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Apr 2, 2020 | Ohio Governor Extends Stay at Home Order
Governor Mike DeWine announced that Dr. Amy Acton, Director of Health was amending the Stay at Home Order issued on March 22nd extending it until 11:59 pm, Friday, May 1st. The amended order attempts to address questions that have arisen from the ori...
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Apr 1, 2020 | Cyber Hygiene - Best Practices While Working Remotely
As companies transition to employees working from home during the current COVID-19 related disruptions, cyber criminals look at these changes as huge opportunities. In the last week alone, there have been numerous cyber-attacks disrupting businesses...
Alert | Construction Industry Alert
Mar 31, 2020 | Handling COVID-19 Issues on Construction Project Sites in Ohio
Governor DeWine continues to permit work on construction projects in Ohio to proceed. In proceeding, contractors must take precautions to protect its workers and limit the possible exposure of persons to the coronavirus. In this regard, the Ohio Faci...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Mar 31, 2020 | In-Person Requirements Relative to Form I-9 Deferred if Workplace is Operating Completely Remotely
Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will temporarily defer the requirement for employers to review Form I-9 documents in-person with new employees for employers and workplaces that are operating completely remo...
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Mar 31, 2020 | To Evaluate or Not: Navigating Immediate and Future Implications of H.B. 197’s Provisions Regarding Teacher/Administrator Evaluations
As public school districts struggle with the myriad issues associated with COVID-19 and the Governor’s Order closing schools, announced on March 12, 2020, a means to continue student learning is every district’s foremost concern.  Other issues, inclu...
Podcast
Mar 31, 2020 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Termination of a Healthcare Provider Contract amidst COVID-19: The Provider Experience
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 9, Ericka Adler discusses the termination of healthcare contracts amidst COVID-19...
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Mar 30, 2020 | U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Temporarily Extends Filing Deadlines
Businesses – currently facing immediate crises arising from the COVID-19 pandemic – may be temporarily distracted from issues that, in more ordinary times, would be important to them, such as protecting and maintaining their valuable intellectual pro...
Alert | Wealth Transfer & Succession Planning Alert
Mar 30, 2020 | Individuals No Longer Have to Take Minimum Required Distributions from Retirement Accounts in 2020
A new Act that was approved by Congress last week eliminated the requirement that retirees must take a required minimum distribution from their retirement account in 2020.     The CARES Act, the $2 trillion coronavirus-relief bill passed by Congres...
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Mar 30, 2020 | Layoffs in the Time of the Coronavirus
Whether due to a loss or decrease in production or to state government mandates stemming from COVID-19, an increasing number of companies are being forced to suspend business operations. Employers covered by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notif...
Alert | Business and Commercial Litigation Alert
Mar 29, 2020 | Supreme Court of Ohio Tolls Litigation Deadlines and Timelines
The Supreme Court of Ohio issued an order effectuating and expanding upon the emergency legislation Governor DeWine signed into law on March 27, 2020 in response to COVID-19, which tolled statutes of limitations, as well as litigation deadlines and t...
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Mar 28, 2020 | Florida Governor Issues Executive Order Banning Short-Term Rentals
On March 27, 2020, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-87, banning short-term rentals for the next two weeks. Finding that Florida is experiencing an increase in individuals fleeing to Florida from out-of-state locations where “shelter...
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Mar 27, 2020 | If Passed, House Bill 589 Requires Insurers Offering Business Interruption Insurance to Cover Losses Due to COVID-19
Earlier this week, the Ohio legislation introduced H.B. No. 589 to require insurers offering business interruption insurance to cover losses attributable to COVID-19.  The bill declares the act to be “an emergency measure necessary for the immediate...
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Mar 27, 2020 | New Ohio Law Tolls Statutes of Limitations and Deadlines in Civil Lawsuits Due to COVID-19
On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Ohio House and Senate passed House Bill 197.1 The emergency COVID-19 legislation, which was signed into law by Governor DeWine, will have an immediate impact on active and impending litigation matters. Section 22 of...
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Mar 27, 2020 | President Signs Unprecedented $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R. 478), which is a $2 trillion stimulus package in response to the impact the Coronavirus is having on the U.S. Economy. The nearly 900-pa...
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Mar 27, 2020 | HIPAA In the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The important thing to recognize is that while CMS and the Office of Civil Rights have relaxed certain HIPAA procedures for the course of this national health emergency the rules have been modified and not abandoned.  For instance, a covered entity (...
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Mar 27, 2020 | Proper Termination of an Existing Contract
"A common question I am asked by physicians is how to properly terminate an existing contract. This is an important question because improper termination, or failure to understand the termination provisions, can lead to legal and financial consequenc...
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Mar 27, 2020 | Family First Coronavirus Response Act: What Physicians Need to Know
"Small physician practices have a lot of questions about The Family First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRS”), which was signed into law on March 18, 2020. As part of this Act, Congress enacted the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“FM...
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Mar 27, 2020 | Estate Planning and COVID-19 – Be Prepared
Roetzel knows that COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives in immeasurable ways. The stress associated with the virus is understandable, but Roetzel can help provide you peace of mind. This is an ideal time to assess your estate plan to ensure that it...
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Mar 26, 2020 | Estate Planning in the COVID-19 Era
While no one can diminish the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to note that there are certain tax planning opportunities that now exist due to low interest rates, depressed stock values, and a likely reduction in the federal esta...
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Mar 26, 2020 | Ohio General Assembly Passes Emergency Legislation in Response to COVID-19
The Ohio General Assembly has passed emergency legislation in response to the COVID pandemic. The legislation has been sent to the Governor for his signature which is expected sometime today.  The following issues were addressed, please click on a to...