Not What They Had in Mind

The last six months have been a struggle for most people on the planet due to the COVID-19 virus. Things have been tough physically, emotionally and spiritually, but also financially. Thankfully, in March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act. The $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill included $300 billion […]

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Title IX Corner: Meet Our Team!

Now that the new federal regulations are in effect, K-12 school districts, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions covered by Title IX need to have trained investigators, hearing chairs, hearing decision-makers, appeals decision-makers, and advisors at the ready. Seeing this need, McCarty Law LLP has increased its Title IX offerings. In addition to a trained investigator, McCarty […]

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Just Wing It

Governments at all levels – federal, state, county and municipal – have their hands full these days. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, governmental bodies are wrestling with mask mandates, in-person schooling and possibly revisiting stay-at-home orders. Questions about the effectiveness and timeliness of mail-in votes may undermine our democratic election. But the […]

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We Need More Proof

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s warnings about some hand sanitizers containing toxic ingredients, such as methanol, which can be deadly. Well, now the FDA has updated their list of hand sanitizers to avoid by including some that seemingly aren’t deadly enough. In their most recent release, the […]

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Medicaid Issues with COVID-19

COVID-19 has been hard on all of us, but especially on residents of nursing homes.  Because nursing homes house our most vulnerable population, extra precautions needed to be implemented to protect them. This resulted in nursing homes being “locked down,” meaning residents were not allowed to leave, nor were they allowed visitors.  Early on during […]

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This Cleanliness is Definitely Not Close to Godliness

I just heard a news story about men arrested in South America for transporting illicit substances into the U.S. Many Americans have ingested the substance, leaving many of them ill and killing seven. Upon hearing this, I immediately thought of ‘Scarface,’ the 1983 gangster movie starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana, the title character. An […]

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Target Practice

Last week I wrote about the increased use of drones during the pandemic – you might say they’re flying off the shelves. Drones can handle multiple tasks that, if performed by a person, would require close interaction – something that is problematic if we’re trying to social distance. Drones are being used to deliver groceries […]

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Use of Drones During Pandemic Takes Off

Unfortunately, while many, many businesses have suffered during the pandemic, others have prospered, such as toilet paper and hand sanitizer manufacturers. Another industry that is enjoying a boon is the drone business. Flying a drone is a great way to overcome boredom while staying at home and social distancing. But in addition to personal use, […]

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