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Alert | Education Law Alert
Feb 1, 2023 | EdChoice Challenge Can Continue
In two lengthy and scholarly opinions, the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas denied the State of Ohio’s Motion to Dismiss the EdChoice lawsuit and the Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings filed by intervening private school families. This lawsuit...
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Jan 30, 2023 | Developmental Delay Now Reaches Beyond Preschool
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently signed HB 554. Prior to passing, amendments unrelated to the bill’s original goal of helping with the teacher shortage were added, including expanding the definition of a “child with a disability” to include childre...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jan 19, 2023 | Proposed OSHA Rule Would Result in Changes to Inspection Procedures
OSHA recently proposed a rule which would revisit and revitalize the Obama Administration’s Fairfax Memo. Consequently, this recent proposal (RIN:1218-AD45) would likely result in more union-friendly changes to current OSHA inspection procedures....
Alert | Real Estate Alert
Jan 9, 2023 | Ohio Eminent Domain: Supreme Court Opens Door for Agencies to Pay Less Compensation Through “Appraisal Shopping”
Under Ohio Revised Code 163.04, a condemning authority is required to make a good faith offer to purchase property it seeks to acquire at least 30 days before it may file an eminent domain lawsuit to take the property. If it fails to do so, its emine...
Alert | Environmental Law
Jan 6, 2023 | EPA Approves New Standard for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
On December 14, U.S. EPA issued a final rule adopting ASTM Standard E1527-21 for conducting Phase I environmental site assessments. Real estate developers, lenders and investors, and all purchasers of commercial property should take note of the ne...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jan 5, 2023 | FTC Proposed Rule Would Ban Non-Competition Agreements
On Thursday, January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a proposed rule that would invalidate existing non-competition agreements and prohibit employers from entering into new non-competition agreements, with very limited exception...
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Jan 4, 2023 | The Speak Out Act Ends the Silencing of Sexual Assault Victims Through Nondisclosure and Non-Disparagement Agreements
On December 7, 2022, the Speak Out Act (“Act”) was signed into law by President Biden to combat sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace and ensure that victims and survivors are free to disclose their abuse. The Act renders judicially u...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Jan 3, 2023 | Ohio Supreme Court Restores the Presumption of Regularity for Executive Session Deliberations
Public bodies rejoiced over the Ohio Supreme Court’s opinion in State of Ohio ex rel. Christopher Hicks v. Clermont County Board of Commissioners this past holiday season. The largely contentious case drew statewide attention and hinged upon one cruc...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Dec 14, 2022 | Back Pay Plus: NLRB Permits Employees To Recover “Foreseeable” Damages From Employers for Labor Law Violations
Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board significantly expanded the damages available to employees in unfair labor practice proceedings. Damages for employees wrongfully discharged in violation of federal labor law have traditionally been limite...
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Nov 18, 2022 | #MeToo Restricts the Use of NDAs in Sexual Harassment Cases
More than a viral hashtag, #MeToo has undoubtedly brought sexual abuse and sexual harassment victims validation. Evidencing the continued strength of the #MeToo movement, a bill, known as the Speak Out Act, aimed at making it easier for employees to...
Alert | Environmental Law
Oct 26, 2022 | New Developments in Air Regulation
U.S. EPA is moving forward on multiple initiatives that will significantly impact regulatory policy for air sources The last few weeks have seen a significant amount of regulatory action related to air regulation and permitting that will likely im...
Alert | Tax Alert
Oct 25, 2022 | Rising Inflation Affects Ceilings on Retirement Contributions, Transfer Tax Credits and Income Tax Brackets for 2023
The IRS on Friday announced a historic increase in contribution limits to 401(k) and other qualified retirement plans. In 2023, you may contribute up to $22,500 to your 401(k), 403(b) and most 457 plans, which represents more than a 9.7% increase fro...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Oct 17, 2022 | CAUTION: Compliance with COVID-19 Waivers Still May Violate Medicare Regulations
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed many areas of healthcare practice. Recognizing that existing healthcare laws may interfere with timely and effective COVID response, federal regulators issued temporary waivers of existing regulations t...
Alert | Transportation Alert
Oct 13, 2022 | Limited English, Limited Defenses (Potentially…)
The U.S. court system has long recognized the difficulty with equal access to justice when an individual with limited English proficiency appears in a U.S. court. Therefore, courts across the country now require that credentialed language interpreter...
Alert | Community Association Law Alert
Sep 16, 2022 | Increase in the Fees Charged for Estoppel Certificates
In accordance with Florida Statutes 718.116, 719.108 and 720.30851, fees for estoppel certificates shall be adjusted every five (5) years in an amount equal to the total of the annual increases for that 5-year period in the Consumer Price Index for A...
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Sep 13, 2022 | Failing to Update Your Medicare Information Could Prove Costly
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires Medicare providers and suppliers to keep their enrollment information up to date at all times. Changes in this information can affect claims processing, payment amounts and eligibility to pa...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
Aug 18, 2022 | Ohio S.B. 61 Adds Protections for Solar Panels on Condominium and Planned Community Homes
By: Lauren Zidones & Abigail Burke Senate Bill 61, signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine in June, goes into effect on September 13, 2022. The bill allows homeowners and condominium owners who are subject to Homeowners Association (“HOA”) and Con...
Alert | Estate Planning Alert
Jul 28, 2022 | IRS Extends Portability Election
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued Rev. Proc. 2022-32 which provides that estates may elect “portability” of a deceased spouse’s unused exclusion (DSUE) up to five years after the decedent’s date of death.  Portability allows spouses to...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jul 13, 2022 | Uptick in COVID Cases Prompts Additional EEOC Guidance
With COVID variant cases on the rise, the EEOC published new, additional guidance to employers on July 12, 2022. All of the EEOC’s updates can be found here. A few significant updates are summarized below:  Screening Employees: Prior to yesterd...
Alert | Insurance Law Alert
Jul 7, 2022 | Ohio Appellate Court Finds Virtual Contact Is Not Enough for Personal Jurisdiction
By: Mackenzie Pensyl & Megan Faust On June 30th, 2022, the Ninth District Court of Appeals issued a significant decision in Magnum Asset Acquisition, LLC v. Green Energy Technologies, LLC. The Court decided that virtual communication between parti...