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Weitz Morgan’s Litigation Practice Helps Law Firm Fight For Fees

Weitz Morgan helps law firm fight back after being dropped by client upon securing $11.2M award Litigation over legal fees connected with millions awarded to school district Weitz Morgan’s litigation practice group has been hired to assist a law firm recover its fees that was wrongfully fired after securing its client an $11.2M award. The following is an article [..]

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Healthcare Fraud Overview

Medical service providers are routinely at risk for committing healthcare fraud as the practice of medicine and its ancillary services become increasingly regulated and difficult to navigate. Healthcare Fraud Defined Healthcare fraud is committed when a dishonest provider (or consumer) intentionally submits, or causes someone else to submit, false or misleading information for use in [..]

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Non-Disclosure Agreements

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are a prevalent part of the business world. With more and more businesses collaborating, NDAs allow the parties to share information needed to determine the working relationship while protecting confidential and proprietary information. Typically, NDAs are used when two parties want to do business together and need to see the other’s confidential [..]

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The Accidental Franchise

Expanding your business is at once an exciting and daunting prospect. Exciting because after hard work and sacrifice, you are ready to take the next step. Daunting because choosing the right way to take the next step can be overwhelming with all the practical, business, legal, and financial considerations. From a legal perspective, a variety [..]

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Categories of Government Contracts

Often when people think of doing business with the government, the first thing that comes to mind is the selling of goods or services. Procurements, especially large endeavors, are typically the type of transactions we associate with government spending. However, governments “spend” in ways other than procurements, particularly through grants and cooperative agreements. The U.S. [..]

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Start Up Financing: Overview

Various methods exist for financing a new business or enterprise. Most financing, however, falls into two broad categories: debt or equity. Debt financing is when a business seeks a loan from a bank or other entity (or an individual) for money to capitalize a new business or new endeavor within an existing company. In the [..]

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Small Business Programs in Federal Procurements: Part Two

This article is the second of two posts on small business programs in government contracts. Here, we will follow up to our first article that gave a general overview with more details on the specifics of each program. As part of the small business / socio-economic programs in federal procurements, the government and the SBA [..]

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Weitz Morgan Secures Favorable Hidalgo County Jury Verdict Against PlainsCapital Bank

Weitz Morgan is pleased to announce that its Litigation Practice Group, along with co-counsel Reynaldo Ortiz of the Law Office of Reynaldo Ortiz, LP, recently obtained a favorable verdict in a jury trial against PlainsCapital Bank. The jury found PlainsCapital Bank liable for the fraud committed by former First National Bank’s President Saul Ortega against Plaintiff, Ricardo [..]

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