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Newsbreak: What You Post on Facebook Can Be Used Against You
As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots
Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
This study examines the impact of State legislation that caps damage awards in malpractice cases on decisions of physicians about where to practice medicine.
Twenty-four States now have laws that limit damage payments in...more
New York Erb’s palsy lawyer David Perecman applauds Adrian Clayborn of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The defensive end is playing outstanding NFL football this season even with damage to his arm caused by Erb’s palsy.
In This Issue:
- Further Erosion in Healthcare Reform
- Labor & Employment News: Should Your Organization Have An Affirmative Action Plan? Recent Decision Requires Hospitals To Re-Evaluate Whether They Are Subject To...more
New York nursing home abuse lawyer David Perecman comments on the charges filed by residents at the Garden of Eden Home in Brooklyn. The residents claim that they were abused mentally, emotionally, and financially by adult...more
When pharmacists actively obstruct access to birth control, what are the appropriate legal measures to take in protecting the patient's rights to basic health care while respecting a pharmacist's rights to free speech? This...more
As we discussed in my previous article on employee lawsuit exposure, employment-related lawsuits are one of the biggest threats facing all employers today, including medical practices. In fact, the average small business in...more
In this issue: Value-Based Reimbursement: CMS Ups the Ante for Hospitals with Proposed Rulemaking; Summary of North Carolina Senate Bill 33's Medical Malpractice Reform; ICE Targets Large Employers - How to Be Prepared; You...more
Two nurses who were fired from their hospital for alerting state authorities to a dangerous doctor have now been fully vindicated -- except for one thing. The nurses won a $750,000 settlement of their lawsuit against the...more
Earlene Johnson worked as a medical supply technician at the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where almost 2,000 veterans may have been exposed to Hepatitis B and C and HIV due to poor sterilization practices. She...more
A Legal Perspective
Legal issues to be Addressed and Revolved:
• Compliance with Joint Commission and Bylaw Standards
• State Reporting Obligations
• National Practitioner Data Bank Reporting Obligations
Honored and rresented by the Financial Planning Association of America (FPA) at their annual meeting last fall, this article was written at the request of ADVISOR TODAY - the Journal of the National Association of Insurance...more
Nurses are the front-line protectors of patient safety in hospitals, nursing homes and anywhere patients are treated. So to avoid patients being hurt by medical malpractice, it's important to protect nurses from being fired...more
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