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Alert | President Trump's Second Attempt at an Immigration Executive Order
Mar 13, 2017 | Second Time's a Charm?
Last Monday, President Trump signed a new Executive Order (Order) banning citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. This ban includes citizens from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. The new Order goe...
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Mar 10, 2017 | Prior Felony Convictions May No Longer Permanently Prevent Professional Licensure
A felony conviction can prohibit an individual from obtaining or maintaining a professional license to practice in the health care field. In an effort to minimize the impact of prior felony convictions on a person’s ability to obtain professional lic...
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Mar 1, 2017 | Two Roetzel Partners Take on Board Commitments
Roetzel & Andress Partner Lewis W. Adkins Jr. has begun serving a nine-year term on The University of Akron Board of Trustees while Partner Stephen Funk rejoined Community Legal Aid Services Inc.’s board of trustees last fall. He started on Feb. 3...
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March 2017 | Everyone in the "Hot Tub" - Experts Only
More and more, we try to get creative with ways to resolve disputes. Years ago, the construction industry and construction lawyers realized that litigation before judges who knew very little about construction and jurors who knew even less, was not a...
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Mar 1, 2017 | Protecting Practices from a Significant Billing Error
I recently had a client contact me regarding an issue with an employed surgeon who performs procedures at a surgery center ("ASC").  The surgeon had a patient scheduled for a procedure, but the patient never actually had the procedure performed. S...
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Mar 1, 2017 | Ohio Gas & OilRover Pipeline Files Mass Condemnation Actions in Ohio
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Feb 28, 2017 | Charging for Medical Records Can Cost You
Health care providers often are unaware of federal laws that regulate the process by which they charge patients for copies of medical records. Many providers incorrectly assume that only the law of the state in which the provider practices is relevan...
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Feb 28, 2017 | Expanded Concealed Carry Rights for Employees Go Into Effect on March 20, 2017
Ohio legislation expanding concealed carry laws will take effect on March 20, 2017. In December of last year, Governor Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 199, which allows employees with a valid concealed carry license to store a firearm on the emplo...
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Feb 24, 2017 | New Filing Procedures in the Second District Court of Appeal
If you have recently filed appeals in both the Second District Court of Appeal and in one of Florida’s other district courts, then you know that the appellate courts have been using two different filing portals since e-filing became required. The Sec...
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Feb 20, 2017 | IRS Announces Proposed Partnership Audit Regulations Which Impact Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Proposed Regulations under Section 1101 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA), which provide that for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017, all entities taxable as partnerships (including li...
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Feb 17, 2017 | Alex Acosta Nominated for Secretary of Labor Position After Withdrawal of Andrew Puzder From Consideration
Secretary of Labor Nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration on February 15, 2017, capping weeks of speculation, as well as significant criticism from several different sectors related to his company’s treatment of its employees, his...
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Feb 15, 2017 | Technical Noncompliance with HIPAA Can Lead to Big Penalties
As discussed in prior client alerts, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the agency charged with HIPAA enforcement, has increased HIPAA compliance initiatives in recent months and is poised to continue its enforcement activities throughout 2017. If rec...
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Feb 15, 2017 | UPDATE: US Patent & Trademark Office Issues New Trademark Use Rule (Delayed until March 21, 2017)
ALERT UPDATE: The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) planned to implement an auditing program on February 17, 2017, which would introduce new requirements for declarations of use filed pursuant to Sections 8 or 71 of the Trademark Act. Now, the USP...
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Feb 14, 2017 | Reminder: Cigar Warning Statements and Warning Plans
The Deeming Regulations enacted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 10, 2016, expanded the agency’s tobacco regulatory authority to cigars and certain other tobacco products. Among the regulatory provisions made applicable to cigars, wer...
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Feb 10, 2017 | UPDATE: Trump's Immigration Executive Order, Refused by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Late yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate President Donald Trump’s immigration Executive Order (Order) which suspended the entry of aliens from seven countries into the United States for 90 days. This ruling focused only...
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Feb 9, 2017 | US Patent & Trademark Office Issues New Trademark Use Rule
On January 19, 2017 the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a notice in the Federal Register introducing new requirements for declarations of use in commerce filed pursuant to Sections 8 and 71 of the Trademark Act. A decla...
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Feb 8, 2017 | Trump's Immigration Executive Order - Are We Back to Where We Started?
If you are confused about what is happening with President Donald Trump’s immigration Executive Order (Order), then you are not alone. PAST – What exactly is the Order? Trump signed the Order on January 27, 2017, temporarily banning travel from...
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Feb 8, 2017 | The Immigration Ban's Potential Effect on Physicians
Recent actions taken by the President of the United States to "ban" entry to the U.S. of individuals from certain countries have affected, and may continue to effect, physicians and medical practices across the country.  According to the Association...
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Feb 7, 2017 | Cleveland lawyer named to University of Akron board
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Lewis Adkins Jr. to the board of trustees of the University of Akron. Adkins is an attorney and graduate of Akron's School of Law. He is a partner and practice group manager in public law, regulatory and finance...
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Feb 3, 2017 | FDA Issues Proposed Tobacco Product Standard for N-Nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products
On January 23, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a proposed tobacco product standard that would establish a limit of N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in finished smokeless tobacco products not to exceed 1.0 microgram per gram of tobacco (...