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Vince Nardone Discusses Embezzlement with Dental Students at The Ohio State University

Attorney Vince Nardone was recently given the opportunity to speak on embezzlement in a dental office to dental students at The Ohio State University via Zoom recording. With virtual classrooms more present than ever as a result of COVID-19, these abnormal times require creativity when delivering presentations to students. However, it is always a pleasure […]

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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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Vince Nardone Recently Discussed Standard of Care, Informed Consent, and the Top 10 Mistakes Dentists’ Make at The Ohio State University

Thank you to Dr. James Cottle, Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at The Ohio State University, for the reoccurring opportunity for Vince Nardone to speak to third-year graduate dental students on the Standard of Care, Informed Consent, and the top 10 mistakes Dentists’ make. During a recent presentation, Vince covered the statistics of various enforcement […]

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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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