The existence of the judicial doctrine of “common law marriage” has been recognized in Pennsylvania by statute. 23 Pa.C.S.A. Section 1103 (Common-law marriage) provides: “This part shall not be construed to change the existing law with regard to common-law marriage.”
Although obtaining a patient’s acknowledgment of receipt of a covered entity’s Notice of Privacy Practices is one of the critical elements of HIPAA, compliance does not stop at this step.
One issue raised in the litigation is the attorney-client privilege. Cases hold that this privilege is generally not applicable to communications between a fiduciary and its attorney.
Many Pennsylvanians are unable to find good jobs due to criminal convictions for low level, non-violent offenses from the distant past. Thankfully, on February 16, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed in to law Senate Bill No. 166.
Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act: What Pennsylvania’s New Contractor Registration Law Means for Your Business
While the implantation of HICPA requires additional work on the part of home improvement contractors, the good news is that the experienced construction law attorneys at Goldberg Katzman, P.C. are ready to help your business take the necessary steps to fully comply with the new law.