Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) compliance is a major concern for any organization in the healthcare industry. The newest version of HIPPA regulations came into law in 2013. The new regulations increase patients' rights, and widen the scope of liability.
As the title suggests, inheritance law deals with the right of survivors to inherit certain property. Inheritance law differs from state to state, thus they way property is distributed will depend on the laws of a particular jurisdiction.
Many property owners are fairly familiar with the laws that govern their home from the ground up. Yet, most homeowners overlook the very important concept of riparian rights, or water law. This important area of property rights determines who owns surface and subterranean water found on the property.