Legal News for Individuals

            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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In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which provided for mandatory Expanded Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Expanded Family Medical Leave (EFMLA) for employees of businesses with fewer than 500 employees.  The U.S. Department of Labor...

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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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Updated: 3/23/2020 In response to the coronavirus health emergency, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation(BWC) announced that it is temporarily deferring payment of employer premiums for March, April, and May until June 1, 2020.  In addition to providing this assistance to employers, the BWC also...

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Updated: 3/19/2020 On March 18, 2020, Congress passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) which will provide temporary assistance to employees and businesses experiencing coronavirus interruptions. The Act becomes effective April 2, 2020, which is 15 days after the President signed the bill into law. The bill contains two...

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Written by: David Montgomery Updated: 3/19/2020 With the continuing spread of Covid-19 and the ever-shifting efforts to contain its spread by Local, State and Federal Government, many of our clients have contacted the firm in relation to contract performance and maintaining their obligations thereunder.  Without...

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Updated: 3/19/2020 On March 18, 2020, Congress passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) which will provide temporary assistance to employees and businesses experiencing coronavirus interruptions. The Act becomes effective April 2, 2020, which is 15 days after the President signed the bill into law. The bill contains two...

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