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

    …. The SEC’s goal in alerting potential investors was to warn and educate them because hurricanes, floods, oil spills, and other disasters often give rise to investment scams. Examples of common natural disaster insurance fraud include trading programs that falsely guarantee high returns, classic Ponzi schemes where new investors' money is used…

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

    … GRATITUDE costs you NOTHING, BUT The rewards can be PRICELESS! Posted on Aug 24, 2016 By Suzanne Carlson Shinn August 24, 2016 by Suzanne Carlson Shinn This writing may be a bit premature for the Thanksgiving season, but several things have happened within the last seven to ten days and the above statement “gratitude costs you nothing…

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

    … in CCA’s Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana. Many exposés have been written about private prisons but very few capture the attention of main stream media or the civilian population. Bauer’s story is the exception. And the story he paints is not very complimentary of the industry. Now that the industry and the people employed…

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

    … dealers. In February of 2015, we wrote about one pill mill in Detroit run by Dr. Hussein “Sam” Awada. According to a DEA affidavit, Awada prescribed an undercover operative Vicodin and Roxicodone even after a medical screening showed there was nothing wrong with the patient and the operative told the doctor he was already buying street narcotics…

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

    … exception is the First Circuit which covers Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Puerto Rico.) At issue is the language of the False Claims Act itself. The law says that a “private person” may bring a whistleblower lawsuit. Shell and the government argued that Congress’ use of the term “private person” makes it clear that government…

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

    … are drawing SSA benefits of one type or another these days Now, how does that translate to those of us who are living in Alabama and receiving benefits? States Receiving Most Social Security Disability Benefits According to The Wall Street Journal, Alabama currently has the second-highest per capita number of recipients in the country, some 8.5 percent…

    Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Child Safety Seats

    … seats on the market, many parents find this overwhelming. The following website, which provides the laws in Louisiana, also offers many online resources for support for parents: The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission believes child safety seats provide infants and young children the absolute best protection in the car. If your child fits within…

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

    … Progress in the Fight Against Payday Lenders Posted on Jul 25, 2016 By Joshua Lawhorn July 25, 2016 by Joshua Lawhorn In May, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit against Mississippi based All American Check Cashing for engaging in deceptive practices. While the suit is still ongoing, progress has been made. All American Check…

    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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