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Ohio Court of Claims Explains Surety’s Obligations After Contractor Default
January 1, 2017
A surety thinking of funding its bankrupt principal for the purpose of completing a project should take notice of the recent decision in Jutte Elec., Ltd v. Ohio Facilitates Constr. Comm.
Alex J. McCallion, Esq.
Duty to Preserve ESI: The Stakes Just Got Higher
August 10, 2016
A recent federal court decision highlights the potentially severe consequences for companies that do not take the proper steps to preserve electronically stored information (“ESI”) in anticipation of or in connection with litigation.
Justin M. Alaburda
Affordable Care Act Nondiscrimination Final Rule
May 16, 2016
On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“Section 1557”) protecting individuals from discrimination in health care on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and sex, including discrimination based on pregnancy, gender identity, and sex stereotyping (the “Rule”).
Angela C. Codougan
It Is Time To Update Your Compliance Plans
May 10, 2016
In 1997, the Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) began to actively promote that health care providers adopt written compliance plans to assist providers to follow government rules and regulations regarding health care.
Scott P. Sandrock
HIPAA Compliance Update
January 20, 2016
HIPAA compliance has been a part of the regulatory landscape of healthcare since the privacy rules became effective in 2003. Since that time, most providers have taken steps to develop their compliance plans, including distributing notices of privacy practices, obtaining authorizations for release of information as needed, and obtaining business associate agreements from third parties.
Scott P. Sandrock
Alessandro Apolito Making a Difference – Helping Curb Teen Violence
January 6, 2016
Nineteen people under the age of 20 were killed in Jacksonville in 2016 by violent crime. Already in 2017, two young men were killed in a drive-by shooting on New Year’s Day.
Bar Bulletin: Young lawyers, it’s never too early to start building your future
October 6, 2015
Regardless of whether you are just out of law school or an attorney who has been practicing for five years, you can start taking steps toward building your future as a well-rounded lawyer.
Alessandro A. Apolito