New Virginia Laws Address Medical Provider Billing

06/18/2014Caramore, Megan

On July 1, 2014, new laws go into effect in Virginia to address medical provider billing in state workers’ compensation cases. The changes include additions to Virginia Code Section 65.2-605 which limit the amount that medical providers may charge for the services of nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants and assistant surgeons during surgery. Additionally, the changes… Read more »

Are All Damages Equal?

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06/16/2014Nicholas, Edward E.

Authored by attorneys Edward E. Nicholas, III and Maggie D. Finnegan If liability is clear (that is, the breach of contract cannot be disputed), then it comes down to damages. How much may the plaintiff recover? All damages caused by the defendant’s breach? Not necessarily, because, to answer the question posed above, not all damages are… Read more »

Primer on Virginia’s Data Breach Law: Part Two

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06/04/2014Vandeventer Black

Recall from Part I of the Primer on Virginia’s Data Breach Law that your laptop has been stolen, and you have concluded there has been a breach of security under Virginia’s data breach law.  You must now determine whom to notify, and this will depend on your relationship to the data.  Individuals or entities that… Read more »

Primer on Virginia’s Data Breach Law: Part One

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06/03/2014Vandeventer Black

Imagine that your laptop is stolen.  Since you conduct all your business on it, you struggle to remember the last time you backed up your data, and agonize at the prospect of rebuilding weeks, months, and possibly years of files.  As you contemplate the recovery of your business data, you should also think about whether… Read more »