Jan 13, 2015 By: George F. Indest, III
In Florida, as in most states, if you want a state administrative agency to answer a question, you may file a request for a declaratory statement from that agency.
Jan 7, 2015 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
Attorneys may often need to help individual clients sort out their options about the ACA.
Dec 24, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
Many small-businesses rely on attorney assistance to decide how to respond to the ACA, since most are limited in their ability to analyze their options.
Dec 17, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
A new chapter has been added to Criminal Practice and Procedure by Ferguson (volumes 12-13 of Washington Practice), regarding an “Inmate’s Right to Adequate Medical Care”
Dec 10, 2014 By: George F. Indest, III
In this final installment, we look at some examples of Baker Act cases, as well as some tips for attorneys.
Dec 8, 2014 By: George F. Indest, III
All facilities should have a form petition for writ of habeas corpus for the patient to execute if the facility is trying to keep the patient involuntarily and the patient desires to leave
Nov 19, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
The Public Records Act has become a hot topic in Washington State.
Nov 6, 2014 By: George F. Indest, III
The Florida Mental Health Act, more commonly known as the Baker Act, was passed to allow for the creation of mental health programs.
Oct 22, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
The attorney-client privilege may be modified in cases that involve alleged bad faith by an insurance company.
Sep 24, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
Volume 35 of Washington Practice includes a long discussion of “insurance bad faith”, and of the relevant issues that may develop for attorneys in such cases.