|U.S. Dept Of Justice Announces Charges Against Philip Sobol, M.D. And Four Others In Central Dist Of California|
By Lonce LaMon - November 25, 2015
The United States Department of Justice, Central District of California, centered around the Federal Court House in Santa Ana, announced yesterday, November 24th 2015, its filing of charges against James Canedo the former CFO of Pacific Hospital of Long Beach; Philip Sobol, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon; Alan Ivar, D.C,; Paul Randall, a healthcare marketer; and Mitchel Cohen, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon. The charges against these five individuals involve related cases connected to Pacific Hospital of Long Beach and Tri-City Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens.
James Canedo pled guilty on September 4th 2015 to mail fraud, honest services fraud, money laundering, paying or receiving kick-backs, and violating the Travel Act. The case against Canedo was unsealed on November 23rd, Monday, 2015 by U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton, who is scheduled to sentence Canedo on June 17th 2016.
|Ronald House, Retired Veteran Claims Manager, Dies On November 3rd 2015|
By Lonce LaMon - November 23, 2015
Ronald House, a veteran workers’ compensation claims professional of Southern California, died on November 3rd 2015.
Ron started as a claims adjuster in 1966 at Firemans’ Fund in Los Angeles. He moved up at Firemans’ Fund to supervisor in Santa Ana, and opened the Fireman’s Fund office in Ontario. He retired from Firemans’ Fund in 1993.
|Criminal Organization Munir Uwaydah Case Still Rife With Conflict Over Discovery. Kelly Soo Park Still In Custody On Ten Million Dollars Bail. Dr. Uwaydah Still At Large. |
By Lonce LaMon - November 19, 2015
On Monday morning, November 17th 2015, the case of Criminal Organization Munir Uwaydah was heard in downtown Los Angeles at the Clara Shortridge Foltz criminal justice center in Department 109 on the ninth floor. That’s the court room of the formidable Honorable Kathleen Kennedy, the same judge who presided over the murder trial of Kelly Soo Park in May of 2013. Kelly Soo Park was acquitted of the murder of Juliana Redding on June 4, 2013.
Now Kelly Soo Park has been thrown back in jail for egregious insurance fraud as a participating member of the gang of Criminal Organization Munir Uwaydah. This title for Uwaydah’s crime ring has been dubbed by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office. Kelly Soo Park’s current bail amount still stands at 10 million dollars.
|Ronald Grusd, Radiologist, Facing More Federal Charges. Being Defended by Richard Moss, Well Known Fraud Doctor Defense Lawyer. |
By Lonce LaMon - November 17, 2015
A federal case being heard this morning in downtown San Diego federal court involves many unnamed defendants referred to as chiropractors and other medical business owners, but one identified is Ronald Grusd, a radiologist.
Ronald Grusd was raided by the Los Angeles Police Department a little over four years ago. Adjustercom ran an article about Grusd’s practice being poised to sell ten million dollars in receivables to a Medical Lien Financial Group, but the meeting got waylaid due to the police shutting down the business on that day to conduct their search.
November 13, 2015 - Injured Worker's Hearing Representative And Co-Conspirator Caught Cashing Settlement Check
November 12, 2015 - Sim Hoffman, M.D. Case In Orange County Gets No Decision Yet To Bind For Trial. The Complaint Now Moves To Amended Complaint Number Six.
November 11, 2015 - Sim Hoffman, M.D. Back Tomorrow In Orange County Superior Court For Conclusion Of Prelim. Hopefully Judge Will Decide If He And Heric Go To Trial.
November 7, 2015 - CA DWC Accepting Nominations for 2016 Carrie Nevans Community Service Awards to be Given at Educational Conferences
November 5, 2015 - California Office of Self-Insurance Plans (OSIP) Posts Proposed Regulations, Announces Public Meeting
November 4, 2015 - DWC Reinstating Lien Activation Fees on November 9