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Effect of Proposed 2019 Amendments to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure

If the most recent iteration of proposed amendments to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure becomes effective on July 1, 2019, then virtually all civil.. Read More

Suing the Named Executor Too Quickly

An Ohio appellate court case shows the importance of fully investigating a named executor's alleged misdoing before deciding to file a lawsuit.  In .. Read More

No Data Breach, No Case

An Ohio federal district court recently handed down a ruling that will make companies storing client data breathe a sigh of relief.  In .. Read More

Representing the prevailing party…and one of the jurors?

In Elsner v. Birchall, M.D., 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 106524, 2018-Ohio-2521, the Ohio Court of Appeals addressed whether the fact that a juror had.. Read More

Warning to Companies and LLCs: Check Your Statutory Agent Procedures

On July 2, 2018, the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals issued a decision that shows how important it is for companies and LLCs to have solid.. Read More

Supreme Court Slams Door on Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute

I previously wrote about the case of Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, which asked whether corporations can be liable under the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS"),.. Read More

Chief Wahoo In The Spotlight

Since the time of my June 8, 2016 posting ("Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo In Limbo"), there have been significant developments affecting the.. Read More

Ohio Appellate Court Lowers the Bar for Certain False Advertising Claims

In this political season, we will undoubtedly be subject to politicians' fondness for "plausible deniability." Denying responsibility for.. Read More
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