Daily Archives: March 27, 2012 - 2 results

Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Mike Mintz  
Soldiers’ Families Blocked from Suing Military Hospitals

  A large number of combat troops have been returning home from their overseas missions, and many are seeking treatment at military and VA hospitals for injuries and conditions they’ve suffered as a result of their combat experience. Meanwhile, the federal government is engaged in a strategy of preventing them or their families from suing military and VA hospitals when cases of medical malpractice arise. Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal in the case of …

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Posted 5 years ago in Creditor/Debtor by Aaron Kase  
Debt Collectors Punished for Making Death Threats

The Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement this month with two debt collectors who were accused of abusive and over-the-top practices, including threatening to rape a debtor’s mother, kill the family dog and desecrate the corpses of debtors’ dead children. Conduct of debt collectors governed by Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Abuses are widespread due to ignorance of law and difficulty of enforcement Know how to protect yourself from abusive collectors   Pay This Bill Right Now, or . . …

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