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The Medicare Secondary Payer Act and The Continued Impact on Litigation and Claim Handling Programs

A USLAW EduNet Webinar
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

The two qui tam cases filed by Hayes and Takemoto as relators on behalf of the U.S. Government seeking the recovery of civil penalties and damages under the False Claims Act has brought renewed attention upon the self-insured, carrier... more

Sign up today: Discovery of Social Media Evidence and Use of Social Media Evidence at Trial

A USLAW EduNet Webinar brought to you by the USLAW Internet Media & Privacy Group
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

Whether you like it or not, social media usage has exploded. Consequently, it is an unrivaled source of evidence for all types of cases. It has been seen largely in cases involving... more

San Antonio, Boston named destinations for 2015 USLAW NETWORK Client Conferences

USLAW will be headed to San Antonio, Texas, and Boston, Mass., for the 2015 Spring and Fall Client Conferences, respectively. The spring event will be held April 9-11, 2015, at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio followed by the fall event from Sept. 17-19, 2015, at the... more

LATEST LEGAL NEWS

Settlement Is Reached in Fatal ‘Midnight Rider’ Film Accident

The family of Sarah Jones, a crew worker killed by a train on the set of the film about the rock star Gregg Allman, settled with 11 defendants in a civil suit.

In New Jersey, a Court Fight Over Sports Betting

Sports leagues have opposed efforts by the State Legislature and racetracks to allow sports gambling, but their arguments at a hearing were not against legalization itself, but how it would be carried out.

Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight to Court

Seven law students and undergraduates filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the president and fellows of Harvard College for what they call “mismanagement of charitable funds.”

Analyst Sues New York City Council Over Firing

Artyom Matusov was fired after contacting reporters to question statistics on the use of force by police officers that the police commissioner presented to the Council in September.

General Motors Is Sued by Arizona for $3 Billion Over Recalls

The suit is the first major legal action to be taken against the automaker over its record number of vehicle recalls this year.

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Coming soon to a theater near you: new DOJ closed-captioning rules

The price of movie tickets could be going up soon.  Under new proposed regulations issued by the Department of Justice, movie theaters with digital screens would be required to show  films with options for closed captioning (for hearing impaired patrons) and audio descriptions (for visually impaired patrons).  Movie theaters would ...

Why can’t men have babies?

It’s now time for businesses to start planning how they are going to deal with Shared Parental Leave, as the legislation comes into force on 1st December 2014. Shared Parental Leave (SPL) will apply in relation to children who are due to be born on or after 5th April 2015.  ...

Demystifying patent terminology: five easily misunderstood words and phrases

To those who dabble in patent law only occasionally, doing so can feel as disorienting as walking into a wild jungle.  And with good reason—patent law’s unique terminology makes it ripe with opportunities for miscommunication between inventors, business leaders, corporate counsel, and the patent attorneys who serve them.  Keep this ...

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    Dec 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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    Dec 10, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)
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    Dec 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
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  7. Retail Practice Group Conference Call (Entire Practice Group)

    Dec 17, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)
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    John E. Hall, Jr

    Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
    Atlanta, GA
    United States

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    Michael Kunsch

    Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C.
    Philadelphia, PA

    8500 Points

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    Edward G. Hochuli

    Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
    Phoenix, AZ

    4462 Points

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    Ahmuty, Demers & McManus
    Albertson, NY
    United States

    4264 Points

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    Thomas McChesney

    Huddleston Bolen, LLP
    Huntington, WV
    United States

    4016 Points

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    Richard K. Traub

    Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
    Edison, NJ
    United States

    3991 Points

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    Barry Clifford Snyder

    Snyder Law, LLP
    Santa Barbara, CA
    United States

    3932 Points

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    Michael P. Sharp

    Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, L.L.P.
    Dallas, TX
    United States

    3861 Points

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    Patrick J. Hagan

    Dillingham & Murphy, LLP
    San Francisco, CA
    United States

    3825 Points

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    Carr Allison
    Birmingham, AL

    3819 Points

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    Erik Gustafson

    LeClairRyan
    Alexandria, VA
    United States

    3797 Points

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    Jill Robb Ackerman

    Baird Holm LLP
    Omaha, NE
    United States

    3754 Points