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Law firm hit with Medicare payback claim (access required)

Medicare FEA

A Richmond federal court says an insurance carrier can sue a personal injury law firm for double damages for failing to reimburse the carrier for conditional medical payments it made for a client under a Medicare Advantage plan. Personal injury ...

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A fine plan (access required)

Traffic Stop Police FEA

Virginia courts are under pres­sure to make sure traffic offend­ers have a realistic chance to pay off their court obligations without losing their driving privileges. The Supreme Court of Virginia is expected to consider a rule directing courts to provide ...

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Posner on prose: writing advice from a federal judge (access required)

Letter Handwriting Pen FEA

Judge Richard Posner, the formi­dable jurist on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, recently pub­lished in the legal journal “Green Bag” a delightfully readable two-part article: “What is Obviously Wrong With the Federal Judicia­ry, Yet Eminently Curable.” Some of ...

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Victim clears suit hurdles, gains $6.5M settlement (access required)

Rear-Ender Car Accident FEA

A case that looked discouraging at first proved worthy of a recent $6.5 million settlement for a man severely injured in an interstate crash. As they kept digging, the victim’s lawyers say they slowly uncovered facts that enhanced the defendant’s ...

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