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Jan 21, 2015 | Records Requests: Is Your Practice HIPAA Compliant?
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Jan 13, 2015 | Three Ways to Ensure a Safe Start to 2015
With the changing of the calendar comes a new year and new challenges for businesses across the country. Following these three tips is a great way to ensure that 2015 gets off to a safe start for both you and your employees. Review your OSHA requi...
Alert | Drug & Pharmacy Alert
Jan 10, 2015 | Pharmacy Benefits Managers Ring in New Year by Serving Termination Notices of Provider Agreements with Pharmacies
Pharmacy Benefit Managers’ (PBM) termination of Provider Agreements (PA’s) for specialty pharmacies that have allegedly failed to comply with the mandates of the PA seems to be on the rise, with devastating results to the specialty or network pharmac...
Jan 7, 2015 | Five Common HIPAA Compliance Issues to Avoid
Trust Protectors: The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal Issues a Trailblazing Decision
2015 | Top 12 Legal Tips
2015 | Driving the Preventability Determination Out of Court: Practical Guidance on Excluding the Preventability Determination from Trial When the Commercial Driver's Negligence Is Contested
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Jan 1, 2015 | NLRB Holds That Employees Can Use Company Email for Union and Other Protected Communications
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Dec 29, 2014 | Ohio Supreme Court Yet Again Limits Employers' Liability for Intentional Torts
On December 18, 2014, the Ohio Supreme Court issued another opinion limiting employers’ liability for intentional torts in the workplace. This decision is the latest in a series of cases that narrowly interpret Ohio’s intentional tort statute, R.C. 2...
Dec 23, 2014 | US EPA's Duty to Revise PSD Rules When It Amends NAAQS Is Not Mandatory
Alert | Employment Services and Franchise Law Alert
Dec 19, 2014 | NLRB Files Labor Violations Complaints against McDonald's
The National Labor Relations Board has issued complaints against McDonald’s USA and McDonald’s franchisees as joint employers. According to the NLRB, both McDonald’s USA and various franchises engaged in activities that violated the rights of empl...
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Dec 18, 2014 | House Bill 87: Proposed Amendments to Florida's Construction Defect Act
By Michael Furbush, Partner, Board Certified Specialist - Business Litigation and Thomas Wert, Partner, Board Certified Specialist - Construction Law On December 9, 2014, the Florida House of Representatives introduced a bill that would substantia...
Dec 17, 2014 | Physicians and Gifts: A Legal Primer
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Dec 17, 2014 | U.S. and Cuba to Reestablish Diplomatic Relations
Earlier today, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba are set to normalize diplomatic relations, marking a thaw in one of the last remaining remnants of Cold War-era foreign policy. As a part of resuming diplomatic relations with...
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Dec 15, 2014 | 2015 Spending Bill Passes Congress, Suspends Hours-of-Service Regulations Related to 34-Hour Rest Period
In an unusual Saturday evening vote, Congress passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that the White House has indicated President Barack Obama will sign.  The bill is about more than spending. It includes regulations affecting everything from bankin...
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Dec 12, 2014 | As Threatened, NLRB Implements Ambush Election Rules
On December 11, 2014, our Alert warned that the NLRB’s ruling to allow employees to use company-provided email systems for union organizing was perhaps the first of a flurry of pro-union rulings to be released between now and the end of the year. Tod...
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Dec 11, 2014 | Employees Now Allowed to Use Company-Provided Email Systems for Union Organizing
The National Labor Relations Board, by a 3-2 vote, just reversed legal precedent to declare that workers have a right to use their employers’ email systems for non-business purposes, including union organizing. The Board specifically stated, “We deci...
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Dec 9, 2014 | HHS Fines Nonprofit for HIPAA Security Violation Related to Poor IT Practices
Yesterday, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) slapped a mental health nonprofit with a $150,000 fine for HIPAA security rule violations. The Alaskan nonprofit failed to follow basic information technology practices, such...
Dec 3, 2014 | Medical Practice Clinical Labs: Top Pitfalls to Avoid