In this inaugural Jaw Law podcast , Joseph McGregor teases apart what exclusivity clauses have to offer. As it turns out, they may not be as powerful as you think.
Each year, hundreds of dentists ask me this question: Which is better–productions or collections? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple.
It’s your first dental practice purchase, and you are trying to navigate the known knowns, the known unknowns, and the unknown unknowns. Where do you begin? Here we discuss due diligence, a sampling of things that should top your list.
Imagine this: your friend is a dentist, and you think the two of you would work well together in a practice. Maybe you feel that it’s time to take your business relationship to the next level. But is that a good idea? Take notes as dental lawyer Joe McGregor describes the real concerns of dental partnerships.
As dental lawyers, we often operate in legal gray areas with other professionals. It can be confusing to know who has what role as you start your business. In this first Barely Legal episode, we dive into what brokers and lawyers can (but maybe shouldn’t) do.
For our second Barely Legal episode, we discuss profit per patient, a decision-making tool that helps us compare one dental practice to another with some easy math.
When you sign your employment contract, you probably don’t think about when it will expire. But that’s not the time to be surprised. Listen as Joe explains three items to consider in your contract agreement.
When dentists leave a practice, it can be difficult knowing what they are allowed to do. In this episode, Joe describes how restraints of trade are limited to individual contexts of local laws and contract agreements.
It may seem like a good idea to say what your buyer wants to hear or to avoid an awkward conversation about the state of the practice to ensure a sale. But you don’t want to wade through the legal battle from a false representation or warranty. Understanding the perspectives of both sellers and buyers can help you avoid making a mistake that will haunt you later.
As dental businesses move into retail spaces, dentists sometimes have to consider variable expenses in addition to base rent. In this episode, Joe discusses two of the most common types of payment plans that dentists might find in their lease agreements.