Litigation

With the constant changes due to COVID-19, business owners and employees alike are trying to figure out how to navigate the Paycheck Protection Program and related laws. Join us for a 1-hour webinar on Wednesday, May 6th at 2:30pm EST, to answer some of the...

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            Shelter in place closures orders have impacted numerous businesses throughout Ohio.  While some may have been able to adapt or operate having been declared “essential” many others have been significantly impacted.  A question for every impacted business is likely whether any relief may be available under the entities business...

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On March 27, 2020, Congress approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a two-trillion-dollar aid package to help individuals and businesses who are experiencing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and to stimulate the economy. Numerous programs are available and while the...

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As individuals and businesses struggle to process and address the impact of the pandemic outbreak on their business, Ohio’s Legislature has come to the aid of individuals and businesses alike to buy them more time with regard to actions that must be taken by certain statutorily or administratively created...

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The Fifth Appellate District Affirms the Implied Duty to Act in Good Faith in Contract Matters It is well established in Ohio that “public policy dictates that every contract contains an implied duty for the parties to act in good faith and to deal fairly with each other.”  Gator...

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Subcontractor Dispute Highlights the Significance of Accurate Verbiage in a Construction Contract Between Two Subcontractors. For clients engaged in the construction field, the use of “pay-when-paid” and “pay-if-paid” provisions in construction contract documents is likely a common occurrence.  However, a recent decision from the Summit County...

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