Blog Posts in May, 2015

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  • Teacher Accused of Corporal Punishment in Dekalb County, Alabama
    Teacher Accused of Corporal Punishment in Dekalb County, Alabama

    Every week it seems there is a case against an educator in the news in some school in Alabama. In fact, Alabama has one of the highest rates for criminal cases against teachers in the country. I know ...

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  • Physician Pleads Guilty For Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme
    Physician Pleads Guilty For Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme

    This case peaked my interest this week because there have been so many cases in the last 24 months related to healthcare fraud, Medicare billing fraud or Medicaid billing fraud. This case was on the ...

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  • Alimony and Protection from Abuse in Lauderdale County, Alabama
    Alimony and Protection from Abuse in Lauderdale County, Alabama

    This case is a perfect example of the type of tension, aggression, anxiety and fear that a divorce can cause. I write about it all the time. The good news or silver lining in these type of situations ...

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  • Are Uber Driver's Employees or Independent Contractors Under Workers' Compensation?
    Are Uber Driver's Employees or Independent Contractors Under Workers' Compensation?

    This is an interesting case that was in the news on May 7, 2015 and listed with Justia.com website. This is a noteworthy case for employees and independent contractors in the state of Alabama. Uber ...

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  • Why Hire an Expert in a Criminal Case
    Why Hire an Expert in a Criminal Case

    A case does not have to be considered a complex one or even a case in the headlines to need an expert witness. Expert witnesses are needed to explain intricate issues to a jury and to simplify cases ...

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  • St. Clair County Denies Plaintiff's Due Process Rights in a Divorce Modification Case
    St. Clair County Denies Plaintiff's Due Process Rights in a Divorce Modification Case

    This case involved the modification of a divorce in St. Clair County, Alabama. This case is noteworthy, because if you do not have a lawyer and fail to keep your address current with the court, your ...

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