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Nov 5, 2020 | Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency for Additional 60 Days
Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-276 on November 3, 2020, which extends the state of emergency in Florida for another 60 days through January 2, 2021. DeSantis initially issued Executive Order 20-52 on March 9, 2020 for the entire stat...
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Nov 4, 2020 | GOP Expands Statehouse Dominance in 2020 Election
Election Day is now behind us. Though voters had been repeatedly cautioned to be patient, Ohioans need not wonder who will control the Ohio Statehouse come January. Republicans saw resounding victories, picking up seats in both the Ohio Senate and th...
November 2020 | $50 Million Stark Settlement Shows Risk of Violation, Whistleblowers
Ericka Adler is quoted in an article discussing a $50 million settlement by a West Virginia hospital in Healthcare Risk Management's November issue.
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Nov 2, 2020 | Governor DeWine Requests BWC Send $5 Billion Dividend to Ohio Employers
On October 28, 2020 Governor Mike DeWine issued a press release which requested the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) send up to $5 billion in dividends to Ohio employers to ease the continued financial impact from the COVID-19 pandemic....
Oct 27, 2020 | 7 things to consider when a physician goes part-time
"A common question asked by practices is how they might allow physician owners to switch to part-time status or perhaps no longer participate in certain modalities (such as no longer providing obstetrician services in an ob-gyn practice). There ar...
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Oct 27, 2020 | Ohio Controlling Board Approves $420 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funding
On October 26, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the Ohio Controlling Board has approved a Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act package of nearly $420 million. The relief package, which is intended to aid those financial...
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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...
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...
October 2020 | Important Rulings From Ohio Supreme Court in Key Mineral Rights Cases Expected Soon
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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...
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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...
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...
October 2020 | Merely a Footnote
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. 
Sep 24, 2020 | It’s All in the Details: The Importance of FRCP Rule 9 in Fraud Cases
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. 
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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...
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...