Month: October 2019

Renovating Your Home? Check for Proof of Workers’ Compensation Coverage

By Katie J. Rice. Remodeling your home?  Expanding your patio? Working on your roof?  Prior to renovating your home, take a moment and think: do the workers have insurance? This is especially important depending on the worker, the type of job, and the likelihood or potential for injuries.   While you might not be directly responsible… Read more »

New Overtime Rule

By Chase M. Patterson. On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule establishing a higher minimum salary threshold for exempt white collared employees.  As a quick refresher, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires employers to pay overtime to an employee who works more than forty (40) hours in a… Read more »

Indiana Medicaid Waiver Program – An Alternative to Nursing Homes

By Michael D. Wilhelm. Throughout human history until the second half of the 20th century, most people aged and died at their home or the home of a family member. By the 1980s, only 17 percent of people died at home, as the experience of aging and death in the industrialized world shifted to hospitals… Read more »