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White-collar crimes are generally committed in the business sector. Many white-collar crimes involve fraud or deceit....
By: Law Offices of Gregory S. Robey

CMS has reportedly erred in publishing a 40 percent beneficiary copayment amount for hospital outpatient clinic visits beginning in CY 2014. According to information provided by CMS to one of our clients, the beneficiary copayment will be 20 percent...

Annual Meeting Timeline: - Stockholder Proposals: ..Generally 120 days before the date on which the previous year’s proxy materials were mailed - Determine Proposal Inclusion/Exclusion: ..Procedural or Eligibility grounds (within 14 days...

The Senate Commerce Committee released this morning its majority staff report, A Review of the Data Broker Industry: Collection, Use, and Sale of Consumer Data for Marketing Purposes, on the practices data brokers use to collect and sell personal...

FTC Focus in Spring 2014 – Privacy: Looking ahead to 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it will host three spring seminars focused on consumer privacy and the implications of new technology....

In Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Acc. Ins. Co. the United States Supreme Court held that a contractual limitations period in an ERISA long-term disability plan was enforceable and began to accrue before the administrator had made a final...

Increasingly today, the value of a company is measured not by its physical assets, but by the talents of its employees and the utility of its intellectual property. Because of their knowledge and experience, talented employees are constantly wooed by...

In 2011, the legislature adopted a new Washington Trust Act (the “2011 Act”). The 2011 Act took effect on January 1, 2012, and codified many changes to the duties of trustees and the rights of trust beneficiaries. Within 18 months, in May 2013, the...

In a recent decision, Lueras v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 886, the California Court of Appeal returned to the general rule that, absent unique circumstances giving rise to a duty of care, lenders do not owe a duty of care to...

A lawsuit filed against a security company asserts that its guards at a North Carolina hospital put an "uncooperative" patient in a taxi, where he died on the way home.

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