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Long before the regulators started investigations into the practices of the mortgage industry, an internal report in 2006 already warned Fannie Mae of abuses in the manner lenders and their law firms administered foreclosures.
The report stated that foreclosure attorneys in
A legal analysis made available to the skilled nursing home industry concerning a proposal for a reduction in the Medicaid rate to cover the expenses in caring for the seniors in Nevada states that the cuts would be in violation
Last year, the US-based file-sharing network company LimeWire finally lost a long drawn out legal battle against various record labels. Subsequently, the claim for damages was filed against the file-sharing company.
However, the damage claim was so ridiculously over-inflated that a
Several cities across the state of Texas have asked the Legislature to regulate the increasing number of businesses making short-term loans. The cities include Dallas, Midland, El Paso, Lubbock, San Antonio and Houston.
In passing resolutions similar to the one unanimously
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that debt collectors have incited more complaints compared to other industries. In fact, the report showed that the debt collection industry causes Americans more pain than any other business.
In 2010, 140,036 complaints regarding debt
A number of leading industry experts were appointed by Control Risks, a leading international business risk consultancy, to its eDiscovery team. Those appointed included Thomas McCotter, Jorge Montanez, Terry Chopiuk and Ashley Smith. The appointments considerably improved the global legal
It has been a year since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Obama. However, the proponents and opponents of the law are still engaged in a raging battle over the provisions of the
Many lawyers are saying that legal books are not that doable anymore when practicing law because of the risk of missing information.
Take the case of Marc Daffner who frequently used applications on his iPhone to search for session notes on
In both local and national setting, law firms are considered as big businesses. Over $250 billion annually in the United States alone are spent on legal services and the Washington area gets more than its equitable share of that figure.
During the first month of 2011, lateral movement was not that vibrant compared to prior years. It was noted, however, that lateral activity has increased this month.
The month of February jumpstarted with news that Wayne Streibich, an executive committee member
Bristol-Myers Squibb Is Accused Of Fraud and Kickbacks
Regulators in California have turned their legal guns at the giant pharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., accusing them of bribing a number of pharmacists and doctors to use its products.
California regulators allege that