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Zero-Point Offender Changes – 4c1.1 Amendment [2024 Updated]

For the first time in five years, the United States Sentencing Commission proposed and adopted a new set of amendments. The sentencing guidelines that these changes apply to are those involving federal convictions. These new amendments went into effect on November 1, 2023. With the…

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Facing Clinical Trial Fraud Accusations in Florida? What to Do

Clinical trials are the bedrock of the medical research industry. They provide evidence to build trust with consumers and the FDA that new drugs, treatments, and devices are safe and effective. Because these trials deal with products that will be used directly on or within…

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Healthcare Fraud Allegations and The Potential Consequences on Medical Licensing in Florida

Even with many U.S. citizens’ receiving health insurance through employer-sponsored health insurance plans, the federal government still pays thousands of dollars per person on healthcare each year (17.7 percent of GDP and 38 percent of mandatory spending annually). With every large public spending endeavor, there…

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Clinical Trial Research Fraud in Florida

Over the last several months, we have been exploring various types of medical-related fraud and the common themes that lead to criminal prosecutions. Clinical research trials of experimental pharmaceutical drugs has recently become a hotbed for fraud, and doctors and test subjects are unknowingly getting…

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Understanding the Classified Information Procedures Act (CIPA)

In recent months, there has been a lot of focus on the way the U.S. government handles classified documents and those who risk the exposure of such information. The investigation surrounding former President Donald Trump’s possession of 11 sets of classified documents could prove to be one…

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Telemedicine Fraud Targeting Cancer Providers Through “Genetic Lab Testing” Schemes

In recent months, we’ve seen a serious focus by the Department of Justice on telemedicine fraud. This trend has allegedly funneled over a billion dollars to companies and persons participating in these schemes – with unsuspecting medical professionals getting looped in at no fault of their…

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Telemedicine Fraud Targets Durable Medical Equipment Providers

Last month, we dove into the government’s crackdown on telemedicine fraud across the country. Officials are seeing an alarming trend of marketing companies and call centers trying to take advantage of the shift toward telemedicine to farm patient information and use Medicare providers to unknowingly engage in…

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Department of Justice Cracking Down on Telemedicine Fraud

The U.S. Department of Justice is going to great lengths to take down telemedicine fraud. This has become a serious issue that the government wants to put a swift end to as more patients opt for the convenience of medical care and advice from the…

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Don’t Listen to the Movies: Common Hollywood Myths About Criminal Defense

Your best criminal defense is always going to be knowledge. Some may claim the best criminal defense is the truth, but the truth can be fickle in the way two different people can experience or believe two different truths. If you are going to equip…

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