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Alert | Antitrust Law Alert
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...
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...
Jun 1, 2016 | Have Docs Fill Out Conflict of Interest Questionnaires
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...
May 18, 2016 | Make Sure You Execute BAAs for HIPAA Compliance
Alert | Employment Services Alert
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...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
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...
May 11, 2016 | Court Rulings Could Impact Dormant Mineral Act
The legislature enacted the original version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (DMA) in 1989 to allow for the abandonment of old unused severed mineral interests (other than coal) and to automatically vest them in the owner of the surface of the proper...
May 2016 | Is Arbitration All It's Cracked Up To Be?
In the late 1980s, early 1990s, alternative dispute resolution came on the scene and was all the rage as a means to effectively and quickly resolve disputes on construction projects at a lower cost than litigation. Now, many years later, the tide has...
Alert | FDA Alert
May 10, 2016 | FDA Issues "Deeming Regulations" Covering Additional Tobacco Products Including Electronic Cigarettes, Cigars and Pipe Tobacco
On May 10, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule (Deeming Regulations) bringing cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) (including electronic cigarettes), water pipe (hookah) tobacco, dissolvab...
Alert | Drone Alert
May 4, 2016 | State and Local Governments Considering Drone Laws Should Consult with the FAA
Recently, the Cleveland City Council passed legislation aimed at giving local law enforcement the power to enforce federal restrictions on flying drones (also known as unmanned aircraft systems or “UAS”) within city limits. The Cleveland law mirrors...
May 3, 2016 | The Trials and Errors of Preventability Determinations
Apr 28, 2016 | Retail Liability in 140 Characters Or Less: Foreseeability In The Social Media Age
Alert | Homebuilders and Construction Industry Alert
Apr 28, 2016 | "60 Days" Means 60 Days - Appellate Court Reiterates Construction Lien Law Will Be Strictly Construed
By: Thomas P. Wert, Esquire, Board Certified Construction Lawyer1 Lienors beware – when the Florida lien law says “60 days,” the Florida lien law means 60 days. On April 8th, a Florida Court of Appeal confirmed once again that the deadlines set...
Apr 27, 2016 | Look Before You Leap into mHealth
Apr 13, 2016 | Payer-Based Audits are Often a Waste of Time for Docs
Apr 12, 2016 | Private Equity Forecast
Private equity deal flow slowed down in 2015. U.S. and global markets were volatile. Interest rates finally increased. The SEC turned its attention to private equity firms. Despite these challenges, the private equity forecast provides reason for opt...
Apr 11, 2016 | What Makes a Motor Carrier Unfit for Service?
A proposed rule published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA or Agency) seeks to change the methodology for determining whether a motor carrier is unfit. Currently, the Agency has the authority to shut down a motor carrier only...
Alert | Professional Liability Alert
Apr 11, 2016 | Favorable Ruling for Insurance Agency and Its Agents
A decision recently issued by the Crawford County Court of Common Pleas is a positive signal for insurance agencies and their agents. Although the insureds asserted numerous claims in the suit − including fraudulent misrepresentation, negligent procu...
Apr 4, 2016 | Negotiating Extending Undrilled Shale Leases
For more than six years, areas of eastern Ohio have experienced the largest oil and gas boom in Ohio’s history. New technologies in the oil and gas industry have opened up development of the Utica Shale formation, using directional drilling and stage...