Category: Legal Alerts

Sixth Circuit Applies Four-Year Statute of Limitation to Discrimination Claims under the Affordable Care Act

January 26, 2022 By Heather L. Bohnke In Legal Alerts

The Sixth Circuit Court’s decision in Tomei v. Parkwest Medical Center, 2022 WL 153178, (6th Cir. 2022), makes it clear that a failure to accommodate a patient’s disability is actionable under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Although lawsuits under the Rehabilitation Act may be […]

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Expands List of Projects Eligible for Financing through Bonds

January 10, 2022 By Brandon A. Caywood In Legal Alerts

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) (the “Act”). The Act authorizes investing over $550 million in new infrastructure, coupled with various reauthorizations of existing programs. Authorized infrastructure includes public transportation, clean drinking water and broadband internet. The Act adds “Qualified Broadband […]

Arizona Court of Appeals Defends the Integrity of Peer Review Privileged Information & Documents

August 26, 2021 By Heather L. Bohnke In Legal Alerts

Recently the Arizona Court of Appeals reiterated that the overriding public interest in hospital peer review proceedings prohibits fishing expeditions into those proceedings. In Takieh v O’Meara, 1 CA-CV 20-0290, the plaintiff wanted a hospital to produce emails related to a particular doctor’s peer review proceedings, or at least a privilege […]

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