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Mar 2, 2021 | Pie Chart
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Dec 14, 2020 | The Supreme Court Of Ohio Disqualified Trial Court Judge For Failure To Implement COVID-19 Safety Measures
An Ohio attorney sought to disqualify an Ohio trial Judge in two cases that were scheduled for jury trials in December 2020. In an affidavit submitted with the request, the attorney explained that the Judge had failed to implement precautions to prot...
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May 7, 2020 | test table
Phase   Description of Reopening Requirement to Move to Next Phase    One    • Only essential businesses open    • Strictest stay-at-home requirements    • Slowing of new cases    •...
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Apr 2, 2020 | Roetzel Response to COVID-19 test
Our commitment to our clients is to continue to provide quality legal services during this challenging situation. We have safeguards, infrastructure and procedures in place to work remotely should the need arise.   We recognize that businesses and...
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Mar 26, 2020 | Galen's Bad Idea
The Ohio General Assembly has passed emergency legislation in response to the COVID pandemic.  The following issues were addressed: Water Disconnect Orders Child Day Care Education Deadline extensions for publicly issued licenses Rehir...
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Dec 31, 2019 | Ohio Governor Declares July 5th a State Holiday
Governor Mary Taylor has declared this coming Friday a state holiday in order to rectify the injustice of hard working Ohioans having to work the day after July 4th. All employees located in the state of Ohio not involved with national security, defe...
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Jan 7, 2019 | New Year, New Minimum Wage
Hourly workers in Ohio earning minimum wage can expect an increase in their paychecks effective January 1, 2019. The state has increased the minimum wage from $8.30 to $8.55 per hour for non-tipped employees and from $4.15 to $4.30 per hour for tippe...
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Jan 7, 2019 | When Pronouns Matter: Legal Issues Related to Transgender Students
In a 5 to 0 vote, the West Point Public Schools Board of Education terminated Peter Vlaming, a French teacher employed by the District for approximately seven years, for refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred male pronoun when referencing...
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Jan 3, 2019 | The Road to Success Widens for Students Planning to Graduate in 2019 and 2020
Through the passage of House Bill 491, signed into law by the Governor on December 19, 2018, the Ohio General Assembly has once again provided alternative graduation pathways similar to those applicable to students who graduated in 2018. For the 2019...
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Jan 3, 2019 | New Anti-Kickback Provisions for Certain Facility and Laboratory Referrals
Recently, Congress passed the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018 (the “Recovery Act”). The Recovery Act is a part of the larger SUPPORT Act (in particular, Section 8122) comprised of a number of different legislative initiatives designed t...
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Jan 2, 2019 | Taking the "Strict" Out of Treasurer Liability
Treasurers of Ohio school districts and educational service centers have operated for decades under a “strict liability” standard for the loss of public funds. Strict liability is a harsh legal penalty that holds treasurers accountable for damages or...
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Dec 12, 2018 | How Much is a Good Name Worth? Ohio Supreme Court Says Damages for Defamation are Capped
In a 4-2 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court has held that Ohio’s statutory cap on noneconomic damages applies to defamation claims.[1]  In light of the Court’s ruling, a $1.55 million jury award obtained by Ann Wayt, a former nurse at Affinity Medical...
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Nov 27, 2018 | Crafting Physician Separation Agreements: Protecting Doctors from Negative References and Reviews
Hospital Employer’s Agreement not to say Negative Things about an Ex-Employee may not Apply to Responses to Hospital Staff Credentialing Inquiries In an era where more and more physicians are becoming employed by hospitals or hospital owned groups...
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Nov 9, 2018 | Federal Court Overturns CMS Overpayment Rule
A recent ruling by a federal district court could have a significant impact on how certain health insurers, specifically those providing coverage pursuant to Medicare Parts C (i.e., Medicare Advantage insurers) and D (i.e., prescription drug coverage...
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Nov 8, 2018 | It's Unanimous: Federal Age Discrimination Law Applies to Public Employers Regardless of Size
In a unanimous ruling issued this week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) applies to all state and local government employers, even those with fewer than 20 employees.[i] The ADEA protects employees an...
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Nov 7, 2018 | CMS Announces Proposed Rules Reducing the Regulatory Burden on Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Hospitals and Other Participating Providers and Suppliers
On September 17, 2018 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced proposed rules to revise the applicable conditions of participation (CoPs) for providers and conditions for coverage (CfCs) in connection with its efforts to reduce th...
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Nov 7, 2018 | 2018 Ohio Mid-Term Election Wrap-Up
Ohio’s reputation as a contentious swing state did not disappoint in the mid-term election.  Yesterday’s federal and state elections revealed that Republicans maintained control of all five statewide offices, including the governor’s race, as well as...
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Nov 2, 2018 | Copyright or Wrong?
Today’s internet is fertile ground for inadvertent copyright infringement in an educational setting.  While scanning Facebook or Twitter, one of your teachers may notice a photograph of a historical event and “retweet” it to his or her class.  In ano...
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Oct 19, 2018 | FAA Approves Civilian Drone Use Beyond Visual Line of Sight with Radar
Avitas Systems (Avitas), a GE company specializing in enhanced, robotic-based autonomous inspection systems and intelligent inspection planning, received approval earlier this week from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone beyond...
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Oct 15, 2018 | "It's Like Déjà Vu All Over Again" : The Boeing Micro-Unit Case
It looks like the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will have another opportunity to clarify the test for determining whether a micro-unit of employees in a functionally integrated manufacturing plant constitutes an appropriate bargaining unit....