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Free samples at Costco. Jamba Juice’s buy one, get one free deals. Free wi-fi at your neighborhood Starbucks. And, if you’re in the construction industry, free insurance coverage when you’re...more
Faced with mounting pressure from the construction industry, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) appears to have acknowledged that there are significant compliance problems with the operator certification...more
On March 21, 2013, Congress authorized the Community Development Financial Institutions (“CDFI”) Fund to guarantee up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of bonds in fiscal year 2013, marking a new opportunity for...more
The news from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) about the revocation of the electronic health record (EHR) certifications of two EHR products that had previously been certified will have tremendous...more
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on April 25, 2013 that it has revoked the certification of two electronic health records (EHR) products. The products, EHRMagic-Inpatient and EHRMagic-Ambulatory,...more
In This Issue:
- THE MASSACHUSETTS MUDDLE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG?
The Mashpee Wampanoag casino project planned for the town of Taunton in southeastern Massachusetts received a major...more
On April 4, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and HUD officials announced a civil fraud suit alleging FCA and FIRREA claims against a mortgage lender and its president for falsely certifying loans and...more
On January 1, the Public Works Employment Verification Act went into effect in Pennsylvania. Signed into law last July, the act requires all Pennsylvania public works contractors and subcontractors involved in projects of...more
In the final days of the March term of the Illinois Supreme Court, the Court allowed a petition for leave to appeal in The Board of Education of Roxana Community Unit School District No. 1. v. The Pollution Control Board, et...more
As a management side attorney, I love when an employer prevails in an FMLA case. However, I'm doubly giddy when the case provides real, practical takeaways for employers that help them better administer FMLA leave. ...more
On July 23, 2012, L. 2012, c. 24 (the “Solar Act”) was signed into law by Governor Christie. The Solar Act, among other things, requires the New Jersey Board of Utilities (“BPU”) in consultation with the New Jersey...more
In this issue:
- Ninth Circuit: Underbids Can Constitute False Claims
- State Courts Limit CGL Coverage for Property Damage Arising From Defective Construction
- Construction Contractor Prevails in...more
Patricia Johnson, who had a history of depression and bipolar disorder, taught special education for a school district in Idaho for a decade. Before her teaching certificate expired in 2007, Johnson failed to take sufficient...more
Pesticide overspray drift to a neighboring property in Minnesota may now qualify as a trespass, thanks to the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ recent decision in Johnson, et al., v. Paynesville Farmers Union Cooperative Oil Co.,...more
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