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We have extensive experience with the following areas: Petroleum, Litigation, Real Estate and more.

We advise business in the following areas: Employee Benefits, Litigation, Business Advisory and more.

For those seeking counsel in real estate matters, our areas of expertise include: Construction, Development, Land Use, Litigation and more.

We handle many private matters for individuals, including: Adoption, Custody, Divorce, Domestic Partnership, Estate Planning and more.

Every criminal case is a serious matter. There are lifelong consequences for any person accused or convicted of committing a crime.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

As a part of the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" a civil penalty structure was put in place for Health Insurace Portability and Asccountability Act (HIPAA) violations.

Our experience uniquely qualifies us to advise in governmental issues: Annexation, Associations/Non-Profits, Cities, Towns, & Counties, Colleges & Universities, Economic Development, Elections and more.

We provide legal advice for businesses in the following areas: Agribusiness Energy, Diversified Businesses, Emerging Businesses, Federal & State Tax, Finance, and more.

Probate is the court procedure by which a decedent’s property is administered for the purpose of passing ownership of assets remaining in the decedent’s name at his/her death.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

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HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 91

CONTRACT BLUES

In 2012, Dr. Raheem agreed to sell his medical clinic to Pinnacle Health Care in Michigan City. The deal was to close in June and Dr. Raheem was to receive $565,000.00. Pinnacle was not ready to close and asked for an extra six months to close the transaction and pay Dr. Raheem. The second closing date would have been December 31, 2012.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 89

TWO MIDNIGHT RULE FIGHT

Law suits continue with HHS under its Two-Midnight Rule, that has resulted in reimbursement cuts for hospitals. Fifty more hospitals have filed or joined in law suits that call the HHS’s rule, its enforcement, and the financial estimates used in the rule as arbitrary and capricious.

MY RIGHT TO MY DATA

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 87

ANYBODY SEEN MY LAPTOP?

A Massachusetts hospital agreed to pay $850,000 for losing a radiology laptop containing PHI of 599 persons. The laptop was apparently stolen from an unlocked treatment room in 2011 and was associated with a portable CT scanner. The laptop operated the scanner and then sent the images to the hospitals Radiology Information System and Archiving System.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 86

THE FUTURE OF HOSPITALS BUYING PHYSICIAN PRACTICES

Until last month, Medicare regulations reimbursed hospitals for doctor office services at a higher rate than non hospital physician offices. This so called “site-neutral payment” change may see the end of the rush for hospitals to purchase physician practices.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 85

CORPORATE JAIL TIME

Our Department of Justice has released its guidance to various Assistant Attorney Generals involved in tax health care, anti-trust, and other matters indicating when individuals should be prosecuted for corporate wrongdoing.  Historically, wrongdoing done at the corporate level has resulted in fines, but seldom any jail time except in the most egregious circumstances.

Congratulations to David Jones!

Congratulations to David Jones who was recognized at the Indiana State Bar Association's House of Delegates for his work, support and creation of the Indiana Registered Paralegal program. Indiana Registered Paralegals, Lauren Jones, Edna Wallace and Cathy Canny, presented the awards to David Jones, Judge Edward Najam, Susan Jacobs, John Conlon, Spence Walton and Mike Hebenstreit.
 

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