U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JEFFERY B. MONTALBANO, age 58, a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Susie Morgan to three years of probation after previously pleading guilty to making false statements to federal authorities, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ' 1001(a)(2).
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2019 Regular Legislative Session: ACT 173—SB 3 Provides authority for the commissioner of the OMV to waive any penalty, procedure, or requirement for failure to maintain insurance provided that the principal driver of the motor vehicle is the registered owner or owner's spouse or child who was in the hospital or has died, and the owner can provide such proof to the commissioner.
Thanks to Gov. Edwards’ decision to expand Medicaid, Louisiana’s uninsured rate dropped faster than that of other states, making Louisiana an outlier while coverage stalled nationwide, a new report notes.
Taylor Porter Partner Barrye Miyagi, who serves as the Firm's Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance Practice Group Leader, presented a CLE seminar, "Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Tools, Tips and Trends," held June 3, at the LJC/LSBA Joint Summer School & 2019 LSBA Annual Meeting, in Destin, Florida.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, congratulates Chairman Emeritus Vincent A. Cino, along with Principals Neil H. Dishman, Maurice G. Jenkins, René E. Thorne and Richard F. Vitarelli for their inclusion in Human Resource Executive magazine’s “Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” list for 2019.
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2019 Regular Legislative Session: SB 1- Provides for investment of funds by board of trustees for Bossier City Police Pension and Relief Fund.
Tamco Professional Coating Services, Inc. violated federal law when it discriminated against an employee because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed.
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Gomez Drywall Contractors Inc. – based in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and operating in Louisiana since 2017 – has paid $178,766 in back wages to 108 employees for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) overtime and recordkeeping requirements.
U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser recognized the service and sacrifice of federal, state, and local police officers on the occasion of National Police Week, which is being observed Sunday, May 12 to Saturday, May 18, 2019.