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May 12, 2022 | U.S. Supreme Court Decides Important Regulatory Taking Case In Favor of Property Owners
Property owners won a significant victory in the recent case of Pakdel v. San Francisco, in which the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a restrictive view of the “finality requirement,” which generally requires a government decision to be final before the...
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May 11, 2022 | Juneteenth – A Legal Holiday in Ohio for Non-Teaching School District Employees?
Paid holidays for non-teaching school employees are changing again. Effective June 10, 2022, Juneteenth, which is celebrated on June 19, will now be a paid holiday for non-teaching school employees who work 11 or 12 months. A non-teaching employee wh...
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May 10, 2022 | 504 Regulations Will Be Amended: Get Your Comments In
The U.S. Department of Education made a recent announcement that it intends to strengthen and protect rights for students with disabilities by amending the regulations implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”), the Fe...
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May 6, 2022 | Court of Appeals Rules That Oil and Gas Company Has Ongoing Obligation to Restore Property Despite General Release of Damages in Surface Use Agreement
On April 11, 2022, the Fourth District Court of Appeals issued a significant decision in Zimmerview Dairy Farms, LLC v. Protégé Energy III LLC establishing that a general release of damages signed in connection with a pad site surface use agreement d...
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May 4, 2022 | Primary Election Recap
The Highlights: Trump-backed J.D. Vance emerged victorious in a crowded Republican primary field for U.S. Senate. Vance will face U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan in November. Former Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley won the Democratic primary for governor, while in...
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May 2, 2022 | Will Ohio Be Next in Allowing High School Athletes to Profit From NIL?
Over the next two weeks, May 1 – May 16, 2022, 817 Ohio High School Athletic Association (“OHSAA”) school principals will vote in a referendum on Issue 12B, a proposed bylaw that would allow high school athletes to profit off their name, image and li...
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May 2, 2022 | Legislation Passed by House of Representatives Would Expand Retirement Benefits
The House of Representatives recently passed The Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022 (H.R. 2954), also known as the “Secure Act 2.0,” which would expand and encourage retirement savings by an overwhelming vote of 414-5. The Senate is expected to...
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Apr 22, 2022 | Limitations on School District Participation in Tax Valuation Disputes Will Be Law
The Governor of Ohio signed amended House Bill 126 into law on April 21, 2022, greatly restricting the ability of Ohio’s public school districts to challenge property tax valuations. Once the law goes into effect on July 19, 2022, school districts...
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Apr 21, 2022 | Court Rejects Use of Eminent Domain for Recreational Trail
There has been a major development in the ongoing legal fight over the ability of the Mill Creek Metropolitan Park District in Mahoning County to condemn private property for its bikeway project.  While previous efforts to stop the bikeway focused...
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Apr 14, 2022 | U.S. Supreme Court Expands Definition of What Constitutes a Physical Taking
In a boon to property owners, the U.S. Supreme Court recently expanded the definition of what constitutes a physical taking (one that takes possession of property away from its owner) by including what many practitioners would have classified as a po...
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Apr 1, 2022 | What is “Reasonable Diligence” Under the DMA? The Ohio Supreme Court Offers More Guidance to Landowners
On March 24, 2022, the Ohio Supreme Court reviewed the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act and further clarified the steps a surface owners must take to identify and locate mineral holders before serving notice of abandonment.  In Fonzi v. Brown, Slip Opinio...
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Mar 31, 2022 | The X Box: EEOC Announces Addition of Nonbinary Gender Option to Discrimination Charge
In recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility, today, the EEOC announced that it would be providing members of the LGBTQI+ community the option to select a nonbinary “X” gender marker when completing the voluntary self-identification questions that...
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Mar 29, 2022 | “Permanent and Substantial Deformity”: What it Means and How it is Interpreted Regarding the Application of the Statutory Cap on Noneconomic Damages
Ohio law caps damages that can be awarded for pain and suffering (i.e., noneconomic damages) up to $350,000 in tort claims unless a plaintiff can establish that she: (1) sustained a permanent and substantial physical deformity; (2) lost the use of a...
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Mar 7, 2022 | One Less Way for Ohio Landowners to Challenge Royalty Severances
On February 15, 2022, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a significant decision in Peppertree Farms, L.L.C. v. Thonen establishing that, unless expressly stated otherwise, an oil and gas royalty interest retained in a deed executed prior to 1925 is not li...
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Mar 3, 2022 | U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Private Company Can Exercise Federal Condemnation Authority Over State-Owned Land
The U.S. Supreme Court shocked many observers with its recent decision in PennEast Pipeline Co. v. New Jersey by holding that sovereign immunity does not insulate State-owned land from being condemned by a private company in a federal lawsuit.   In...
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Feb 16, 2022 | Broadband Access Ohio Formed to Promote High-Speed Internet Across Ohio
A new association established to promote communities' role in broadband access officially launched this morning. Broadband Access Ohio will advocate for access to high-speed, secure internet across the state.   Communities across the state have st...
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Feb 15, 2022 | Minor Settlements in Ohio
In an ever-changing legal environment, one thing has always remained true – minor settlements in Ohio require Probate approval, no matter how small. The process may seem daunting, but ultimately there are only three primary steps: (1) preparing and s...
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Feb 11, 2022 | The Return of Virtual Open Meetings
The virtual public meeting option available last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic will return with the recent passage of Sub HB 51.  The Ohio Open Meetings Act requires public bodies, including Boards of Education, municipalities and other publi...
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Feb 9, 2022 | Vaccine Mandates are Here…Will They Impact Your Practice?
By Christina M. Kuta & Delaney Perl On November 5, 2021, the Secretary of Health and Human Services issued an Interim Final Rule that amended the conditions of participation in Medicare and Medicaid to require certain providers and suppliers to en...
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Feb 2, 2022 | The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Will Increase Eminent Domain Activity—Get Ready
After much debate, President Joe Biden signed into law the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act last November. The Act provides for $550 billion in new federal spending in infrastructure. The Problem of Unprepared Busine...