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Jan/Feb 2019 | "Walking the Fine Line: Code Enforcement and the Fourth Amendment"
Bob Pritt's article appears on page 13 of "Municipal Lawyer Magazine," a publication by the International Municipal Lawyers Association.
January 2019 | Ohio's Seventh District Court of Appeals Further Clarifies Notice Requirements Under the 2006 DMA
Dave Wigham discusses Ohio's Seventh District Court of Appeals' clarification of the "reasonable due diligence" notice requirement as it relates to the 2006 Dormant Minteral Act.
Dec 20, 2018 | When Patients Hit "Record" at the Doctor's Office
"I was recently at my physician’s office and observed a patient recording himself and a family member in the waiting room.  He continued recording as he walked down the practice hallway and entered the examination room. It was clear that the patient...
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Dec 12, 2018 | How Much is a Good Name Worth? Ohio Supreme Court Says Damages for Defamation are Capped
In a 4-2 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court has held that Ohio’s statutory cap on noneconomic damages applies to defamation claims.[1]  In light of the Court’s ruling, a $1.55 million jury award obtained by Ann Wayt, a former nurse at Affinity Medical...
December 2018 | Ohio Court Rulings Continue in Legal Battles Over Severed Mineral Rights
Hundreds of lawsuits between surface owners and mineral owners over ownership of valuable oil and gas rights are pending in Ohio, and important legal issues are still being sorted our by the Ohio courts.
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Nov 27, 2018 | Crafting Physician Separation Agreements: Protecting Doctors from Negative References and Reviews
Hospital Employer’s Agreement not to say Negative Things about an Ex-Employee may not Apply to Responses to Hospital Staff Credentialing Inquiries In an era where more and more physicians are becoming employed by hospitals or hospital owned groups...
Nov 16, 2018 | When Owner Relationships Fall Apart
When Owner Relationships Fall Apart
Nov 14, 2018 | US BUILD Act Clarifies Tenant Standing for Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Protections from Contaminated Property Liability
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Nov 9, 2018 | Federal Court Overturns CMS Overpayment Rule
A recent ruling by a federal district court could have a significant impact on how certain health insurers, specifically those providing coverage pursuant to Medicare Parts C (i.e., Medicare Advantage insurers) and D (i.e., prescription drug coverage...
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Nov 8, 2018 | It's Unanimous: Federal Age Discrimination Law Applies to Public Employers Regardless of Size
In a unanimous ruling issued this week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) applies to all state and local government employers, even those with fewer than 20 employees.[i] The ADEA protects employees an...
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Nov 7, 2018 | 2018 Ohio Mid-Term Election Wrap-Up
Ohio’s reputation as a contentious swing state did not disappoint in the mid-term election.  Yesterday’s federal and state elections revealed that Republicans maintained control of all five statewide offices, including the governor’s race, as well as...
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Nov 7, 2018 | CMS Announces Proposed Rules Reducing the Regulatory Burden on Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Hospitals and Other Participating Providers and Suppliers
On September 17, 2018 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced proposed rules to revise the applicable conditions of participation (CoPs) for providers and conditions for coverage (CfCs) in connection with its efforts to reduce th...
Nov 2, 2018 | 6 considerations for negotiating LOIs
"Lately, I have seen an uptick in the number of physician practices being purchased and sold. Many of my clients prefer to handle the negotiations themselves and only come to me once they have a signed letter of intent (LOI) or another similar docume...
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Nov 2, 2018 | Copyright or Wrong?
Today’s internet is fertile ground for inadvertent copyright infringement in an educational setting.  While scanning Facebook or Twitter, one of your teachers may notice a photograph of a historical event and “retweet” it to his or her class.  In ano...
Nov/Dec 2018 | "Reasonable Expectations: What can your city attorney do for you?"
Bob Pritt's article appears on page 46 of Quality Cities magazine, a publication by the Florida League of Cities.
November 2018 | What Makes A Good Arbitrator? What Makes A Bad Arbitrator?
Thomas Rosenberg discusses the use of arbitration in construction contracts and disputes based on 35 years of practice as a construction lawyer, counsel in arbitrations, and as an arbitrator sitting in judgment.
November 2018 | Ohio Court Refuses to Apply Statute of Limitations in Lease Validity Dispute
Dave Wigham discusses the Ohio's Seventh District Court's ruling on the statute of limitations barring a landowners' claim to cancel an oil and gas lease that expired at the end of its primary term in Neuhart v. TransAtlantic Energy Corp.
Oct 19, 2018 | The Dangers Of Trusting Your Employees Too Much
"Yes, you need to delegate some tasks to employees. But as practice owners and administrators, it’s your responsibility to oversee and double check-not blindly sign your name for a whole lot of trouble. Preventing and addressing dishonesty in the...
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Oct 19, 2018 | FAA Approves Civilian Drone Use Beyond Visual Line of Sight with Radar
Avitas Systems (Avitas), a GE company specializing in enhanced, robotic-based autonomous inspection systems and intelligent inspection planning, received approval earlier this week from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone beyond...
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Oct 15, 2018 | "It's Like Déjà Vu All Over Again" : The Boeing Micro-Unit Case
It looks like the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will have another opportunity to clarify the test for determining whether a micro-unit of employees in a functionally integrated manufacturing plant constitutes an appropriate bargaining unit....