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Key Aspects of the CARES Act Provisions Authorizing Small Business Loans

Small business owners are necessarily prepared for various types of challenges, but what do you do when the government orders you to close for an indefinite amount of time? Unfortunately, Read More

When Can a Worker Sue for Defamation?

Your ability to earn a livelihood depends in large part on your reputation, which can be heavily based on what your present and previous employers or clients say about you. Read More

Potential Tax Effects Associated with the CARES Act Stimulus

Since March, federal and state governments have engaged in a variety of methods designed to safeguard Americans’ health and financial security in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. At any Read More

How Will Coronavirus Affect Contractual Relationships and Obligations?

How Will Coronavirus Affect Contractual Relationships and Obligations? The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted practically every aspect of American life. Whether closed by government order or by concerns about public safety, millions Read More

Tips for Defending Your Business Reputation Online

In cyberspace, a single negative review, tweet or Facebook post can inflict damage on a business that is difficult to undo. Effectively defending your company’s online reputation demands taking a Read More

Practices for Guarding Against HIPAA Breaches in Your Company

Practices for Guarding Against HIPAA Breaches in Your Company If your company is classified as a “covered entity” (most healthcare providers are covered entities) or a “business associated” of a covered Read More

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

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