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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 […]
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 […]