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Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants practice in an environment that requires compliance with health care laws, rules, and regulations, and that necessitates attention to legal issues that arise in working for and/or running a business.

Please note: APTA is unable to provide legal advice or guidance or referrals to specific attorneys. APTA also lack investigatory power or resources to investigate legal or ethical issues.

The information set forth herein is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion. For assistance with such legal matters, practitioners should seek advice of legal counsel that can review their unique situation and provide advice tailored to the specific facts.

Also see our tips on securing legal counsel.

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