The modern nursing home was born from the Social Security Act, which conditioned payments in a way meant to eliminate state-run “almshouses” serving the elderly poor. Over the following decades, the long-term...
The coming year was supposed to be the year when two of health care reform’s most critical provisions, the employer and individual mandates, took effect. But employers who were busily preparing for the January 1, 2014,...
Executives of closely held and family-owned businesses are often so focused on running their businesses that they do not plan for the inevitable — the transition of ownership and/or leadership. It is not a question of “if”...
Congress’s passage last year of the popular and bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was met with expectations of imminent and fundamental changes to the financing environment for early-stage businesses....
A couple of novel tools are becoming increasingly available under Washington state and federal law, enabling businesses to reduce exposure to class and/or collective action litigation. Specifically, courts are more likely to...