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  • October 07, 2016

    Burke Ramsey is suing Dr. Werner Spitz, one of the investigators from CBS’s recent JonBenét Ramsey documentary special, for defamation. According to court papers obtained by Business Insider, Burke is suing Spitz for stating that Burke killed his younger sister, JonBenét, during a radio interview with CBS Detroit — not for his participation in the televised CBS special.

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  • September 22, 2016

    On Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga talks with L. Lin Wood, the attorney for the Ramsey family, regarding the potential defamation lawsuit against CBS. The station’s two-part special on the murder of JonBenét Ramsey implicated her brother Burke as a prime suspect.

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  • On Sunday and Monday, CBS aired a two-part documentary, The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey, re-investigating the unsolved 1996 murder of the child beauty queen. In the program, a team of investigators posited that Ramsey was killed by her brother, Burke, then aged nine. In the wake of this dramatic conclusion, Ramsey family lawyer L. Lin…

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  • July 12, 2016

    Television psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Phil McGraw may be a bona fide celebrity, but his public figure status does not give tabloids carte blanche to smear him in print in order to sell newspapers, McGraw says in a $250 million lawsuit against the publisher of The National Enquirer and The Star. Atlanta libel attorney…

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  • July 11, 2016

    TV shrink Dr. Phil has launched a $250 million lawsuit against the company behind the National Enquirer, claiming it has published more than 80 false stories about him and his wife over a 13-year period ‘Enough is enough, it’s time for them to own up.’ Dr. Phil told Daily Mail Online in an exclusive interview….

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  • July 07, 2016

    Episode 139: Lin Wood – One Of The Greatest Trial Lawyers In The World Lin Wood has more than 38 years of experience as a trial lawyer focusing on civil litigation, representing individuals and corporations as plaintiffs or defendants in tort and business cases involving claims of significant damage, including False Claims Act cases. Mr….

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  • June 20, 2016

    Florida officials told NBC News that authorities are now investigating how Orlando shooter Omar Mateen passed his psychological test to become a security guard, after the doctor whose name appears on his application said she never evaluated him. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the state agency responsible for issuing gun permits, approved…

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  • June 17, 2016

    The Snowmass Village woman named in a state of Florida record as having administered a psychological exam to the man who shot 49 people to death in Orlando has hired an attorney who says that record is false. The name of Carol Nudelman, a retired psychologist from Miami whose last name is now Blumberg, appears…

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  • June 16, 2016

    An ownership dispute over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and traveling Bible is one step closer to trial. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney declined to rule Thursday in the dispute over the two items that has effectively pitted King’s two sons against his daughter. That means the case will…

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  • June 07, 2016

    A libel suit against CNN stemming from its investigation of child deaths following cardiac surgery at a Florida hospital could turn into a battle over statistics. Attorneys for the former CEO of St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, say a faulty statistical analysis by CNN tainted its investigation titled “Secret Deaths: CNN…

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  • Armed with a court order, a champion Tennessee Walking Horse barred from horse show competitions by government inspectors since 2013 last weekend entered—and won first place—in the Columbia Tennessee Spring Jubilee championship stakes, his owners’ lawyer said. Honors, widely known as “the Secretariat of Tennessee Walking Horses,” was “like Muhammad Ali,” said Atlanta attorney Lin…

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  • May 27, 2016

    The Georgia owners of a champion Tennessee Walking Horse disqualified from several major competitions are preparing the horse for future shows armed with a new ruling from a federal judge in Gainesville. U.S. District Judge Richard Story on Wednesday granted a preliminary injunction to Keith and Dan McSwain, the owners of Honors, known widely as…

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  • February 05, 2016

    Trial lawyer L. Lin Wood has given $1 million to his alma mater, Mercer University law school. The school has started the L. Lin Wood Fund for the Enhancement of Mercer Law School, and it is naming its mock courtroom after Wood. The naming ceremony will be Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. “Mercer Law School…

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  • May 27, 2015

    A legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation, and lawyers for both sides said Wednesday they hope for a lasting resolution to issues that have long divided the civil rights icon’s heirs. The three surviving King children — Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott King…

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  • May 06, 2015

    DaVita HealthCare Partners, based in Denver, Colorado, has announced that it will pay $495 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit. The company is accused of defrauding the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs of millions of dollars. The Denver Post reports that this is DaVita’s third whistleblower lawsuit since 2012, and the company’s payments now approach $1 billion.

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  • May 05, 2015

    The nation’s largest kidney dialysis company has set aside $495 million, including $45 million for legal fees and costs, to settle an Atlanta whistleblower case, according to a report the company made Monday to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  

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  • January 29, 2015

    Law360, New York (January 29, 2015, 4:24 PM ET) — A Georgia federal judge has ordered the review of communications between defense lawyers and witnesses in a False Claims Act suit against DaVita Inc. for allegedly seeking reimbursement on intentionally overused dialysis drugs, after finding the witnesses may have been coached to change their testimony….

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  • January 28, 2015

    A federal judge in Atlanta said that “troubling revelations” about testimony by current and former employees of a national chain of dialysis clinics being sued by whistleblowers prompted him on Tuesday to personally question the employees about whether the chain’s lawyers may have prompted them to lie under oath.

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  • January 14, 2015

    ATLANTA — One of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s sons declined to say Tuesday whether his father’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible would be sold if a judge rules they belong to the civil rights icon’s estate. The estate of Martin Luther King Jr. Inc., which is controlled by his sons,…

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  • January 13, 2015

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. He also had a traveling Bible, the one that President Obama used when he was sworn in for a second term. Neither of these items is currently in the possession of any of King’s children. Neither of them is on display at…

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  • A family feud among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children was on display in an Atlanta courtroom Tuesday as his heirs sparred over who owns his personal Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal. Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King want to sell their father’s prized belongings to a private buyer. They contend…

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  • September 18, 2014

    The judge in a whistleblower case that accuses a national kidney dialysis company of defrauding taxpayers said he intends to unseal court records that defense lawyers have fought to keep secret in the seven-year-old case.

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  • July 15, 2014

    Halifax Hospital Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Justice have tentatively agreed to settle the remainder of a massive Medicare suit in Florida federal court accusing the hospital of falsely billing innumerable claims, according to court documents unsealed Friday. The federal government has agreed to accept a $1 million payment from Halifax to end a whistleblower…

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  • Law360, Washington (July 15, 2014, 3:34 PM ET) — Halifax Hospital Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Justice have tentatively agreed to settle the remainder of a massive Medicare suit in Florida federal court accusing the hospital of falsely billing innumerable claims, according to court documents unsealed Friday. The federal government has agreed to…

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  • June 27, 2014

    John and Patsy Ramsey, Richard Jewell, and Gary Condit are names everyone has heard as they were all on trial in the court of public opinion. These cases were spread throughout the media and, even though there was never an arrest made in any, the public had judged the accused. L. Lin Wood was the…

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