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Alert | Insurance Law Alert
Jan 8, 2016 | Insurer Not Engaging in a "Consumer Transaction"
Ohio Supreme Court holds estimates for car repairs by insurance companies are not subject to damages under the state’s Consumer Sales Practices Act After hitting a deer, Jerry Dillon (Dillon) and Nancy Dillon filed a claim with their insurer, Farm...
Alert | Transportation Law Alert
Dec 11, 2015 | It's Final: The Electronic Logging Device Rule Is Here
Yesterday, December 10, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of a Final Rule requiring motor carriers to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) in commercial motor vehicles. There are four main elements...
Alert | Transportation Law Alert
Dec 8, 2015 | Congress Passes Multi-Year Surface Transportation Bill
On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), a five-year, $305 billion bill to fund the nation’s road and transit programs. The FAST Act is the first multi-year transportation bil...
Alert | FDA Alert
Dec 2, 2015 | FDA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Rule Clarifying When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices or Combination Products
On September 25, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a proposed rule seeking to clarify the circumstances in which a product made or derived from tobacco that is intended for human consumption will be subject to regulation as a drug,...
Alert | Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas Alert
Dec 2, 2015 | Ohio Appeals Court Remands Case to Trial Court for Assessment of "Reasonableness" in Delay of Repairs to Well
In Dennison Bridge, Inc. v. Resource Energy, L.L.C., the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Seventh District found that the reasonableness of a delay in repairing a well created a question of fact in the termination of an oil and gas lease for non-product...
Alert | Transportation Law Alert
Dec 1, 2015 | Driver Coercion Rule is Final and Effective January 29, 2016
Yesterday, November 30, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) adopted regulations that prohibit motor carriers, shippers, receivers, and transportation intermediaries from coercing drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Nov 18, 2015 | OSHA to Raise Fines for First Time in Quarter Century
For the first time since 1990, penalties for workplace safety violations have increased. The rise in fines, which would adjust for inflation over the past 25 years, were signed into law as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed by Presiden...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Nov 13, 2015 | Court of Appeals Upholds Trial Court Decision in Ferguson v. State of Ohio
In March of this year, we advised that a Cuyahoga County (Cleveland, Ohio) Judge had ruled Ohio Revised Code 4123.512(D) unconstitutional. This Code section prohibits an injured worker from voluntarily dismissing an employer’s court appeal without th...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Oct 26, 2015 | Misuse of Public Funds for Levy Campaigns
Auditor Dave Yost’s Office announced results of a special audit on October 22, 2015, finding that a local school district in Delaware County engaged in the illegal use of public funds.  The district will be issued a finding for recovery based upon it...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Oct 23, 2015 | OSHA Prepares to Target Safety Incentive Programs
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that it will issue a final rule this fall that may make safety incentive programs, which reward employees for low accident levels, illegal. Such a rule was recently sent to the Of...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Oct 9, 2015 | Charter School Reform Bill Heads to Governor for Signature
Ohio House Bill 2 (HB2), the community school sponsorship and management reform bill, was passed by the Ohio General Assembly on Wednesday and is now headed to Governor Kasich for his signature.  This long-awaited bipartisan reform bill includes a nu...
Alert | Antitrust Law Alert
Sep 28, 2015 | FDA Issues Proposed Rule Clarifying When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices or Combination Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a proposed rule seeking to clarify the circumstances in which a product made or derived from tobacco that is intended for human consumption will be subject to regulation as a drug, device, or a combin...
Alert | Corporate Compliance Alert
Sep 14, 2015 | Five Things You Can Do Today to Increase Information Security
Small healthcare organizations have very valuable data. In 2013, medical-related identify theft accounted for 43 percent of all identity thefts reported in the United States. And, according to some reports, healthcare data is up to 50 times more valu...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Sep 10, 2015 | Obama Orders Federal Contractors to Provide Paid Sick Leave
On September 7, 2015, Labor Day, President Barack Obama signed an executive order requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to provide paid sick leave for their employees. Contractors must provide employees one hour of paid leave for every 30...
Alert | Corporate Compliance Alert
Sep 4, 2015 | Third Circuit Upholds FTC Authority on Cybersecurity
On August 24, 2015, the Third Circuit released its long awaited opinion in Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., et al., Case No. 14-3514, and affirmed a District Court’s finding that the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) has author...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Aug 28, 2015 | Long-Awaited Joint Employer Decision Issued by NLRB
We have warned you several times that the National Labor Relations Board was going to change the definition of joint employer to the detriment of Companies. Yesterday our fear came true. In fact, two Board members said this was “the most sweeping of...
Alert | FDA Alert
Aug 24, 2015 | FDA Extends Comment Period on ANPRM Regarding Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, E-Liquids and Novel Tobacco Products
As Roetzel & Andress reported in July, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking comments, data, research results, or other information to inform the agency’s thinking about options for iss...
Alert | Import Alert
Jul 30, 2015 | GSP Renewed With Retroactive Effect / Importers Entitled to Duty Refund
The Generalized System of Preferences (“GSP”) has been renewed effective July 29, 2015. The GSP is a preferential trade program that allows eligible products of designated beneficiary developing countries to directly enter the United States duty-free...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jul 30, 2015 | Ambush Election Rules are Here to Stay
Companies and the labor lawyers that represent them have been holding out hope that a court would overrule the National Labor Relations Board’s recently implemented ambush election rules, but our hopes are dashed. The ambush election rules are here t...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jul 27, 2015 | A Practical Guide for Employers Following Obergefell v. Hodges
Although perhaps not unexpected, the United States Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage (Obergefell v. Hodges, 135 S.Ct. 2584 (June 26, 2015)) still has the potential to throw employers for a loop. Below are some issues to consider in light of...