Medicare Fraud and Abuse

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  Medicare Fraud and Abuse New Orleans Attorney Medicare fraud is typically characterized by: Knowingly submitting false statements or making misrepresentations of fact in order to obtain a federal health care payment for which no entitlement would otherwise exist; Billing for services not rendered or supplies not furnished, including falsifying records. Knowingly billing for services… Read more »

Making Threats Against the President of the United States

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  Threats against President and Vice President 18 U.S. Code § 871 Under federal law, it is a crime to knowingly and willfully threaten the President of the United States.  This includes the following acts: Sending, mailing any letter, paper, writing, print, missive, or document containing any threat to take the life of, to kidnap,… Read more »

First Degree Vehicular Negligent Injuring Law – Louisiana

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    First Degree Vehicular Negligent Injuring — 14:39.2 First degree vehicular negligent injuring is the inflicting of serious bodily injury upon the person of a human being when caused proximately or caused directly by an offender engaged in the operation of, or in actual physical control of, any motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft, or other means of… Read more »

Vehicular Negligent Injuring – Louisiana Law

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  Vehicular Negligent Injuring — La R.S. 14:39.1 Vehicular Negligent Injuring is the inflicting of any injury upon the person of a human being when caused proximately or caused directly by an offender engaged in the operation of, or in actual physical control of, any motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft, or other means of conveyance whenever… Read more »

Solicitation of Transportation in Exchange for Sexual Intercourse

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  Solicitation of Funds or Transportation for Certain Unlawful Purposes – La. R.S. 14:107.5   This is a new law that was created during the 2014 legislative session, essentially this law states that it is unlawful to ask someone for a ride or transportation in exchange for sexual intercourse. This is considered a prostitution related offense…. Read more »

Residential Contractor Fraud – Louisiana Law

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  During the 2014 legislative session, the Louisiana law makers repealed the statute for Home Improvement Fraud and replaced it with Residential Contractor Fraud.   Louisiana Residential Contractor Fraud Statute– La. R.S. 14:202.1 Residential contractor fraud is the misappropriation or intentional taking of anything of value which belongs to another, either without the consent of… Read more »

Gun Rights and Domestic Battery Convictions — Louisiana Law

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  During the 2014 legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers added and modified many laws pertaining to domestic violence.  One of the most significant actions taken was the creation of Louisiana Revised Statute 14:95.10, which prohibits someone previously convicted of domestic abuse battery from possessing a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon for 10 years. The statute was created… Read more »

Mail Fraud — Federal Law

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    Mail Fraud: Fictitious Name or Address — 18 USC § 1342   What is Federal Mail Fraud?   Conducting, promoting, or carrying on by means of the Postal Service, any scheme, fraud, artifice or any other unlawful business, uses or assumes, or requests to be addressed by, any fictitious, false, or assumed title, name, or… Read more »