Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Contracting COVID-19?
Over 500,000 people have died due to COVID-19, and nearly 29 million have been infected at the time this article was written. Even if you
What to Know About Evictions During COVID-19
While the rate of COVID-19 infections continues to steadily increase in Ohio and the United States, lawmakers struggle with who should be bear the brunt
Ohio COVID Immunity Law Article
The COVID pandemic has permeated every aspect of business and personal life. There have been shut downs, restrictions, and procedures that businesses are supposed to
COVID-19 Pandemic and Trends in Personal Bankruptcy Law
Personal or consumer bankruptcy enables filers to wipe their financial slates clean when they are overwhelmed by debt and unable to pay their bills. If
Liability of Nursing Homes for COVID-19 Cases of Residents
COVID-19 by the Numbers in Nursing Homes As of July 2020, there have been more than 4.0 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United
Pursuing Bankruptcy Due to Medical Bills
One of the most overlooked aspects of the coronavirus pandemic is that while many people will survive the virus, they might still end up facing
Unemployment Update: Expanded Coverage for Independent Contractors and Self-Employed
By Kristen M. Kraus: In Ohio, unemployment benefits are designed to provide workers with temporary income when a worker loses his job through no fault
Should I Continue to Comply with the Parenting Schedule Set Forth in My Custodial Agreement in Consideration of the Stay Home Order?
By Anna M. Parise: On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, issued
Is COVID-19 a Compensable Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claim?
At the beginning of March 2020, the World Health Organization classified COVID-19 as a pandemic, which means that the virus is widely spread. Being diagnosed
Impact of Executive Order 2020-08D on Commercial Real Estate
By Erik L. Walter: On April 1, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine signed Executive Order 2020-08D. This order is an interesting legal morass for the commercial
Update on Ohio’s Stay-At-Home Order
By Erik L. Walter: As everyone in Ohio knows, on Sunday, March 22, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the
COVID-19 and Ohio Workers’ Compensation – Can Employers Insulate Themselves from Liability?
By Stacy Stefanik: COVID-19 impacts businesses and employees in several ways. Not only does it prevent some businesses from running, but it also affects layoffs,
Force Majeure Clauses in Commercial Leases
By Keith R. Kraus: In general terms, a “Force Majeure” clause excuses a party from performance of a contractual obligation where the party is prevented
Breaking Down The Stay At Home Order
By Erik L. Walter: On Sunday March 22, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, issued
Coronovirus – COVID-19 Information
Statement Concerning Coronavirus/COVID-19 As you probably know, on March 22nd the Ohio Department of Health issued a “Stay at Home” Order which effectively requires all
COVID-19 Concerns in Nursing Homes
By Patrick T. Murphy: COVID-19 Concerns in Nursing Homes We are all aware that our elderly population is an at-risk age group for infection and
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
By Kristen M. Kraus: On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law. The two main provisions of this
Can I Sue My Employer for a Work Injury?
When you’re seriously injured in a car accident or trip on a loose floorboard in a local business, the path to compensation for your injuries