Consider these Now What moments???
- You hire a therapist as an independent contractor, but she files an unemployment claim anyway…
- You signed a non compete but want to start your practice now…
- You designed an innovative exercise program as an employee, but want to market it on your own…
- You want to bring in a non therapist partner to help you grow…
Why this webinar???
- I didn’t know …. is not a valid defense!
- “Clarity” is NOT the typical adjective describing the law
- The longer you practice, the bigger you grow, the more out of the box you get, the greater your risk and exposure
- The Corporate Practice Act – what we need to know about it and how it impacts legal structures for practices
- Issues regarding hiring like and unlike professionals
- Independent contractors versus employees – typical contracts/ must have clauses/ramifications for therapists and employers regarding the IRS and the Labor Dept
- Important contract clauses and what they really mean – non disclosure, non compete, non solicitation
- Understanding your malpractice and general liability insurance policies especially when providing non direct complementary services outside of the realm of your state practice act
- Legal considerations to know when establishing a marketing plan
- What is intellectual property and why should it concern therapists?
- When does copyrights begin and when are you giving up the rights to your material ?
- When Does Copyright Protection Begin????
- What is the difference between a trademark and a service mark and should you get one??
This recorded webinar includes Q/A from the therapists who participated. Upon completion, you will be eligible to receive a certificate of participation for 1.5 contact hours for submission for CEU credits, and will have access to the webinar forever. You will be able to access the recorded webinar anytime 24/7/365!
* This webinar will be presented by Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR. ( Iris is not an attorney, and does not play one on TV!) This webinar does not replace individual consultation with an attorney, but will give you to have a good foundation about issues you should be aware of, and enable you to have a more meaningful dialogue with your attorney if consulting one becomes necessary. It is intended to provide basic information so that you can become informed about issues, and be an active participant when consulting with professionals. The information presented is intended for educational and informational purposes services only and does not replace consultations with a lawyer or other professional.