Legal Alert Consequences of the Failure to Maintain Medical Records

Authored by Andrew L. Palmison and Ashley M. Gilbert-Johnson THE STATUTE: INDIANA CODE § 16-39-7-1 Indiana law requires providers to furnish medical records to a patient upon request. Further, Indiana Code § 16-39-7-1(b) requires that healthcare providers “maintain the original health records or microfilms of the records for at least seven (7) years.” The statute goes on to state that a ... Read More

New Employee – Phillip W. Smith II

Phillip joins Rothberg as a Summer Associate after completing his BS in American Legal Studies/Environmental Engineering at the United States Military Academy (West Point).  Phil served in the military from 2011 – 2016 as, 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Lieutenant, Logistics Officer, Captain and, most recently, as a legal intern with the Department of Homeland Security.  Phil is preparing to enter his … Read More

Congratulations to Mike Deam!

Mike Deam was appointed by Governor Holcomb to serve on the Business Law Survey Commission.  You can read more about the Indiana Business Law Survey Commission by clicking here .

Legal Alert Should Your S Corp (or Pass Through) Now Convert to a C Corp?

Authored by Dennis F. Dykhuizen That question can be especially difficult now for closely-held, usually family businesses that are often structured as S corporations.  These entities, along with other pass-throughs such as limited liability companies and partnerships, flow their income through to their investors, who pay the tax. Because of the tax rate cut to 21 percent for C corporations ... Read More

2018 Indiana Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Rothberg Logan & Warsco is very pleased to announce that Mark W. Baeverstad – PI Medical Malpractice: Defense, F. L. Dennis Logan – Business/Corporate, Edward L. Murphy, Jr. – PI Medical Malpractice: Defense, Jason A. Scheele – PI General: Defense, Theodore T. Storer – General Litigation, Susan E. Trent – Bankruptcy: Business, Thomas B. Trent – Real Estate, Mark A. Warsco – Bankruptcy: Business, and Cindy A. Wolfer – Estate Planning & Probate were selected for inclusion on the 2018 Indiana Super Lawyers list.  Only five percent of Indiana … Read More

Webinar Replay – Tax Reform: What Does it Mean For You?

Your Presenters Are: Dennis F. Dykhuizen, Cindy A. Wolfer and Alexander J. Platte To view an instant replay of this webinar please click here. Topic Overview: A summary of the new legislation, with analysis. It is our intent to keep this program to an hour and hit the highlights of the new legislation that we feel would be of most interest to ... Read More

Congratulations to Alex Platte!

Alex is one of 25 accepted to the Indiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy class of 2018. Lawyers accepted into the program are “accomplished legal practitioners” who have been admitted to practice for less than 15 years, the Bar Association’s release said. The academy is a statewide program designed to empower and develop lawyers “to be informed, committed and … Read More

Legal Alert DOT Drug Testing Policy

Authored by Theodore T Storer BACKGROUND ON DOT DRUG TESTING In 1991 Congress passed the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act, requiring DOT agencies to implement drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive transportation employees. The DOT adopted regulations for this drug testing at 49 CFR Part 40, or Part 40 as most people call it.  Part 40 is a DOT-wide regulation that ... Read More