By: Tyler S. Lemen and Alyssa C. Hughes Summer isn’t only about the outdoors and hotdogs (though we do contend those are essential elements of the season). Every year on July 1st, the most recently passed statutes take effect. For the busy professional, we… Read More >
By: William E. Kelley, Jr., LEED AP Construction and design contracts almost always include some form of indemnity agreement between the parties. The basic concept is that if a contractor or designer causes damage due to negligence or breach of its contractual or legal… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski The pendulum swings. Employers no doubt recall the angst created by the NLRB in recent years with respect to employment policies and work rules—starting back with the 2004 Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia decision that resulted in many common-sense employer work rules… Read More >
By: Janet A. McSharar In 2014, the Indiana Medical Licensing Board passed regulations establishing standards and protocols for physicians to follow when prescribing opioids to treat their patients participating in chronic pain management programs. The regulations are intended to curb the potential for opioid… Read More >
By: Sean T. Devenney Those who have read our newsletter in the past know that it is designed to provide “quick hit” guidance and thoughts on a limited topic as a first step in helping our friends, clients and hopefully future clients (collectively “friends”)… Read More >
By: Joseph M. Leone According to many economists and construction industry advocates, the new tariffs on steel and aluminum and other trade restrictions enacted or threatened by the Trump Administration may have a drastic effect on construction industry economics. The Associated General Contractors of… Read More >
Opioid Crisis Spurs Lawmakers to Provide New Employer Protections: What Does It Mean for Your Business?
By: Tyler S. Lemen In March, Governor Holcomb signed the House Enrolled Act 1007. This legislation is meant to help curb the effects of the opioid crisis with a focus on expanding opioid treatment programs. It also provides new protection for companies with employees… Read More >