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May 23, 2018 | Class Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Given the Okay by U.S. Supreme Court
On May 21, 2018, The United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that “Congress has instructed in the Arbitration Act that arbitration agreements providing for individualized proceedings must be enforced, a...
May 17, 2018 | Physician recruitment agreements: 4 things to consider
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May 9, 2018 | Ohio Supreme Court Restricts Spoliation Claims
The Ohio Supreme Court has issued an important decision limiting a party’s ability to pursue an independent tort claim for spoliation of evidence. Ohio law excludes tort claims for negligent spoliation of evidence, but permits intentional spoliation...
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May 2, 2018 | Department of Justice Issues Memorandum Regarding Civil Enforcement Actions
Recently, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a memorandum significantly limiting the use of guidance documents in civil litigation matters. Federal agencies often issue guidance documents to aid in the interpretation of existing statutes and re...
May 1, 2018 | Help patients better understand your practice's financial policies
May 2018 | Ohio Appellate Court Clarifies Notice Requirements under the 2006 Dormant Act
Nearly 18 months after the Ohio Supreme Court issued a series of sweeping decisions interpreting Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act, led by Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration, LLC, 2016-Ohio-5796, the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Seventh Appellate District is...
May 1, 2018 | Have our Contracts Become too One-Sided?
Are lengthier contracts better? Are they one-sided? There is no absolute answer to these questions. However, I contend that lengthier and lengthier contracts are not good for the industry.
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Apr 27, 2018 | Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Proposes $1.5 Billion in Rebates
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), along with Governor John Kasich, has proposed yet another one-time rebate that will return some $1.5 billion to Ohio employers. This would represent the largest rebate in two decades. Private employe...
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Apr 26, 2018 | Ohio Supreme Court Rules on BWC Subrogation Interest in Tort Claim Insurance Settlements
The Supreme Court of Ohio issued an opinion last week that provides a cautionary tale whose main antagonist is the broad reach of Ohio’s automatic subrogation provision set forth in R.C. 4123.931(G).  In Bur. of Workers’ Comp. v. Verlinger, Slip Opin...
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Apr 23, 2018 | Before You Write That Check!
The Supreme Court of Ohio issued an opinion last week that provides a cautionary tale whose main antagonist is the broad reach of Ohio’s automatic subrogation provision set forth in R.C. 4123.931(G).  In Bur. of Workers’ Comp. v. Verlinger, Slip Opin...
Apr 18, 2018 | Getting Around a Non-Compete Contract
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Apr 16, 2018 | Should a "Sister" State Necessarily Impose the Same Professional Discipline Against a Medical Practitioner That Another State Imposes?
The Professional Practice Acts for many states routinely have provisions that permit a state to discipline a medical practitioner if that practitioner has been disciplined by another state in which the practitioner is also licensed. These kinds of pr...
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Apr 9, 2018 | A New Tool for Economic Development: Opportunity Zones
What is a qualified Opportunity Zone? The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created the “Opportunity Zone Program” aimed at driving private investment to rural and urban low-income communities. The goal of the program is to spur busin...
Apr 9, 2018 | Adviser: Don't get beat when it comes to non-competes
Apr 4, 2018 | 5 Ideas for Managing Physicians' Outside Activities
Apr 1, 2018 | Ohio Federal Court Rules in Landowner Royalty Case
An Ohio federal district court recently issued a decision in Lutz v. Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C., 4:09-cv2256), holding that, under Ohio law, producers may deduct post-production costs from landowner royalties where the lease contains language stat...
April 2018 | Five common canons of interpretations
Spring 2018 | Charitable Planning Under the New Tax Plan
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Mar 8, 2018 | Evaluating the Fitness of Your Estate Plan for 2018 in Light of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
The recent passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly altered federal estate tax laws effective January 1, 2018. The TCJA increased exemption amounts for federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes, any one of...
Mar 4, 2018 | Joint Trusts - Too Much Togetherness?
While joint trusts can be very beneficial estate planning tools for married couples, there are some disadvantages as well. Estate Planning Attorney Lisa Lipman and Wealth Consultant Amy Owen discuss how to avoid the pitfalls that affect joint trusts.