When Patients Need a Lift

It’s a sad fact that sometimes basic transportation needs get in patients’ way of accessing health care, and no health care provider wants to see their patients go without care just because they can’t get rides to the clinic. While it may seem like paying for a patient’s Uber ride, cab fare, or bus ticket […]

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Not to Scale

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a lawsuit against Subway that accused the sandwich chain of not having actual tuna in its tuna sandwiches. Apparently, they’re not alone. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is an agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce. NOAA oversees the Seafood Import Monitoring Program, or SIMP, which is […]

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Getting our Ducks in a Row

As an estate planning attorney, my job is to help clients get their legal affairs in order. Much of this process is devoted to ensuring clients’ assets get to where they want them to go when they pass. Another big part of it, though, is talking about clients’ wishes while they are still living. In […]

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Not Just a Cosmetic Law

The other night I was watching reruns of ‘The Simpsons.’ In one, Homer invented the makeup gun. When unveiling it, he asked Marge, “How many times have you gals been late for a high-powered business meeting… only to realize you’re not wearing makeup?” “That’s every woman’s nightmare,” she replied. “That’s why I invented this revolutionary […]

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I’m Not That Hungry

My son, and many of his buddies, were born in 2004. When the pandemic hit last spring, these guys all retreated to their dark, dank basements where they attended school online. As soon as classes were over, they played video games and chatted with one another over the internet. Months passed, and the boys continued […]

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Punch My Passport!

A few nights ago, I was watching some reruns of ‘The Simpsons.’ In this particular episode, Police Chief Wiggum was meeting with his financial advisor, who was very concerned because the Chief had not set aside any funds for the future. Wiggum said, “Well, you know how it is with cops. I’ll get shot three […]

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Unsafe Measures

In a bloodless coup in 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte ended the French Revolution and became the First Consul of France. Through the Napoleonic Wars, he then proceeded to take over most of continental Europe. After a temporary defeat, Napoleon was exiled to the island of Elba only to escape and retake control of France. He then […]

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A Pumpernickel By Any Other Name…

One of the hardest things about COVID is not being able to sit together with my friends in our office’s break room and have lunch. Sometimes we talk about movies or TV shows or interesting cases we are working on. Being a bunch of lawyers, we’ll sometimes debate topics of critical importance, such as whether […]

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