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What to do when a debt collector calls?

You receive a phone call, usually at night or your work place, and a rude person on the other end starts demanding your name and information confirming you identity. When you ask who the person is, you may get their first name and that they are trying to collect a debt that you owe. You are threatened with a lawsuit if you do not immediately agree to a payment plan….

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Statute of Limitations

Most of us will take great care not to miss or be late for an important event, such as a business meeting, a parent?s birthday, a wedding, etc?. Reminders are placed on post-its, calendars and phones. You should take the same care to make sure you do not wait too long and miss your chance to file a lawsuit if you have suffered a legal wrong. There is a time…

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Qui Tam

Qui Tam is from a Latin phrase meaning ?he who brings a case on behalf of our lord the King, as well as for himself?. Today, Qui Tam commonly means when a lawsuit is brought by a private citizen under a federal or state False Claims Act against another person or company. The lawsuit will alleged that the person or company who is sued is believed to have violated the…

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Physician Employment Agreements

Any relationship between a hospital or physician?s group and a doctor, such as an employment agreement, is and should be based on trust and duty. The trust part is signing the agreement. The duty part is to comply with the terms of the agreement. The agreement is a significant investment of money, time and resources by both parties. If you have the opportunity to sign an employment agreement, it is…

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