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October 2009 - Posts

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How Not to Solve the Labor Problem
October 30, 2009 10:40 AM by Tony DeWitt
Nearly every nursing home has labor problems related to getting and keeping good staff members. Good help is exceptionally hard to find. Good-hearted nurses and aides, who are willing to work long hours under difficult conditions are often hard to find. Read More...
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Safeguarding Property
October 14, 2009 10:37 AM by Tony DeWitt
In law school one of the more esoteric doctrines of property law -- the bailment -- gets a lot of attention. Cases involving bailments for hire are distinguished from other bailments. The effects of disclaimers are studied. In the end, the bottom line Read More...
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No “Misappropriation” in Medical Record Disclosure
October 14, 2009 10:33 AM by Tony DeWitt
On September 17, 2009, the Oklahoma State Supreme Court overruled a decision by the Court of Appeals involving a licensure proceeding filed against a former nurse's aide by the Department of Health. In the proceeding, the Department of Health charged Read More...
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When Did Murder Become Entertainment?
October 7, 2009 2:56 PM by Tony DeWitt
There is a difference between a novel and a news story in a newspaper, even though both are printed on paper. Similarly, there is a difference between a legal drama like Law and Order, and what actually happens in the nation's criminal courts. The fact Read More...
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    A.L. "Tony" DeWitt, RRT, CRT, JD, FAARC
    Occupation: Attorney
    Setting: Jefferson City, Mo.
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