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Jan 16, 2017 | New Federal Law Provides Additional Protection for Trade Secrets
For the first time in U.S. history, a new law was recently added providing federal protection for businesses’ trade secrets. The Defend Trade Secrets Act, 18 U.S. Code Section 1831 et. al. (DTSA) became law as an amendment to the Economic Espionage A...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jan 12, 2017 | New Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
After much anticipation, on November 14, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. USCIS announced that effective January 22, 2017, employers mus...
Jan 11, 2017 | A Helpful Provision in the 21st Century Cures Act
As many physician practices may recall, it used to be fairly common to reimburse employees for premium expenses for individual health insurance plans or to pay for those premiums directly. This changed with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
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Jan 11, 2017 | Health Reform Outlook for 2017: A Year of Major Uncertainty
Fulfilling their promises, Congressional Republicans moved to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the first day of the new Congress when Senate Budget Committee Chair Michael Enzi (R-WY) introduced “reconciliation instructions.” These instruction...
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Jan 6, 2017 | Ohio Governor Kasich Signs into Law Presumption for Cancer Incurred During Work Activities
On January 4, 2017, Governor John Kasich signed the Michael Louis Palumbo, Jr., Act (The Act) into law, which provides a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter who is disabled due to certain cancers, contracted the same, while performing his or he...
2017 | Uh Oh: When Non-Residents Who Own Homes in a Trust Become Florida Residents
2017 | Medical Marijuana Control Program Information Sheet
Jan 1, 2017 | When to File Loss and Damage Claims: Know Your Rights
Damage, loss, and delays are inescapable. When these events occur, the shipper has to file a claim to recover the loss. Shippers should understand the claims process and law because the legal principles are unique to the shipping industry. First,...
2017 | Commercial Real Estate Transactions - The Mortgage Lender's Perspective
Dec 21, 2016 | New Roetzel & Andress chairman named
Law firm Roetzel & Andress for the first time has a chairman who is not based at its Akron headquarters. Robert E. Blackham, previously partner-in-charge in Cleveland and National Practice Group chair, was named chairman, succeeding Jeffrey J. Cas...
Dec 20, 2016 | Roetzel & Andress names Robert E. Blackham as chairman
Law firm Roetzel & Andress said it has named Robert E. Blackham as chairman. Blackham, who is taking the helm Jan. 1 from current chairman Jeffrey J. Casto, is the first chairman who is not based in the firm's Akron headquarters. Roetzel said i...
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Dec 20, 2016 | New Anti-Kickback Safe Harbors
On December 7, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG), issued a final rule creating additional “safe harbors” for the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute (42 USC § 1320a-7b(b) et seq.) (AKS), which will g...
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Dec 12, 2016 | Ohio Legislature Concludes 131st General Assembly in Marathon Session Lasting Until 3:30 AM Last Friday
After a whirlwind final week of the lame duck session, where the Legislature passed various, often times emotion-evoking measures (including gun rights, abortion, unemployment compensation fund changes, municipal minimum wage pre-emption, and modific...
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Dec 12, 2016 | Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Department of Labor's Request for Expedited Briefing and Oral Argument Schedule
On December 8, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) motion for an expedited briefing and oral argument schedule in its appeal of the District Court’s grant of a nationwide injunction again...
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Dec 9, 2016 | Ohio Supreme Court Rules Concurrent Benefit Awards Not Authorized by Law
Yesterday, in a 5-2 opinion, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that the Ohio Industrial Commission had abused its discretion when it awarded concurrent benefits to an injured worker (State ex rel. Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Servs., Inc. v Indus. Comm.,...
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Dec 8, 2016 | How the Grinch Stole Christmas? Hard Lessons from the Federal Eleventh Circuit
This week, the Federal Eleventh Circuit stole an unwitting appellant’s Christmas in Parker Auto Body, Inc. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile I, No. 16-15470 (11th Cir. Dec. 5, 2016).  The appeal began like any other: the appellant sought review from...
Dec 7, 2016 | Ensure Your Practice's Employee Handbook is no a Contract
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Dec 6, 2016 | Federal Court Enjoins CMS Regulation Banning Arbitration of Nursing Home Disputes
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi issued a preliminary injunction barring the scheduled November 28, 2016, implementation of a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) regulation which would cut off fe...
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Dec 5, 2016 | Expanding Horizons for Startup and Small Companies Raising Capital
If you are a startup or small company looking to raise funds from investors, newly amended Rule 504 should catch your eye. Effective January 20, 2017, Rule 504 of Regulation D will allow startups and small companies to sell securities in an amount up...
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Dec 5, 2016 | Recent Developments Following the Issuance of an Injunction Against the DOL's Implementation of New Overtime Regulations
As expected, on Thursday, December 1, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) filed a notice of its appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit of a preliminary injunction blocking the DOL from implementing the new...