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Jun 28, 2018 | CMS Announces Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services
On May 31, 2018, CMS announced its Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services (“Demonstration”), which revises and restarts its Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services that was paused on April 1, 2017. No earlier than Oct...
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Jun 27, 2018 | Abood-Face: Supreme Court of the United States Supplants 41 Years of Precedent By Declaring Union Fair Share Fees Unconstitutional
On June 27, 2018, in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et al., 585 U.S. — (2018), the Supreme Court of the United States held (in a 5-4 decision) that union fair share fees, or “agency fees,” paid by n...
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Jun 27, 2018 | Supreme Court Rules That States can Require Out-of-State Retailers to Collect Sales Tax Even if They Have no Physical Presence in the Taxing State
Since 1992, out-of-state retailers have relied on Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, 504 U. S. 298 (1992) (“Quill”) for the rule that a state could not constitutionally require a retailer to collect sales tax on sales to customers in the state if the retai...
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Jun 12, 2018 | As the Summer Recess Approaches for the Ohio General Assembly Questions Remain Regarding 2019 Graduation Requirements for Schools
With the 2017-2018 school year squarely behind us, educators and students alike have questions regarding whether the Ohio Department of Education’s stricter graduation requirements will become effective for 2019 graduates. If the Senate takes action...
Jun 8, 2018 | Protecting your good name and reputation
June 2018 | The Fiduciary Lawyer-Client Privilege: A Long Road to Confidentiality
In Florida, the question of whether or not fiduciaries are permitted to under state law to invoke the lawyer-client privilege to shield their communications with the lawyers representing them in their fiduciary capacities may finally be answered. Att...
May 31, 2018 | (Alleged) Frauds, Fakes and Ponzis
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May 31, 2018 | Summary of 2018 Community Association Legislation
This year, the Florida Legislature approved one main bill affecting condominium, cooperative, and homeowners’ associations.  House Bill 841, effective July 1, 2018, clarified many areas of the prior year’s legislative action. House Bill 617, effectiv...
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May 23, 2018 | Class Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Given the Okay by U.S. Supreme Court
On May 21, 2018, The United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that “Congress has instructed in the Arbitration Act that arbitration agreements providing for individualized proceedings must be enforced, a...
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May 23, 2018 | Restrictive Covenants in Non-Compete Agreements: Broader is Not Better
The decision by the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Medix Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Dumrauf serves as a reminder to employers why restrictive covenants should be limited in scope and duration to what is necessary to...
May 17, 2018 | Physician recruitment agreements: 4 things to consider
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May 9, 2018 | Ohio Supreme Court Restricts Spoliation Claims
The Ohio Supreme Court has issued an important decision limiting a party’s ability to pursue an independent tort claim for spoliation of evidence. Ohio law excludes tort claims for negligent spoliation of evidence, but permits intentional spoliation...
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May 2, 2018 | Department of Justice Issues Memorandum Regarding Civil Enforcement Actions
Recently, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a memorandum significantly limiting the use of guidance documents in civil litigation matters. Federal agencies often issue guidance documents to aid in the interpretation of existing statutes and re...
May 1, 2018 | Help patients better understand your practice's financial policies
May 2018 | Have our Contracts Become too One-Sided?
Are lengthier contracts better? Are they one-sided? There is no absolute answer to these questions. However, I contend that lengthier and lengthier contracts are not good for the industry.
May 2018 | Ohio Appellate Court Clarifies Notice Requirements under the 2006 Dormant Act
Nearly 18 months after the Ohio Supreme Court issued a series of sweeping decisions interpreting Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act, led by Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration, LLC, 2016-Ohio-5796, the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Seventh Appellate District is...
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Apr 27, 2018 | Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Proposes $1.5 Billion in Rebates
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), along with Governor John Kasich, has proposed yet another one-time rebate that will return some $1.5 billion to Ohio employers. This would represent the largest rebate in two decades. Private employe...
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Apr 26, 2018 | Ohio Supreme Court Rules on BWC Subrogation Interest in Tort Claim Insurance Settlements
The Supreme Court of Ohio issued an opinion last week that provides a cautionary tale whose main antagonist is the broad reach of Ohio’s automatic subrogation provision set forth in R.C. 4123.931(G).  In Bur. of Workers’ Comp. v. Verlinger, Slip Opin...
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Apr 23, 2018 | Before You Write That Check!
The Supreme Court of Ohio issued an opinion last week that provides a cautionary tale whose main antagonist is the broad reach of Ohio’s automatic subrogation provision set forth in R.C. 4123.931(G).  In Bur. of Workers’ Comp. v. Verlinger, Slip Opin...
Apr 18, 2018 | Getting Around a Non-Compete Contract