April 17, 2019
Jane Holloway, was employed at a facility called Oakridge Convalescent Home. She filed a charge of discrimination under the Illinois Human Rights Act against Oakridge Nursing & Rehab Center, LLC, -- her employer and the managing company of Convalescent. Oakridge later transferred nearly all of its assets for no consideration to Oakridge Healthcare Center, LLC. Oakridge Healthcare became the new manager of Convalescent.
April 16, 2019
Karin Williams worked as a full-time nurse reviewer for Keystone Peer Review Organization. KEPRO is a private organization contracted by the State of Illinois to provide quality assurance and fee-for-service utilization review in inpatient hospital settings for the State’s medical assistance program.
April 15, 2019
Sometimes judges are persuaded that they made a mistake. This was one of those cases.
February 6, 2019
Corona Regional Medical Center operates a hospital in Southern California that employs hourly-wage RNs. Marlyn Sali and Deborah Spriggs formerly worked for Corona.
January 29, 2019
In 2010, OfficeMax adopted a written compensation plan that covered its furniture sales group, including Daryl Sutula-Johnson.
January 28, 2019
On November 2, 2015, Congress enacted the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, to improve the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect.
January 11, 2019
By way of background, on May 17, 2016, the EEOC published a final rule entitled, “Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.” The rule addressed the extent to which an employer may offer an inducement to an employee for the employee’s spouse to provide his or her current health status information as part of a health risk assessment administered in connection with an employee-sponsored wellness program.
November 26, 2018
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced its top 10 violations for fiscal year 2018.
November 12, 2018
Each individual and entity operating in healthcare (e.g., individual physicians, hospitals/health systems, group practices, etc.) has a unique vision with regard to the strategic purpose of operating and pursuing a medical practice purchase or sale.
November 6, 2018
A couple of recent decisions discuss the concept of judicial notice. The first case, Khoja v. Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., 899 F. 3d 988 (9th Cir. 2018) involved a securities fraud action under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.