Karl Schneider recently concluded a Medicaid fraud criminal trial in State Court in Columbus. The State of Ohio brought charges of Medicaid Fraud, Forgery and Theft involving activities of a home health care firm in Northeast Ohio.
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Trina Goethals and Karl Schneider, recently concluded a mortgage fraud conspiracy criminal jury trial in Federal District Court. The Government brought allegations of bank fraud and money laundering, involving short sale transactions and the procurement of mortgage financing where loan proceeds were distributed to borrowers and facilitators in Ohio and Florida.
Maguire & Schneider, LLP is pleased to announce that two of its Partners, Karl H. Schneider and Keith W. Schneider, were named 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers. Karl Schneider and Keith Schneider were additionally selected in the Top 50 in Columbus listing. We are also pleased to announce that Firm Attorneys Trina N. Goethals and Mark R. Meterko were named by Super Lawyers magazine as 2013 Ohio Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys representing a wide spectrum of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic […]
Trina Goethals successfully represented a Columbus brokerage in its capacity as a property manager. The Plaintiffs made a claim of nuisance due to excess noise and illegal activity allegedly caused by tenants occupying an apartment complex managed by the Defendant brokerage. After the Defendants prevailed on summary judgment in the trial court, Plaintiffs appealed to the Tenth District Court of Appeals. The case was affirmed in full on September 6, 2012 in favor of Defendants broker and owner. For the full opinion see: Hamilton v. Hibbs LLC, 2012 Ohio 4074 (10th […]
By Karl H. Schneider Published in the the Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing Fall 2012 Newsletter As a result of the housing crisis, there has been a significant rise in mortgage fraud prosecutions by the federal government and State of Ohio. The increased prosecutions demonstrate the need for real estate brokers and salespersons to be increasingly wary of participating in real estate brokered transactions that do not pass the ‘smell test.’ Times have changed dramatically over the last 20 years in mortgage financing. Not long ago, mortgage […]
Pradaxa is a prescription medicine used as a blood thinner. It was intended to be used to prevent strokes in people with atrial fibrillation and was designed to replace the blood thinner warfarin (known by brand names Coumadin, Jantovin and Marfarin). Recently, Pradaxa has been implicated in several reports of bleeding fatalities. Patients with impaired renal function are particularly susceptible to its adverse side effects because their kidneys are unable to completely flush the drug from their system. If you or a loved one has suffered dangerous side effects of […]
Partner, Karl H. Schneider was the featured speaker for Central Ohio Land Title Association’s May 14th meeting. Mr. Schneider presented on the notable rise in mortgage fraud prosecutions and the extension of conspiracy law to charge various real estate trade professionals, including title agents, mortgage brokers, real estate agents and appraisers with criminal fraud including the penalties on conviction.
Karl Schneider and Trina Goethals successfully represented a brokerage in a breach of fiduciary duty claim, along with several ancillary issues, in which purchasers of real property sued the brokerage and its agent alleging that latent and patent defects were found for which they were not warned and not properly advised. Additionally, Plaintiffs contented that because the occupants had special needs, additional inspections should have been conducted. On behalf of the Defendant brokerage, Maguire & Schneider successfully argued that the agent and the brokerage fulfilled all of their duties under […]
Raptiva is once-a-week injection for treatment of psoriasis. It was pulled from the U.S. market on April 8, 2009. It was withdrawn because Raptiva suppresses the immune system, which increases the risk of serious infections, including a rare viral brain infection known as progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). We are investigating cases of PML and other serious infections acquired by people when being treated with Raptiva. If you feel you have suffered as a result of Raptiva please reivew and fill out the below questionnaire. You may also call Maguire & […]
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