Legal Articles: Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

 







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HTMLRMF Pro Bono Case “Under Reconsideration” as a Result of New Trade Legislation
Thomas Telesca, Gracie C. Wright; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 2015
On June 29, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 (“TAARA 2015”) into law as part of the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which gave President Obama "fast track" power on the Pacific Rim trade deal. TAARA 2015...

 

HTMLGeneral Mills Wins Six-Year Battle Against Chinese Trademark Squatter
Thomas Telesca, Gracie C. Wright; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 2015
On July 6, 2015, General Mills, the United States multinational company that manufactures and markets consumer goods such as Betty Crocker, Totino’s, Pillsbury, Cheerios, and Lucky Charms, to name a few, obtained a significant victory in the Beijing High Court against a trademark squatter. In...

 

HTMLDoes Constitutional Substantive Due Process Protection Apply to Camera Enforcement?
Mark S. Mulholland; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015
A due process lawsuit, which was filed against a New York county traffic enforcement agency by a plaintiff who had received a violation ticket generated by a red light camera was recently dismissed in its entirety by the Eastern District of the United States District Court.

 

HTMLRMF Litigators Obtain Reversal of Denial of Long-Term Disability Benefits
Douglas A. Cooper, Gracie C. Wright; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2015, previously published on May 2015
When a private insurance company denies a claim for long-term disability benefits, one appeals that decision through that same insurance company’s appeal process. This does not bode particularly well for the appealing party.

 

HTMLCCRC to Offer Long-Term Continuum of Care to Seniors
Wayne L. Kaplan; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2015
While the seniors’ housing industry is not new and nursing facilities seem like they have been around forever, it still took quite a long time for most people in New York to become familiar with assisted living facilities. Within the next few years, they will no doubt become familiar with...

 

HTMLCourt Of Appeals Upholds General Permit Procedures For Storm Water Discharge
E. Christopher Murray; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2015, previously published on May 2015
The New York State Court of Appeals, in Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, recently rejected a challenge to the general permit procedures adopted by New York State for storm water discharge. Under the Clean Water Act and New York...

 

HTMLCurrent Developments and Future Trends in False Claims Act Litigation
Norman R. Cerullo; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2015, previously published on May 2015
This past year marked another wildly successful year for the Department of Justice (DOJ) in recovering nearly six billion dollars as a result of False Claims Act (FCA) enforcements, settlements and qui tam whistleblower lawsuits. The exact figure, $5.69 billion, is the largest annual recovery ever...

 

HTMLNew Change in New York Nurse Practitioner Law
Ellen F. Kessler; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2015, previously published on January 2015
The NPMA eliminates the onerous requirement of a written collaborative practice agreement (“Collaborative Agreement”) for “experienced” Nurse Practitioners (“NPs”). Previously, a Collaborative Agreement was required to be executed by all NPs with one or more...

 

HTMLAre Payments To Assisted Living Facilities Tax Deductible?
Wayne L. Kaplan, Jonathan C. Sullivan; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2015
Currently, over one million Americans live in more than 28,000 assisted living facilities across the United States. Residents and their families often bear the costs of assisted living facilities from their own financial resources. Even though assisted living facilities continue to seek new ways to...

 

HTMLIs it a Lease or a License? Why it Matters.
Mark Bailey, Eric C. Rubenstein; Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 2014
Owners renting space may have the option of doing so by a “lease” or a “license agreement”. What is the difference to an owner (or the lessee/licensee)? Though sometimes the variances are murky, there are definite repercussions for following one route versus the other.