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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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Vince Nardone Discusses Employment Contracts With Ohio State Dental Students

On February 27, 2020, attorney Vince Nardone was invited to speak at Rider + Reinke Financial Group’s “Financial Lightning Round for D4 Students”.  Vince focused the discussion on the practical issues of negotiating an associate employment relationship with a future dental practice employer. Vince spoke about the importance of recognizing the value that associates bring […]

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It is All about Your Approach – Employee Engagement

  As a dental attorney in Columbus, Ohio, Vince Nardone advises dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including employment. Vince wants to ensure his clients that the chances of an unfavorable business outcome or dispute can be avoided by one simple tactic, approaching the conversation appropriately. The trick is understanding your audience. […]

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Enforceability of Three Year Non-Compete Agreement in Ohio

As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, we advise dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including employment issues. We want to ensure that our clients understand the non-compete agreement options available to protect them from unfair competition. A non-compete agreement, commonly referred to as a form of restrictive covenant, is an agreement between […]

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Vince Nardone Discusses Impact of Tax Law Changes on Independent Contractor versus Employee Discussion

As a dental attorney, I advise dentists and dental practices on a variety of business, tax, and legal matters. One of the discussions that I routinely have with dental practice owners and dental associates is the discussion of whether an associate dentist may be treated as an independent contractor versus an employee. Interestingly, that discussion […]

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Dental Practice Sales: Protecting a Selling Doctor’s Goodwill through Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Covenants in Associate Employment Agreements

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are experienced in representing both buying and selling doctors in dental practice purchases and sales. In our previous article found here, we explained why it is important for a dentist who is purchasing a dental practice to ensure that the selling doctor has entered into non-compete and non-solicitation agreements […]

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Dental Services That Can be Provided by a Dental Hygienist or EFDA Through Teledentistry

The attorneys at Nardone Limited strive to keep dental professionals aware of new guidelines and rules that impact dental practices and dental operations.  Our recent article on Ohio Senate Bill 259 (the “Dental Act”) explained the new legislation authorizing licensed dentists in Ohio to perform dental services through teledentistry.  The Dental Act’s teledentistry provisions will […]

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How Can Small Businesses Reimburse Employees for Health Insurance Costs?

As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Nardone Limited advises dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including human resources, taxes, as well as other legal matters that arise. For example, we routinely advise our dental practice owners that their employees are their most valuable asset. Because of this, it is important that dental […]

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Dental Practice Sales: Restrictive Covenants, including Non-Competes, for Associate Dentists as a Condition to Closing

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are experienced in representing both buying and selling doctors in dental practice purchases and sales. Most buying doctors recognize the importance of restricting the selling doctor from competing with the practice within a specified distance from the practice location, and from soliciting the practice’s patients and employees. And, most […]

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