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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.

Employment Law

EEOC Proposes Rules on Wellness Programs

On April 16, 2015, the EEOC issued its long awaited, and much anticipated, proposed rules on wellness programs as they relate to the requirements and restrictions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Once finalized, these rules will be the critical guide for employers on how they can sponsor a wellness program without running the risk of liability for violating the ADA.

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Health Law

Advance Authorization For Medical Emergencies

Maybe you’ve experienced this yourself or know someone who has, but it’s a situation that’s an all too common occurrence. Your child or other family member has been rushed to the hospital, you are desperate to find out his or her condition – and no one will tell you anything because of the privacy laws. It doesn’t matter if it’s a college age child or elderly parent; no amount of pleading or threats will get you the information you want.

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