July 25, 2018
social media

Social media and the law: Three things to know

The world of social media is continually evolving. Whether or not you are active on sites like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you can’t escape the influence […]
June 11, 2018
employment law

Employment law: Should your employer still test for marijuana?

The state of Ohio, like many other states in recent years, is poised to legalize medical marijuana on Sept. 8. So, what does this mean for […]
February 7, 2018

Arbitration agreements—tough to overcome

John Gonzales and Jack D’Aurora recently produced a podcast on arbitration that is available on this website. One of the issues they covered is the difficulty […]
October 31, 2017

The First Amendment—and sexual relations?

The Ohio Supreme Court recently rendered a decision that concerns First Amendment rights in an unusual setting—sexual relations. The case concerned a statute that prohibits someone […]
October 3, 2017

Financial industry files suit over CFPB rule

Last July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule that will allow consumers to join together in class-action lawsuits against banks, credit card companies […]
May 28, 2017

Everyone is entitled to his opinion, but false statements—not so much

A key question in determining if a statement is defamatory is whether it can be proven to be true or false. If you can prove the […]
March 8, 2017

It gets costly if you don’t play nice

Do you remember your mother telling you to “play nice?” The importance of playing nice applies to litigation, as well. If you don’t play nice, it […]
November 2, 2016

Contract terms can trump fairness

Can you be misled by someone with whom you’re in contract and not have a claim for the damages you suffer as a result? It’s not […]
October 3, 2016

Arbitration clause can be waived

Arbitration clauses in contracts are becoming increasingly popular, and they often place consumers at a disadvantage,  a subject we covered  in “The ‘fine print’ and arbitration […]