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Sep 27, 2016 | Significant Victory for Trucking Company in Admitted Negligence Case
Randy Moore and Chris Cotter, members of the Roetzel & Andress litigation team, obtained summary judgment for a national trucking company in a case in which the trucking company’s driver rear-ended another vehicle and the negligence of its driver was...
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Sep 27, 2016 | Immediate Action Required by Health Care Providers to Comply With Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act by October 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) has finalized new nondiscrimination rules, which implement section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) (the “Final Rule”) (81 Fed. Reg. 31376). Under Section...
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Sep 27, 2016 | Dismissal with Prejudice Too Severe a Sanction for Failure to File Mediation Certification of Authority
Thomas P. Wert, Certified Circuit Civil Court Mediator and Board Certified Construction Attorney [1] In my mediation experience, the requirements of Rule 1.720 (e), Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, are sometimes ignored by parties. Rule 1.720 (...
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Sep 23, 2016 | Home Care Company Had Reasonable Basis for Treating Home Care Workers as Independent Contractors and Was Entitled to a Refund of Employment Taxes
In 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held in Nelly Home Care, Inc. v. United States, that a home care company and its predecessor were entitled to refunds of employment taxes relating to their home care workers be...
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Sep 19, 2016 | A Roetzel Business Litigation Update
Ronald B. Lee and Chris Cotter, members of the Roetzel & Andress litigation team, received a defense verdict for a multi-national company with plants in Ohio on September 14, 2016, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio...
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Sep 19, 2016 | Ohio Supreme Court Rules in Ohio Dormant Mineral Act Cases
In a long awaited ruling issued last week, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that a surface owner could only bring a claim for abandonment of a severed mineral interest under the 1989 version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (“1989 DMA”) before June 30,...
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Sep 19, 2016 | Pipeline Companies Win Key Battles in War for Eminent Domain Rights
On September 12, 2016, Ohio’s Ninth District Court of Appeals in Akron decided the case of Nexus Gas Transmission, LLC v. Donald R. Houston, et al., holding that Nexus Gas Transmission, LLC (“Nexus”) has a statutory right of entry for the purpose of...
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Sep 19, 2016 | Pokemon GO ... away?
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Sep 19, 2016 | Pokemon GO ... away?
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Sep 16, 2016 | Pokemon GO ... away?
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Sep 15, 2016 | CMS Allays Concerns Regarding Medicare Quality Payment Program Reporting Starting January 1, 2017
In an effort to allay concerns raised by physicians and other stakeholders in healthcare, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced four options that will allow physicians and other providers to “pick their pace of participation”...
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Sep 12, 2016 | Nurses and Overtime Pay: Who is Eligible? Who is Exempt?
For our clients who employ nurses, the question arises on occasion as to whether employed nurses are to be considered exempt employees for purposes of the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). We have ne...
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Sep 12, 2016 | IRS Eases Safe Harbor Conditions Under Which a Contract with a Hospital Will Not Result in Private Business Use of Tax-Exempt Bond-Financed Property
Under federal income tax law, the tax-exempt status of a bond is jeopardized if the proceeds of the bond are used for a private business use. Because hospital facilities are often financed with tax-exempt bonds, hospital contracts with providers must...
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Sep 7, 2016 | 4 Things for Practices to Know about Billing Partnerships
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Sep 1, 2016 | Nexus Pipeline Alternative Route Could Hit Stark and Wayne Counties with Force
Over the past month, hundreds of Wayne County, Stark County, and Medina County landowners received a package from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (or "FERC") informing them that they may be in the path of another large interstate pipeline pr...
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Aug 15, 2016 | HHS Issues Guidance on Ransomware Attacks
In July 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights issued guidance (“HHS Fact Sheet”) intended to help health care entities understand and respond to ransomware attacks [1].  Ransomware is a type of malware that deni...
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Aug 9, 2016 | Five Expert Tips for Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Medical Practice
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Aug 5, 2016 | School district's eminent domain plan may hinge on "necessity" definition
Dublin City School District made headlines recently with the announcement of its plan to use eminent domain to appropriate the former Verizon building on Emerald Parkway and convert the building into a nontraditional high school. The building was...
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Aug 4, 2016 | With Business Contracts, Lost Profits (Not Lost Revenues) Are the Proper Measure of Damages
Thomas P. Wert, Board Certified Construction Attorney[1] In late June, the District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District, reiterated that in a breach of contract case, lost revenue alone is typically an improper measure of damages. In...
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Aug 3, 2016 | Can You Turn Away a Bed Bug Ridden-Patient