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NPDB Publishes Updated Guidebook

The National Practitioner Data Bank published an updated NPDB Guidebook on October 26, 2018.  It can be found online at: https://www.npdb.hrsa.gov/resources/aboutGuidebooks.jsp The update provides specific guidance on reporting adverse professional review action. Under prior guidelines, many entities interpreted a voluntary leave of absence, or an agreement to refrain from practice, during an investigation, as a nonreportable event.  The new guidance suggests [...]

By |2018-11-21T13:03:13-06:00November 21, 2018|

Elliott Hood Appointed to the State’s Disability Funding Committee

Boulder, CO (November 1, 2018) –Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Elliott Hood, an associate at Caplan & Earnest, a Boulder-based full-service law firm, to the Colorado Disability Funding Committee. Hood is part of Caplan & Earnest’s Education Law and Litigation practice, where he supports school districts in special-education (IDEA), employment, expulsion, and appellate matters, and advises districts on the constitutionality [...]

By |2018-11-05T15:01:21-06:00November 5, 2018|

Foundation Physical Therapy Purchased by Therahand Wellness Center

It was announced today that Foundation Physical Therapy, a Denver-based practice specializing in movement disorders and geriatric, orthopedic, and neurological rehabilitation, has sold to Therahand Wellness Center, a Colorado-based company with four physical therapy clinics along the Front Range. Attorneys Bob Rowland and Gregory James Smith of the law firm of Caplan & Earnest, located in Boulder, Colo., represented business-owner Cara [...]

By |2018-12-03T14:46:14-06:00November 1, 2018|

Caplan & Earnest Release Webinar Recording Outlining Legal Expectations for the Prescribing and Dispensing of Opioids

Caplan & Earnest, one of the largest health law practices in the state with unrivaled experience in Colorado legal and regulatory requirements, has released the recording from their October webinar outlining DORA’s updated Guidelines for the Safe Prescribing & Dispensing of Opioids, which is endorsed by multiple licensing agencies, and Senate Bill 18-022, signed in May of this year, which [...]

By |2018-10-30T17:41:49-06:00October 30, 2018|

Liability Protection for Recreational Operators In Colorado: What Operators Need To Know

In the most recent issue of the Boulder County Bar Association newsletter, Doug Stevens, attorney in our litigation practice, co-wrote an article with his Boulder Bar Civil Litigation Section co-chair Lucy Walker, regarding liability protections for outdoor recreation providers in Colorado.  In the article, Stevens and Walker discussed several of the statutes that protect outdoor recreation companies from liability for [...]

By |2018-10-24T09:22:20-06:00October 24, 2018|

Caplan & Earnest to Host Free Webinar Outlining Legal Expectations for the Prescribing and Dispensing of Opioids

Boulder, Colo. (September 19, 2018) – Any provider who prescribes or dispenses opioids – doctors, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, and others – faces the challenge of staying on top of the changing legal landscape as the government reacts to the opioid epidemic. Caplan & Earnest, one of the largest health law practices in the state with unrivaled [...]

By |2018-09-19T07:50:45-06:00September 19, 2018|

The Practice of On-Demand Subpoenas Deemed Unlawful: What This Means for Healthcare Providers Subject to DORA Oversight

A recent District Court order confirms that the practice of “on-demand” subpoenas utilized by the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) to require immediate production of records is unlawful. As a result, DORA is doing away with the on-demand subpoena. We have informally confirmed that all future DORA subpoenas for production of documents will have a 14-day return date. The on-demand [...]

By |2018-09-12T14:50:13-06:00September 12, 2018|

Ten Caplan & Earnest Attorneys Named to Esteemed List of Best Lawyers

BOULDER, CO. (September 11, 2018) – Boulder, Colo.-based Caplan & Earnest LLC announced today that ten of its attorneys were named to the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers, a peer-reviewed list published in almost 75 countries around the world. The honorees are: Jim Branum, education law Sheryl Bridges, medical malpractice law Richard Bump, education and real estate law Barbara Glogiewicz, [...]

By |2018-09-12T13:39:23-06:00September 11, 2018|

Gwyneth Whalen Appointed to The Board of the Colorado Judicial Institute

BOULDER, CO. (September 4, 2018) – Gwyneth Whalen, former judge and current leader of Caplan & Earnest’s litigation section, was recently appointed to the board of the Colorado Judicial Institute. At Caplan & Earnest, Whalen focuses on civil litigation, including commercial disputes, employment litigation, contested probate, and real property disputes. Her expertise in civil litigation, including her unique perspective as [...]

By |2018-09-04T10:37:43-06:00September 4, 2018|

Caplan & Earnest’s Elizabeth Francis to Speak at the Boulder Area Human Resources Association’s Annual Conference

Elizabeth Francis, an associate in Caplan & Earnest’s litigation practice, will be a presenting speaker at the annual conference of the Boulder Area Human Resources Association. The conference, titled “Innovative Minds,” will take place on September 14, 2018, and will focus on innovation in HR and the “Benefits and Legal/Nuts and Bolts for HR practice.” Elizabeth’s presentation will discuss best [...]

By |2018-08-23T08:56:33-06:00August 23, 2018|