Founded in 1977, KIRSCHENBAUM & KIRSCHENBAUM, P.C., is one of Long Island's most prominent and well-respected mid-size general practice law firms. The firm continues its tradition of providing clients with legal advice and services of the highest quality and maintaining and fostering diversity in its practice. From representing a wide variety of large and small clients in many different industries, our attorneys have the hands-on experience and knowledge needed to handle almost any type of legal matters, whether litigation or transactional.
We take pride in the success of our clients, and attempt to counsel and aid them in all respects of their business by hosting educational forums and more. Recently, we began The Alarm Exchange, which serves as a valuable forum to the Security Industry. To learn more visit The Alarm Exchange.
11/12/2017 -- No Business Associate Agreement? $31K Mistake
With the annual voluntary disclosure period to OCR for small scale HIPAA breaches almost upon us, it is important to heed OCR's recent message - Business Associates – be on the watch because OCR may come knocking. For covered entities – also a message - the onus of a proper relationship with third party vendors will fall on you. Caveat Emptor.
11/12/2017 -- Hands Free, Hands Off! New York Passes Driving Phone Use Prohibition
You may have noticed the large electric signs on our New York roadways have a new message: "Don't Text While Driving. New Law. 5 Point Fine." Upon first glance I dismissed this new message thinking it didn't really apply to me. Little did I know I was Guilty as Charged! There is a huge misconception that I am sure most of you have made (as I did) that the new "Texting" law doesn't apply: (1) If you are not actually moving; or (2) if you are not actually "Texting" The previous statement is incorrect, and I am taking this opportunity to address any misunderstandings by our community, and yours about the new "Texting" law.