HOW NEIGHBORLY DO YOU HAVE TO BE?

By Michael J. Spithogiannis, Esq. & Floyd G. Gossman, Esq.Email Michael Email Floyd You hear a knock on the door. . . .  It’s your next-door neighbor, who tells you about plans to make improvements to his property.  You are assured by your neighbor that all improvements will be made according to applicable building codes, and that […]

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Understanding Physician Lease Agreements

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email the Author Overview: When evaluating a medical practice, the lease is often considered one of the most important assets as location is crucial to the success of a practice, and the lease is often one of the largest expenses.  While a favorable lease can certainly […]

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Understanding The Process Of Starting A Chiropractic Practice

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email MathewEmail Stacey Introduction: For many chiropractors, the idea of opening a chiropractic practice is very appealing.  The chiropractor can be his/her own boss, control his/her hours and vacation time, make his/her own decisions regarding patient care, as well as control the business operations of the practice.  However, […]

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Understanding Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies & Corporations

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq.Email the Author Opening a practice or embarking upon a new business venture can be an exciting and anxiety provoking experience.  Often professionals spend too little time considering what business structure would maximize their profit and minimize their exposure to liability.  Partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations are three of the […]

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Understanding Chiropractor Lease Agreements & The Anti- Kickback Statute

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq.Email Mathew The rental of space in a physician’s office to a renter who, herself, provides health-related services creates a landlord-tenant arrangement between the physician and the renter.  The potential and actual abuses that have arisen from these arrangements have become so significant that the Office  of the  Inspector  General  (“the […]

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