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Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Connecticut Supreme Court Issues Opinions Addressing Scope of Immunity for Health Care Workers Under Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No. 7V

August 28, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On August 8, 2023, the Connecticut Supreme Court issued opinions in Mills v. Hartford HealthCare Corp.and Manginelli v. Regency House of Wallingford, Inc. that addressed the scope of immunity for health care workers and facilities under Governor Ned Lamont’s Executive […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

HHS Proposes Amendments to HIPAA that Protect Reproductive Health Care Information in Wake of Dobbs

June 13, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Introduction Following the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade, the federal government, pursuant to President Biden’s Executive Order (the EO) took several steps to protect reproductive health privacy, some of which we […]


Know Your Rights

5 Legal Documents Your 18-Year-Old Needs

June 20, 2022

Via: FindLaw

When your child turns 18, there are many things to look forward to: graduation ceremonies, bright futures, and moving out of your house (eventually). However, one thing you may not be aware of is how the magic age of 18 […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Why It’s Time To Update Your Estate Plan

April 8, 2022

Via: FindLaw

If you already have an estate plan in place, you might think you’re all set and don’t need to think about estate planning ever again. Most people actually need to update their estate plan every few years because life, finances, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Rhode Island: Making Religious Accommodations to COVID-19 Vaccines in Health Care

October 29, 2021

Via: SHRM

Health care and health care-related employers have not just been at the heart of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, they have also recently been on the battleground in the fight over mandatory vaccination. Multiple states and locales have enacted […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Federal Court Holds that Cloud Service Provider is Subject to CMIA

August 25, 2021

Via: LexBlog

On August 12, 2021, the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina issued an opinion denying in part and granting in part a motion by Blackbaud to dismiss seven statutory claims brought by plaintiffs in a multidistrict […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

OSHA Issues COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

June 10, 2021

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited COVID-19 emergency temporary standard today. The standard will apply only to the health care industry with nonbinding guidance for other employers. The standard aims to “protect […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court declines to expedite health care challenge

January 21, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday denied requests to expedite consideration of a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACT). The decision means that the court will not hear the challenge before the current term ends in June. The […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

North Carolina sued over transgender discrimination in state employee health care

March 11, 2019

Via: Jurist

Lambda Legal and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of current and former North Carolina state employees, alleging discrimination against transgender persons enrolled in health care coverage. The plaintiffs argue that because […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Federal judge rules for House Republicans in health care challenge

May 16, 2016

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Thursday in favor of House Republicans in a challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Judge Rosemary Collyer found that the Obama administration is […]