Long-term Care Criminal Reporting Requirements

Section 1150B of the Social Security Act requires the reporting of “any reasonable suspicion of a crime... against any individual who is a resident of, or is receiving care from, the facility” to local law enforcement. An August 2014 report published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates almost half of all [...]

May 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Customer Lists Are "Trade Secrets"-With Caveats

Nebraska Revised Statutes sections 87-501 through 87-507, known as the "Trade Secrets Act" ("Act"), contains several provisions applying to employees and employers alike when it comes to "customer lists." When an employee is considering leaving an employer, an employer's customer list may be an appealing piece of information to an employee, especially if the employee [...]

November 11th, 2011|Uncategorized|