In medical malpractice cases, a dispute can arise over whether certain acts or omissions occurred in the course of providing medical care or the related question of whether a patient-provider relationship arose based on certain acts of a medical provider.
Anthony Stites will speak at a seminar titled “Indiana Mediation: Start-to-Finish,” presented by the National Business Institute. He will be presenting on how to handle difficult scenarios during a mediation, including discussions on handling multiple parties and multiple claims during a mediation and how to approach cases that have involved extensive and complex investigation.
Trisha J. Paul was a presenter at the 2019 Year in Review seminar presented by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum on December 12 and 13, 2019. Ms. Paul presented on the second day of the seminar and discussed recent developments in estate planning.
An employer must respect employees’ privacy rights when conducting internal investigations in response to a claim or allegation. However, at the same time, it is necessary and important for the employer to obtain all of the relevant factual information. In most instances, the investigation must be conducted promptly and thoroughly.
On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Small Business Reorganization Act (“Act”), which is intended to make bankruptcy reorganizations a faster, more efficient, and more affordable debt-management option for small businesses.
An internal investigation has been completed, but now a decision must be reached. If the investigation related to a claim or allegation that will result in discipline, the investigator must, usually, discern credibility of witnesses and relevant comfort levels with the information gathered.
Rachel Steinhofer was a presenter at the October meeting of the American Payroll Association’s Fort Wayne Chapter. She presented on the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
An important defense for some personal injury cases is the argument that the plaintiff failed to use reasonable care to minimize his or her damages following an injury, in other words, that the plaintiff failed to mitigate damages.
With few exceptions, the premium costs paid by employees for group health benefits are paid with pre-tax dollars. In other words, the employee’s portion of healthcare premiums is taken out of the employee’s pay before the employer withholds taxes.
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