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 >
Managing the Risk of Material Price Increases Due to Trump’s Tariffs
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 >
Employers – Get your I-9 House in Order
By: Melanie Dunajeski Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently announced that they are increasing Form I-9 audits—and the evidence suggests that is already under way, with employers facing a four-fold increase in the likelihood that their I-9 records will be audited. Sure, the audits are… Read More >
Employer Internship Programs—Legal Success in Your Recruitment Efforts
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski Thoughtfully constructed internship programs can give companies the chance to attract the best and brightest talent coming out of colleges and universities, while at the same time giving both the company and the intern the chance to have an extended “try-out”… Read More >
A Hacker Accessed Our Company Information. What Do We Do Now?
By: Marc A. W. Stearns Today, many transactions containing sensitive, personal information are completed electronically and companies sending and receiving this information are responsible for keeping it secure. Fulfilling this responsibility can be difficult as companies are constantly being targeted by cybercriminals who seek… Read More >
DRI – Nursing Home/ALF Litigation Seminar – September 13-14, 2018
Drewry Simmons Vornehm’s Health Care Services Group stays at the forefront of health care law. They are very involved in the Defense Research Institute (DRI) which is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. DRI is host to 30 substantive committees whose… Read More >
Indiana Court of Appeals Issues Opinion Further Defining When a Property Owner Owes a Duty to Patrons for Criminal Acts Occurring on its Property
By Sean T. Devenney The Indiana Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion helping to define when a business owner owes a legal duty to protect patrons from a third-party’s criminal act. In Hamilton v. Steak ‘n Shake Operations, Inc. 82 N.E.3d 1166 (Ind…. Read More >