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By Kevin Rettberg, 08/28/2020
Most people have probably never heard the term ‘cover and move.’In the book Extreme Ownership, authors Jacko Willick and Leif Babin discuss the most fundamental rule of the Navy Seals in any operation. This principle is not just a combat term, it should be a basic rule within the commercial...
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By Gina Ekstam, 08/26/2020
The August 4, 2020, explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, was a deadly reminder of the need for safe storage and handling of crop nutrients. Ammonium nitrate, highly regulated at the state and federal level, is used by farmers and food producers to grow the world’s food, fuel and fiber. Because of its agronomic and...
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By Richard Baskind, Nancy N. Hill, 08/25/2020
Do you own a home, car, boat, ATV, or golf cart? Do you have kids, pets, a pool, new drivers, parties at your home? Do you own rental properties, volunteer on a board, travel or use social media? Have you rented a boat, jet ski or other recreational vehicle on vacation? Do you have additional assets such as...
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By Nathanael Alexander, Esq., 08/19/2020
New York Federal Court Vacates Portions of the FFCRA Leave Regulations In a case brought before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the New York court struck down certain aspects of the leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) issued by the DOL. At this...
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By Kristy Dickens, 08/17/2020
Often, when a facility receives a request for a copy of a resident’s medical records, complying with that request is a fairly straightforward process. Other times, balancing the requirements set forth by HIPAA (and complementary state regulations) with an individual’s rights to access and/or receive...
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By Jason Wissmiller, 08/11/2020
We often receive phone calls from clients and prospects asking for a general liability policy to satisfy an insurance requirement in a contract, such as an airport lease. Like most insurance products, clients buy an aviation general liability policy with little knowledge of what the policy actually covers. In...
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By Mark Holt, 08/03/2020
N-95 masks have been the subject of increased focus by OSHA. These masks were originally designed for industrial use in sectors such as mining, construction, painting and manufacturing. Designed to filter out airborne particulates, they have a logical place in the healthcare setting to control airborne diseases...
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By Trevor Gilstrap, 07/29/2020
Fracking is a method that has been in use for decades but has become the hot buzz word in recent years, and is the alleged cause of everything from tainted water to silicosis. Regardless of your opinion on these growing allegations, these types of lawsuits from upset citizens are increasing throughout the...
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By Chris Pavone, 07/28/2020
Trucking’s role in keeping goods, materials and the economy rolling during the global pandemic has been nothing short of phenomenal and will certainly play a role in re-establishing “normal” supply lines depleted by hoarding households and profiteering resellers. Hopefully, everyone in the...
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Growing rates of healthcare workers are experiencing physical and psychological injury as a result of workplace violence related to resident care. A staggering 95% of healthcare workers have reported exposure to aggression. However, research has found that workplace violence is underreported, signifying that...
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