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Litigation and Trial Practice

The DOL Withdraws the Informal Guidance on Joint Employment and Independent Contractors

On June 7, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew its 2015 and 2016 informal guidance on the topics of joint employment and independent contractors.  These guidelines were issued during President Obama’s administration, and had the effect of expanding joint...

Legal Implications of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Documentation for Nurses: “Charting” a Better Course

As a medical malpractice defense attorney, I can attest to the important role that medical records play in defending medical negligence lawsuits, especially charting that is done by nurses.  Considering that a patient has two years in which to file a medical...