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April 27, 2017

Many people are familiar with the national whistleblower law, which falls under the False Claims Act. 

In it the federal government allows private citizens to sue those accused of defrauding the government in court. These suits are filed by the whistleblower, otherwise known as the relator, on behalf of the government. After reviewing the facts of the case the federal government can decide to join the case. If it does so, any funds it...

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April 26, 2017

Often times, in high dollar legal cases the federal government is the plaintiff. The government often sues, or joins in lawsuits, relating to fraud or other abuses. But sometimes the federal government itself can be put on the defense, as was the case recently when the government found itself facing a multimillion dollar medical malpractice suit.

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April 25, 2017

A Miami doctor who was recently sanctioned for injuring four women during three days of cosmetic procedures in 2015 will be able to practice medicine as he appeals his penalty.

A Florida appeals court granted Osakatukei “Osak” Omulepu the right to continue to practice medicine...

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April 24, 2017
  • A minivan was involved in a deadly crash yesterday.
  • The vehicle nearly struck an area home in a collision that killed one person and left two seriously injured.
  • The crash comes a day after a city transit bus hit and killed an area bicycle rider.

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April 23, 2017

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a transit bus in Miami yesterday afternoon.

According to WSVN.com, the bus stuck the victim, who apparently crossed into the bus’s path in the vicinity of Northeast 79th Street. After realizing that the bicyclist had been hit, passengers pleaded with the bus driver to stop,...

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April 22, 2017
  • A hash brown product, sold by grocer Harris Teeter, has been recalled.
  • The FDA says that the recall was necessary because the hash browns may contain golf ball parts.
  • The contamination represents a potential choking hazard.

A hash brown product, sold by grocery...

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April 21, 2017

Russell Bruce, owner of Miami night club Steam, is facing a wrongful death lawsuit for the death of a woman he took out on his boat in 2015, but will not be sentenced to jail time.

(Photo courtesy the Miami Herald)

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April 20, 2017

On Monday, a Miami Gardens family was awarded over $30 million in a stunning medical malpractice verdict which resulted from injuries their son suffered during birth.

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April 19, 2017
  • Florida’s lawmakers are working on proposals which would repeal motorists’ requirement to carry personal injury protection.
  • The House and Senate bills which would repeal PIP differ in that the Senate bill instates MedPay while the House bill does not.
  • Many believe that if the two houses of cannot agree on MedPay the PIP reform will fail.

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April 18, 2017

Automaker Subaru has issued a recall for over 33,000 vehicles, due to a defect which can cause the vehicles to suddenly stall.

(Photo courtesy Motor...

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