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Tuberculosis liability issues in the workplace?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2013

Tuberculosis is once again raising its proverbial head -- now this disease may require employer responses under several state and federal laws


Increased OIG scrutiny on medical directorships
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

On June 9, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a Fraud Alert entitled, "Physician


Issue 92: IRS releases final employer reporting forms and instructions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

As we previously reported in Issue 80, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires providers of minimum essential health coverage and applicable large


A buyer’s guide for preparing a closing checklist in a skilled nursing home property acquisition
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

Below you will find a general checklist to help guide those who are planning to purchase, finance or develop a property on which a skilled nursing


The Supreme Court of New Jersey defends employers in latest CEPA case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

The Supreme Court of New Jersey has spoken up for employers in the latest spin on the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA"). Last week, in


CA proposes new workplace violence regulations for health care employers, home health providers and emergency responders
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2015

A draft proposed regulation from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CalOSHA) would require health-care employers, home


Code blue: NLRB judge finds hospitals’ e-mail and IT policies infirm under the NLRA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

Recently, an NLRB administrative law judge ruled that two policies maintained by subsidiaries of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ("UPMC"


Obesity is a disability. Wait: is obesity a disability?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2014

It may soon be easier for obese plaintiffs to claim disability discrimination. The American Medical Association (AMA) recently declared obesity as a


Seventh Circuit vacates multi-million dollar jury verdict against nursing home on retaliation and whistleblower claims; plaintiffs seek rehearing en banc
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

In a stunning reversal, the Seventh Circuit recently vacated an over $12 million jury verdict against a nursing home and its president, and remanded


ADA, FMLA and medical marijuana: how do they mix?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

Almost a majority of the states now allow medical marijuana, so questions are starting to pop up about how the use of medical marijuana affects an