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HTMLImmigration Options for the Employment of International Physicians
April A. (Caminez) Bentley; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will do many things to alter health care delivery in the United States. One thing it will not do, however, is significantly increase the supply of physicians. The new law calls for training a few hundred additional doctors each year - this is not...

 

HTMLLouisiana’s recent enactment of the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act
Michelle D. Craig; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014
Following in the footsteps of several other states including Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin, Louisiana recently enacted the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act. The Act, effective immediately, prohibits...

 

HTMLOSHA Issues New Guidance for Consumer Credit Whistleblowers
Collin G. Warren, Pamela D. Williams; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014
On April 3, 2014, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued an interim final rule that establishes procedures and time frames for handling retaliation complaints under the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA). OSHA has invited the public to...

 

HTMLIt’s Like Déjà Vu All Over Again: Yogi Berra On Information Security
Jack Pringle; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2013
It is Spring again, and the national pastime is in full swing. This year Spring also brought knowledge of the Heartbleed Bug - another threat to the security of information stored and transmitted online. And just as baseball is a fixture of the American landscape, so too unfortunately are data...

 

HTMLCharter School Bill Passes House
Stacy Golleher; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 15, 2014
Last week, the House of Representatives passed, in a 360-45 vote, legislation that would reauthorize charter schools. The measure, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter School Act (HR10), would authorize $300 million per year for fiscal years 2015 through 2020. It would also...

 

HTMLCan Any Sense Be Made of Senseless, Workplace Violence?
Jeffrey C. Smith; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014
Sadly, the recent mass shooting by a disgruntled employee at a FedEx sorting facility in Georgia reminded the U.S. of the disturbing fact that the number of public shootings has been on the rise over the past several years. As with the FedEx tragedy, some of those public shootings have involved...

 

HTMLFlorida Employment Law Protections and Improving The Bottom-line
R. Scott Callen; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
While legal compliance auditing is generally recommended to prevent litigation and legal violations, periodic employment law audits also can be used to ensure your company has maximum legal protection — and to positively impact your company’s bottom-line. General examples are provided...

 

HTMLSix Spring OSHA Construction Updates
John D. Surma; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
OSHA has been busy the first four months of 2014. The following are six items of particular interest to those in or affiliated with the construction industry.

 

HTMLFlorida Employment Law Compliance: The Key Question is Not Written in the Law
R. Scott Callen; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 24, 2014
Have you experienced or heard of a company that made an employment decision that technically complied with the law, but were still sued by an employee? There is no law requiring the employer to evaluate whether it looks like the villain or the victim, but that is a key question when making...

 

HTMLSouth Carolina Ruling Could Change the Way Banks Negotiate Loan Settlements
Tara E. Nauful; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
In the recent case CoastalStates Bank v. Hanover Homes of South Carolina, LLC, et al., the South Carolina Court of Appeals issued a potentially game changing opinion on the consequences that a bank’s settlement with a borrower and one guarantor has on the bank’s claims against a...

 


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