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Lance Armstrong Settles False Claims Act Case

Lance Armstrong has settled his False Claims Act (“FCA”) case with the federal government. As part of the deal, Armstrong will pay a $5 million settlement as well as roughly $1.65 million in attorneys’ fees. The relator, and doper himself, Floyd Landis, stands to collect roughly $1.1 million. While the merits of settling can be debated, what I find unfortunate [...]

By |2018-04-24T10:40:44-06:00April 24, 2018|

Caplan & Earnest Proud Sponsor of This Year’s Colorado Healthcare Ethics Forum

Caplan & Earnest is a sponsor of this year’s Colorado Healthcare Ethics Forum (CHEF). The two-day event is scheduled for April 26 and 27 and is hosted at theStonebrook Manor Event Center in Thornton. The meeting brings together some of the state’s most influential leaders and organizations engaged in conversation about healthcare ethics and education. The theme of this year’s [...]

By |2018-04-18T10:53:21-06:00April 18, 2018|

Understanding the Impact of Changes to Rule 400

On Friday, April 14, 2018, revisions to the Colorado Medical Board (CMB) Rule 400 became effective.  The CMB had previously held a rule-making hearing on February 15, 2018, to hear testimony for Rule 400 and its proposed changes.  Rule 400, which primarily defines CMB’s expectations for the supervising physician-supervised physician assistant (PA) relationship, was first enacted in 1983. Caplan & [...]

By |2018-04-24T11:21:25-06:00April 18, 2018|

Seven Attorneys From Caplan & Earnest Named Super Lawyers

BOULDER, CO (April 4, 2018) – Boulder, Colo.-based Caplan & Earnest announced today that seven of its attorneys were named Super Lawyers, a designation by Thomson Reuters that recognizes the top lawyers in Colorado. Recognized as Super Lawyers in 2018: Barbara Glogiewicz is a member of the firm’s litigation and health law practices. An accomplished trial lawyer, Giogiewicz often works [...]

By |2018-04-10T08:57:15-06:00April 10, 2018|

The H1-B Cap Has Been Met – What Happens Next?

Last week, the USCIS confirmed that they had received enough applications to meet the 85,000 H-1B cap for the fiscal year. The USCIS has not announced how many applications have been received, but it is likely to be well above the 85,000 visa allocation. This announcement was widely expected, and means that USCIS will take all H-1B applications submitted between [...]

By |2018-04-09T16:05:44-06:00April 9, 2018|

Doug Stevens Invited to Present at the Experiential Learning Leadership Initiative in Lake Tahoe, California

Doug Stevens, special counsel in the litigation practice, will be speaking at the Experiential Learning Leadership Initiative in Lake Tahoe, CA, on April 16. Stevens’ participation is part of the Initiative’s Experiential Learning Leadership Intensive (“E.L. Boot Camp”), sponsored by the Shine Your Light organization and the Gap Year Association. Stevens will be co-presenting with Ethan Knight, executive director of the Gap [...]

By |2018-04-10T15:24:47-06:00April 9, 2018|

Doug Stevens Invited to Present at Colorado Agritourism Association Annual Meeting in Denver

Doug Stevens has been invited to be a guest speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Colorado Agritourism Association held in Denver on April 23. The Colorado Agritourism Association is a nonprofit association representing the interests of those in Colorado’s rapidly expanding agritourism business, including farmers, ranchers, equine professionals, and others in this industry which typically showcases the intersection between [...]

By |2018-04-10T15:24:10-06:00April 9, 2018|

Matt Ullrich Invited to Speak at Annual Rural Health Forum

Matt Ullrich, an attorney in the health law practice, has been selected to present at the Colorado Rural Health Center’s Annual Rural Health Forum. The title of his presentation is, “Telehealth Laws: What Your Organization Needs to Know.” Ullrich was selected to speak at the Forum because of his deep experience in not only telehealth, but also in providing counsel to [...]

By |2018-04-03T11:08:44-06:00April 3, 2018|

Doug Stevens to Address CSU Class on Legal and Risk Management Issues in the Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Tourism Industries

Doug Stevens, special counsel in the litigation practice, has been asked to be a guest speaker for Colorado State University’s Insight into the Adventure Tourism Industry class. The course is part of the University’s new Graduate Certificate in Adventure Tourism program. The program, which launched in January, features an intensive curriculum covering all aspects of the outdoor recreation and adventure [...]

By |2018-02-08T08:20:05-06:00February 8, 2018|

Schools can Address Safety Concerns While Adhering to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Recent state and federal guidance confirms that districts can release many types of information about students when responding to school-safety concerns or handling student disciplinary actions without violating the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99 (“FERPA”). Releasing Information in Response to School-Safety Concerns The Colorado Attorney General recently advised in Formal Opinion [...]

By |2018-02-27T08:52:58-06:00January 31, 2018|