BAntering with ByrdAdatto (Episode 67 – Business Assessments for Compliance)

Running a business is difficult.  Running a business during a pandemic is crazy difficult. In this video, attorney Jay Reyero provides recommendations for you to conduct a business assessment during the pandemic. You can read Jay’s article on business assessments here. At ByrdAdatto we are working hard to ensure our clients are well equipped and […]

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FDA Import Regulations Loosened for Personal Protective Equipment, Not Botox

A glaring byproduct of the pandemic has been the national shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). Pandemic headlines run concurrent to those lamenting the lack of PPE for those on the frontline. The emerging celebrity in all the hype is the now famous N95 mask. Unfortunately, the demand outweighs the stockpile. In response to the […]

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Congratulations Michael and Brad for Being Recognized by D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas

Michael S. Byrd and Bradford E. Adatto were selected to the D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas list for 2020. Michael has previously been named to the Best Lawyers in Dallas list in 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019; Brad has been named to the list in 2016, 2018, and 2019. Michael and Brad were […]

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Not So Fast – Covering Yourself Up with Stark Blanket Waivers

On March 30, 2020, the Secretary of Health and Human Services issued 18 “Blanket Waivers” protecting specifically described arrangements from sanctions under the federal physician self-referral prohibition (“Stark”) during the COVID-19 national emergency. For an arrangement to take advantage of a Blanket Waiver: (1) the remuneration must be direct (i.e., between entity and physician/physician organization/immediate […]

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Happy Birthday, Jim!

Today, ByrdAdatto celebrated our attorney Jim Stanford’s birthday! We surprised him with breakfast tacos from Taco Deli, a personal favorite of Jim’s (although it is worth noting that the “best taco” debate is still highly contested amongst the rest of the office). Please join us in wishing Jim a very happy birthday!

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Alert: Updates on the Texas Botox Arrests

At the end of 2018, ByrdAdatto wrote several articles on the Texas Botox arrests that resulted in four different medical spa providers being led away in handcuffs or turning themselves into police. These arrests sent shockwaves through the MedSpa community as it marked an aggressive change in enforcement.   However, since that time, three of […]

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