit the company.
- Document Review in Litigations and Investigations
What is written is fundamental to the Phoenix business laws, so obviously document review is crucial in the litigation process. It is a key to the discovery process. According to KPMG, first level document review can be anywhere from 58 to 90 percent of the total litigation cost. Doing it right is crucial to a successful outcome. Failing to notice a significant document may result inadvertent disclosure of a privileged document or a significant document only showing up at a deposition.....
- The Intersection of the Dodd-Frank Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
What All Practitioners, Whistleblowers, Defendants, and Corporations Need to Know
- Knowing the Fine Line: The Legalities of Process Serving
Read as Kirk Wilhite, Process Server and Owner of Accuserve, depicts the legalities behind process service and how just one mistake can make for a disaster in the courtroom.
- A Few Simple Tips for Avoiding Contract Disputes
A lot of contract disputes could be prevented with a little bit of planning during the contract formation stages. Many individuals and small companies incorrectly assume that it was their lack of expertise that led to a problematic contract.
- Privilege and the Inadvertent Production of Documents in Federal Court
Discussion of whether inadvertent production of documents destroys privilege in federal litigation. Legal authority based on ninth circuit.