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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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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.
 

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 83

IT’S NOT HIPAA

What do you do if your computer system is breached but there is no disclosure of protected health information?  If you are in Indiana, I.C. 24-4.9-1 provides the methodology for assessing the breach, your obligations to notify those affected, the timetables and other requirements.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 79

IMPORTANT WHISTLEBLOWER CASE – ANESTHESIOLOGY

A federal court in Missouri affirmed that a party’s reasonable interpretation of any ambiguity in a billing regulation cannot provide the wrongful intent necessary for a claim of fraud under the Federal Claims Act (FCA).  This is so where there is no authoritative contrary interpretation of a statute or regulation.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 76

SO EMBARRASSING!

Earlier this year the Indiana State Medical Association lost a laptop computer and two hard drives.  Unfortunately, stored on the computer and hard drives were the social security numbers, medical history and other personal information of nearly 40,000 people in the Association’s group health and life insurance plans.  The theft from the car was reported more than 24 hours later, and at a different location.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 72

RURAL HOSPITALS IN KENTUCKY

The Louisville Courier-Journal has reported, along with others, serious financial issues facing hospitals in Kentucky and two other states.  The report claims that over half of Kentucky’s rural facilities are below nationwide averages for financial strength, and a third were considered in dire financial straits.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 71

.PORN AND .SUCKS DOMAIN NAMES

Soon new extensions on domain names will be available, including .porn and .sucks.  While many have criticized the creation of these additional domain endings as simply extortion by domain registration companies to force defensive domain name purchases, your entity, and you individually, may wish to purchase these domain names so that your name, ending in those extensions, will not be usable by third parties.

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