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Control is key for test of employee v. independent contractor (access required)

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For years, employers have struggled with correctly classifying workers as employees or independent contractors. When the economy went south, the problem became more serious as various state and federal agencies, seeking revenue, brought enforcement actions against companies that misclassified workers. ...

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Should the legal limit be dropped to 0.05? (access required)

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A recent recommendation from the National Traffic Safety Board is drawing the ire of DUI attorneys. The NTSB’s report, “Reaching Zero: Actions to Eliminate Alcohol-Impaired Driving,” made several suggestions about improving the safety of the country’s roads. Included in the ...

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Standard of care at issue in healthcare fraud case (access required)

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Doctors worried about drawing medical malpractice suits with any deviation from standards of care have a new worry: their records can make them targets for a healthcare fraud investigation. A new case from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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