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Shatter the Stigma

Univision WLTV Channel 23 “Al Amanercer” “El Estigma de la Salud Mental” October 6, 2015 Click here for the original article.

ABC WPLG Channel 10 Weekend News “Shatter the Stigma”

ABC WPLG Channel 10 Weekend News “Shatter the Stigma”

Ruling could help providers recover money from Medicare Advantage sequestration cuts

A recent decision by a federal judge may help bolster providers’ lawsuits against Medicare Advantage plans over those plans’ decisions to slash reimbursement rates in response to federal budget cuts. 

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Hollywood Settles Beating Claim for $240,000

Paul Gozaloff, 45, a computer technician, was putting up campaign posters for presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani in Hollywood in 2008 when he went to a traffic stop while trying to find another campaign sign worker.

Ocwen, Assurant Deal Objectors Say 9th Circ. Is On Their Side

Objectors to a $140 million deal between homeowners, Ocwen Financial Corp., and Assurant Inc. over allegedly inflated force-placed insurance premiums asked a Florida federal court Thursday to consider a Ninth Circuit ruling pointing to “subtle signs” that class counsel, in that case, skewed a settlement in their own interest.

Borrowers Seek Final OK For $54M Deal In Nationstar Row

Borrowers accusing Nationstar Mortgage LLC of colluding with force-placed insurance providers to make lucrative profits asked a Florida federal judge on Monday to finalize a $54 million settlement of their class action, calling it an “extraordinary” result for the plaintiffs.

Miami Ultimate CEO Awards

As founding partner of Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton and co-chair of the firm’s bankruptcy practice, John W. Kozyak has earned a host of professional accolades. He has been recognized in every edition of Best Lawyers In America since it was first published in 1983.

11th Circ. Told To Nix BofA $228M Force-Placed Insurance Deal

Two members of a settled class action accusing Bank of America NA of accusing the bank of overcharging homeowners for forceplaced insurance told the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday that the $228 million deal shouldn’t have been approved because the settlement amount is illusory.

Allegedly abusive mortgage insurance deals lead to class action settlement

Anyone who has taken out a home mortgage knows that one of the borrower’s key responsibilities is to pay hazard insurance premiums on the property and not let the policy lapse. But are you aware that if you fail to keep the insurance current, or if the premiums aren’t paid from your escrow account, the lender or its mortgage servicer can obtain its own coverage, which may cost you more than the policy you originally chose?

Champerty Clarified

By Lawrence V. Geber and David J. Karp Volume 27, Number 7   Click here for the original article.