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How hiring minors could have a major impact on your business
Smart Business NetworkApril 1, 2012

Although there are federal laws that impact employees who are minors, most requirements and restrictions come from state laws, and each state has its own set of regulations that employers must follow when hiring minors, says Holly Dangler, ...more »

Cities snuffing out hookah lounges
Minneapolis Star TribuneApril 1, 2012

City licensing staff said hookah lounges were taking advantage of the lack of definition for "sampling" in state law to "justify the operation of exclusive smoking nightclubs." Justin Jahangiri said the city ordinance will put him out of business.more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Ignore GOP rhetoric on health care law
Nashua TelegraphApril 8, 2012

I thought the purpose of the law was to: expand access to basic health care for all our citizens; regulate egregious insurance company abuses; raise revenues while trimming programs to pay for expanded access; and to slow inflation in health care...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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GOP wrong on health law cost, but maybe not misleading
Bend BulletinApril 1, 2012

(The CBO and the Joint Committee on Taxation also calculated that the law would slightly reduce the deficit in its first 10 years, because of new taxes and spending cuts that begin to bite in 2013.) Brian Walsh, communications director for the NRSC, ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Caregiver misgivings: Who are we letting in?
OcalaApril 8, 2012

But do you really know who you are allowing into the home of your elderly family member? The Star-Banner looks at concerns about this growing health care industry. GAINESVILLE — He was a 78-year-old man — a father, a grandfather, a veteran — living ...more »

Living Wills
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George Zimmerman's family lawyers establish website
CNN (blog)April 5, 2012

In the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin shooting death, lawyers for George Zimmerman will establish a website on behalf of the Zimmerman family. On Wednesday, attorneys Cragg Sonner and Hal Uhrig sat down for a live interview on "Piers Morgan Tonight," ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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LEGAL EASE: Romney does not plan to sign up for Medicare Part B
The MercuryApril 1, 2012

Mitt Romney was 65 years old on March 12; however, unlike most Americans, Romney is saying “no thanks” to Medicare, in part at least, for political reasons. This was reported in Elder Law Answers on March 14, 2012 (, ...more »


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