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COVID Shields: Governor Signs a New Law to Protect Health Care Providers and Businesses from Lawsuits Relating to COVID-19 Infections

On September 14, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 606 (H.B. 606), aimed at protecting health care providers, businesses and other.. Read More

A Different Kind of COVID Protection: The Ohio Legislature Steps in to Protect Businesses from Lawsuits Relating to COVID-19 Infections

On May 28, 2020, the Ohio House of Representative passed House Bill 606 (H.B. 606), aimed at protecting businesses and health care providers from.. Read More

The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and COVID-19: Working With Your Customers and Remaining Compliant

As businesses work to operate in these trying times, a number of decisions have to be made that are outside those many businesses typically have.. Read More

Behr Asks High Court to Hear Challenge to Sixth Circuit Rule 23(c)(4) Decision

The United States Supreme Court has an opportunity this term to hear a case that may change the way litigants pursue class actions.  On the heels of.. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Anew the Scope of Federal Court Removal Rights Available to Third-Party Counterclaim Defendants

The Supreme Court soon may make it easier for counterclaim defendants to remove a case to federal court.  The Supreme Court granted a writ of.. Read More

Sixth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Mandatory Arbitration of FLSA Claim

In keeping with the Supreme Court's holding in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 138 S. Ct. 1612 (2018), the Sixth Circuit has rejected a challenge to.. Read More

Sixth Circuit Affirms Certification of Issues Under Rule 23(c)(4)

In Martin v. Behr Dayton Thermal Products, LLC, a three judge panel for the Sixth Circuit adopted the "broad view" of Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(c)(4).  .. Read More

It's All Political: Janus v. AFSCME and Union's Future

On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et al., as.. Read More

South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: The Court Clears the Way for Online Sales Taxes

If you are a fan of online shopping, you may need to brace yourselves; taxes have found their way into your check-out cart.  On June 21, 2018, the.. Read More