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Jan 23, 2020 | N.J. Court Requires Reimbursement for Marijuana Use as Part of Workers’ Compensation Case
In Hager v. M & K Construction, A-0102-18T3 (N.J. App. Div. January 13, 2020) the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that an employer was required to reimburse its former employee for his marijuana use as part of his workers’ compensation case. The...
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Jan 22, 2020 | A Parent’s Attendance at IEP Meetings Found to be Eligible for Leave Under the Family Medical Leave Act
The Department of Labor recently issued an opinion letter with respect to a situation that does not fall into the “easily interpreted” category. Children receiving special education and related services are entitled under the Individuals with Disabil...
Jan 18, 2020 | The 10 Best Practices for Avoiding Litigation
"Civil litigation is a billion-dollar industry. Despite litigation transaction costs consuming an increasing percentage of corporate revenue, litigation avoidance is a topic too seldom considered by companies..." To read the full article, click HERE.
Jan 17, 2020 | M&A Considerations for the Next Recession
"Faced with the reality of the compressed holiday season and the unlikelihood of signing a letter of intent or even finding an M&A transaction that would have generated interest before the end of 2019, many of my clients’ thoughts shifted toward 2020...
Jan 17, 2020 | Corwin Doctrine: Disclosure Deficiencies and Stockholder Approved Transactions
"The central goal of any for-profit entity, regardless of its industry, is very simple and is always the same: increase value for all of its stockholders." To read more of the article, click HERE or download the PDF.
Jan 16, 2020 | Guidelines for Gift-Giving in 2020
"At the end of the year I always receive questions from many of my clients regarding how they can reward employees and contractors for their hard work. Depending on the type of worker to which they are referring, the answer is different. Also, depend...
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Jan 13, 2020 | Department of Labor Revises Joint Employment Regulations
On January 12, 2020 the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule revising its regulations on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule provides guidance for determining joint employer status when an employee per...
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Jan 8, 2020 | What Makes an Undue Hardship in Religious Accommodation? Change May be on the Horizon
Employers subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and most state laws understand that they have an obligation to reasonably accommodate the religious beliefs of their employees, unless such accommodation constitutes an “undue hardship.”...
January 2020 | Understanding Contract Compensation (So You Don't Get Screwed!)
"There are many different ways in which physician and advanced providers are compensated for their professional services...." To read the full article, click HERE. 
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Jan 6, 2020 | Social Equity Provisions in Illinois Cannabis Law
Beginning January 1, 2020, adults over the age of 21 in the state of Illinois can legally purchase cannabis from licensed dispensaries. This Illinois recreational cannabis program will have a significant social equity component, including giving a le...
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Jan 6, 2020 | After Knick, A Property Owner Can Remove an Eminent Domain Case to Federal Court, Right? Not so Fast!
On June 21, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Knick v. Twp. of Scott, Pennsylvania, 139 S.Ct. 2162 (2019), holding that a property owner can bring an action in federal court under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 to recover just compensation...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Required Detail for Board Meeting Minutes
Two recent decisions from the Eleventh District Court of Appeals (Portage County), State ex rel. Ames v. Brimfield Township Board of Trustees, both decided in December 2019, serve as a reminder to public boards of education for not only compliance wi...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Recommendations and Requirements for the Organizational Meeting of the Board of Education
All city, local and exempted village school district boards of education must conduct an “organizational meeting” during the first fifteen (15) days of January of each year in accordance with R.C. 3313.14. Once the date is established, following a ca...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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!