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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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Jun 3, 2016 | When it comes to regulatory compliance, prevention is key
Ask any attorney concentrating his/her practice in the health law field for a list of current trends in this area of law, and undoubtedly the issue of regulatory compliance will be of primary importance. In 2014 alone, the federal government recovere...
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Jun 1, 2016 | Have Docs Fill Out Conflict of Interest Questionnaires
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May 27, 2016 | Informed Consent: A Review
Physicians often use informed consent forms that they receive from colleagues or directly from a manufacturer or a drug company that provided the item or product that is the subject of the consent. Typically, these consent forms will state the major...
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May 18, 2016 | Make Sure You Execute BAAs for HIPAA Compliance
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May 18, 2016 | Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Expanding Overtime Pay
The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a final rule expanding the number of Americans that qualify for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule, issued on May 18, 2016, will more than double the annual salary threshold t...
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May 12, 2016 | OSHA Finalizes Controversial Electronic Recordkeeping Rule
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued its final rule revising its regulations on the recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses.  Under the rule, establishments with 250 or more employees must elec...