July 26, 2012

A Single or Isolated Confrontation with an Employee, Even if Unjustified, Does Not Necessarily Lead to Liability for Employers

There are a number of different situations that can arise in the employment relationship where people can lose their composure.  In the heat of the moment, […]
July 26, 2012

Ohio Court of Appeals Affirms Award of Temporary Total Disability to Retired Workers’ Compensation Claimant

wage replacement “when an injured worker’s retirement is injury induced.” Honda filed a mandamus action in the Court of Appeals, arguing that the Industrial Commission abused […]
July 19, 2012

Even Obvious Hazards Can Give Rise to Liability for Business Owners

If you regularly allow customers or business invitees to visit your facility, you should always be mindful of potential hazards that exist at your location.  Even […]
May 18, 2012

Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act Introduced in Congress

On May 8, 2012, the Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act (PWFA) was introduced in Congress.  The bill, if passed into law, would guarantee pregnant women the right […]
April 6, 2012

Ohio Supreme Court Finds Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Illegal Drug Sales Are “Remunerative Employment”

On March 29, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that a disabled police officer who engaged in the illegal sale of prescription medication while he […]
April 6, 2012

EEOC Issues Final Rule on Defense to Disparate Impact ADEA Claims

On March 30, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a final rule amending its regulations with respect to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act […]
April 3, 2012

Employee Rights Notice Posting

After several unsuccessful legal challenges, most private sector employers will be required to post a notice advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations […]
March 29, 2012

Small Employers Will Soon be Eligible for Larger OSHA Penalty Reductions

On March 27, 2012, Richard Fairfax, a deputy assistant labor secretary at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, announced a greater penalty reduction for small employers.  […]
March 28, 2012

Announcing Chase Tower’s Valet Parking

Visitors to our office now have access to convenient valet parking. The entrance is located in Lynn Alley off of Third Street (between the Renaissance Hotel […]