Month: June 2019

June 2019

SCOTUS Allows Takings Claims to Bypass State Courts

On June 21, 2019 the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a 35-year old precedent and held that a private landowner who alleges the government has taken their land without just compensation can immediately sue in federal

June 2019

Supreme Court Amends Discovery Rules

By:  Christopher J. Ryan, Esq. On June 19, 2019, the Supreme Court issued an order amending multiple Court Rules in ways that will significantly alter the daily practice of attorneys engaged in civil litigation. 11 of

June 2019

FBMJ’s Rx Attorney, Sveska, Featured Speaker at SMSHP Event

FBMJ pharmacist-attorney Kim Sveska presented “Legal and Ethical Issues Regarding Recreational Marijuana” to pharmacy technicians of the Southeastern Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SMSHP) on June 1, 2019, at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Westland,

June 2019

Documentation Beats Conversation

Are you properly documenting prescriber interventions before dispensing opioids to your patients? Documentation must support a pharmacist’s professional judgment with clarity and specificity.  During a recent Michigan Board of Pharmacy (BOP) inspection, the state inspector advised

June 2019

Saulius Polteraitis Elected to MSHRM Board of Directors

FBMJ attorney Saulius Polteraitis was elected to an at-large director seat on the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM) Board of Directors at their annual meeting in May 2019. During his 2-year term Polteraitis