Archive: 2021

Why Do So Many People Get HIPAA Wrong? 

Posted August 16, 2021 by Jamie Kent Hamelburg and Julia Cronin in Articles & Publications, BizLaw 101 Blog

HIPAA is not a difficult law to understand but it is one of the most misunderstood laws, often resulting in unfortunate consequences. If you’ve ever wondered whether someone is misusing HIPAA and incorrectly preventing the disclosure of health information, you may be correct. 

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Physical vs. Online Office Space

Posted August 9, 2021 by in Articles & Publications, Real Estate Publications, The Law and Other Musings

As the nation slowly emerges from the COVID pandemic that shut down so many offices, a question that both commercial landlords and tenants must consider is “How important to my business is a physical office”? Our commercial real estate attorneys encourage clients to think creatively about running their business in a physical, online, or mixed office environment.

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Can Employers Require Workers to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 As Workplaces Reopen?

Posted June 28, 2021 by Jamie Kent Hamelburg in Articles & Publications, BizLaw 101 Blog

As businesses reopen and employees return to the jobsite, a pressing question for employers is whether they can legally require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. A recent court case in Texas answers this question as “yes," which indicates a court in Maryland, DC, and Virginia likewise would allow COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

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