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Cornelius O’Sullivan Joins Weston Hurd

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Cornelius O’Sullivan Joins Weston Hurd

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Cornelius J. (Corky) O’Sullivan has joined the firm as a Partner after spending nearly 15 years as a Senior Litigation Attorney with CNA Ins. Co. Corky has more than 25 years of legal experience with over 20 years in civil litigation. He routinely handles large loss matters and has tried […]

#MeToo! Coverage for Workplace Claims

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#MeToo! Coverage for Workplace Claims

Weston Hurd partner, John Farnan presented “#MeToo! Coverage for Workplace Claims” at the Akron Bar Association’s Advanced Issues in Insurance Coverage Seminar on January 29. John addressed coverage for workplace harassment, discrimination and other employment related claims under Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) as well as typical CGL exclusions related to EPLI claims. Relevant Ohio Supreme Court […]

STATUS OF OHIO STATUTE OF REPOSE

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STATUS OF OHIO STATUTE OF REPOSE

The following is a summary of the current status of the Ohio Construction Statute of Repose R.C. 2305.131 (“SOR”). Briefs have been filed by parties as well as numerous Amicus briefs filed on behalf of interested parties. The Ohio Supreme Court has set oral argument for March 5, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. It is expected a ruling […]

WESTON HURD RECOGNIZED BY U.S. NEWS-BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” 2019

WESTON HURD RECOGNIZED BY U.S. NEWS-BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” 2019

WESTON HURD IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ITS RECOGNITION BY U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® “BEST LAW FIRMS” AS A 2019 METROPOLITAN TIER 1 FIRM IN CLEVELAND FOR: Commercial Litigation Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Nationally, Weston Hurd is recognized as a National Tier 3 firm in Insurance Law. Regionally, the firm has been […]

RECENT SALES TAX CASE SHOULD CAUSE REEXAMINATION

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RECENT SALES TAX CASE SHOULD CAUSE REEXAMINATION

Businesses of all sorts provide “free” promotional items to their clients and customers. When businesses purchase these promotional items from vendors to be used as giveaways, they may or may not be paying Ohio sales tax on the items. A recent Ohio Supreme Court case indicates that businesses might not be obligated to pay sales […]

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named 2019 Best Lawyers in America®, Ohio Super Lawyers, and Ohio Rising Stars

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named 2019 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 2019 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 […]

Governor Kasich Signs Blockchain Bill Into Law

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Governor Kasich Signs Blockchain Bill Into Law

Ohio is now at the forefront of the blockchain revolution. On August 3, Governor Kasich signed Sub S.B. 220 into law. The bill specifies that transactions recorded by blockchain technology are permitted under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act. Ohio is now just one of a handful of states, including Arizona and Tennessee, that have passed blockchain-focused legislation. […]