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Trademark and Copyright Considerations for Small Businesses

Trademarks and copyrights can be used to prevent your company’s original creations or identifying features from being misappropriated illegally. A trademark can be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Read More

Avoiding Claims of Illegal Termination of At-Will Employees

Most employment is at-will, meaning the employer generally has the right to discharge an employee at any time for any reason or for no reason at all. However, a termination Read More

Kyle M. Winslow named partner at Hemmer DeFrank Wessels

Hemmer DeFrank Wessels PLLC is pleased to announce Kyle M. Winslow has been elected to partnership effective January 1, 2020. A member of the firm’s litigation practice group, Kyle concentrates his Read More

Steps To Help Shield Your Company from Online Doxing

An aggravated consumer, industry rival, former employee or another person who is upset with your company may try to exact revenge by use of “doxing” — the practice of gathering Read More

Fidelis Center

Dear Friend of Nicholas Sandmann: I wanted to let you know that the Fidelis Center for Law and Policy has agreed to raise money to help Nicholas and his family cover Read More

Records Management Steps for Doctors Closing Their Practice

Written By: Janie Ratliff-Sweeney The time has come to close a chapter and move on from your medical practice. But closing down a physician’s office doesn’t just involve business concerns like Read More

How Doctors and Hospitals Can Combat Medicare and Medicaid Fraud 

Counterintuitive as it seems, it is possible to commit fraud without actual intent. If you and your staff lack careful billing and oversight processes, you could come under investigation for Read More

Kentucky Ruling Highlights Importance of HIPAA Employee Training

Written By: Janie Ratliff-Sweeney Even with the best standards and practices in place, hospitals, doctors’ offices and other medical institutions are only as good at patient health data privacy as the Read More

Kentucky Doctor Ordered Jailed, Suspended for Implanting Unnecessary Pacemakers 

Written By: Janie Ratliff-Sweeney When you hear of Medicare fraud, you may think of billings for patients who never showed or for procedures that were never performed. What might not come Read More

The Harm He Can’t Escape: Nicholas Sandmann and the Internet that Doesn’t Forget.

By L. Lin Wood & Todd McMurtry The next time you land an interview with a prospective employer, apply to college, or use an online dating service, be certain that your Read More

Check and Double-Check: Avoiding Conflicts of Interest Malpractice Claims

Just uttering the word conflict is enough to make anyone nervous—but not attorneys, right? When their own interests may collide with that of a client’s, however, it’s a different story. Read More

STATEMENT OF L. LIN WOOD and TODD MCMURTRY REGARDING NICHOLAS SANDMANN and THE WASHINGTON POST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2019  In a span of 3 days beginning on January 19, The Washington Post rushed to claim leadership of a mainstream and social media mob of bullies Read More

For truth, for justice, for Nicholas!

Today, Lin Wood and Todd McMurtry filed their first lawsuit on behalf of Nicholas Sandmann against The Washington Post. The lawsuit filed is included below. The suit seeks $250 million Read More

STATEMENT OF ATTORNEYS L. LIN WOOD and TODD MCMURTRY ON BEHALF OF NICK SANDMANN AND HIS FAMILY

On January 18, in the span of a few hours, Nick Sandmann’s peaceful attendance with his Covington Catholic classmates at the March for Life in Washington, D.C. was turned into Read More

What You Should Know About Kentucky Medical Records Laws

What You Should Know About Kentucky Medical Records Laws Medical records typically contain personal information that care providers must keep private in accordance with federal and state law. In most cases, Read More

Seven Key Provisions to Include in a Business Agreement

Written By: Todd V. McMurtry “It’s just not working out anymore.” You may have heard or uttered these words as a marital partner, but as a business one? It can happen. Read More

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