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Work-at-Home Injuries
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Workers Comp for Work-at-Home Injuries

Work-at-Home Injuries: Who Pays the Bills? In a modern, technology-driven world, “workplace” doesn’t necessarily mean what it once did. An increasing number of workers operate from somewhere other than a desk or workstation on the employer’s premises. That new flexibility...
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Wrongful Termination Under Ohio Law
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What is Wrongful Termination Under Ohio Law?

“Wrongful termination” refers to the unlawful termination of an employee. While a wrongful termination suit may be based on any one of many different possible legal violations, it is important to note that not every unfair termination is grounds for...
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Major Life Events and Estate Planning

As estate planning lawyers, whenever someone asks us “do I need a will?”, our answer is almost always “yes.” In fact, in our experience by the time someone asks us the question, starting an estate plan is long overdue. In...
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Dog Bite Injuries and Liability in Ohio

Dog bite injuries are surprisingly common, in Ohio and around the country.  Many of the approximately 4.5 million dog bites suffered in the U.S. each year are relatively minor. However, hundreds of thousands of people are treated for dog bites...
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Government Shutdown Delays Immigration Hearings

The federal government shutdown impacts citizens, businesses, and state and local governments in many ways. Federal workers are furloughed or working without pay, national parks are unattended and deteriorating, food safety inspections have been suspended, and many government services are...
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Exemptions to ‘The American Rule’ in Ohio

Obtaining a Judgment for Attorneys’ Fees for Prosecuting Claims and Defending Counterclaims By Jo A. Tatarko, Esq. Under ‘The American Rule’, litigants in most civil cases cannot recover their attorneys’ fees. However, there are exceptions. A party can seek to recover...
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Employment Law Overview

By Kristen M. Kraus – Partner Employment Law Considerations If you have ever reviewed a severance agreement on behalf of an employee, you have likely come across a series of acronyms like ADEA, ADA, ADAA, GINA, FMLA, WARN, OWBPA and...
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