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Digital Strategy for Startups –Then and Now

The thought-starters on the editorial calendar for this month’s column were “Start-up Nation,” “Self-Starter,” “What does it take to really start a business?; What must be in place legally?;” and “Succeeding Against all Odds.” This gave rise to a variety of thoughts, including the evolution and revolution of start-ups over the past 30 years.  Computing and connectivity have played major roles in this. Digital rethinking and recasting, the once creeping and then supersonic speeding of technology into so many aspects of business and life, has prompted new business ideas, seemingly more each year.


A Harsh Penalty For Employer Retaliation

Mediation Spotlight:  Boly v. Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center, et al, Circuit Court for Multnomah County Oregon, Case No. 1403-03902 (2015).

By Gregg Bertram M.A., J.D., LL.M.

In September 2015, a nurse who filed suit against her employer hospital for retaliation and wrongful termination, among other claims, received a jury verdict of $3,041,835.00, one of the highest single plaintiff...