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HTMLIt’s Time to Register for the 2016 Diversity Lottery!
William L. Coffman, Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
On October 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of State will begin accepting requests to register for the 2016 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2016), also known as the Green Card Lottery. The Diversity Lottery Program provides a path for foreign nationals to become permanent residents of the United...

 

HTML“Access Denied” - Understand How Your Electronic Health Records Are Controlled
Rachel Irving Pitts; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Earlier this week, my colleague Dianne Bourque commented on a small medical practice’s inability to access its patients’ medical records one July day after its EHR vendor blocked the practice from pulling the data stored in the EHR. In the Boston Globe article, the EHR vendor compared...

 

HTMLA Cautionary Tale for Companies With Potential False Claims Act Exposure
Daniel Harary, Heidi A. Lawson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
A False Claims Act suit can be a company’s worst nightmare, as it may potentially result in large settlements and awards on account of the statute’s trebled damages provision. However, the nightmare for AmerisourceBergen was compounded by the fact that the company’s insurer, ACE,...

 

HTMLCyber Liability Insurance: Where’s the Beef?
Daniel Harary, Heidi A. Lawson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
“Cyber liability insurance” is often used to describe a range of insurance policies, in the same way that the word cyber is used to describe a broad range of information security related tools, processes and services. Everyone is talking about the need for “stand alone”...

 

HTMLA Brave New World of Transparency Reporting: CMS Launches Open Payments Website
Thomas S. Crane, Kimberly J. Gold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
September 30th marked the launch of transparency reports under the Sunshine Act through a new Open Payments website hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

 

HTMLNotes from the Joint OCR/NIST HIPAA Security Conference
Dianne J. Bourque, Kimberly J. Gold, Kate F. Stewart, Stephanie D. Willis; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
As a service to our readers, we have distilled last week’s joint HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) andNational Institute of Standards in Technology (NIST) conference, “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security” into three phrases: (i) risk...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Rules Marketing Consultant Can Be Held Vicariously Liable for Text Messages under TCPA
Ernest C. Cooper; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
In a ruling issued late last week, the Ninth Circuit held that a marketing consultant that hired a firm to send text messages for a third party could also be held vicariously liable for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The marketing consultant acknowledged that Federal...

 

HTMLEmployment Law Summer Recap 2014: Part 9 of 11 - Mo’ne Davis, Becky Hammon and Obama’s Equal Pay Disclosure Rule: Three More Cracks in the Glass Ceiling
Michael S. Arnold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Thirteen year-old pitching sensation Mo’ne Davis made headlines this summer as she became the first female to throw a shut-out in a Little League World Series game. She dominated batter after batter and looked mature beyond her years when she addressed the media. Meanwhile, a lesser-known...

 

HTMLGuilty Convictions in Salmonella Trial May Signify Landmark in Criminal Food-Safety Prosecutions
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014
This space has thoroughly explored the various forms of civil liability food companies face for the mislabeling and/or deceptive marketing of their products. Last week, a set of landmark convictions in a criminal food-safety prosecution potentially signal increased criminal liability for food...

 

HTMLLike a Bad Penny, Discharged AT&T Employee Turns Up Years Later Despite No-Rehire Agreement; New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms $35K Judgment Against Her
David M. Katz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
The inclusion of a “no-rehire” provision in separation agreement is fairly commonplace. Likewise, a damages provision (including liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees) in the event of a breach by the former employee are routinely included as well. In practice however, what...

 


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