It’s a $100 million annual fleecing of Louisiana taxpayers and insurers paying out Medicaid claims. And it reportedly involves legions of insureds who come nowhere close to actually satisfying the threshold income requirements for garnering eligibility.
As far as distinct industries are concerned, the maritime/admiralty realm is about as singular as it gets. Its broad and diverse range of actors includes petrochemical companies, commercial fishing businesses, recreational outfits, goods suppliers/haulers and legions of other entities.
The enactment of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 ushered in sweeping changes regarding work-related protections for American employees. Title VII of that law codified a bullet list of categories to be safeguarded against discriminatory workplace practices and behaviors.
A recent influx in cases involving the use of opioid medication for catastrophic injuries and surgery, related to workers compensation claims, resulting in major and expensive dental procedures has caused both workers compensation adjusters and stakeholders to stand up and take notice. Opioids are one of 1,800 types of medications that can lead to dry mouth which can be linked to dental damage and costly treatments.
What is one material benefit of commanding a higher salary than Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards?