Telemedicine and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers Targeted by DOJ

The Department of Justice announced charges against 345 doctors, nurses, laboratories, pharmacies, DME companies, owners, and executives across the country this week with health care fraud. The health care workers involved provide vital telemedicine services, opioid treatment, prescription drug services, and durable medical equipment.  The government claims the defendants submitted more than $6 billion of…

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Federal Appeals Court Expands Number of Inmates Eligible for Compassionate Release and Sentence Reductions

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled today that district courts have broad discretion to determine what circumstances constitute “extraordinary and compelling circumstances” that warrant an inmate’s release from prison or sentence reduction. The First Step Act of 2018 amended 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A), the statute allowing courts to reduce an inmate’s…

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Legal Issues in Roderick Walker Case

Aisha: …tonight La’Tasha Givens is showing the video to an attorney to get you answers to your top three questions. La’Tasha: Eleven Alive viewers reached out to us wanting to know if a deputy can legally ask a passenger for I.D. when the driver is pulled over for a traffic violation. Attorney Page Pate gives…

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Our Firm Wins Release of Inmate Based on COVID-19 and An Excessive Sentence

Yesterday, Senior U.S. District Judge Orinda Evans granted our firm’s motion for compassionate release and released our client from prison after he had served 15 years of a 64-year sentence. We requested his immediate release based on his pre-existing medical conditions, which increased his risk of severe illness from COVID-19. We also challenged the excessiveness…

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