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November 12, 2022

Trial court required to conduct hearing for wrongfully convicted client

Perhaps you’ve heard of people who have been wrongly convicted and are serving time for crimes they didn’t commit and wondered how things like that could […]
April 20, 2022

Seitz, LaRose, Paduchik attacks on O’Connor undermine justice

In a guest column published on March 25, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Brunner cautioned against attacks on the judiciary because they undermine confidence in the […]
March 30, 2022
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Law denies justice to woman raped repeatedly as a child

Roy Pompa faces a civil judgment for $114,250,00 for having sexually abused Amanda Brandt 34 times when she was a middle schooler. The abuse came during sleepovers […]
November 16, 2020
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COVID-19 poses litigation exposure for employers

U.S. businesses with COVID-19 outbreaks are facing an emerging legal threat from claims that workers brought coronavirus home and infected relatives, which one risk analysis firm […]
October 25, 2020

Exceptions to the “no-oral modification” provision in a contract

A core tenet of contract law is that the contracting parties are masters of the agreement. Parties negotiate and agree upon terms they expect to be […]
August 16, 2020

States considering offering legal protection to hospitals

Whether people who have had Covid-19 are immune to the virus is an open question, but hospitals and other healthcare providers are acquiring another immunity, although […]
May 7, 2020
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Animal cruelty is for real—and results in jail time

You’ve probably seen ads on TV from the Association for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals that depict horrible animal abuse. The abuse is real. Look […]
March 9, 2020
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John Gonzales prevails at jury trial

Our client, Ann, was driving a small SUV. Behind Ann was another car, and behind that car was a cement truck. The cement truck rear-ended the […]
February 22, 2020
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Is it Time to Kill the Death Penalty in Ohio?

Is it Time to Kill the Death Penalty in Ohio? Lawyers John Gonzales and Jack D’Aurora of The Behal Law Group talk with Hannah Kubbins, executive […]
November 6, 2019
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Five common legal mistakes made by new businesses

Employers can minimize employment-related liability by approaching employment matters from a proactive position rather than a reactionary position. He are five common legal mistakes made by start-ups […]
September 28, 2019
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Giant Eagle Escapes Liability for Scooter Driver’s Negligence

What happens if you’re in a grocery store, and you’re struck by someone driving one of those motorized scooter shopping carts the stores make available for […]
September 1, 2019
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Dissolving a Business Relationship Gone Bad

When you enter into a business relationship, there’s always a chance things won’t work out, and when that happens, there are usually few good options. But there […]