Month: September 2013

Do Your Part: Dispose of Hazardous Waste the Right Way

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 […]

Written by on September 25, 2013

How to Defend Against Health Care Fraud Charges

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 […]

Written by on September 18, 2013

How to Avoid Overdraft and Bounced Check Fees

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, […]

Written by on September 11, 2013

The Risks of Writing Bad Checks

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 […]

Written by on September 4, 2013