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Jun 15, 2020 | Supreme Court Rules LGBTQ Employees Are Protected from Job Discrimination
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that federal law protects gay, lesbian, and transgender people from discrimination in employment. The case, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, involved Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars empl...
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Jun 12, 2020 | CMS Issues Guidance on Reopening Health Care Facilities
On June 8, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued separate guidance for reopening facilities for non-emergency care and for patients considering non-emergency, in-person care. These guidance documents are in keeping with CMS’...
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Jun 12, 2020 | EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance on Accommodating Employees Who Are Disabled, Pregnant, or Over 65
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 June 11, 2020, addresses several common questions that have...
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Jun 11, 2020 | Recent HHS Provider Relief Payment Updates
Since our May 11, 2020 Alert “HHS Provider Payment Updates,” the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued additional guidance through updated FAQs for payments health care providers received pursuant to phases of the Coronavirus Aid,...
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Jun 9, 2020 | Possible Employer Vicarious Liability for Employee’s HIPAA Violation Even When Employee Engages In Unauthorized Act
Can an employer be held liable for an employee’s HIPAA violation even if the employee engaged in an unauthorized act that was motivated by the employee’s own personal interest?  In the recent decision of SoderVick v. Parkview Health System, Inc., No....
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Jun 5, 2020 | Legislation Repeals Three Health-Related Excise Taxes Imposed by the Affordable Care Act
Legislation enacted by Congress has repealed three excise taxes that had been previously imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Affordable Care Act”). Congress recently enacted the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief A...
Jun 2, 2020 | What is Puffery, and is Trump’s Puffery a Valid Legal Defense?
"What is puffery? Once just a legal defense, puffery has become a legacy for Donald Trump’s family. Though puffery may sometimes be a successful defense, it is not a guaranteed excuse in fraud cases, and it’s important to know when it can be used." T...
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May 21, 2020 | OSHA Revises Guidance for Reporting COVID-19 Cases
On May 19, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued revised enforcement guidance for recording cases of COVID-19. Generally, OSHA requires certain high-risk industries, such as manufacturing, to record work-related injuri...
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May 21, 2020 | Small Business Administration Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications
On Friday, May 15, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released Form 3508, Loan Forgiveness Application, with no additional guidance issued by the Treasury Department. Most were encouraged to see the forgiveness application. However, while the ap...
June 2020 | Ohio Supreme Court to Rule: Additional MTA Questions Involving Severed Oil and Gas Rights
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May 18, 2020 | Ohio’s High Court Upholds the Constitutionality of H.B. 70’s Controversial School Takeover Law
On May 13, 2020, in a 5-2 split decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio upheld the constitutionality of H.B. 70, and the 131st General Assembly’s process in enacting it, in Youngstown City School Dist. Bd. of Edn. v. State of Ohio, Slip Opinion No. 2020-...
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May 15, 2020 | Ohio Governor Announces Additional Dates for Reopening
Governor Mike DeWine has announced dates and protocols for the re-opening of several additional sectors of Ohio’s economy. The Governor is facing intense pressure from members of the Ohio General Assembly who want the entire economy opened immediatel...
Spring 2020 | To Sandbag or Not to Sandbag, That is the Question
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May 13, 2020 | EEO-1 Report Deadline Pushed Back to 2021
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that it will push back to 2021 its annual collection of demographic data from private employers with 100 or more workers, the EEO-1 report.  Unsurprisingly, the announcement was...
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May 13, 2020 | Federal Court Excludes Evidence of Stigma Damages in Eminent Domain Case Involving Gas Pipeline
A recurring theme in the area of eminent domain is so-called “stigma damages” caused by the construction of an improvement that may be thought to reduce the market value of a property. A common example is gas pipelines, which are sometimes associated...
May 2020 | Best Practices - Litigating During COVID-19
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May 11, 2020 | HHS Provider Payments Update
As detailed in our April 29, 2020 Alert “HHS Provider Payments: Lack of Clarity Means Risk of Retention,” many health care providers received payments pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, with additional payment...
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May 8, 2020 | Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency
Governor DeSantis issued EO 20-114, which extends the state of emergency in Florida initially established by EO 20-52 and set to expire today, May 8, 2020.  Under Florida Statutes Section 252.36, an executive order is limited to 60 days unless renewe...
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May 8, 2020 | EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance on “High-Risk” Employees Returning to Work
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued new guidance regarding “high-risk” employees returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A revised Q&A document published on May 7, 2020, addresses the question of when an employer may...
May 7, 2020 | The Modern Physician
Ericka Adler is quoted in "The Modern Physician: An examination of the changing environment affecting paitent care, medical practices, and seeking a secure retirement." Click HERE to read the article.