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Medscape publishes article co-authored by Founding Partner Keith W. Carlson and Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols

Physicians and medical groups who mishandle a request for medical records or demands for overpayment run the risk of serious penalties. Medscape.com recently published an article co-authored by Founding Partner Keith W. Carlson and Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols that provides 12 important tips for avoiding some of the common mistakes physicians and medical…

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Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols Elected to Chair of Healthcare Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association

Carlson & Jayakumar LLP, a Southern California-based law firm focused on employment litigation and healthcare law, announced today that Senior Healthcare Attorney, Kathy W. Nichols was elected Chair of the Healthcare Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). “I am honored to be elected to chair the Healthcare Section of the OCBA,” said Nichols.…

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Founding Partner Jehan N. Jayakumar selected to Southern California Super Lawyers List

Carlson & Jayakumar LLP, a leading Southern California-based law firm focused on employment litigation and healthcare law, announced today that founding partner, Jehan N. Jayakumar was selected to the 2019 list of Southern California Super Lawyers. Jayakumar was previously selected to Super Lawyers’ Southern California Rising Stars list.  “I am honored to be included in…

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Medscape Publishes Article Co-Authored by Founding Partner Jehan N. Jayakumar and Associate Attorney Matthew M. Stokke

California medical groups face increased risks when classifying physicians as independent contractors. The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court decision  created a new legal test for determining whether licensed providers should be paid as independent contractors or employees. Many medical groups fail to consult with their legal counsel to ensure that they…

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Carlson & Jayakumar Attorneys Shut Down Manufacturing Employees’ Rest Break Lawsuit and Achieve Important Victory for Employers: Court Affirms Legality of Combined Rest Periods

Newport Beach, CA — March 26, 2015.  On February 23, 2015, a Los Angeles Superior Court granted a motion for summary judgment filed by aerospace metal finishing company, EME, Inc., against a class of hourly workers who claimed, among other things, that EME’s practice of combining rest breaks was per se illegal.  The court entered…

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