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21 November 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

Earlier this year, we wrote about Talc and pending lawsuits.  It is now November 2016 and Johnson & Johnson has lost its third lawsuit that has alleged that the pharmaceutical company’s...
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28 October 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

Attorney Seth Kolton speaks with CBS 12 reporter Mike Magnoli about the FCC’s recent 3-2 ruling requiring internet providers to obtain their...

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07 September 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

Arbitration clauses are common contract provisions in many agreements to purchase services and/or products.  One question that has r...

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29 August 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

Mount Sinai Health System will pay $2.95 million in a first of its kind settlement.  This is the first settlement involving an Affordable Care Act provision that cr...
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08 August 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

In April 2016, a bill that would reform alimony was vetoed again by Governor Rick Scott.  Previous attempts at alimony reform have failed.&nb...

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01 August 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

It depends.  I know those words can drive a client crazy; however, I receive numerous calls on this and the answer is not always the same.  One reason for an uncertain answer is that if you ...
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18 July 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

The Senate Finance Committee Majority Staff released a report titled “Why Stark? Why Now? Suggestions to Improve the Stark Law to Encourage I...

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11 July 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed changes to improve the Medicare appeals process.  HHS issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the changes and will be accepting...

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30 June 2016

By: Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

While many Americans are enjoying vacations and slowing down a little over the summer, both CMS and the Department of Justice remain very active.  The month of May brought CMS unveiling a revised...
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01 June 2016

By: Palm Beach County

On May 26, county commissioners and administrators joined judges, state lawmakers, local elected o...

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04 May 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

The Palm Beach County Commission in a 51 vote on Tuesday,  April 19, 2016, approved new rules that they will keep Uber operating in Palm Beach County. Henry Handler, Esq. from the firm Weiss, Han...
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02 May 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

The Florida Bar Board of Governors has voted to continue to use the Frye standard for evaluating expert witnesses and testimony while the Florida Legislature has voted to implement the Daubert standar...
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02 May 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

Title insurance is a one time premium for your title policy which remains in effect for as long as you, or any heirs, own the property.  There are two types of title insurance:

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02 May 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

In Saadeh v. Connors, 166 So.3d 959 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015), the 4th DCA addressed the issue of whether an attorney for the emergency temporary guardian owed a duty to the alleged incapacitated person und...
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02 May 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

On Thursday, April 14, 2016, Governor Rick Scott signed into law new legislation affecting healthcare providers in multiple aspects.  One aspect is a revision to FS 408.7057.  This section h...
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14 March 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

Imagine the following scenario…you have worked hard your entire life and built a great company or portfolio of assets.  Then one day, divorce enters your marriage and you are suddenly face...
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14 March 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

The month of February brought the first state court case for damages related to Talcum Powder.  A St. Louis jury ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay $10 million in compensatory damages and $62 mil...
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14 March 2016

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

Many condo associations who have previously not allowed animals are now facing the issue of reviewing applications for emotional support animals.  As the trend continues, this article focuses on ...
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18 February 2016

By: Weiss, Handler and Cornwell, PA

While tax season is underway, finances are often on the mind of many individuals.  If you contemplate any Estate Planning this year, it is important to know what has changed for ...
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18 February 2016

By: Weiss, Handler and Cornwell, PA

The financial crisis of 2008 resulted in numerous changes, one of which was the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.  As part of this bill, an independent consumer b...
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18 February 2016

By: Weiss, Handler and Cornwell, PA

As the landscape of healthcare continues to transform, physicians are increasingly choosing to be employed by health systems.  Payment reform, ICD 10, Meaningful Use, are many of the changes that...
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18 February 2016

By: Weiss, Handler and Cornwell, PA

The 2015 term for the US Supreme Court is underway and the Court addressed two important issues in a recent case:  1) whether an unaccepted offer can render a case moot and 2) the extent of sover...
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02 February 2016

By: Palm Beach Post

Commercial development prospects got a boost Wednesday when the Palm Beach County Commission backed a series of requests for land use changes in two midwestern areas of the county.

Duri...
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29 January 2016

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WEST PALM BEACH (CBS12) – The photos you put online live online forever, but very rarely do they end up making someone else millions of dollars. At this year’s Frieze Art Fair in New York,...
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23 October 2015

By: Weiss Hander Cornwell PA

BOCA RATON (CBS12)–Chaz Stevens has recently become notorious in his efforts to lead satanic prayers before the start of city government meetings but he’s no satanist.

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