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Jul 25, 2016 | Privacy Issues Lead to BIG Fines Under HIPAA
On June 24, 2016, the Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (“CHCS”) entered into a “Resolution Agreement and Corrective Action Plan” to settle alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act o...
Jul 20, 2016 | Recording Conversations with Patients, Other Parties
Jul 19, 2016 | Lawyer. Volunteer. Kopp: Getting to know OSBA President Ron Kopp and his initiatives during his 2016-­17 term
It’s no surprise that Ron Kopp was elected President of the Ohio State Bar Association. He knew he wanted to be a lawyer since he was in government class when he was 13 and his teacher assigned the class to write a paper on what they wanted to be whe...
Jul 16, 2016 | What consideration must Illinois employers give to ensure their restrictive covenants are enforced?
Illinois employers should generally be aware that postemployment* restrictive covenants are enforceable only where they are reasonable in geographic and temporal scope and necessary to protect a legitimate business interest. The restriction is reason...
July 2016 | What Does it Mean When I See a Copyright on an Architect's Drawings?
Often we hear about an architect providing a copyright to its drawings. From a contractor’s perspective, what does this mean? Why does an architect copyright its drawings? COPYRIGHT ACT By way of background, in 1976, Congress enacted the Copyrigh...
Jul 14, 2016 | The Hidden Costs of Crimes and Criminals: A Primer on Protecting Your Bottom Line and Your Customers
Unfortunately, criminal activity, both violent and nonviolent, is as pervasive in our society as it has ever been. The cause(s) of this epidemic, while certainly a hearty topic for debate, does not change the facts that crime and criminals do not...
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Jul 12, 2016 | Ohio Medical Marijuana Law to Take Effect in September
Ohio’s new medical marijuana bill (HB 523) becomes effective on September 6, 2016. Passed by the Ohio General Assembly at the end of May and signed by Governor Kasich on June 6, the law makes Ohio the 25th state to pass a medical marijuana bill. The...
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Jul 11, 2016 | Upcoming State Budget Expected to See Major Tax Changes - "This is a significant budget issue for the state, counties, and transit authorities," says State Budget Director
In the coming weeks, Governor Kasich and the General Assembly will begin drafting Ohio’s two-year state budget. While the official introduction of the budget will take place in February of 2017, discussions about what the budget will entail have alre...
Jul 7, 2016 | How Pregnancy Actually Boosted This Woman's Career
When Jayne Juvan was 32 years old, she became a partner at the national law firm Roetzel & Andress, making her one of their youngest partners ever. She is the first in her family to navigate the crowded, competitive and traditionally male-dominated l...
Jul 6, 2016 | Highlights of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed a new law that creates a federal cause of action for misappropriation of trade secrets. The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”) places trade secrets on more even footing with other types of intellectu...
Jul 6, 2016 | Employment Agreements for Advanced Practitioners
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Jun 30, 2016 | What Does "Brexit" Mean For Your Valuable Trademarks and Brands?
By now, most have heard about the potential political and economic consequences of last week’s historic UK vote to exit the EU. What you may not have considered, though, is the effect of “Brexit” on your trademarks and brands. This alert provides som...
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Jun 28, 2016 | BREXIT: United Kingdom Withdraws from the European Union
The United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU) on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The referendum, colloquially known as BREXIT (British Exit), sparked international concerns and upheavals in international markets. The UK has been a member...
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Jun 24, 2016 | House Passes Small Business Healthcare Relief Act (HR 5447)
Earlier this week, the House of Representatives, with bi-partisan support, passed the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act (“SBHRA”). Under current provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, an employer that does not maintain a gro...
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Jun 22, 2016 | FAA Issues Long-Anticipated Commercial Drone Rules & Eliminates the Section 333 Exemption Process
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, the FAA issued its long-anticipated rules governing commercial operations of small, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), otherwise known as drones. The new rules, which have been in the works since companies and drone makers be...
Jun 20, 2016 | Lifting the Fog on Extreme Caution Driving
Inclement weather such as rain, snow, and fog is a constant feature of motor vehicle travel. During poor conditions, commercial truck drivers and their dispatchers must use discretion when deciding whether travel should continue and in what manner....
Jun 15, 2016 | Guidelines to Creating a Properly Written Non-Compete
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Jun 15, 2016 | Court Denies FTC'S Bid to Prohibit Health System Merger
After a six-day evidentiary hearing, on June 14, 2016, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued an opinion denying a request by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a preliminary injunction to block the proposed...
Jun 13, 2016 | Policing the Oil Patch
With the sudden surge in the value of mineral rights in southeastern Ohio, landowners and local producers have been thrust into the position of competing for ownership of these valuable mineral rights. Unless an old oil and gas lease cover their prop...
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Jun 9, 2016 | Ohio Legislature Passes Over 30 Bills in 48 Hours
The Ohio General Assembly is officially on summer recess as they gear up for their November elections. They had a busy spring session, culminating in two whirlwind days during the last week of May, where they passed over 30 bills. The topics ranged f...