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The Justice System’s Role in Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence has only been considered a violation of the law for a relatively short amount of time. For this reason, and because it’s often hard to gather evidence or even testimony, it’s a very complicated field. The most important thing to know, however, is that the law does strive to protect anyone being abused […]

The Role of Family Court in Child Custody Cases

​Family courts decide a range of domestic issues, such as divorce and child custody. Many people will hire a family lawyer in Daphne, AL, to try mediation instead of bringing the matter to court. Unfortunately, not everyone can reach an agreement this way, and so it becomes the responsibility of the family court to make […]

Landmark healthcare whistleblower case

LANDMARK HEALTHCARE WHISTLEBLOWER CASE FILED BY COUMANIS & YORK SETTLED FOR $24.5 MILLION BY U.S. DEPT. OF JUSTICE MOBILE, Ala. – Coumanis & York, P.C., announces that two medical clinics affiliated with Mobile, Ala.-based Infirmary Health System Inc., and a physicians group, Diagnostic Physicians Group P.C., have agreed to pay the United States $24.5 million […]

Stark Threat on Medicaid

Pending case will test whether states can be held liable for providers’ violations By Joe Carlson  | August 10, 2013 From Modern Healthcare For 20 years, the CMS has not applied the federal ban on physician conflicts of interest known as the Stark law to Medicaid claims. It’s focused on Medicare only. But private whistle-blowers have begun pressing for clarity on […]

Cooperation lands drug courier in Texas-to-Mobile cocaine network big break

MOBILE, Alabama – A Texas resident who participated in a major cocaine smuggling operation got a big break today, winning a five-year prison sentence in a case that originally called for a minimum term of at least 20 years. Victor Lupo-Angulo pleaded guilty in January to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. He agreed he was […]