Diagram of various management structures of a limited liability company

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I came up with a simple graphic that illustrated different models of managing a limited liability company (“LLC”) for this post, but it didn’t make the final cut. Nevertheless, I don’t think it should go to waste, so here it is.

Displays the different models of managing a limited liability company (i.e., member-managed and manager-managed).

Georgia’s Business Court facing a new hurdle

Georgia’s (relatively) new Business Court was just handed a new hurdle to its adoption. The Georgia Court of Appeals just ruled that ALL parties to a dispute must consent to the case being heard by the Court (and it’s $3,000 filing fee). For more information on this story, check out the Daily Report’s story.

COVID-19 “gag rules” in the workplace

At least when it comes to HIPAA, there are no rules requiring employers to prohibit employees from simply self identifying their own COVID-19 status (but see above for potential issues that could arise from disclosing other information).

A conversation about HIPAA basics

This post is intended for people like patient advocates that have medical knowledge, but who might be unfamiliar with the statutory and regulatory frameworks associated with the services they provide. The phrase “PHI” and “HIPAA” are probably mentioned on a regular basis, but what are they and what do they mean for people that are in fields adjacent to providing health care? How is the information handled after it has been created and connected to an individual (i.e., a patient)?