Tag Archive: restitution

Jul 11 2015

Chase Settles with Texas Attorney General Paxton

Unfair, Unlawful Credit Card Collections; New Safeguards Required AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that a state-federal settlement with Chase Bank, USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services, Inc., will result in the bank having to comply with significant reforms to its credit card debt collection, provide consumer restitution, prohibit active collection on …

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Jul 10 2015

AG, Texas Insurance Commissioner Obtain Approval of $84M plus Settlement with Farmers Insurance

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the approval of a settlement with Farmers Insurance Group that will return $84.4 million to policyholders stemming from a 2002 case filed by the Texas Attorney General’s Office and the Texas Department of Insurance. “People in Texas and across the country need to have confidence in the companies they …

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Jun 08 2013

Lone Star State: Healthcare fraud – Houston physicians sentenced again, must pay more than $37 million in restitution

Drs. Arun and Kiran Sharma, two Houston physicians previously sentenced for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and more than a dozen private insurers, have appeared in federal court for a resentencing hearing on restitution and forfeiture issues, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced. The Sharmas, both 58, are a married couple who operated medical clinics in Baytown …

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Mar 29 2013

Refusing to forgive has a boomerang effect

I recently heard a person say, “I will never forgive him for what he did!“ All too often, people who are hurt or offended do not believe the offending person deserves forgiveness. Many people believe such a declaration to be profound, valiant or courageous. Refusing to forgive another is often used to underscore the disdain …

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