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Feb 12, 2020 | Roetzel’s Eminent Domain Group Wins $1.2 Million Jury Verdict for National Retail Client
Roetzel has a robust eminent domain practice representing property owners when government entities exercise the power of eminent domain to take property for public use. Recently, Roetzel shareholder Jeremy S. Young, in coordination with local counsel...
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Feb 7, 2020 | Ohio Supreme Court Vacates $4.5 Million Order of Restitution to City of Cleveland
In a six-to-one decision, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that the Ohio Court of Common Pleas was not the appropriate venue for a legal claim against the state. This decision vacated a $4.5 million judgment awarded to the City of Cleveland (hereinafter,...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Feb 6, 2020 | Whose Prayers Will Be Answered: Awaiting the High Court’s Decision on Religious School Choice in Espinoza v. Montana Dep't of Revenue, 2018 MT 306, 393 Mont. 446, 435 P.3d 603, cert. granted, 139 S. Ct. 2777, 204 L. Ed. 2d 1157 (2019)
On January 22, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the case that could have serious consequences in the school choice debate. Parents of children attending a religiously affi...
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Feb 5, 2020 | Cyber Insurance – Are You Covered?
Over two-thirds of all businesses and organizations have had at least one cyberattack in the last two years, with half of those attacks targeted at small businesses. When these attacks hit, businesses may believe they have adequate protection against...
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Feb 3, 2020 | The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has a New Rule for the Payment of Medical Treatment for Concussion Related Injuries
On January 1, 2020, a new Ohio Administrative Code Rule became effective with respect to payment for treatment of concussion related injuries. Ohio Administrative Code 4123-6-34 now governs the payment of medical services for concussion related workp...
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Jan 29, 2020 | USDA Hemp Rules – Is the Hemp Industry Still in the Weeds?
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) published the Interim Final Rule for the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program in October 2019. This long-awaited guidance from the USDA was met with mixed results, both from the hemp industry and...
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Jan 27, 2020 | Will There Ever be SAFE Banking for the Cannabis Industry?
The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019 was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in September 2019 with a bipartisan vote of 321-103 (H.R. 1595). Authored by Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), the bi...
Alert | Appellate Alert
Jan 27, 2020 | Roetzel & Andress: 2019 Appellate Year in Review
The Appellate Team of Roetzel & Andress LPA is regularly trusted to handle appeals for their clients in federal and state courts in a wide variety of cases ranging from business litigation, construction law, family law, medical malpractice, land use...
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Jan 24, 2020 | Ohio Supreme Court to Decide Whether the Ohio Marketable Title Act Applies to Severed Oil and Gas Interests
On January 21, 2020, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted jurisdiction over West v. Bode, an appeal from the Seventh District Court of Appeals, to decide an important legal issue that should provide much-needed clarity to landowners, mineral owners, an...
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Jan 23, 2020 | N.J. Court Requires Reimbursement for Marijuana Use as Part of Workers’ Compensation Case
In Hager v. M & K Construction, A-0102-18T3 (N.J. App. Div. January 13, 2020) the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that an employer was required to reimburse its former employee for his marijuana use as part of his workers’ compensation case. The...
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Jan 22, 2020 | A Parent’s Attendance at IEP Meetings Found to be Eligible for Leave Under the Family Medical Leave Act
The Department of Labor recently issued an opinion letter with respect to a situation that does not fall into the “easily interpreted” category. Children receiving special education and related services are entitled under the Individuals with Disabil...
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Jan 13, 2020 | Department of Labor Revises Joint Employment Regulations
On January 12, 2020 the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule revising its regulations on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule provides guidance for determining joint employer status when an employee per...
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Jan 8, 2020 | What Makes an Undue Hardship in Religious Accommodation? Change May be on the Horizon
Employers subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and most state laws understand that they have an obligation to reasonably accommodate the religious beliefs of their employees, unless such accommodation constitutes an “undue hardship.”...
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Jan 6, 2020 | After Knick, A Property Owner Can Remove an Eminent Domain Case to Federal Court, Right? Not so Fast!
On June 21, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Knick v. Twp. of Scott, Pennsylvania, 139 S.Ct. 2162 (2019), holding that a property owner can bring an action in federal court under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 to recover just compensation...
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Jan 6, 2020 | Social Equity Provisions in Illinois Cannabis Law
Beginning January 1, 2020, adults over the age of 21 in the state of Illinois can legally purchase cannabis from licensed dispensaries. This Illinois recreational cannabis program will have a significant social equity component, including giving a le...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Recommendations and Requirements for the Organizational Meeting of the Board of Education
All city, local and exempted village school district boards of education must conduct an “organizational meeting” during the first fifteen (15) days of January of each year in accordance with R.C. 3313.14. Once the date is established, following a ca...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Required Detail for Board Meeting Minutes
Two recent decisions from the Eleventh District Court of Appeals (Portage County), State ex rel. Ames v. Brimfield Township Board of Trustees, both decided in December 2019, serve as a reminder to public boards of education for not only compliance wi...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Legislative Priorities for 2020
The Roetzel legislative team has been busy working on three (3) policy issues, which are poised for reform in 2020.   Academic Distress Commission (ADC) Reform  The Roetzel legislative team has led the charge for recognizing verifiable academic i...
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Dec 27, 2019 | The SECURE Act Ends the Stretch IRA
On December 19, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (“SECURE”) Act as part of the government’s spending bill.  Under current law, depending on whether a deceased account owner died before or after his or r...
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Dec 19, 2019 | Ohio’s Solution for Exorbitant Towing and Storing Fees: Ohio Revised Code 4513.70
Ohio Revised Code 4513.70 permits an insurance company to bring a civil action against a towing service or storage facility to recover a motor vehicle, dispute the amount billed for services, or both.1 The action must be filed within 30 days of recei...