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MedSpa Slammed with Class Action Lawsuit for Violating TCPA

  Medspa Slammed with Class Action Lawsuit for Violating TCPA. Ever heard of TCPA? Most people haven’t. It stands for Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, and it’s the second most frequent federal lawsuit after employment law claims. Now, a MedSpa is on the receiving end. Simply put, it’s a cash cow for plaintiff’s attorneys. […]

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A Litigator’s Perspective of Physician Non-Competes – The Dos and Don’ts

A Litigator’s Perspective of Physician Non-Competes – The Dos and Don’ts ByrdAdatto has written many articles on physicians entering into non-compete agreements with their employers. In these agreements, physicians are customarily restricted from practicing medicine in a defined territory surrounding the employer for a set amount of time after termination of the employment relationship. However, […]

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123s of Physician Separations

The breakup of a medical practice (or “doctor divorce”) is a common occurrence. Whether the breakup or departure of the physicians is voluntary or involuntary, the result is the same; economic impact on the practice.   If the practice did not address the separation process in its employment agreements or governing documents, then what is […]

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123s of The Role of a Business Lawyer in a Divorce

Approximately 15 years ago I found myself accidentally involved as co-counsel in a high stakes divorce. My client, who owned his own business, went through a divorce and requested my help to find divorce counsel. I initially assisted in providing corporate information and playing a minor support role. However, my involvement escalated because our client’s […]

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Brad Adatto Speaks at State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2017

On June 22, 2017, Brad Adatto spoke at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, on a panel with Elisaveta Dolghih from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP. This session focused on how to navigate important business and intellectual property issues in the family law setting. Specifically, Brad provided an overview of […]

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Texas Health Resources Physicians May Be Out-of-Network for all Blue Cross Plans

Texas Health Resources, the hospital system with the largest market share in North Texas, has hit a deadlock with Blue Cross Blue Shield in regards to negotiating their coverage contract for 2017. If the contract is not signed, people with Blue Cross coverage will be out-of-network when receiving services at any THR location. Blue Cross […]

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