Monthly Archives: January 2013

Physician Pleads Guilty to Role in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

 THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HAS ISSUED THE FOLLOWING RELEASE January 30, 2013 Dr. Daniel K. Leong Owned South Dallas Community Medical Center DALLAS — On the day his trial was to begin in U.S. federal court, Dr. Daniel K. Leong, … Continue reading

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Big Truck Accidents: Causes and Liability

The number of accidents involving big trucks is very small compared to those involving other vehicles. In fact, statistics indicate that these trucks are responsible for only about 3 percent of injury-causing vehicle mishaps. But whenever such accidents occur, they … Continue reading

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Big Truck Mayhem

Kelli Groves and her family have filed a lawsuit against the trucking company and the estate of the driver who rear-ended her car on Highway 101, a year ago. In January of 2012, Groves and her two daughters Sage and … Continue reading

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FDA Issues Class I Status to Zimmer Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given a Class I status to the voluntary recall of Zimmer’s inserter instrument for the PEEK Ardis Interbody Spacer. The company had in December of 2012 initiated a voluntary recall of all … Continue reading

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FOIA Lawsuit Fails to Produce Any Surprises

Recently, a federal court all but dismissed a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the New York Times under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) seeking access to documents related to the government’s targeted killing of … Continue reading

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Swartz Suicide Casts Shadow Over Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

The Aaron Swartz case has thrown the spotlight on the flaws of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). For long, many Internet activists have argued that this is a “draconian computer crime law”. They insist that the vague language … Continue reading

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How Safe is Your Baby’s Crib?

On December 28th, 2012, the deadline for complying with the new federal safety standards for cribs in child care centers as well as places of public accommodation came into effect. All cribs—full-size or not—are covered by these standards. The Consumer … Continue reading

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Different Approaches to the Gun Control Issue

The recent spate of gun violence incidents in the country has thrown the spotlight on the need to curb easy access to firearms. States such as New York are acting fast to bring in the toughest gun laws possible. This … Continue reading

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