Many family businesses are closely held, meaning only a few people have an ownership interest in the business. In these types of businesses, disputes between the shareholders can cause problems on many levels, sometimes leading to litigation.
Claims against healthcare providers for negligent acts fall into two broad categories of medical malpractice and ordinary negligence. In general, claims that are related to the promotion of a patient’s health or a healthcare provider’s professional expertise, skill, or judgment are considered claims of medical malpractice, while claims that are unrelated to these issues are considered claims of ordinary negligence.
As money in and around college athletics increases, so too does the disparity between an athlete’s actual cost of attending college and the benefit the university receives from the athlete. Elite talent brings an immediate return on a university’s scholarship investment.
Clients often have questions and seek advice concerning liability and risk, and recent events brought to mind an area of potential liability that many people may not consider or even be aware of. This area of potential liability, recently headlining the news, involves choppy waters, literally.
Barrett McNagny LLP is proud to announce that four firm attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
Although the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)* and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are distinct Acts, it can be difficult to determine if an employee qualifies for FMLA or ADA depending upon the situation.
Indiana is a “one pot” state, in which all assets owned by the parties at the time of divorce are considered marital assets that will be divided in some fashion between the parties, either by the Court or by agreement. Retirement benefits are often an important component of a marital property division or settlement agreement.
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (“SECURE”) makes several significant changes to individual retirement accounts (“IRAs”) and retirement plans and how they must be treated after the death of the retirement account owner.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the IRS, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the EEOC and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development have teamed up to present a webinar on “Navigating COVID-19: A Virtual Guide for the Employment Community.”
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled on June 15, 2020 that the existing Federal Anti-Discrimination laws provide protection to applicants and employees on the basis of their sexual orientation and/or transgender status.
When starting a business, here are 10 key items to consider to help prepare you for the process including type of entity; state of formation; name; documentation; governance and registering with the taxing authorities.
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