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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....
Oct 5, 2018 | Legal Considerations of Practice Expansions
"Physicians often reach out to me when looking to expand their medical practices. Many have no idea what type of expansion they are looking for or what their options might be. Since expansion can mean so many different things depending on who you ask...
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Oct 4, 2018 | Ohio Supreme Court Expands Voluntary Abandonment Defense
In State ex rel. Klein v. Precision Excavating & Grading Co.,[1] decided September 27, 2018, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled a claimant who voluntarily removes himself from his former position of employment for reasons unrelated to the workplace injury...
October 2018 | Ohio Court Issues Favorable Landowner Ruling in Important Unitization Case
Dave Wigham discusses the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Fifth Appellate District's decision on the conflict between an existing oil and gas lease that does not permit unitization and Ohio's forced unitization statute R.C. Chapter 1509.
Sep 21, 2018 | Parting Ways With a Provider
"Physician practices are often unsure how to terminate a provider and what steps are needed to reduce their risk in the process. Below are some different situations and suggestions for handling employed-provider terminations at a physician practice:...
Sep 21, 2018 | This Lawsuit Goes to 11: Fraud and the Economic Loss Rule
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Sep 13, 2018 | No Citation? No Problem. Employers Can Now Submit a Request to Charge the Surplus Fund Without Proof of a Motor Vehicle Citation
Since the passage of Ohio House Bill 207 in 2016, the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has excluded the cost of a claim from an employer’s experience if the employer could establish that the claim resulted from a non-at-fault motor vehicle accident in...
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Sep 10, 2018 | Competing in the Commonwealth: New Non-Compete Law Brings Big Changes to Massachusetts
Massachusetts has passed legislation that significantly limits the enforceability of non-competition agreements. The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (“the Act”) will take effect on October 1, 2018, and will apply to any non-competes entere...
Sep 10, 2018 | 3 Things to Consider When Working with Reps
"All physician practices have representatives (“Reps”) from various manufacturers knocking on their doors. This can include Reps from companies selling pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment, imaging devices, lab services, and more. These Reps of...
September 2019 | “TPI Wins and Virginians Win!”
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Sep 6, 2018 | IRS Proposed Section 199A Regulations would Limit use of "Crack and Pack" Planning
Section 199A was added to the Internal Revenue Code by The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), enacted in December 2017. It provides taxpayers, other than corporations, with an income tax deduction of up to 20% of Qualified Business Income[1] from flow-t...