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LEGAL UPDATE: Washington State’s My Health My Data Act

by | December 18, 2023

Consumer health data, as defined by the Act, encompasses a wide range of personal information linked to or reasonably could identify a consumer’s past, current, or future physical or mental health status consumer's physical or mental health status. Examples include individual health conditions, treatments, genetic data, diseases, diagnosis, use or purchase of prescribed medications, vital signs, bodily functions, symptoms, genetic data, biometric data, and more!

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3 must-have tools for mitigating risk for any business with multiple owners

by | August 10, 2022

While your competitors may have ownership issues bogging down their decision making, you will be able to grow together -- or to separate -- with confidence. Learn how to leverage the legal infrastructure tools – the Shareholder Agreement or Operating Agreement, key insurance policies, and a limited liability entity structure, to create strong relationships among owners and ensure the individual owners are protected from the activities of the company and from one another.

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Prioritize Disaster Planning Beyond Insurance

by | July 31, 2020

As the pandemic and related lockdown took hold in March of 2020, companies immediately began to look for ways to protect their businesses from the damage. Insurance coverage, of course, was a first thought – but in most cases, insurance didn’t deliver. Many companies were stuck with no revenue; other companies were stuck because their... View Article

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Family, the Workplace, and Government Regulation

by | September 4, 2018

September has arrived and those with kids are getting back into the school routine.  Your employee’s schedules and mindsets may have shifted to new schedules and priorities.  For many, these shifts are subtle – maybe a day off or a slightly later start time – while for others the preparation for back to school creates... View Article

Business Tools to Resolve Conflicts and Protect Your Assets

by | June 5, 2018

Regardless of how careful we are, conflicts arise in business. Conflicts among owners, among employees, and with vendors and customers are common.  Generally speaking, we try to resolve these conflicts quickly with minimal risk and cost but sometimes they spiral out of control.  As a business owner, it’s essential that you know what tools are... View Article

What Type of Insurance Does My Business Need?

by | March 5, 2018

When a business is confronted with an employee who is involved in a car accident, a professional liability or other claim, it is important to have proper insurance coverage in place.  But what types of insurance should a small business consider in anticipation of potential claims?   This post provides a brief overview of potential insurance... View Article