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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: […]

2018 Architects & Engineers Newsletter

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2018 Architects & Engineers Newsletter

In this issue of Weston Hurd’s 2018 – Architects and Engineers Newsletter Construction Statute of Repose Update: Conflict in Appellate Courts Create Opportunity for Clarity on Statute’s Reach AIA v. OFCC – Risk Management Owner/Architect Agreement Changes – B101-2017 Contact Information: David T. Patterson Editor-in-Chief 614.280.1120 dpatterson@westonhurd.com Frederick T. Bills Assistant Editor 614.280.1142 fbills@westonhurd.com

Risk Management Seminars for Architects & Engineers

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Risk Management Seminars for Architects & Engineers

David Patterson teamed up with Eric Pempus of DesignPro Insurance Group for the first of three presentations for architects and engineers on the topic of Allocating Risks through Professional Practice Management and Contract Terms & Conditions. The first program was held today at the American Institute of Architects’ Columbus office. The program will be repeated […]

2017 Architects & Engineers Newsletter

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2017 Architects & Engineers Newsletter

In this issue of Weston Hurd’s 2017 – Architects and Engineers Newsletter: Design and Accessibility Requirements Under the Fair Housing Act; Design Build – Beware of “Flow Down” Obligations; and Design Build – License to Use IOS After Termination   Contact Information: David T. Patterson Editor-in-Chief 614.280.1120 dpatterson@westonhurd.com Frederick T. Bills Assistant Editor 614.280.1142 fbills@westonhurd.com

Architects & Engineers Newsletter

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Architects & Engineers Newsletter

Weston Hurd’s Architects & Engineers Newsletter (Spring 2016) includes articles written by David Patterson and Frederick Bills that focus on: Assignability of Designer’s Contracts; The Loaned-Servant Doctrine and Design Professionals; The Clause Corner; and Are Design Firms Subject to Public Records Request? The newsletter can be found by clicking: 2016 – Architects and Engineers Newsletter – April Excerpts from […]

Court Holds that Economic Loss Doctrine Bars Owners From Holding Designers Personally Liable

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On February 12, 2015, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio held that professional negligence claims sounding in tort by owners against design firms is improper where the action is predicated on conduct arising out of a purported breach of contract and that the economic loss doctrine bars claims by owners […]

Ohio Supreme Court Rules that Claims for Defective Construction Work or Workmanship are not Claims for Property Damage Caused by an Occurence Under a CGL Policy

In Westfield Insurance Company v. Custom Agri Systems, Inc., 2012 ­Ohio ­4712, decided October 16, 2012, the Ohio Supreme Court finally, after years of litigation in the Ohio lower courts, definitively answered this question certified to it by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit: (1) Are claims of defective construction/workmanship brought […]