Architects and Engineers

Understanding the SBA’s New PPP Certification Guidance

Understanding the SBA’s  New PPP Certification Guidance

On April 24, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. In relevant part, this Act increases by $310 billion the funds appropriated for the PPP established on March 27, 2020, by the CARES Act. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that new loans under this second tranche of […]

Architects & Engineers Newsletter – Spring 2020

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Architects & Engineers Newsletter – Spring 2020

We are pleased to announce the latest edition of Weston Hurd’s Architects & Engineers Newsletter is now available. The Spring 2020 newsletter contains the following articles:  Operating an A/E Firm Under Ohio’s Stay-At-Home Order; Have An Unsigned Proposal-Now What?; and What is Meant by Waiver of “Consequential Damages”? Should you have any questions, feel free to contact […]

CORONAVIRUS, PROJECT INTERRUPTION, AND CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS

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CORONAVIRUS, PROJECT INTERRUPTION, AND CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS

Yesterday Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that a Stay-at-Home Order executed by the Director of Ohio Department of Health Dr. Amy Acton shall become effective at 11:59 p.m. on March 23, 2020. Under the Order, all non-essential business and operations must cease all activities except for minimum basic operations. Essential businesses are encouraged to remain […]

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION COVERAGE – INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND LAWMAKERS WEIGH IN

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION COVERAGE – INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND LAWMAKERS WEIGH IN

In a letter dated Wednesday March 18, 2020, a bipartisan group of U.S. Congressional lawmakers urged four major insurance trade organizations “to make financial losses related to COVID 19 and other infectious disease-related losses part of their commercial business interruption coverage for policy holders.” The lawmakers advised that the “shelter-in-place” orders that have been issued […]

COVID-19 and Force Majeure

COVID-19 and Force Majeure

Unforeseeable circumstances – such as the outbreak of coronavirus (“COVID-19”) – that prevent a party from fulfilling its contractual duties may fall under the force majeure clause of that contract. However, a great deal depends on the nature of the event and its impact on the specific contract and its performance by the parties.  The […]

WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 OHIO SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS

WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 OHIO SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS

Congratulations to the following Weston Hurd attorneys named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business.  Attorneys are selected using a patented multiphase process that combines statewide nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing. Kevin R. Bush Personal Injury General: Defense Carolyn M. Cappel Personal Injury […]

Weston Hurd Receives Regional and National Recognition in 2020 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

Weston Hurd Receives Regional and National Recognition in 2020 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that it has received one national and 15 metropolitan rankings in the recently released 2020 “Best Law Firms” list. According to the U.S. News/Best Lawyers press release, Best Law Firms “are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers…Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and […]