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HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Says Most Independent Contractors are Employees and Should be Covered by The Fair Labor Standards Act
William H. Andrews; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
On Wednesday, July 14, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance on curbing what they consider misclassification of statutory employees as independent contractors, Administrator's Interpretation 2015-1. While the Administrator’s Interpretation does not have an implementation date, we...

 

HTMLPersonal Injury Medical Malpractice Caps Held Unconstitutional
Julie A. Tyk; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2015, previously published on July 22, 2015
On July 1, 2015, the Fourth District Court of Appeals (Fourth DCA) issued a major decision affecting medical malpractice cases in Florida. In the case North Broward Hospital District v. Kalitan, the court held that the caps on non-economic damages in personal injury medical malpractice cases were...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Rules that Affordable Care Act Law Allows Nationwide Tax Subsidies
Julie A. Tyk; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2015, previously published on July 20, 2015
On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled in King v. Burwell that the Affordable Care Act allows the federal government to provide nationwide subsidies to help lower-income individuals buy health insurance. Chief Justice John G. Roberts wrote the opinion for the six-justice majority. The decision...

 

HTMLDeadline for 175/185 Plans Approaches
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2015, previously published on July 21, 2015
This Elert should interest plan sponsors of defined benefit plans for police officers or firefighters intended to qualify for receipt of insurance premium tax (IPT) dollars under Florida Statutes Chapters 175 or 185.

 

HTMLMCDC Initiative Enforcement Actions Summary of Orders Regarding Underwriting Firms
Brian J. Fender, Jennifer M. LaRocco; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015
On June 18, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced the first enforcement actions brought under the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperative ("MCDC") Initiative. The actions involved 36 underwriting firms, each of which self-reported under the MCDC...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor Announces Proposed Changes to Fair Labor Standard Act
Patrick D. Coleman; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015
This week the Department of Labor announced proposed changes to federal regulations defining the scope of the executive, administrative, and professional employee exemptions contained in Section 13(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. When the proposed rule is published in the Federal Register...

 

HTMLRecent Supreme Court Case Updates
Joseph A. Kovecses; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 16, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court issued two opinions on the validity of a joint proposal for settlement: Audiffred v. Arnold, 40 Fla. L. Weekly S199 (Fla. April 16, 2015), and Pratt v. Weiss, 40 Fla. L. Weekly S201 (Fla. April 16, 2015). A proposal for settlement, also known as an offer...

 

HTMLOSHA Issues Restroom Guidelines For Transgender Employees
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2015, previously published on June 4, 2015
On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a best practices guide proposing that transgender workers should be allowed to use work place restrooms that match the sex they identify with. It is important to note that this is a...

 

HTMLWell Done! EEOC Guidance on Wellness Programs
Brian K. Furgala; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015
Facing criticism for filing lawsuits before providing guidance, the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released proposed rules for wellness programs and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The positive is that the EEOC stuck close to guidance already issued by other...

 

HTMLHealth Care E-lert -- Pennsylvania Federal Court Dismisses Action Based on Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act
Julie A. Tyk; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015
On March 12, 2015, U.S. District Judge Norma L. Shapiro dismissed Cooper v. Pottstown Hospital, Co. LLC, et al, a qui tam action based upon the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, with prejudice. The case concerned on-call agreements between Alan E. Cooper, M.D. and Pottstown Memorial...

 


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