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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 […]
February 2, 2015

Business Opportunity Stolen

A company that handled election campaign services approached a major potential client about handling its work in a contentious election cycle. Ultimately, no deal was reached. […]
February 2, 2015

Wrongful Death—Loss of a 22 Year Old Son

A mother’s 22-year old son was killed when another driver pulled out in front of his car on a rural highway. In the six years preceding […]
February 2, 2015

Business Dispute—Lost Profits and Punitive Damages

A dispute arose concerning a new business that broke up almost immediately after it began. Our client was one of the owners of the business and […]
February 2, 2015

Child Custody Cases

A young mother who resided here in Franklin County wanted to relocate to Colorado with her small child so that she could be closer to her […]
February 2, 2015

Successful Defense Against Defamation Claim

A medical professional was sued in federal court in the state of Washington by a former colleague for defamation and emotional distress, who demanded damages in […]
February 2, 2015

Real Estate Transaction Involving 2000 Housing Units

Our firm was lead counsel in a complex real estate transaction that involved 2000 inner-city low income housing units located on nearly 400 non-contiguous parcels in […]
February 2, 2015

Lease or Land Contract?

For years, our clients had owned a well known family restaurant and the land on which the restaurant was located. They sold the restaurant to a […]
February 2, 2015

Is Information Available Prior to Arbitration?

Our client wanted to pursue a claim for commissions against the real estate broker for whom she had previously worked. The claim concerned the development and […]
February 2, 2015

Wrongful Death $4.5 million verdict

While attempting, prior to dawn, to make a left turn to go north on State Route 23. The tractor trailer blocked the southbound lanes of State […]
February 2, 2015

Products Liability-$180,000 verdict

This case involved a newly installed machine that did not have a safety guard or any warnings regarding what is known as a pinch point. Our […]
February 2, 2015

Wrongful Death $450,000 verdict

Our client was 96 years old and was run over while walking to her exercise class at the retirement home. The driver was a 92 year […]