News and Information

October 15, 2015

Spousal support and custody

A business owner retained our firm to reduce his spousal support obligation due to substantial business losses. The client also sought to have full custody of […]
October 15, 2015

Estate Distribution

We were retained to help administer the estate of an elderly woman who died without a will. She left substantial assets, including several tracts of land, […]
October 15, 2015

Construction Contract

Our firm represented a contractor against home owners who failed to pay a final invoice of nearly $10,000. This rather straight forward action to collect a […]
March 21, 2015

Is It Legal to Require Proof for Sick Days?

It is imperative that you stay compliant with the law as an employer. Stay on top of sick day laws with these tips and information.
March 14, 2015

Remedies for Breach of an Employment Contract

Breach of an express or implied employment contract is grounds for a wrongful discharge lawsuit.
March 7, 2015

Employers Can Be Sued for Giving Bad Job References

Defamation lawsuits have merits when an employer knowingly makes false factual statements as a bad reference given for a former employee.
March 1, 2015

Minimum Wage Act

In 1938, led by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the United States government passed the Fair Labor Standards Act. The FLSA introduced the standard working regulations for […]
February 28, 2015

Should Businesses Dock Employees’ Pay for Stolen and Broken Items?

Should employees be forced to pay for stolen or broken items? If you believe so, you could be violating state labor laws.
February 21, 2015

Are Your Emails Fair Game When Your Company Is Sued?

Work e-mails are not as private as people think. They can be requested as evidence to support a lawsuit
February 14, 2015

Can a Business Deny Employment Because of Lies on the Job Application?

Choosing who to hire is one of the most important decisions facing businesses today. It’s estimated that 30 percent of business failures are caused by bad hiring […]
February 7, 2015

The FMLA has eligibility limits (unless you tell your employees otherwise)

This article explains that the FMLA's leave coverage varies according to their employer's size and the employee's work history.
February 2, 2015

Breach of Lease

Our firm represented a commercial landlord that had leased space to a restaurant that later subleased the space to another restaurant. When the original tenant defaulted […]
February 2, 2015

Successful Eminent Domain Action

The city of Dublin, Ohio, initiated an eminent domain action against a landowner concerning a tract of land in Union County, for use in developing a […]
February 2, 2015

Business Dissolution

A local country club had leased its land, pursuant to a 99-year lease, for several years before purchasing it in 2007. During the lease, the clubhouse […]
February 2, 2015

Enforcing a Noncompete Agreement

A client’s former sales manager left and immediately took a position with a major competitor. Apparently, he was not too concerned about the noncompetition and nondisclosure […]