San Mateo Lawyers
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, LegalMatch Law Library Managing Editor and Attorney at Law
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First settled by Indians and Spanish missionaries, San Mateo, CA is located on the San Francisco peninsula. The city was formed from part of the Rancho de Las Pulgas (Ranch of the Fleas) Spanish land grant of 1820, with much of its settlement in the 19th century undertaken by wealthy San Franciscans seeking summer homes. San Mateo officially became a town when it was incorporated in 1894.
Today San Mateo is a thriving suburb, with numerous activities and businesses. Of note are the Coyote Point Museum (a natural history museum and wildlife center), the San Mateo Central Park Japanese Tea Garden, and the Ryder Park Aquatic Play Area.
Numerous San Mateo lawyers have chosen to make this area their home. San Mateo attorneys are experienced in dealing with legal matters in the areas of business, family, criminal, personal injury, medical malpractice, and intellectual property, among others. A San Mateo lawyer can offer assistance to you should a legal matter arise.
A lawsuit filed against the city was recently litigated by San Mateo lawyers on both sides of the dispute. The lawsuit was filed by a former employee against the San Mateo Medical Center and alleged that the center submitted false claims to the U.S. government under the Medicare/Medicaid programs. The lawsuit claims the hospital inflated its bed count to receive additional compensation, and that it incorrectly submitted claims for mental health patients ineligible for coverage under the programs. The lawsuit settled for $6.8 million in 2009.
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Last Modified: 09-17-2010 12:46 PM PDT
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