Below is a list of items that every practice owner should be aware of.
1. Prepare a new comprehensive employee manual (including a social media policy, cell phone, and Internet policy), which also includes new overtime regulations.
2. Prepare a new employee package [documents for applications, credit screens, etc…], including employee evaluation and interim employee evaluations.
3. Prepare an up-to-date HIPAA (including new forms) and OSHA manual.
4. Non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreement signed by every employee [and a non-compete signed by a key employee, associates, and independent contractors]
5. Website and social media disclaimers/privacy terms.
6. Intellectual Property (IP) protection (protect your name, logos, slogans) (trademark/service marks filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office].
7. Assignment of website design as to your practice Intellectual Property [from your web designer to you].
8. Estate Planning (Wills, trusts, etc…)
Stuart J. Oberman, Esq.
Stuart J. Oberman is the founder and President of Oberman Law Firm. Mr. Oberman graduated from Urbana University and received his law degree from John Marshall Law School. Mr. Oberman has been practicing law for over 30 years, and before going into private practice, Mr. Oberman was in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 Company.
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