Medical Spa Lawyer
Paddy Deighan, the Premier Medical Spa Lawyer

Archive for August 2015

When are Spa Treatments Considered to be Medical?

August 26, 2015

I have written many articles on what services are medical and which ones are spa. ¬†Despite what appears to be a clear line, there is a lot of questions concerning this distinction. I respond to many threads on LinkedIn as they relate to this topic and I am a bit surprised at the misinformation and […]

Independent Contractor / Employee Status in Medical Spas

August 19, 2015

The employee/Independent contractor scenario in spas and medical spas is very complex. The determination of whether a professional staff member is an employee or independent contractor is not easy to address. One thing that IS clear; the agreement that may be in effect is not the most significant issue. You can classify a professional staff […]

Which Medical Spa Treatments can an Esthetician Perform?

August 19, 2015

I am frequently asked to comment on the distinction between what is medical and what is aesthetic (non-medical)….the lines are blurry but in my opinion, they are being violated on a daily basis. The practice of medicine is relatively easy to define….it is the diagnosis OR treatment of a medical condition.¬† Good, bad or indifferent, […]