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On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation held a lottery-style drawing to select which of the 12 federal circuit court of appeals where petitions for review are currently pending as to which circuit will hear
Continue Reading Employment LawScene Alert: Sixth Circuit Selected to Hear Challenges to OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

On Friday, November 12, 2021, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a 22-page decision (linked here) continuing its November 6th order that stayed the implementation and enforcement of OSHA’s emergency temporary standard mandating COVID-19
Continue Reading Employment LawScene Alert: Fifth Circuit Issues Strong Rebuke of OSHA’s Authority to Mandate Vaccinations in the Workplace–OSHA Suspends Efforts

Austin Malinowski and Grant Killoran authored an article in the June, 2021 edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “The Legal Treatment of Vaccine Injury Claim.” Their article analyzes how claims for vaccine injury, including claims related to the newly-developed
Continue Reading Attorneys Austin Malinowski and Grant Killoran Published in the Wisconsin Lawyer

Recently, Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC of Wisconsin) featured Attorney Joseph Gumina’s article entitled “Encouraging Rather Than Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations May Be An Employer’s Best Option”. In this article, Attorney Gumina discusses some of the challenges employers
Continue Reading Attorney Gumina’s Article on Employer Covid-19 Vaccination Policies was Featured by ABC of Wisconsin

Attorneys Marguerite Hammes and Grant Killoran authored an article in the February, 2021 edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “COVID-19 Vaccination: Legal Landscape & Challenges.” Their article analyzes the authority of Wisconsin public health officials regarding mass vaccination for
Continue Reading Attorneys Marguerite Hammes and Grant Killoran Published in the Wisconsin Lawyer

In our series discussing the new workplace initiatives under the Biden Administration, we will first look at the Biden Administration’s efforts on protecting worker health and safety.
Simply, under the Biden Administration, employers should expect to see a more robust
Continue Reading Employment LawScene Alert: Workplace Safety is a Top Priority for the Biden Administration

Attorney Britany Morrison authored an article entitled “Telecommuting: Tax Implications for Employers & Employees,” which appeared in the State Bar of Wisconsin’s newsletter, InsideTrack.
In the article,  Morrison addresses a few important tax considerations for employers and employees working remotely.
Continue Reading Britany Morrison Published in State Bar’s InsideTrack

As the development of a potential COVID-19 vaccine continues, so too do questions about the types of vaccines being developed and how they will be administered. Vaccines offer overwhelming public health benefits, but a small number of individuals who receive
Continue Reading Health Care Law Advisor Alert: Vaccine Injury Claims and the Federal Vaccine Court

Medical Malpractice Risk & Telemedicine Policies
This article is the second of a two-part series on telehealth in Wisconsin. The first article of this series, available here, highlighted basic standards for regulatory compliance in the design of internal telehealth
Continue Reading Health Care Law Advisor Alert: Telehealth in Wisconsin (Part 2 of 2)

I. Expansion of Telehealth to Meet Clinical Need
Federal and state governments have resolved traditional barriers to telehealth – including  complexity of billing, lower reimbursement and privacy and security concerns – to facilitate the safe provision of medical services during
Continue Reading Health Care Law Advisor Alert: Telehealth in Wisconsin (Part 1 of 2)