Monthly Archives: December 2014

Whistleblowers Can Bring a Qui Tam Action

Anyone who knowingly submits false claims for payment to the federal government may be subject to liability under the Federal False Claims Act (31 USC §§ 3729-3733). In addition, a private person who knows about the submission of false claims may be … Continue reading

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RSD/CRPS – Pain out of proportion to injury.

Regional Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), now more commonly known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is a chronic pain condition believed to be caused by dysfunction of a portion of the nervous system. Its symptoms can include (1) pain out of proportion … Continue reading

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Consumer Fraud in Real Estate Transactions

Real estate professionals should be aware that their clients and customers have a powerful tool for obtaining damages resulting from fraud or deception.  That tool is the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act, A.R.S. § 44-1521 et seq.  This Act was initially … Continue reading

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