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You Auto Know! – WHEN IS A FRANCHISE CLOSED?

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Although it doesn’t happen often, every once in a while a new automobile dealership will go dark and, under Ohio law, if the dealership ceases operations for 45 days, then it is deemed a closed franchisee point. Surprisingly, until recently, there has been no judicial definition of what “going dark” means. This author was recently […]

EMPLOYMENT SEMINAR – Dealing With Poor Performing Employees and Anticipating the Lawsuit that is Likely to Follow

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EMPLOYMENT SEMINAR – Dealing With Poor Performing Employees and Anticipating the Lawsuit that is Likely to Follow

Weston Hurd attorneys Monica Frantz, Jack Kluznik, Nancy Noall, and Paul Shipp recently presented a realistic and practical interactive program for supervisors and HR personnel that identified the pitfalls of inadequate documentation and feedback for poor performing employees, and suggested best practices. Topics including employee discipline and discharge, and sexual harassment claims culminated in a live mock […]

Weston Hurd’s 2018 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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Weston Hurd’s 2018 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd’s annual Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a comprehensive go-to-guide and useful reference tool for insurance claims professionals. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the 2018 Primer includes information on: Claim Limitation Periods Statutes of Limitation; Product Liability Statute of Repose; Construction Statute of Repose; Civil Rights Claims, Employment Law Claims Employer […]

You Auto Know! – IDENTITY THEFT: AGAIN

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You Auto Know! – IDENTITY THEFT: AGAIN

The March 2016 You Auto Know discussed the issue of identity theft and a real world case that I was involved in at the time. Since 2016, this author has been involved in numerous identity theft issues, specifically targeting automobile dealers. At that time, I stated that “the first line of defense the dealership has in defending […]

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named 2018 Best Lawyers in America®, Ohio Super Lawyers, and Ohio Rising Stars

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Weston Hurd Attorneys Named 2018 Best Lawyers in America®, Ohio Super Lawyers, and Ohio Rising Stars

WESTON HURD LLP is pleased to announce the following attorneys have been nominated by their peers and selected for inclusion in the 2018 editions of: The Best Lawyers in America®, Ohio Super Lawyers, and Ohio Rising Stars: Fred J. Arnoff The Best Lawyers in America® (Real Estate Law) Kevin R. Bush  Ohio Super Lawyers (Personal Injury General: Defense) Carolyn M. Cappel The […]

AGREEMENT AMENDMENTS NEEDED FOR MULTI-OWNER PASS THROUGH ENTITIES

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AGREEMENT AMENDMENTS NEEDED FOR MULTI-OWNER PASS THROUGH ENTITIES

Amending governing agreements for multi-member limited liability companies, partnerships and other so-called pass through entities taxed as partnerships (“entity”) is now highly advisable for tax years commencing after December 31, 2017. For the commonly used limited liability company (“LLC”), this governing agreement is usually called an Operating Agreement. The need for amendment is because the […]