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News from the Health Law Gurus™: Week of January 11, 2015

News from the Health Law Gurus™ is a weekly summary of notable health law news from around the country with helpful links to related content. Check back every week for the latest health law news stories. Top Five Resolutions for Covered Entities and Business Associates in 2015 – The New Year is here. It is time to make those 2015 res...

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Mathieu J. Shapiro and Rigel Farr authored “A Shift In Discoverability Of Litigation Hold Notices?” in Law360. Click here to read the article.

Mathieu J. Shapiro and Rigel Farr authored “A Shift In Discoverability Of Litigation Hold Notices?” in Law360.  Click here to read the article.

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Court Analyzes Jurisdiction to Modify Custody Order Under UCCJEA

All but one state in the United States have adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (the UCCJEA) (the exception being Massachusetts). The predecessor of the UCCJEA was the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA). A primary complaint about the UCCJA was that numerous custody orders could be entered in different stat...

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David A. Nasatir to Co-Chair the Montgomery County Democratic Judicial Screening Committee

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David A. Nasatir was selected to Co-Chair the Montgomery County Democratic Judicial Screening Committee. The Committee will review applicants for the four open Court of Common Pleas judicial positions and make recommendations to the Montgomery County Democratic Committee in advance of their endorse...

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Tips to Help Stem the Rising Tide of FMLA Claims

In recent years, the number of federal lawsuits filed under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) has been steadily increasing.  In 2012, there were 406 new federal FMLA cases filed nationally.  In 2013, that number more than doubled to 992; and, in 2014, there were 1115 FMLA lawsuits filed in federal courts throughout the country.  ...

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Stephanie Sprenkle Selected by CREW as "Outstanding Member at Large"

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was selected by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia as the 2014 “Outstanding Member at Large” for the chapter. The award is given annually to a member who works tirelessly to promote the mission of the local Chapter and has made significant contributio...

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Stephanie Sprenkle Elected to the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia Board of Directors

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was elected to the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia Board of Directors. CREW is the industry’s premier business networking organization dedicated to supporting the achievements of women in commercial real estate. Sprenkle practices in the areas of bankin...

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Firm Announces New Partners

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has admitted Karen M. Sanchez and H. David Seidman to the firm’s partnership. As a partner in the Business & Finance Department, Sanchez concentrates her practice in financing, creditors’ rights, lender liability, real estate development and corporate matters. She represents financial institutions...

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Top Five Resolutions for Covered Entities and Business Associates in 2015

The New Year is here. It is time to make those 2015 resolutions, and not just those for getting fit and healthy. Resolve now to improve your organization’s compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”).  (Continue reading)

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