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Apr 27, 2016 | Look Before You Leap into mHealth
Apr 13, 2016 | Payer-Based Audits are Often a Waste of Time for Docs
Apr 12, 2016 | Private Equity Forecast
Private equity deal flow slowed down in 2015. U.S. and global markets were volatile. Interest rates finally increased. The SEC turned its attention to private equity firms. Despite these challenges, the private equity forecast provides reason for opt...
Apr 11, 2016 | What Makes a Motor Carrier Unfit for Service?
A proposed rule published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA or Agency) seeks to change the methodology for determining whether a motor carrier is unfit. Currently, the Agency has the authority to shut down a motor carrier only...
Alert | Professional Liability Alert
Apr 11, 2016 | Favorable Ruling for Insurance Agency and Its Agents
A decision recently issued by the Crawford County Court of Common Pleas is a positive signal for insurance agencies and their agents. Although the insureds asserted numerous claims in the suit − including fraudulent misrepresentation, negligent procu...
Apr 4, 2016 | Negotiating Extending Undrilled Shale Leases
For more than six years, areas of eastern Ohio have experienced the largest oil and gas boom in Ohio’s history. New technologies in the oil and gas industry have opened up development of the Utica Shale formation, using directional drilling and stage...
Spring 2016 | Held by Production Leases:
Alert | Drone Alert
Mar 30, 2016 | Commercial Use of Drones Subject to Shifting Policies
FAA issues interim policy for commercial drones that weigh less than 55 pounds Businesses that operate, or plan to operate, a drone for a commercial purpose must receive a specific grant of permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...
Mar 29, 2016 | Workplace Cyberbullying Poses Danger for Employers
Mention the word "cyberbullying" and most of us think of adolescents or young adults using social media to insult or embarrass their peers. Indeed, the high-profile cases attracting media attention typically involve troubled teens bullied by their cl...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Mar 23, 2016 | Department of Labor's "Persuader Rules" to be Published Tomorrow
Labor lawyers at Roetzel have been warning clients about the “Persuader Rules” for five years. These rules will be published by the federal government tomorrow, March 24, 2016, and will go into effect 30 days later. While the nuances of the Persuader...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Mar 17, 2016 | Proposed FLSA Overtime Rules Sent to the Office of Management and Budget
On March 14, 2016, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) received the proposed and long-anticipated Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations from the Department of Labor. This is the final step before the publication of the r...
Mar 17, 2016 | Ohio Supreme Court Rules Against Landowners in Beck Energy Lease Validity Cases
On January 21, 2016, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision affecting the mineral rights of hundreds of landowners in Ohio who leased with Beck Energy: State ex rel. Claugus Family Farm, L.P. v. Seventh Dist. Court of Appeals. The decision actually...
Mar 9, 2016 | When Payers Try to Recoup Funds
March 2016 | The Saga of a $24,600,000.00 Trustee Fee
Feb 24, 2016 | With 60-Day Rule, Practices Cannot be Lax with Overpayments
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Feb 24, 2016 | Ohio General Assembly Enacts Ban-the-Box For All Ohio Public Employers
On December 23, 2015, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law House Bill 56, known as the Ohio Fair Hiring Act.  Continuing the trend of “ban-the-box” across the United States, as well as the implementation of such a provision for Ohio state employ...
Alert | Homebuilders and Construction Industry Alert
Feb 22, 2016 | Court Reaffirms Damages Analysis in Construction Defect Cases
By:  Thomas P. Wert B.C.S.[1] On February 5, 2015, the Court of Appeals, Second District, reaffirmed the means by which courts determine damages for construction defect claims.  Gray v. Mark Hall Homes, Inc., 2016 WL 459436 (Fla. 2nd DCA Feb. 5, 2...
Feb 10, 2016 | Avoid HIPAA Violation, Billing Issues at Your Practice
Feb 5, 2016 | Current Climate of Ohio's Gas and Oil Industry
The oil and gas industry, both in Ohio and throughout the world, is currently experiencing a very difficult economic environment. As of January 18, 2016, oil prices are trading around $30 per barrel and natural gas prices are similarly depressed. Bec...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Feb 2, 2016 | Tax Exemption of Board-Owned Real Estate
On December 30, 2015, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision that signals a departure from how the Tax Commissioner of Ohio will treat real estate owned by a board of education regarding tax exemption applications.  Previously, board-owned real est...