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Do Your Part: Dispose of Hazardous Waste the Right Way

Posted on September 25, 2013 by Mintzer Law

The identification, safe-handling procedures and proper disposal regulations for many household and industrial products are governed by federal, state and local hazardous waste laws. Hazardous waste can cause injury to people, fish and wildlife if disposed of improperly. The regulation of federal environmental laws is handled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Many products commonly found around the home should be disposed of as hazardous...

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How to Defend Against Medical Fraud Charges

Posted on September 18, 2013 by Mintzer Law

Medical practitioners are frequent targets of federal and state law enforcement agencies and prosecutors for alleged violations of Medicare and Medicaid rules, regulations and procedures. Doctors, therapists, nurses and pharmacists must contend with the complexities and ambiguities of federal health care laws that can result in seemingly innocent activities becoming the subject of a Medicaid or Medicare audit or criminal investigation. Common Health Care Fraud Investigations The...

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How to Avoid Overdraft and Bounced Check Fees

Posted on September 11, 2013 by Mintzer Law

A check tells your bank to pay the specified amount of money written on it to the individual or business whose name appears on the check. If you do not have at least the amount for which the check was written in your checking account, your bank can refuse to pay it. When that happens, your bank can impose fees for processing and returning the...

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The Risks of Writing Bad Checks

Posted on September 4, 2013 by Mintzer Law

Writing a check is a quick, simple and (usually) safe method to pay for products or services. Problems arise for both the consumer and merchant when the bank on which the check is drawn refuses to honor it. Common reasons for which a bank might refuse to honor a check include: Lack of sufficient funds in the account to cover the amount of the check The check...

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