Employment and Human Resource Matters

Impact on Our Healthcare Clients, Including Dental Practices, Due to Unemployment and Employee Refusal to Return to Work

We continue to receive questions and concerns from our clients, including doctors and dentists, regarding their employees’ refusal to come back to work. In some limited instances, the employee’s refusal is legitimate and absolutely should be supported by the employer. However, in other instances, the employee is simply refusing to come to work, without any […]

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Vince Nardone Discusses Associate Contracts at Rider + Reinke’s Financial Lightning Round for Optometry and Veterinary Graduate Students

On April 22 and 23, 2020, attorney Vince Nardone spoke at the Rider + Reinke Financial Group’s “Financial Lightning Round for Graduate Students” via Zoom webinar. The setting for this particular Financial Lightning Round was vastly different than in the past as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, it was a virtually well-attended event […]

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Guidance Regarding Ohio Dental Practice Operations During Coronavirus Pandemic

As part of the healthcare community, dental practices have a responsibility to take the necessary enhanced precautions to protect their patients, staff, and the public during this time. Today, the Ohio State Dental Board and the Ohio Dental Association issued an advisory containing guidelines to modify dental practice operations in order to lessen and prevent […]

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Ohio Unemployment Insurance Benefits During Coronavirus Pandemic

During this outbreak, many employers, including dental practices, are left with no choice but to temporarily close in order to lessen or prevent the transmission of coronavirus.  As a result, many dental practices are facing the difficult decision of laying off staff members. Today, Governor Mike DeWine issued an executive order that extends unemployment benefits […]

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HIPAA Concerns When Responding to Online Patient Reviews

As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Nardone Limited advises dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including labor and employment issues, human resource issues, as well as other legal matters that arise. For example, we are often asked to advise dental practices on whether they can and should respond to a patient who […]

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A Patient Has Posted a Negative Online Review—Now What?

As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Nardone Limited advises dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including labor and employment issues, human resource issues, as well as other legal matters that arise. For example, we are often asked how dental practices should respond to a patient who has posted a negative online review. […]

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How the National Labor Relations Act Impacts Dental Practices and Healthcare Providers

The Columbus, Ohio employment attorneys at Nardone Limited regularly assist our clients with labor and employment issues, such as Department of Labor compliance, as well as advice on preventing and responding to discrimination charging affidavits filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (“OCRC”). As a part of Nardone […]

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The Importance of Securing and Retaining Talent

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio regularly assist dental practice owners with employment matters, including advising our clients in the hiring process and drafting employment agreements. We routinely advise our dental practice owners that the most valuable asset in their business is: their talent. Dental practices spend a lot of […]

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Terminating the Dentist-Patient Relationship

     As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Nardone Limited advises dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including labor and employment issues, human resource issues, as well as other legal issues that arise. As an example, we are occasionally asked to provide guidance to dentists regarding terminating the dentist-patient relationship. It is […]

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Study: Salary Transparency Among Bosses Increases Employee Productivity

     As part of the work we do with dental practices, the dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are always looking at ways to improve relationships between owning doctors and their employees.  We all recognize the value that our talent (i.e., our employees) brings to our offices daily.  What we also do, however, is struggle […]

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