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Historic Moment: Husband Reports Wife’s HIPAA Violation Triggering Six Figure Penalty Against Employer

  For the second time in history, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has imposed a civil monetary penalty (“CMP”) against a covered entity for violations of the Health Insurance and Portability Act (“HIPAA”). Lincare, Inc., a provider of respiratory care, infusion therapy, and medical equipment to in-home patients, is required to pay...

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David Ladov Speaks at Montgomery Bar Family Law Section Meeting

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David L. Ladov presented at the Montgomery Bar Family Law Section’s first meeting of 2016. Ladov, along with two co-presenters, discussed, “Civility and Professionalism in Family Law.” As chair of the firm’s family law department, Ladov handles both routine and complex cases, representing ...

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Taking the Temperature of Immigration Policy for Nurses

As we enter the throes of cold and flu season, thoughts naturally turn to matters of health and so it seems fitting that HRLegalist takes a look at visa options for foreign RNs, which have been more difficult to obtain than one might imagine. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the U.S. is projected to experience a ...

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Family Law Attorney Stephanie Winegrad featured in February 2016 edition of Suburban Life, "Setting the Bar"

Obermayer’s Family Law Practice attorney Stephanie H. Winegrad is profiled in Suburban Life /Main Line Chester County Magazine’s (February 2016) cover and in the article, “Setting the Bar.”  Click here to read the article.

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A STEPPARENT WAS ORDERED TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT IN PENNSYLVANIA CUSTODY ORDER?

Did you know that a stepparent can be ordered to pay child support of his or her stepchildren in Pennsylvania? In a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court case, just that happened – a stepparent was found to have a duty to support his stepchildren.  The case is called A.S v. I.S.   Continue Reading  

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Ivo Becica Quoted on Bloomberg

Ivo Becica was quoted on Bloomberg BNA in, "Employment Discovery Evolves as Rules and Technology Change," on how electronic information has changed the way employers and employees communicate and in turn, e-discovery rules have significant implications for employment litigation. Click here to read the full article.

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Obermayer Adds Labor & Employment Partner

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Benjamin L. Pratt to the firm’s labor relations & employment law department. Pratt will reside in the firm’s Harrisburg office. Pratt focuses his practice is in the areas of employment, labor and construction law for school districts, municipal entities and private employers. He advises and r...

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Obermayer Adds Public Finance Associate

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Matthew McHugh to the firm’s business & finance department. McHugh will reside in the firm’s Philadelphia office. McHugh focuses his practice in public finance, real estate, and corporate matters. He has represented numerous local government units, including townships, boroughs and municipal ...

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Firm Announces New Partners

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has admitted Terri Gillespie and Michael V. Phillips to the firm’s partnership. Gillespie focuses on employment law, working with clients to avoid disputes by helping them comply with appropriate laws, manage employee relations and resolve disputes. She has been named a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Penns...

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Snow Laughing Matter: Employers Ask Important Questions About Inclement Weather and their Responsibilities towards Employees

With the first (and hopefully the worst) of the winter’s calamities behind us, HRLegalist is reminded of silly, but apt, joke: A: Knock Knock! B: Who's There? A: Snow! B: Snow who? A: Snow laughing matter. On the heels of Storm Jonas many employers rightly raise important questions about how inclement weather closures could affect their...

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