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HIPAA time: Covered entities can no longer put off compliance (access required)

HIPAA Deadline

September has been a busy month for attorneys guiding doctors, hospitals, medical providers and those that do business with them. September 23 marks the enforcement deadline for entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act under the 563-page ...

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Judge trims Ford’s claims in insurance suit

Ruling that Michigan law, not Virginia law, applies to Ford Motor Co.’s suit over delayed insurance payments, a Richmond federal judge has ended Ford’s chance to recover triple damages under the Virginia Business Conspiracy Act. Ford is headed for trial ...

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Economic Loss Rule Bars Fire Loss Claim (access required)

A construction company sued by an insurance carrier that covered homeowners’ fire loss allegedly caused by a faulty light fixture cannot bring cross-claims for breach of warranty against the manufacturer of the light fixture’s light switch; the Fairfax Circuit Court ...

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Court sanctions put doctor’s insurance coverage at risk (access required)

Doctor coat steth

A doctor hamstrung by court penalties in a medical malpractice case now has another problem. With trial set later this month, his medical malpractice insurance company is asking a judge to allow it to walk away from the case, leaving ...

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