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Doublespeak: Chicago Suburb Claims Smart Water Meters Don’t Overcharge. "They Misrecord.”

An extensive investigative report was published this week by the Chicago Tribune dealing with so-called ‘smart’ water meters.  The report deals primarily with accuracy and billing problems for the Chicago suburb of Tinley Park but also raises concerns as other utilities transition towards meters that measure and record quantities electronically. 865 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: The Firm: What Can Overbilling Do For You?

There are several areas of the legal profession which will remain timeless; it is from these areas that learning from the mistakes of others is critical to ensuring long, stable careers for ourselves.  686 more words

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Texas Transportation Officials Refunding $1.7M In Tolls

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At least $1.7 million will be reimbursed to Texas toll tag users over the coming month.

The Texas Department of Transportation has started mailing refund checks to some tollway drivers who were overbilled or billing was wrongly delayed for months. 131 more words

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Apple's IT provider Infosys sacks outsourcing CFO, division's CEO 'retires' for overbilling Apple (Update)

The Economic Times of India reported on Wednesday that Bangalore-based company InfoSys, which provides outsourced tech support and other services for Apple, has fired the CFO of its business process outsourcing unit Abraham Mathews for failing to comply with the company’s code of conduct. 276 more words

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A Client's Worst Nightmare: When Your Attorney Becomes a Bigger Foe Than Your Adversary

Back in 2013, when the NY Times ran the now infamous DLA Piper “Churn that bill, baby!” article, I wrote a post asking for a client to provide me with some actual DLA Piper bills and I would offer up some proof of “actual excessive billing.” Well, lo and behold, I didn’t get any DLA Piper bills, but I did recently get the next best thing–bills from a litigation case that involves the Big Law firm of Lowenstein & Sandler, in a no-holds-barred cage fight with none other than DLA Piper.   2,847 more words

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Defense Contractor To Pay $13.7M For Overbilling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says a Virginia-based defense contractor has agreed to pay $13.7 million to settle allegations it knowingly overbilled the government for work performed by people without proper job qualifications. 103 more words

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