The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently declared that the seven-year statute of repose applicable to medical malpractice lawsuits is unconstitutional. Healthcare providers and their insurers and reinsurers should be mindful that some claims that were barred by...
Federal Agency Files Notice of Violation Against Medical Center that Forced Nurse to Assist in Abortion Procedure
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently found the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) to be in violation of federal law by forcing a nurse to participate in an abortion procedure which infringed upon the nurse’s religious beliefs....
Employers and human resources (HR) professionals are tasked with navigating how to handle medical marijuana in the workplace with little guidance from Pennsylvania courts. Adding to the complexity of this issue, employers must remain cognizant of workplace...
A recent decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirms that employees can bring sexual harassment claims based on the conduct of non-employees, including patients. This decision reminds healthcare practices that patients can be the source of sexual...
In a recent ruling, a closely divided Supreme Court held that employment arbitration agreements must be enforced pursuant to their terms, resolving a circuit split in favor of employers and consistent with the federal policy in favor of arbitration. In so doing, the...
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