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DocX Shutdown Part of $35M ‘Robosigning’ Fraud Settlement

The Department of Justice on Feb. 15 announced a $35 million settlement with Lender Processing Services (LPS) subsidiary DocX, stemming from the so-called “robosigning” scandal of 2010. DocX was in the business of helping mortgage servicers file the legal documents required for foreclosures.   Second Settlement, Same Song The settlement follows the government’s allegations that DocX ran a scheme for six years to forge and file more than one million mortgage documents with property recorders around the country. It follows …

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Prisoner Denied Anti-Seizure Meds Wins $12 Million Verdict

A prisoner who called out for his anti-seizure medication for days but was not given them by prison medical providers has won a $12 million jury verdict. Ray Fox was in an Illinois state prison in 2007 when he suffered a brain aneurysm. His mother, Rose, now cares for her 50-year-old son around-the-clock. His family filed a lawsuit claiming that the aneurysm was caused by negligent medical care in prison. “You trust the system to take care of your loved …

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Posted 2 years ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Michele Bowman  
Cops Sideline NFL Players for DUI

Professional football players across the country grabbed headlines earlier this summer with some spectacularly dumb moves behind the wheel: Three NFL players were busted for drinking and driving, putting their careers and even their freedom at stake. While it may seem that NFL athletes with so much at stake – million-dollar contracts, long-shot fame and teams that depend on them – should know better, the truth is no one is immune from DUI trouble, and your life could change in …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Busted? Get Ready for a Strip Search

Police and prison officials can strip search suspects after they’re arrested regardless of the offense, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday. Divided court gives law enforcement option of strip searching anyone who passes through jailhouse Lower court rulings mixed, tended to ban strip searches without specific cause American Bar Association filed brief against searches, to no avail   Invasion of Privacy If you plan on being one of the 13 to 14 million people who will get arrested this year, …

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