Louisiana (/luːˌiːziˈænə/ or /ˌluːziˈænə/; French: État de Louisiane, [lwizjan] ; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties. The largest parish by population is East Baton Rouge Parish, and the largest by land area is Cameron Parish.
Posts about Louisiana
  • $95 or 10 Years in Prison? Medicaid Fraud Post

    … A basic first aid and CPR course from the American Red Cross costs just $95 and a few hours of time. Instead of making sure his personal care workers were properly trained in CPR, Dwaine and Dynetta Woods decided to save a few bucks by simply forging CPR cards. That stunt earned Dwaine Woods a lengthy year sentence in a Louisiana state prison…

    Due Diligence- 27 readers -
  • Updated Investor Alert From the SEC

    … Updated Investor Alert From the SEC Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 2:41 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy has recently issued a warning to investors who receive lump sum payments from insurance companies following the recent flooding disaster in Louisiana…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 7 readers -
  • GRATITUDE costs you NOTHING, BUT The rewards can be PRICELESS!

    … changed-forever-because two men were singing praises and had grateful hearts despite the fact that they were in prison bound in chains.) During the last two weeks we have watched events unfold in one of our “sister states”, Louisiana, caused by flooding. In watching the interview, one’s heart is touched., I have witnessed one person after another…

    Bond and Botes- 25 readers -
  • A Requiem for Private Prisons and a Last Call too.

    … that is done, the professionals can take over and prosecute the case. For a corrections officer making just over minimum wage, taking on a corporate giant sounds formidable. If you have the right lawyer, however, it is certainly possible and probably much easier than you imagine. About the author. Brian Mahany is a False Claims Act lawyer representing…

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Can A Government Employee Receive a Whistleblower Award?

    … Can a government employee receive a whistleblower award? The answer is often yes! While we rarely see these cases, there is nothing wrong, immoral or illegal with government agents filing claims. There are exceptions depending on the program, however. IRS agents, for example can’t receive an award under the IRS Whistleblower Program…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • Social Security Administration: Alabama by the Numbers

    … bottom ten least healthy states: Indiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Alabama, West Virginia, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana in descending order, i.e. Louisiana is the least-healthiest state in the country. Nine of these states are situated in the South, if you count Oklahoma and again if you count West Virginia. The only…

    Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Child Safety Seats

    …, and is the proper size for your child, based on age, height and weight. Is your child in the right car seat? ADAC offers free child seat checks Wednesdays by appointment at the ADAC office at 730 Belanger Street in Houma. To make an appointment or for questions, call (985) 879-2273 or email director@adacsl.org. Or you can have your child car seats checked…

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 34 readers -
  • Progress in the Fight Against Payday Lenders

    … the allegations “unfair and unjustified.” Hopefully, the suit filed against All American will soon stop the alleged deceptive practices at their 42 Mississippi locations as well. When I meet with a potential client who owes a check cashing or “pay day” lender, it is rare that they owe just one. In a situation with multiple payday loans, it is not likely…

    Joshua Lawhorn/ Bond and Botes- 28 readers -
  • Chamber Attempts to Thwart Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law

    … question. Because it is a front for the U.S. Chamber’s lobbying arm, the Institute for Legal Reform. The Chamber controls several media sources including the Madison Record, Legal News Line, Louisiana Record, West Virginia Record, SE Texas Record, & Cook County Record. We have no problem with the Chamber expressing its opinion. They shouldn’t…

    Due Diligence- 36 readers -
  • Mudbug Madness Festival

    …Cajun Festival: Four Days of Fun for All Ages! Festival Plaza Address: 101 Crockett St., Shreveport, LA May 26-29, 2016. Festival is open from 11AM-11PM daily $5.00 per person, Children under 12 are free at all times Mudbug Madness festival is a Memorial Day weekend celebration of Louisiana’s heritage hosting the premier crawfish…

    Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney- 27 readers -
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