Sign of the times: State protected by sovereign immunity

SMYRNA — Kathleen Lucas found out the hard way that the state is immune to some insurance claims. That unfortunate knowledge stems from a recent accident that left her with a bill for lawnmower repairs that totaled nearly $800. For the past five or six years, a friend’s son has cut the grass at Ms. […]

COMMENTARY: Ten things to know about your new Medicare card

Soon, new Medicare cards will be mailed to the nearly 60 million people who receive Medicare benefits across America. The main reason for new Medicare cards is to replace the Social Security number with a new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier, or “Medicare Number” for short. This change will help protect your identity and reduce medical and […]