Wage & Hour Issues

We assist our clients with questions and issues arising  out of the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the federal law which governs the payment of minimum wage and overtime. Our advice in this area varies widely from evaluating and assessing exempt and non-exempt status, to calculation of overtime, to suggesting alternative payment methods and evaluation of compensable

Hospital Survey: Medical Malpractice Claims Drop Slightly

A study of 1,600 U.S. hospitals shows that medical malpractice claims nationwide are decreasing, while the awards in the claims remain stable. Fiercehealthfinance.com reports that hospital insurer Zurich North America concludes that medical malpractice claims are now filed below the rate they were in 2006: today’s rate is 1.96 per occupied bed, while it was 2.8 claims per