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Whistleblower lawsuit featured in Stars and Stripes

A January 21, 2014 article by The State Newspaper’s John Monk reporting on a federal whistleblower lawsuit has been republished by the military publication Stars and Stripes.
The article reports on whistleblower claims filed in federal court that, “Since 2007, a major trucking company and an affiliate allegedly have bilked the U.S….

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Bloomberg reports on former soldier’s claim for lending violations

A January 15, 2014, report at Bloomberg.com reports that Citigroup subsidiary CitiMortgage is facing claims that it overcharged military personnel on home loans in violation of federal law. The report discusses the lawsuit brought by Raymond Wray under the federal Servicemember Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and a related proceeding filed in district court in Washington D.C….

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Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A. named to 2014 Best Law Firms List

For the fourth consecutive year, Richard A. Harpoootlian, P.A. is named as one of 2014’s Best Law Firms in the November 1, 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers in America® list.
The 2014 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record….

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Newspaper reports $1.3 million settlement in felony DUI case

“If you lend your car to someone you know has a history of DUI arrests, you could wind up paying out huge damages if that person hits or kills someone while driving your car,” The State Newspaper recently reported in an article discussing a $1.3 million settlement obtained by Richard A….

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Bodybuilder to get new trial

A Richland County bodybuilder convicted in a 2002 murder of his bodybuilder friend will get a new trial, Rick Brundrett reported in the January 21, 2009 edition of The State Newspaper.
The state Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling granting a new trial to Eric Rife,…

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