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News-Attorney Shawn D. Cox Serves as Panelist for Indiana State Bar Continuing Legal Education Presentations

On September 30 and December 15, 2021, Attorney Shawn Cox was a panelist for two continuing legal education presentations for the Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. The topics were “15 Key Concepts in Bankruptcy” and “10 More Key Concepts in Bankruptcy.” Both programs are currently available for on-demand streaming […]

Article-Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Healthcare Provider and Supplier COVID-19 Mandate

On November 5, 2021, the CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule become effective.  In essence, the rule imposes a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement applicable to all health care providers and suppliers that receive reimbursement under the Medicare and Medicaid programs and are regulated under CMS health and safety regulations.  If CMS […]

Article-Don’t Ignore an EEOC Charge of Discrimination

It is something that no one wants to receive and likely doesn’t want to think about; however, if you receive notice from the EEOC that an employee or former employee has filed for a Charge of Discrimination, it is not a notice that can be ignored. Pre-Charge. If an employer has an inkling or inclination […]

News-Probate Commissioner Benjamin T. Ballou Swears in New VASIA Volunteers

On September 29, 2021, Attorney Benjamin T. Ballou, as Probate Commissioner of the Lake County Superior Court, conducted the swearing-in ceremony for VASIA volunteers.  The VASIA program, instituted in 2001, is a collaborative effort between the hospital and Lake County Superior Courts.  It provides trained and supervised volunteers to serve as court-appointed legal guardians to […]

News-Attorney Steven J. Scott Attends Methodist Hospitals Foundation Golf Outing

On September 27, 2021, Attorney Steven J. Scott attended the Methodist Hospitals Foundation Annual 2021 Golf Outing at Innsbrook Country Club.  The Methodist Hospitals Foundation secures charitable contributions to support the programs, services and projects that benefit the patients, families and communities served by Methodist Hospitals.   Hodges & Davis, P.C.-September 2021

News-Attorney Benjamin T. Ballou Presents VASIA Program

On August 17, 2021, Probate Commissioner Ben Ballou presented the “Lake Superior Court Perspective” topic to VASIA volunteers for their training.  The Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) program is a collaborative effort between Franciscan Health Hammond and the Lake County Superior Courts.  The program provides trained and supervised volunteers to serve as […]

Article-2021 Indiana Law Update House Enrolled Act 1252

The Indiana legislature was quite busy this past session regarding probate law (HEA 1252, HEA 1255 and SEA 276) and health law (SEA 204).  This update will focus on HEA 1252, which became effective July 1, 2021. A.    Technical corrections were made to I.C. § 29-1-7-15.1 to change the references in statute from “estate” […]

News-Attorney Shawn D. Cox Moderates Lake County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar

On July 29, 2021, Shawn Cox moderated a continuing legal education presentation for the Bankruptcy Section of the Lake County Bar Association. The topic was “Sometimes It’s Hard to Appreciate Appreciation-The Impact of Rising Real Estate Values on Bankruptcy Cases.” Other panel members included Chapter 7 Trustee Dan Freeland, and Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 […]