Does Telemedicine Matter? Yes!

Does Telemedicine Matter? Yes!

Technology pervades every sector of our economy, and certainly has impacted the health care industry. One example is telemedicine. Telemedicine has the potential to exponentially expand a provider’s geographic footprint, efficiently leverage a doctor’s time and dramatically reduce barriers to patient interaction

Sixteen State Attorneys General Urge CFPB to Limit Pre-dispute Arbitration

By | Payment Law Advisor | November 25, 2014
Sixteen State Attorneys General Urge CFPB to Limit Pre-dispute Arbitration

State attorneys general from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray urging the agency to issue rules imposing “prohibitions, conditions, or limitations on the use of pre-dispute arbitration clauses” in consumer agreements for financial products or services.

Senator Alexander’s Report Puts the Spotlight On the EEOC — and Promises Further Oversight in the Next Congress

By | EEOC Year-End Countdown | November 24, 2014
Senator Alexander’s Report Puts the Spotlight On the EEOC — and Promises Further Oversight in the Next Congress

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the current Ranking Member and soon to be Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee, today issued a report entitled EEOC: An Agency on the Wrong Track?  Litigation Failures, Misfocused Priorities, and Lack of Transparency Raise Concerns About Important Anti-Discrimination Agency, which can be found here.

LXBN TV: Fifth Circuit – Inadvertently Outing a Whistleblower Counts As Adverse Action Under SOX

By | LXBN | November 24, 2014
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Companies can’t be careful enough when it comes to potential retaliation against whistleblowers. In fact, they may be perceived as retaliating—or doing something just as bad—when they didn’t even know they were. That’s exactly the case in a ruling coming out of the Fifth Circuit Court of appeals, one involving Halliburton.