Monthly Archives: January 2015

2014 Round-Up: Connecticut Court Decisions Affecting Healthcare Providers

With the start of the New Year, we took a look back at last year’s state court decisions affecting healthcare. November and December proved to be especially notable months with Connecticut’s appellate courts rendering two significant decisions– one regarding a hospital’s vicarious liability for the actions of medical staff members and another in the area…

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Do Releases from Employees Protect Employers from Claims under the False Claims Act?

The start of a new year can sometimes ring in staffing changes.  In this context, employers often agree to make severance payments to a terminated employee in exchange for a general release of claims against the employer.  Properly drafted separation and general release agreements insulate employers from numerous statutory and common law claims (though there…

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