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HTMLShould Employers "Get Physical"?
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014
Many employers require that applicants pass a pre-employment medical exam to ensure they are physically capable of doing the job. Employers should be aware that pre-employment medical exams, while not categorically barred, could violate several federal statutes and draw unwanted attention from the...

 

HTMLA Guide for Physicians and Physician Assistants
Scott E. Hultstrand; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014
As physicians search for new revenue streams in response to declining reimbursement and additional administrative complexity, a new law passed in 2013 should provide added flexibility and time to expand practices through the use of physician assistants. The health care markets continue to realign...

 

HTMLFourth Circuit’s Decision in Cargo Loss Case Should Be Wake-Up Call for Motor Carriers as to Limitation of Liability
Jim Bryan; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014
Motor carriers attempting to limit their liability for shipments of cargo should take note of a recent Fourth Circuit decision, ABB Inc.v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 721 F.3d 135 (4th Cir. 2013), that found in favor of a shipper because of an incomplete bill of lading. Motor carriers and shippers...

 

HTMLThe Physician Payment Sunshine Act - The Top Five Steps for Physicians
Scott E. Hultstrand; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014
The Physician Payment Sunshine Act is a minor part of the Affordable Care Act, but it could result in major headaches for physicians. The chief purpose of the Sunshine Act is to make any payments made by medical manufacturers to physicians publicly available.

 

HTMLTax Implications for Same-Sex Married Couples Residing in The Carolinas
Tess Stakias, Paul G. Topolka; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014
As the April 15th filing deadline approaches, there are important changes to note. When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013, a number of important tax issues were raised and potential refund opportunities were created for same-sex married couples...

 

HTMLEEOC Lawsuit Challenges Commonly Used Language In Severance Agreements
David Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 19, 2014
On February 7, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) sued CVS Pharmacy Inc. in federal court in Chicago to invalidate the company’s standard severance agreement. The lawsuit raises concerns because it attacks language that employers commonly use in severance...

 

HTMLFinancial Performance Representations
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 11, 2014
On Tuesday February 11th, the Charlotte Business Franchise Network met on the 15th floor conference room at Nexsen Pruet. The attendees, representing a broad cross section of franchisors, master franchisees, and franchise suppliers, were undaunted by the weather, and gathered to talk about...

 

HTMLTen Contract Provisions That a Prospective Franchisee Should Consider Before Signing a Franchise Agreement
Ted P. Pearce; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014
The saying that “love is blind” is as true in picking a franchise as in finding a soul-mate. Most prospective franchisees tend to shop franchise concepts instead of franchise agreements. They focus their search on hot concepts, franchise systems that have a good track record, and...

 

HTMLTax Tip: Don't Lose Your Charitable Deduction for Lack of Paperwork
Paul G. Topolka; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 4, 2014, previously published on January 22, 2014
For cash contributions of less than $250, you must have either a cancelled check/credit card receipt or a written statement from the charity that substantiates the donation.

 

HTMLSouth Carolina Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Carnival Cruise Lines
Ronald E. Cardwell; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2014, previously published on January 23, 2014
On January 22, 2014, the South Carolina Supreme Court granted Carnival Corporation d/b/a Carnival Cruise Lines’ motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by several citizen groups in Charleston, South Carolina. The Court held the citizen groups lacked standing to assert their nuisance and zoning...

 


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