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$5,000 for an injection? $100,000 for a surgery center “facility” fee? $250,000 for a one-level fusion? Where does it end? In too many cases, claimants seek to “blackboard” inflated medical bills far outside the “reasonable and customary” standard to justify ever higher verdicts. But what is the “reasonable and customary” value …

On January 1, the U.S. Department of Labor’s new mandatory overtime rule went into effect, expanding overtime pay eligibility to up to 1.3 million workers. The new rule raises the salary threshold necessary to exempt executive, administrative, or professional employees from the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime pay requirements to $35,568. Under the …