Insurance Providers Rights and Duties Part 1: Investigation and Defense

in Law by Matthew Myers

You know that you have the responsibility of paying your insurance provider every month to keep your coverage. You may think that an insurance provider merely has to pay your claim in the event of an accident, but it is actually more complicated than that. An our accident insurance attorney in Macon will help walk Read More

Georgia Gun Law

in Law by Matthew Myers

In May of 2016, the Supreme Court partially reversed the dismissal of a petition for declaratory and injunctive relief as to the probation of weapons on the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s premises. The Supreme Court determined that the initial trial court erred in dismissing the plaintiffs’ petition on the basis that it erroneously asked the trial Read More

Injunctive Relief

in Law by Matthew Myers

There are three types of injunctive relief: Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), Interlocutory Injunction Permanent Injunction There are several reasons why a person or business might need injunctive relief. Businesses sometimes have a need to stop, or enjoin, a person or another business from doing something harmful to the business. Sometimes, a person might need an Read More

Recent Trends in Georgia Non-Compete Law

in Law by Matthew Myers

In May of 2011, Georgia legislature updated its restrictive covenant statute which deals with non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure law (O.C.G.A. ยง13-8-53). Although the old and new laws have many similarities, the biggest difference is that the new law tends to heavily favor employers, rather than employees. The new law allows for a broader scope in Read More

Recent Trends in Healthcare Law Trends Part 3: Fraud and Abuse Enforcement

in Law by Matthew Myers

In recent months, the field of healthcare has seen some major legal developments. These developments are generating substantial industry shifts that affect all players in the healthcare realm. The major trends to watch are regarding the following healthcare law topics: Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) “Big Data” in Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Part III Read More

Recent Trends in Healthcare Law Part 2: Big Data in Healthcare

in Law by Matthew Myers

In recent months, the field of healthcare has seen some major legal developments. These developments are generating substantial industry shifts that affect all players in the healthcare realm. The major trends to watch are regarding the following healthcare law topics: Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) “Big Data” in Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Part II Read More

Stark Law: Recent Developments

in Law by Matthew Myers

Stark law is known, in simple terms, as a limitation on physician referrals. However, Stark Law is anything but simple. The law prohibits referrals of health services for Medicare and Medicaid patients if the physician has a financial relationship with that particular entity. Stark is a “strict liability” statute, which means that any Medicare or Read More

Recent Trends in Healthcare Law Trends Part 1: Medicare Accountable Care Organizations

in Law by Matthew Myers

In recent months, the field of healthcare has seen some major legal developments. These developments are generating substantial industry shifts that affect all players in the healthcare realm. The major trends to watch are regarding the following healthcare law topics: Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) “Big Data” in Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Part I Read More

Why You Need A Will

in Law by Matthew Myers

While it may be the last thing you want to think about, getting a will is an important step you can take to protect the interests of your family. A well-prepared will and power of attorney will help ensure that your wishes are carried out and your loved ones are taken care of once you’re Read More

Georgia’s Tax Tribunal

in Law by Matthew Myers

The Georgia Tax Tribunal was created by the Georgia General Assembly in 2012 to establish “an independent specialized agency separate and apart from the Department of Revenue to resolve disputes between the department and taxpayers in an efficient and cost-effective manner.” The General Assembly stated its goal in creating the Georgia Tax Tribunal was to: Read More