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Posted on: Nov 16, 2020

Workplace retaliation occurs when a manager or supervisor punishes, mistreats, or fires an employee specifically because the person engaged in what is called a “protected activity”. 

On behalf of The Friedmann Firm, LLC

Posted on: Nov 10, 2020

Whether you own your own tools, use company tools or rent tools based on project demand, the potential exists for defective tools to contribute to your risk on the job. When that happens, you will need to keep an open mind about your legal rights because they may differ from many workplace injury scenarios.

On behalf of Rumizen Weisman Co., Ltd.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2020

When most people get divorced, their performance at work may temporarily suffer due to stress and distraction, but their job remains secure. If you own a small business, however, a divorce could potentially end your marriage and ruin your livelihood. The good news is that you can likely protect and maintain your business through the divorce. But doing so takes careful planning and, usually, the help of an experienced attorney.

On behalf of The Law Firm of Richard M. Lewis

Posted on: Oct 27, 2020

Given the sheer size of commercial tractor-trailers, space management is vitally important for commercial drivers to maintain a standard of safety. There is one tool specifically designed for commercial drivers to maintain proper space management: mirrors.

On behalf of Bordas and Bordas

Posted on: Oct 14, 2020

Providing health care is not an easy job. And no one is perfect. But if a doctor makes a preventable mistake, it is their moral obligation to take responsibility and do what they can to repair the damage they have done.

On behalf of The Eisen Law Firm

Posted on: Oct 9, 2020

Each employment contract is different so it is important to consult with an employment lawyer to understand what happens if you resign, based on your employment contract.

On behalf of The Friedmann Firm

Posted on: Sep 17, 2020

A salesperson with a job duty involving “outside sales” who is not compensated for overtime pay by the employer should be advised that the United States Sixth Circuit Court has recently clarified that overtime should indeed be paid under circumstances where the employee lacks the authority to finalize transactions.

On behalf of Nacht & Roumel, P.C.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2020

Military personnel can now sue the federal government for medical malpractice, thanks to the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

On behalf of Tittle & Perlmuter

Posted on: Sep 1, 2020

On August 26, 2020 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Lunsford v. Sterilite of Ohio, L.L.C., Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-4193. In a 4-3 opinion written by Justice Kennedy, joined by Justices DeWine, French and Fischer, the Court held at-will employees have no cause of action for invasion of privacy when consenting to an employer-required direct observation method of submitting a urine sample for drug testing.

On behalf of Legally Speaking Ohio.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2020

Nothing beats cooling off in a pool on a hot summer day, but be aware that owning a pool comes with important responsibilities. In Ohio, homeowners may be liable for injuries that occur on their property, including incidents in or around swimming pools. What’s more, under the “attractive nuisance doctrine,” pool owners may be held liable for injuries to a child who is hurt while trespassing on their property.

On behalf of Elk & Elk

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