What every medical practice and small business owner must consider about gun violence, personal security, and their own legal liabilities. In the continuing wake of the tragic Parkland and Santa Fe school shootings as well as the most recent nationally reported act of violence against a Scottsdale Arizona Physician*, America is once again examining its relationship […]
Business and medical practice owners and managers must be aware of internal fraud and embezzlement that often capitalizes on recurring year-end cycles in revenue, spending and inventory and a lack of regular oversight. I covered some of the external fraud scheme you face at year-end in another discussion including a detailed look at invoice fraud. While I provided […]
In part two of a 5 part educational video series for entrepreneurs, Asset Protection and Wealth Preservation expert Ike Devji explains why EPLI insurance (employment practices liability insurance) is so vital for business owners and entrepreneurs to protect themselves form variety of risks as employers.
A key area of asset protection planning for our 1000’s of business owner clients is the danger of employee lawsuits. Ashley Madison dot com was recently sued over a repetitive motion injury allegedly incurred by an employee that makes up the fake profiles on the site. She was then photographed rising jet-skis and engaging in […]
January 08, 2013 | Finance, Risk Management, Law & Malpractice, Staff By Ike Devji, JD Happy New Year and thanks for continuing into 2013 with us. In one of my last columns of 2012, I suggested that many of the complex issues we discussed together over the last few years in this forum can seem […]
Employee liability is a major issue that we are always trying to be proactive about. Most employment liability centers around a lack of clear rules and procedures and perhaps most importantly, a set of well enforced behavioral expectations that they support. Below are some simple tips and issues to consider when planning your business holiday party.
With the passage of Proposition 203, Arizona recently became the 15th state to legalize marijuana for certain medical uses. Guest Author Rachel Weiss, an employment lawyer with Gammage & Burnham, urges Arizona employers to educate themselves about the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act and how it will affect the workplace. Is Your Workplace Ready for Medical […]
To address two common exposures that are often overlooked and important in protecting your business against a potential lawsuit; employment practices liability and cyber liability, I turned to insurance expert Aaron Stauss at Gilbert Insurance for some details on how you can be protected. If you have employees, a website, or your business works with or stores […]
Employers often think they understand wage and hour laws, but the fine print is more complicated than they realize and can lead to serious legal and financial exposures. When the new Secretary of Labor announced that “There’s a new sheriff in town,” she wasn’t kidding. As Emloyment Law Attorney Rachel Weiss explains, employers would be wise to […]