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Alert | Business Services Alert
Oct 26, 2020 | Litigation Impacts that Ohio HB 606 Will Have on Helping Ohio Businesses Defend against COVID-Related Transmission
As detailed in a recent Roetzel Public Law alert, the Ohio legislature passed House Bill 606 (“H.B. 606”) to grant civil immunity to Ohio businesses regarding civil lawsuits for “injury, death or loss” related to the “transmission or contraction: of...
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Oct 23, 2020 | New Liability Protection for Purchasers of Contaminated Properties in Ohio
On September 14, 2020, Ohio incorporated the federal “Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser” (“BFPP”) defense to hazardous substance liability into state law through the enactment of House Bill 168. The BFPP defense allows purchasers to buy property with k...
Podcast
Oct 21, 2020 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Buying or Selling a Medical or Dental Practice During COVID
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot® is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 11, Ericka Adler discusses buying or selling your medical or dental practice duri...
Article
October 2020 | Important Rulings From Ohio Supreme Court in Key Mineral Rights Cases Expected Soon
Alert | Estate Planning Alert
Oct 15, 2020 | Estate Planning Techniques to Consider In Anticipation of Potential Changes to Estate and Gift Tax Law
The upcoming election has caused many taxpayers to be concerned regarding potential changes to the estate and gift tax law.   Currently, the federal gift and estate tax exemption is $11.58 million per person.  This is the highest the exemption has ev...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Oct 14, 2020 | Public Employee Loses First Amendment Retaliation Claim After Publicly Posting a Racial Slur on Facebook That Caused Sufficient Workplace Disruption
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Bennett v. Metro. Gov’t of Nashville, recently addressed the issue of whether a public employee’s use of a racial slur when discussing politics on Facebook is sufficiently protected by the First Amendment to out...
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Oct 12, 2020 | When a doctor dies, mind patient records and act fast if heirs are unlicensed
"If one of our physicians dies, what are we obliged to do besides notify the patients and invite them to transfer care to one of our other doctors?" Shareholder Ericka Adler provides her insights in this article in Part B News. https://pbn.decisio...
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Sep 30, 2020 | Why Companies Must Ensure Their Non-Solicitation Agreements Are Fit for the Social Media Era
When is "friending" a breach of contract? Attorney Christopher Tackett discusses more in this article. 
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Sep 24, 2020 | It’s All in the Details: The Importance of FRCP Rule 9 in Fraud Cases
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Sep 18, 2020 | Directors & Officers May Face Personal Liability in Subsequent Litigation for Actions Taken During Company Insolvency
Attorney Christopher W. Tackett was recently featured in the Columbus Bar Association's Legal Connections insert in Columbus Business First. His article discusses potential liability for actions taken during company insolvency. 
Alert | Public Law Alert
Sep 16, 2020 | Civil Immunity for Schools, Businesses, and Healthcare Providers Related to Coronavirus
Ohio House Bill 606 (“HB 606”) provides civil immunity to schools, businesses, and healthcare providers that unknowingly spread coronavirus. HB 606 specifies that the definition of person “includes a school, a for-profit or nonprofit entity, a govern...
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Sep 15, 2020 | DOL Updates FFCRA Regulations, Effective 9/16/2020, in Response to Federal Court Decision
In early August, a New York federal court struck down a number of Department of Labor (DOL) regulations applying the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) as invalid. Specifically, the Court invalidated regulations: (1) limiting paid le...
Article
Sep 15, 2020 | Ensure HIPAA Compliance with a Remote Workforce
"HIPAA generally requires that covered entities, such as medical practices, take certain precautions to protect a patient’s protected health information (“PHI”). PHI can include basics such as patient’s name and address, medical condition, date of se...
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Sep 14, 2020 | EEOC Acknowledges Limitations to Its Enforcement Powers in Recent Opinion Letter
It is not often that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issues opinion letters.  It is less often that the EEOC publicly acknowledges limitations to its enforcement powers.  However, both of these events occurred through an opinion is...
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Sep 10, 2020 | Cannabis Industry Updates
Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (“MORE” Act) In September, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the MORE Act. This would legalize marijuana at the federal level, which is currently still listed as a Schedul...
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Sep 9, 2020 | EEOC Provides Additional Guidance on ADA Compliance During COVID-19
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has once again updated its guidance regarding employees returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A revised Q&A document published on September 8, 2020, addresses another set of common question...
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Sep 1, 2020 | Florida Governor Extends Mortgage Foreclosure and Eviction Relief until Oct. 1
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a new executive order that extends mortgage foreclosures and eviction relief until October 1. Executive Order 20-211 does not make any further changes, but only extends the same language that was already in place...
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Aug 28, 2020 | Ohio Supreme Court Grants Interim Revival of Madison Local’s Resolution to Allow Employees to Carry Concealed Weapons
On August 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Ohio, in Gabbard v. Madison Local School District Board of Education, granted the Board’s Motion to Stay the March 30, 2020 decision of the Twelfth District Court of Appeals, which reversed an order approving...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Aug 24, 2020 | HHS’ FAQs Address Restrictions on the Transfer of Provider Relief Fund Payments in Healthcare Transactions
Purchasers and sellers of healthcare entities that received or intend to apply for Provider Relief Fund payments need to be aware of the restrictions on the receipt and transfer of those payments.  By way of background, Congress established a $100 bi...
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Aug 24, 2020 | Wellness Services May Pose Compliance Risk
"There are many ideas about how to best combat COVID. Some proposed solutions are medical, while other focus on “wellness,” which can include IV vitamin infusions, peptide therapy, hormone therapy, infrared saunas, acupuncture, and other non-traditio...