Month: March 2016

Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Law

The Pennsylvania domestic relations statute establishes a law designed to protect certain individuals from abuse. The individuals that are protected under the statute include family or household members, sexual or intimate partners, or persons who share biological parenthood with the person alleged to have committed the abuse. The term “abuse” under the statute includes the …

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Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud Statute

The Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud law makes it a crime when healthcare providers engage in prohibited acts, defined in the law.  Violators are subject to civil penalties and criminal prosecution by the county district attorney or the Attorney General, if the conduct involves more than one county.  If a person is convicted under the Insurance Fraud …

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