Wait! Wait! I Signed for the company. You Can’t Sue Me! . . . Can You?
- posted: Jun. 24, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas A shareholder or an officer of a corporation who signs a contract on behalf of the corporation generally is not personally liable under the agreement. That’s Read More
You Open Your Mailbox and See an Email From Figliozzi. Audit! Now What?
- posted: Jun. 21, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas Figliozzi and Company is the designated contractor performing audits on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. If you sought or obtained an incentive Read More
I Apologized and Now I’m Getting Sued?
- posted: May 05, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas You met with the patient. You explained all the risks of the procedure. The risks were later spelled out in the consent form and you went Read More
Key Considerations Before Mediation of a Business Dispute
- posted: May 03, 2016
Written By: Todd V. McMurtry Today most courts require that litigants attempt to mediate a resolution to their dispute before the court will set the matter for trial. For this reason, Read More
That Company That Owed Me Money Just Went Under! Now What?
- posted: Apr. 21, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas You did everything right. You negotiated a good deal. You reduced it to a written agreement so both sides knew their obligations. You held up your Read More
Coming Soon: Major Changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act that Promise to Impact Nearly Every Kentucky Business
- posted: Apr. 05, 2016
Written By: Todd V. McMurtry The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires that most employees be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime pay at Read More
Getting a Competitive Edge May Be as Easy as D.B.E.
- posted: Mar. 15, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas Federal, state and local governments offer numerous benefits to a disadvantaged business enterprise or a “DBE.” Government projects sometimes set aside a portion of the contract Read More
The Risk of Party Incapacity During Mediation
- posted: Feb. 29, 2016
Written By: Todd V. McMurtry Most lawsuits today are settled through mediation. For this reason, a lawyer’s skill at managing the mediation process is more critical than ever. So, a lawyer Read More
Gun Trusts: Get Yours Before the Rules Change!
- posted: Feb. 19, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas If you want to own a suppressor (a silencer) or any firearm regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934 (“NFA”), you have to submit an Read More
Your Employee Handbook: Answer Warehouse, Communication Tool, and Insurance Policy
- posted: Feb. 09, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas Do you get bombarded with questions from employees about the same topics, over and over again? Are you plagued with situations where information given by one Read More
One of Your Employees Makes a Sexual Harassment Complaint! Now, What?
- posted: Jan. 20, 2016
Written By: Scott R. Thomas Few things have a more costly and damaging effect on all aspects of a business than a sexual harassment complaint. Legal costs are incurred to respond Read More
The Three Best Ways to Stay Out of Court
- posted: Jan. 19, 2016
Written By: Todd V. McMurtry Foreclosures, criminals and divorces combined with chronic understaffing have clogged the courts. If you have not been involved in a lawsuit in the past ten years Read More
Is Your Business at Risk for a Determination That Your Independent Contractors Are Actually Employees?
- posted: Dec. 15, 2015
Written By: Scott R. Thomas You’ve built your business on the model that people doing work are independent contractors rather than employees. Everything has been going fine until one day when Read More
Top Ten Things To Think About When Drafting A Non-Compete
- posted: Dec. 03, 2015
Written By: Scott R. Thomas You started your business on a shoe-string but you’ve worked hard and built it up. Now you’re at the point where you’re ready to take on Read More
Your Commercial Tenant Stiffs You on the Rent. Now What?
- posted: Dec. 01, 2015
Written By: Justin Whittaker What happens when your previously reliable commercial tenant stiffs you on the rent? If you are a commercial landlord in Kentucky, you’ve likely had to grapple with Read More
Has Your Practice Done a HIPAA Risk Analysis Lately? Indiana Provider Pays $750,000 Settlement for HIPAA Violations.
- posted: Nov. 23, 2015
Written By: Matthew T. Cheeks Has your practice done a HIPAA Risk Analysis lately? Indiana provider pays $750,000 settlement for HIPAA violations. Hacking and data breach incidences are increasingly common and have Read More