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Alert | Education Law Alert
Jan 2, 2020 | Legislative Priorities for 2020
The Roetzel legislative team has been busy working on three (3) policy issues, which are poised for reform in 2020.   Academic Distress Commission (ADC) Reform  The Roetzel legislative team has led the charge for recognizing verifiable academic i...
Alert | Tax Alert
Dec 27, 2019 | The SECURE Act Ends the Stretch IRA
On December 19, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (“SECURE”) Act as part of the government’s spending bill.  Under current law, depending on whether a deceased account owner died before or after his or r...
Alert | Transportation Alert
Dec 19, 2019 | Ohio’s Solution for Exorbitant Towing and Storing Fees: Ohio Revised Code 4513.70
Ohio Revised Code 4513.70 permits an insurance company to bring a civil action against a towing service or storage facility to recover a motor vehicle, dispute the amount billed for services, or both.1 The action must be filed within 30 days of recei...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Dec 19, 2019 | Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Obamacare Rule
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) individual mandate is unconstitutional. On December 18, 2019, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down this key Obamacare provision and remanded the case to the district c...
Winter 2020 | Three Years into the Defend Trade Secrets Act, How Do Its Remedies Differ in Practice from the Uniform Act's Remedies?
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) is a federal statute that extends the Economic Espionage Act to allow civil lawsuits at the federal level ...  To link to the article, click HERE.
December 2019 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Healthcare Background Checks
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 5, Lesley Arca reviews best practices for using various background checks in the...
December 2019 | Come on Judge, you should just know the law!
Dec 5, 2019 | New Rule on 'Bad Actors' Means More Work for Practices
"Although many physician practices run a standard background check on new employees they hire, many do not look closely into vendors and contractors with whom they do business, and few run a check through the OIG exclusion database. Having someone wo...
Alert | Oil & Gas Alert
Dec 3, 2019 | Ohio Supreme Court Applies 21-Year Statute of Limitations in Oil and Gas Lease Dispute
In the closely-followed case of Browne v. Artex Oil Co., 2019-Ohio-4809, issued on November 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that Ohio’s 21-year statute of limitations applies to a landowner’s declaratory judgment claim that an oil and gas l...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Nov 26, 2019 | The Star System: How Will Your School District Rate?
On November 22, 2019, Auditor Keith Faber announced that his office plans to rate local governments and state agencies based upon implementation and application of best practices for compliance with Ohio’s Sunshine and Open Meetings Laws. The annual...
November 2019 | "Security Breach Communication Protocols"
November 2019 | "A Bird's Eye View: Drone Law from 50,000 Feet"
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Nov 18, 2019 | What Every Employer Needs to Know About CBD
The market for CBD products is booming. People are using CBD to treat various health conditions, such as chronic pain, inflammation, and anxiety disorders. The growing list of CBD-infused products includes lotions, oils, sprays, beverages, vapors, co...
November 2019 | Come on Judge, you should just know the law!
Nov 12, 2019 | Productivity and Termination: What Physicians Need to Know When Reviewing Contracts
"Recently, I worked with two different physicians who faced termination scenarios. In both instances, my clients were terminated without cause while being compensated based on production and were not permitted to work during the notice period. Many p...
Nov 5, 2019 | What ‘Animal House’ Can Teach Us About Reasonable Reliance in Fraud Cases
November/December 2019 | Provider Agreement
"The following are some suggestions I make to both my healthcare provider clients who are hiring a new billing/coding service, as well as my billing/coding clients who are being hired...." To read the full article, click HERE.
Alert | Public Law Alert
Oct 29, 2019 | USDA Proposed Hemp Rules
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) released the much-anticipated proposed hemp regulations for public comment. The establishment of a U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program was mandated by Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill, passed in Dece...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Oct 28, 2019 | What You Need to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program
Florida is among the ever-increasing number of states that allow the use of medical marijuana. According to industry sources, the five states with the fastest growing medical marijuana markets are Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Ohio and Oklahoma. In Fl...
Oct 24, 2019 | What to do if Private Equity Comes Calling
"Private equity (PE) companies are very interested in healthcare. In my own practice I have worked with both acquiring and selling physician practices to PE. Recently, in Illinois, there have been a lot of PE acquisitions of local practices in ophtha...