Prepare to Provide Details of Proof for Onboarding Documents, Arbitration, and E-Signatures

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With e-signatures becoming ubiquitous for employers, we want to alert employers using electronic on-boarding processes about a recent Federal district court case in California: Zamudio v. Aerotek, Inc.. Employee Denies She Signed Arbitration Agreement A staffing agency, Aerotek, placed Zamudio with Caterpillar, Inc. in California. In 2019, Zamudio signed the onboarding documents through an electronic…

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Telehealth, Hospital Operations, Advance Health Care Directives, Multi-Discipline Professional Partnerships, Practice Expansion Issues, and Transgender Changes Impacting Licenses

This newsletter includes a much wider array of topics than the prior one, from telehealth, to emergency times and cannabis in hospitals, to changes to partnerships with podiatrists, transgender licensing issues, and dentists from Mexico—there’s something here for everyone, enjoy! Telehealth AB 1369, the David Hall Act, expands out-of-state providers’ ability to provide telehealth care.…

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SCOTUS 2023 Review

We don’t plan to write often on Supreme Court goings-on; few SCOTUS cases directly impact the employment or healthcare sectors on a day-to-day basis. But when they do, they really do. Plus, everyone’s got a natural interest in the Highest Court in the Land. So, in the midst of the 2023 fall term, we wanted to provide…

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Updates on MICRA, Patient-Notice Rules, Abortion Law, and Medical Board

This update provides another overview of last year’s newly enacted bills, most of which have become effective this year. For our prior healthcare law update, click here. This installment looks at more new laws impacting (sometimes indirectly) healthcare providers. A Tip (or Rip) of The Cap Assembly Bill 35 was probably the biggest headline grabber…

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Mitigating the Risk of a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against a Medical Practice

San Diego Physician magazine, a publication of the San Diego County Medical Society, recently published an article authored by Founding Partner Jehan N. Jayakumar on steps medical practices can take to mitigate the risk of a sexual harassment lawsuit. The article discusses Business and Professions Code Section 726 and Business and Professions Code Section 729,…

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Former USC Associate General Counsel Joins Carlson & Jayakumar LLP as Partner

Carlson & Jayakumar, LLP, a Southern California-based employment litigation and healthcare law firm, announced today that Lil G. Delcampo has joined the firm as Partner. “Lil’s extensive experience working with large healthcare organizations will be invaluable to our clients and our healthcare practice,” said Founding Partner, Keith W. Carlson. “We have worked closely with Lil…

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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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