On March 30, Governor Holcomb signed Executive Order 20-13. Among other things, Order 20-13 allows the Department of Health to open, staff, and equip temporary facilities if Indiana's hospital's become at or near capacity; creates limited exceptions to Indiana's licensing requirements for health care workers and creates a registration requirement for those workers who qualify for an exception.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), signed by President Trump, Friday March 27, 2020, provides economic relief to individuals, small businesses, corporations and industries in light of the recent novel coronavirus outbreak. Several highlights of the CARES Act are outlined in this article.
H.R. 748, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT), includes an important provision (Section 3215) for health care providers who provide volunteer care during the current crisis. In general, Section 3215 grants protection from medical malpractice lawsuits to volunteer healthcare workers who provide care within the general scope of their practice to victims of COVID-19.
Telemedicine provides a clear and obvious benefit for those in need of medical care during the COVID-19 crisis. Staying home while receiving medical care protects the patient, health care providers, and all who come into contact with them.
With the Coronavirus pandemic human resource professionals, business owners and those in management are being called on to make decisions almost hourly. This pages includes a few helpful links to state and federal agencies.
Thomas Kimbrough was one of the many local leaders featured in the Indiana Super Achievers Series. Tom, a Fort Wayne native, discusses why he became an attorney and why he choose to come back to Fort Wayne to practice law at Barrett McNagny.
Part 3 of a 3-part series of articles by mediator Kevin Fitzharris that provide helpful tips from his perspective as a mediator. This article reviews the three typically seen results from a mediation - settlement, no settlement or ongoing settlement negotiations.
On behalf of everyone at the law firm of Barrett McNagny LLP, we are saddened by the passing of our colleague Bill McNagny. Bill was one of the premier lawyers in Indiana and was widely regarded as one of the preeminent courtroom litigators of his time.
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