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School Law Update: U.S. Supreme Court Changes Understanding of IDEA Exhaustion

February 27, 2017

For 30 years, the education community has understood that the “exhaustion” provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) meant that when a parent or student claims that their rights under the American...

By: Lisa E. Pizza

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March 1, 2017 Deadline Approaches for Reporting Smaller Breaches of Unsecured PHI

February 10, 2017

HIPAA “Covered Entities” potentially have multiple notification obligations following breaches of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”). These obligations are shaped by the number of persons affected by the breach...

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Update on Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

February 3, 2017

On January 27, 2017, it was posted to the webpage for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (the “Program”) that the Board of Pharmacy is seeking comment on draft rules that govern registration of patients with qualif...

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Health Law and Compliance Alert Update: Recent OIG Final Rules Affect CMP Authorities and Impact Patient Access to Care

January 13, 2017

The team at Spengler Nathanson issued a previous Alert on the passage of two new final rules by the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) in December 2016. These rules can be found at 81 Fed. Reg. 88334 and 81 Fed. Reg. 8836...

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Changes to Ohio’s Concealed Carry License (CCL) Laws

December 23, 2016

On December 19, 2016, the Governor signed into law Senate Bill 199. The law will take effect on March 13, 2017. Several areas of change generated considerable controversy during the legislative process: Changes Affecting C...

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OIG Increases Monetary Thresholds for Gifts of “Nominal Value” to Beneficiaries — and Issues Final Rules Amending CMP Regulations and Adding FAKS Safe Harbors

December 7, 2016

OIG Increases Monetary Thresholds for Gifts of “Nominal Value” to Beneficiaries As of December 7, 2016, the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) has increased the amounts for the items or services it interprets to be “inex...

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Court Halts Overtime Rule Change

November 25, 2016

On November 22, 2016, the federal district court judge handling a lawsuit filed by a number of states and business groups issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s implementation and...

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Spengler Nathanson Named a “Best Law Firm” for 2017

November 1, 2016

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have once again recognized Spengler Nathanson as one of the “Best Law Firms” for 2017. In the words of U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, this ranking identifies the firm “for professio...

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Spengler Nathanson Attorneys Recognized in Toledo Business Journal’s “2016 Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law”

October 28, 2016

Congratulations to the nine Spengler Nathanson attorneys who have been recognized in the Toledo Business Journal’s “2016 Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law”: James Anderson; John Czarnecki; James R. Jeffery; Gerald R. Kowalski; B. ...

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Spengler Nathanson Attorneys Included in “Best Lawyers in America”

October 21, 2016

Spengler Nathanson is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys have been named to the 2017 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America”: James R. Jeffery in the areas of Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Land Use and Zoning,...

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Remembering Hon. David A. Katz, U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Ohio

July 29, 2016

In light of the recent passing of our dear friend and long-time Partner, Hon. David A. Katz, U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Ohio, we would like to share a Judicial Profile of Judge Katz published in The Federal...

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Post-Bankruptcy Foreclosure On Mortgage Lien Is Allowed By Ohio Supreme Court

July 8, 2016

On July 1, 2016, the Ohio Supreme Court decided Deutsche Bank National Trust Company v. Holden, et al., holding that Deutsche Bank had standing to pursue a foreclosure action, despite a bankruptcy discharge of the debtors’ pr...

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