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QUI TAM MEDICARE WHISTLEBLOWER

QUI TAM Medicare whistleblower case dismissed by 2nd Circuit. USA ex rel Takemoto v Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., et al, 16-365, Jan. 18, 2017.  The Court found that Dr. Takemoto did not identify any Medi...

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Categories: QUI TAM MEDICARE WHISTLEBLOWER
LABOR LAW FALL FROM SCAFFOLD

Fall from Scaffold by Laborer while putting siding on a single family home resulted in a violation of Labor Law 240(1) which results in absolute liability. The injured worker fractured his heel which...

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Categories: Labor Law
MOTORCYCLE CRASH VICTIM RECOVERS FROM PARKED CAR

A motorcycle victim recovered against the driver of a car that failed to stop at a stop sign, struck the motorcycle which then struck an illegally parked truck. The jury found the car driver 70% at f...

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Categories: Motorcycle Accidents
Car Crash Hip Fracture Verdict Buffalo Attorney

Car Crash Results in Hip Fracture Verdict for Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney J. Michael Hayes.  A State Supreme Court jury ordered insurance carriers to pay an Orchard Park woman $500,000 for injuri...

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Categories: Motor Vehicle Accidents
Liens in Personal Injury Actions – Update

A lawyer who represents two or more clients shall not make or participate in the making of an aggregate settlement of or against the clients.” New York Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.8:(g). Are we attorneys afraid of taking a stand against medical providers or are we complicit because our fees are increased?

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Categories: Articles, Liens, Personal Injury
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