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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...
Alert | Oil & Gas Alert
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...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
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...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
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.”...
Alert | Public Law Alert
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...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
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...
Alert | Education Law Alert
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...
Alert | Education Law Alert
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...
Alert | Tax Alert
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...
Alert | Transportation Alert
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...
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Dec 19, 2019 | Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Obamacare Rule
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) individual mandate is unconstitutional. On December 18, 2019, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down this key Obamacare provision and remanded the case to the district c...
Alert | Oil & Gas Alert
Dec 3, 2019 | Ohio Supreme Court Applies 21-Year Statute of Limitations in Oil and Gas Lease Dispute
In the closely-followed case of Browne v. Artex Oil Co., 2019-Ohio-4809, issued on November 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that Ohio’s 21-year statute of limitations applies to a landowner’s declaratory judgment claim that an oil and gas l...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Nov 26, 2019 | The Star System: How Will Your School District Rate?
On November 22, 2019, Auditor Keith Faber announced that his office plans to rate local governments and state agencies based upon implementation and application of best practices for compliance with Ohio’s Sunshine and Open Meetings Laws. The annual...
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Nov 18, 2019 | What Every Employer Needs to Know About CBD
The market for CBD products is booming. People are using CBD to treat various health conditions, such as chronic pain, inflammation, and anxiety disorders. The growing list of CBD-infused products includes lotions, oils, sprays, beverages, vapors, co...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Oct 29, 2019 | USDA Proposed Hemp Rules
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) released the much-anticipated proposed hemp regulations for public comment. The establishment of a U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program was mandated by Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill, passed in Dece...
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Oct 28, 2019 | What You Need to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program
Florida is among the ever-increasing number of states that allow the use of medical marijuana. According to industry sources, the five states with the fastest growing medical marijuana markets are Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Ohio and Oklahoma. In Fl...
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Oct 23, 2019 | Ohio is a Prime Market for CBD-Related Products
With the recent passage of Ohio Senate Bill 57 (“SB 57”) legalizing hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (“CBD”), Ohio has become a prime market for CBD products. The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) cleared the way to legalize CB...