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May 11, 2016 | Court Rulings Could Impact Dormant Mineral Act
The legislature enacted the original version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (DMA) in 1989 to allow for the abandonment of old unused severed mineral interests (other than coal) and to automatically vest them in the owner of the surface of the proper...
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May 10, 2016 | FDA Issues "Deeming Regulations" Covering Additional Tobacco Products Including Electronic Cigarettes, Cigars and Pipe Tobacco
On May 10, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule (Deeming Regulations) bringing cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) (including electronic cigarettes), water pipe (hookah) tobacco, dissolvab...
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May 4, 2016 | State and Local Governments Considering Drone Laws Should Consult with the FAA
Recently, the Cleveland City Council passed legislation aimed at giving local law enforcement the power to enforce federal restrictions on flying drones (also known as unmanned aircraft systems or “UAS”) within city limits. The Cleveland law mirrors...
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May 3, 2016 | The Trials and Errors of Preventability Determinations
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Apr 28, 2016 | Retail Liability in 140 Characters Or Less: Foreseeability In The Social Media Age
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Apr 28, 2016 | "60 Days" Means 60 Days - Appellate Court Reiterates Construction Lien Law Will Be Strictly Construed
By: Thomas P. Wert, Esquire, Board Certified Construction Lawyer1 Lienors beware – when the Florida lien law says “60 days,” the Florida lien law means 60 days. On April 8th, a Florida Court of Appeal confirmed once again that the deadlines set...
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Apr 27, 2016 | Look Before You Leap into mHealth
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Apr 13, 2016 | Payer-Based Audits are Often a Waste of Time for Docs
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Apr 12, 2016 | Private Equity Forecast
Private equity deal flow slowed down in 2015. U.S. and global markets were volatile. Interest rates finally increased. The SEC turned its attention to private equity firms. Despite these challenges, the private equity forecast provides reason for opt...
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Apr 11, 2016 | What Makes a Motor Carrier Unfit for Service?
A proposed rule published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA or Agency) seeks to change the methodology for determining whether a motor carrier is unfit. Currently, the Agency has the authority to shut down a motor carrier only...
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Apr 11, 2016 | Favorable Ruling for Insurance Agency and Its Agents
A decision recently issued by the Crawford County Court of Common Pleas is a positive signal for insurance agencies and their agents. Although the insureds asserted numerous claims in the suit − including fraudulent misrepresentation, negligent procu...
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Apr 4, 2016 | Negotiating Extending Undrilled Shale Leases
For more than six years, areas of eastern Ohio have experienced the largest oil and gas boom in Ohio’s history. New technologies in the oil and gas industry have opened up development of the Utica Shale formation, using directional drilling and stage...
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Spring 2016 | Held by Production Leases:
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Mar 30, 2016 | Commercial Use of Drones Subject to Shifting Policies
FAA issues interim policy for commercial drones that weigh less than 55 pounds Businesses that operate, or plan to operate, a drone for a commercial purpose must receive a specific grant of permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...
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Mar 29, 2016 | Workplace Cyberbullying Poses Danger for Employers
Mention the word "cyberbullying" and most of us think of adolescents or young adults using social media to insult or embarrass their peers. Indeed, the high-profile cases attracting media attention typically involve troubled teens bullied by their cl...
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Mar 23, 2016 | Department of Labor's "Persuader Rules" to be Published Tomorrow
Labor lawyers at Roetzel have been warning clients about the “Persuader Rules” for five years. These rules will be published by the federal government tomorrow, March 24, 2016, and will go into effect 30 days later. While the nuances of the Persuader...
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Mar 17, 2016 | Proposed FLSA Overtime Rules Sent to the Office of Management and Budget
On March 14, 2016, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) received the proposed and long-anticipated Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations from the Department of Labor. This is the final step before the publication of the r...
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Mar 17, 2016 | Ohio Supreme Court Rules Against Landowners in Beck Energy Lease Validity Cases
On January 21, 2016, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision affecting the mineral rights of hundreds of landowners in Ohio who leased with Beck Energy: State ex rel. Claugus Family Farm, L.P. v. Seventh Dist. Court of Appeals. The decision actually...
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Mar 9, 2016 | When Payers Try to Recoup Funds
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March 2016 | The saga of a $24,600,000.00 trustee fee