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Alert | Employment Services Alert
Apr 5, 2017 | Federal Appeals Court Rules Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Employees
A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits job discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees. The decision, by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circui...
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Mar 30, 2017 | The Rising Importance of Independent Sponsors in M&A
Independent sponsors have risen to the forefront as a unique way of sourcing target companies for acquisition. Throughout 2016, we heard about the slowdown in the number of M&A deals reaching completion. Despite the slowdown, we also heard that credi...
Alert | Corporate, Tax & Transactional Alert
Mar 24, 2017 | Disclosure Only Settlements - the Effect of Choice of Law
The Delaware Courts took a significant step in 2016 to reduce the filing in Delaware of lawsuits aimed at procuring disclosure only settlements (meaning settlements that involve only the provision of additional information surrounding a proposed sale...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Mar 23, 2017 | House Preparing to Vote on Repeal and Replace of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Following the introduction of proposed legislation on March 6, 2017 to repeal and replace certain portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Manager’s Amendments on March 20, 2017, the House Rules Committee met on March 22,...
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Mar 15, 2017 | Protecting Your Practice from Ransomware
Most physicians are aware of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements related to the privacy of a patient's protected health information (PHI).  However, many practices are still non-compliant with the more sophist...
Alert | Immigration Law Alert
Mar 13, 2017 | Second Time's a Charm?
Last Monday, President Trump signed a new Executive Order (Order) banning citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. This ban includes citizens from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. The new Order goe...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Mar 10, 2017 | Prior Felony Convictions May No Longer Permanently Prevent Professional Licensure
A felony conviction can prohibit an individual from obtaining or maintaining a professional license to practice in the health care field. In an effort to minimize the impact of prior felony convictions on a person’s ability to obtain professional lic...
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2017 | "The Expanding Survivorship Claim"
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Mar 1, 2017 | Two Roetzel Partners Take on Board Commitments
Roetzel & Andress Partner Lewis W. Adkins Jr. has begun serving a nine-year term on The University of Akron Board of Trustees while Partner Stephen Funk rejoined Community Legal Aid Services Inc.’s board of trustees last fall. He started on Feb. 3...
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March 2017 | Everyone in the "Hot Tub" - Experts Only
More and more, we try to get creative with ways to resolve disputes. Years ago, the construction industry and construction lawyers realized that litigation before judges who knew very little about construction and jurors who knew even less, was not a...
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Mar 1, 2017 | Protecting Practices from a Significant Billing Error
I recently had a client contact me regarding an issue with an employed surgeon who performs procedures at a surgery center ("ASC").  The surgeon had a patient scheduled for a procedure, but the patient never actually had the procedure performed. S...
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Mar 1, 2017 | Ohio Gas & OilRover Pipeline Files Mass Condemnation Actions in Ohio
Alert | Health Law Alert
Feb 28, 2017 | Charging for Medical Records Can Cost You
Health care providers often are unaware of federal laws that regulate the process by which they charge patients for copies of medical records. Many providers incorrectly assume that only the law of the state in which the provider practices is relevan...
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Feb 28, 2017 | Expanded Concealed Carry Rights for Employees Go Into Effect on March 20, 2017
Ohio legislation expanding concealed carry laws will take effect on March 20, 2017. In December of last year, Governor Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 199, which allows employees with a valid concealed carry license to store a firearm on the emplo...
Alert | Appellate Alert
Feb 24, 2017 | New Filing Procedures in the Second District Court of Appeal
If you have recently filed appeals in both the Second District Court of Appeal and in one of Florida’s other district courts, then you know that the appellate courts have been using two different filing portals since e-filing became required. The Sec...
Alert | Tax Alert
Feb 20, 2017 | IRS Announces Proposed Partnership Audit Regulations Which Impact Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Proposed Regulations under Section 1101 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA), which provide that for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017, all entities taxable as partnerships (including li...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Feb 17, 2017 | Alex Acosta Nominated for Secretary of Labor Position After Withdrawal of Andrew Puzder From Consideration
Secretary of Labor Nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration on February 15, 2017, capping weeks of speculation, as well as significant criticism from several different sectors related to his company’s treatment of its employees, his...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Feb 15, 2017 | Technical Noncompliance with HIPAA Can Lead to Big Penalties
As discussed in prior client alerts, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the agency charged with HIPAA enforcement, has increased HIPAA compliance initiatives in recent months and is poised to continue its enforcement activities throughout 2017. If rec...
Alert | Intellectual Property Alert
Feb 15, 2017 | UPDATE: US Patent & Trademark Office Issues New Trademark Use Rule (Delayed until March 21, 2017)
ALERT UPDATE: The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) planned to implement an auditing program on February 17, 2017, which would introduce new requirements for declarations of use filed pursuant to Sections 8 or 71 of the Trademark Act. Now, the USP...
Alert | FDA Alert
Feb 14, 2017 | Reminder: Cigar Warning Statements and Warning Plans
The Deeming Regulations enacted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 10, 2016, expanded the agency’s tobacco regulatory authority to cigars and certain other tobacco products. Among the regulatory provisions made applicable to cigars, wer...