When employees get sick: Legal lessons for your medical practice

Your employees may occasionally come to you with medical issues.  For example, an employee advises you that his 12-year-old son broke his leg over the weekend playing soccer and needs a week off from work to be with his son, who is undergoing surgery/recovery.  Or an employee tells you she has recently been diagnosed with migraine headaches and, while there is no way to predict when the need will arise, she will need a few hours on “flare-up” mornings to stay home.  There are times when employers become suspicious that an (Read more...)

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