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COVID-19 Resource Center
Amid growing concerns about the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, every industry is forced to respond quickly and accurately to this evolving situation. A cross-disciplinary team of Bricker attorneys is regularly monitoring COVID-19 news and guidance to help our clients assess the potential impacts on their operations.
- For questions regarding court proceedings, trial continuances and to identify strategies for addressing disputes that will arise from COVID-19-related business closings, contact Jon Brollier or Justin Ristau.
- For questions regarding current rules in effect for public meetings, including the application of Ohio's Open Meetings Act and public health orders about attendance, please review our publication on the March 25, 2020, legislation. Also, contact Caleb Bell, Nicole Donovsky or Chris McCloskey.
Local government applications for FEMA’s Public Assistance Grant Program for COVID-19 expenses currently acceptedMore
Dispensing with evaluations of teachers and administrators under H.B. 197: Are the benefits worth the legal risks?More
U.S. Department of Education discusses best practices for maintaining FERPA and virtual learning during COVID-19More
Ohio’s Emergency COVID-19 Response Bill (H.B. 197) and the Ohio Supreme Court order the tolling of statutes of limitations and other litigation deadlinesMore
CARES Act provisions offer relief for families who need to access retirement funds due to COVID-19 pandemicMore
COVID-19 Update: HHS implements president’s executive order to prevent medical resource hoardingMore
COVID-19 Update: CMS announces relief for providers participating in quality reporting programsMore
COVID-19 Update: ODI issues bulletin on out-of-network coverage for coronavirus testing and treatmentMore
Examining the defense of impracticability: Does the COVID-19 pandemic qualify as an “unforeseen event” that could render a UCC contract impractical?More
How OSHA and the BWC recommend employers manage COVID-19 and the need for personal protective equipment in the workplaceMore
COVID-19 Update: Extending Medical Staff appointment/privilege periods during the coronavirus outbreakMore
COVID-19 Update: President Trump expands Medicare telehealth benefits during coronavirus outbreakMore
COVID-19 Update: What the president’s declaration of national emergency means for health care facilitiesMore
Killworth discusses HIPAA challenges for health care entities in the midst of COVID-19
Providers are continually needing to be flexible and resourceful in how and where they offer care to a growing number of coronavirus patients, and, according to Bricker health care attorney Allen Killworth, a waiver is helpful but may not be enough.More Mar 25, 2020