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Oct 10, 2013 | Banks are Increasingly Becoming Targets of Americans with Disabilities Act ATM Class Action Lawsuits
Just recently, however, ATMs have become the focus of law firms that specialize in representing disabled individuals. Certain law firms have filed hundreds of almost identical ADA ATM class action lawsuits in federal court since March 2012. Some of t...
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Oct 8, 2013 | Community Bank Pays $8.2 Million Penalty for Money Laundering Violations
Saddle River Valley Bank (SRVB), a two-branch New Jersey community bank whose assets were acquired by Center Bancorp Inc. in 2012, has agreed to pay $8.2 million to settle claims that it violated anti-money laundering laws. U.S. Attorney Paul Fi...
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Oct 7, 2013 | Owners of Jensen Farms Indicted for Listeria Outbreak
The listeria outbreak killed 33 people and sickened 147 people across 28 states. It is considered the deadliest food-borne outbreak in more than 25 years according to the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”). U.S. Attorney John Walsh said the case ser...
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Oct 7, 2013 | The IC-DISC
Does your company export goods manufactured, produced, grown, or extracted in the United States? If so, consider establishing an Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation ("IC-DISC")...
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Oct 3, 2013 | Food Safety & FDA Hit Hard Under Government Shutdown
In short, the current government shutdown endangers the food safety of U.S. citizens in real and tangible ways. The shutdown will also have a negative economic impact for companies that rely on FDA for registrations, approvals and releases of the pro...
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Sep 26, 2013 | The Rules for Civil Case Settlements Undergo Revision
Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn recently signed into law Public Act 098-0548. The Act amends the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure by adding a new statutory section (735 ILCS 5/2-2301) that substantially alters the way that civil settlement agreements...
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Sep 25, 2013 | HIPAA Changes Require Practices to Take Additional Compliance Steps
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Sep 23, 2013 | Department of Labor Extends Fair Labor Standards Act Protections to Home Health Care Workers
In a rule that will become effective on January 1, 2015, the US Department of Labor has made significant changes to a longstanding provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it applies to companies and individuals who provide companionship s...
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Sep 11, 2013 | Physicians Beware: In-Office Ancillaries May Soon Be Prohibited
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Aug 28, 2013 | Healthcare on Elysium: the Future Foretold?
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Aug 14, 2013 | Why Physicians Should Steer Clear of Treating Family Members
Alert | Employment Law Alert - Illinois
Aug 14, 2013 | Illinois Court Creates a Bright Line Rule in the Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements
The holding of Fifield affects all current and future noncompetition and non-solicitation clauses in employment agreements in the state of Illinois. There must be another form of consideration between the employer and employee to avoid the mandatory...
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Aug 12, 2013 | Securities and Exchange Commission Gets Serious About New "Admit It" Policy
This week the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) demonstrated that the agency is serious about enforcing its new “admit it” policy, which they unveiled earlier this year, since the SEC indicated that it would require JPMorgan Chase to admit wro...
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July 2013 | Asset Protection for Developers/Builders
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Jul 31, 2013 | Omitting Federal Payers Doesn't Make Physicians "Fraud-proof"
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Jul 23, 2013 | The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Latin America
Given the increasing amount of FCPA investigations and actions targeting Latin America, domestic and foreign companies would be well advised to undertake a risk assessment of the company’s corporate structure to evaluate where, and under what circums...
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Jul 17, 2013 | Florida Supreme Court Rules that a Home Builder's Implied Warranties Apply to Subdivision Improvements that Provide "Essential Services" to Homeowners
Maronda Homes, Inc. v. Lakeview Reserve Homeowners Assn., Inc., 2013 WL 3466814 (Fla. July 11, 2013) The Lakeview Reserve Homeowners’ Association sued Maronda Homes for breach of implied warranty, alleging that defects in the design of the roadw...
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Jul 11, 2013 | DOMA and U.S. v. Windsor - What Might it Mean to You?
Federal tax advantages now available to same-sex couples include the ability to file joint federal income tax returns, spousal retirement plan contributions and rollovers, tax-free health care coverage, unlimited gift and estate tax deductions for tr...
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Jul 10, 2013 | Ensure Your Practice Covenant is Enforceable Before It's Too Late
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Jul 9, 2013 | Securities and Exchange Commission Announces New Enforcement Initiatives
The Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) announced three new initiatives that will build on its Division of Enforcement's (Division) ongoing efforts to concentrate resources on high-risk areas of the market and bring cutting-edge technol...