News & Updates

Estate Planner – May June 2016

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Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in the 2016 – Estate Planner – May June issue: Carlin Comments – Inexperience Does Not Excuse Late Filing of a Tax Return or Payment of Taxes (Part 1) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on September 22, 2016, in Janice C. Specht and Jon […]

2017 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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2017 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd ‘s 2017 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a go-to-guide and useful reference tool for insurance claims professionals. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the Primer includes information such as: Claim limitation periods Employer intentional tort Damages Negligence Joint and several tort liability Contribution and indemnity Automobile insurance Declaratory judgment actions […]

Kahn Kruse Attorneys Join Weston Hurd

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Kahn Kruse Attorneys Join Weston Hurd

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that SCOTT H. KAHN, MARK F. KRUSE, SCOTT J. ORILLE, SUSAN M. WHITE and GLENN R. WILSON formerly of Kahn Kruse Co. LPA have joined the firm. Scott H. Kahn joins Weston Hurd as a Partner. Scott represents his clients in commercial real estate matters and litigation, construction […]

OHIO UPDATE – Supreme Court Decisions and Legislative News

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OHIO UPDATE – Supreme Court Decisions and Legislative News

NEW REAL ESTATE TAX BREAKS FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY Effective March 28, 2017, a new real estate tax exemption will be available for industrial and/or commercial real estate which is under development. The exemption is intended to benefit properties that have not yet, but will be, developed or redeveloped with new construction of commercial or industrial buildings. […]

Ohio Supreme Court Rejects “As Applied” Constitutional Challenge to Damage Cap Statute

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Ohio Supreme Court Rejects “As Applied” Constitutional Challenge to Damage Cap Statute

Weston Hurd Tort Update – December 2016 Prepared By W. Charles Curley In Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church of Delaware, 2016–Ohio-8118, decided December 14, 2016, the Ohio Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of Ohio’s damage cap statute insofar as the caps would be enforced against the Plaintiff in the case.   Factual […]

OHIO COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY TAX NABS OUT-OF-STATE SELLERS

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Three recent decisions by the Ohio Supreme Court confirm that out-of-state businesses selling goods online to buyers in Ohio can be subject to the state’s Commercial Activity Tax (“CAT”) even if such sales were not subject to Ohio sales or use tax.  The three cases include: Crutchfield Corp. v. Testa, Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-7760; Mason Companies, Inc. […]