Social media and the law: Three things to know
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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 – and presence – of social media. But there are limits to these digital platforms. Here are some things everyone needs to know about using social media from the …

201802.07
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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 in overcoming a properly drafted arbitration agreement. A recent appellate court decision emphasizes the point in a case concerning a car purchase. Dissatisfied with the car he purchased, the…

201712.29
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Arbitration—allegations of misrepresentation

Our firm represented a retired dentist who had sold his practice to a younger dentist. About a year after the transaction closed, the buyer alleged that our client had misrepresented the practice’s finances and patient base. Because the purchase agreement included an arbitration clause, the case was presented to an arbiter, and a decision was…

201710.31
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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 who knows he has the HIV virus from engaging in sex without first disclosing that fact to the other person. It’s a felony to violate the statute. Orlando Battista…