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Convicted Safety Contractor Wants New Lawyer

A former Tennessee Valley Authority contract safety manager wants to fire his lawyer as he awaits sentencing on a fraud conviction. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported Walter Cardin told U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Collier at a hearing on …

Ohio Doctor’s Workers’ Comp Fraud Conviction Second in Family

A Ohio doctor is the second in his family to be convicted of workers’ compensation fraud and banned from treating Ohio injured workers. Dr. David Esarco pleaded guilty to workers’ compensation fraud for improper billing practices a year after his …

Appeals Allow Louisiana Cardiologist Convicted of Fraud to Remain Free

A former Lafayette, La., cardiologist is asking to remain free pending a request that the U.S. Supreme Court hear an appeal of his 2009 health-care fraud conviction and 10-year prison sentence. The Advocate reports Dr. Mehmood M. Patel, who is …