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Alert | Employment Services Alert
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...
Alert | Health Law Alert
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...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
Jul 6, 2022 | U.S. Supreme Court Effectively Expands Its Controversial 2005 Kelo Decision
The U.S. Supreme Court often makes headlines with its decisions, but even in its inaction, the Court can have an impact on the law. Such was the case with Eychaner v. The City of Chicago, which the Court declined to hear last term.  Eychaner was a...
Alert | Employment Law Alert - Illinois
Jun 28, 2022 | Chicago City Council Expands Sexual Harassment Provisions
Employers who maintain business facilities within the geographic boundaries of the City of Chicago and/or who are subject to one or more of the City’s license requirements should be aware of recent amendments to the sexual harassment aspects of the C...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Jun 27, 2022 | Supreme Court Holds School Board Cannot Prohibit Coach From Praying on the Football Field
The Supreme Court today held a public school football coach can openly pray on the football field and have students participate. Kennedy v. Bremerton School Dist., concerned an assistant football coach at a public high school. For eight years, the co...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Jun 23, 2022 | Title IX’s Anniversary Gift – Proposed Changes
On Title IX’s 50th Anniversary, the Department of Education announced its proposed changes to Title IX’s implementing regulations concerning sexual misconduct to better align them to Title IX’s nondiscrimination mandate. The proposal keeps some of th...
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Jun 14, 2022 | Ohio School Boards Permitted to Allow Employees to Carry Guns in Schools
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 99 into law yesterday, which allows school boards and governing bodies to permit individuals, including board employees such as administrators, teachers, cafeteria workers, and custodians, who have complete...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
Jun 14, 2022 | New Bill in Ohio House Could Dramatically Change Eminent Domain Law
On June 7, 2022, House Bill 698 was introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives. The Bill would amend Ohio’s eminent domain law, Ohio Revised Code Chapter 163, in numerous ways that are favorable to property owners and unfavorable for appropriati...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Jun 3, 2022 | State Issues Set for November Ballot
Ohio voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on two constitutional amendments on the ballot this November. HJR 2 and HJR 4 cleared the Ohio legislature yesterday during marathon sessions as the General Assembly worked to wrap up loose ends pr...
Alert | Transportation Alert
Jun 1, 2022 | Beware of “Crash Tax” — Dealing with Accident Response Fees
Some Roetzel clients are surprised to receive an additional bill following a motor vehicle accident involving their driver: a bill for emergency services provided by the local fire and police departments. An accident response fee, or a so-called “cra...
Alert | Education Law Alert
May 31, 2022 | New Ohio Law Prohibits Restrictions Against Students Wearing Religious Apparel While Competing
Boards of education and their administrators should take note that new Section 3313.5317 of the Ohio Revised Code, enacted through Senate Bill 181, took effect on May 30, 2022. This new law prohibits a board of education, governing body of a non-publ...