Georgia agency plays keep away with Medicaid records

7:00 am Nov. 22, 2017

Should Georgians have the right to see how state government contractors plan to rectify contract violations?

Not if the contractor in question says no. That’s how the Georgia Department of Community Health sees it, anyway.

In light

Marietta man accused of bilking elderly investors

7:34 am Nov. 15, 2017

What happened with the widow’s money? At least 44 times after a Marietta investment adviser was asked about it in a bankruptcy proceeding, he invoked the 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination, court documents say.

Now, Jay

Are insurers stalling on Irma claims?

8:03 am Sep. 18, 2017

Insurance regulators should publish running tallies on claims related to Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey so that consumers can determine if their insurer is doing its job, a leading consumer advocate says.

However, it appears that

Wells Fargo overdraft fee dispute being heard by 11th Circuit today

9:18 am Aug. 24, 2017

By changing the order of customers’ debit transactions, Wells Fargo for years racked up extra money through overdraft charges. It worked like this: You have $100 in your checking account and first draw $25, then have a transaction for $75 and later another for $100. The bank would reorder the transactions, putting the $100 one first so it could collect overdraft fees on two charges instead of one.

Consumers filed class

Elderly may be blocked from suing nursing homes for neglect, abuse

6:45 am Aug. 9, 2017

The Roswell woman’s plea was hand-written. Please, she wrote to federal officials, ban mandatory binding arbitration clauses in nursing home contracts.

The woman wrote that she wanted to file a lawsuit after her husband died in January in a skilled nursing facility. “He died from sepsis caused by a bedsore that was discovered too late and then improperly managed,” her letter says.

But an attorney she consulted told her she couldn’t have