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Weston Hurd Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® and “Lawyers of the Year”

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® and “Lawyers of the Year”

Weston Hurd LLP is Pleased to Announce EIGHT firm attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020, the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession. TWO of the attorneys, W. CHARLES CURLEY and JOHN G. FARNAN, have also received “Lawyer of the Year” recognition. W. CHARLES […]

SCOTUS Rules That Express Authorization is Required for Class Arbitration

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SCOTUS Rules That Express Authorization is Required for Class Arbitration

On April 24, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, No.17-988, holding that courts may not compel class-wide arbitration based on an arbitration agreement that is ambiguous as to whether the parties agreed to arbitrate on a class basis.  Varela sued Lamps Plus in federal district court. The parties […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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Weston Hurd attorneys 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 deposition. The program format consists of: A customized fact […]

Are Your Employees Paying to Earn a Living? Tips to Keep Workplace Sexual Harassment Out of Your Organization

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Are Your Employees Paying to Earn a Living? Tips to Keep Workplace Sexual Harassment Out of Your Organization

More than 75 women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse and harassment.  As a result, Weinstein has been ousted from the movie and television studio he helped to found. More recently, numerous men have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against actor Kevin Spacey.  Netflix responded by firing Spacey from his […]

Complying with Notice Provisions of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

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Complying with Notice Provisions of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”) federalizes trade secret protection, as well as preserves state law trade secret protections. The Act provides a uniform definition of trade secrets, a uniform standard for misappropriation, extends federal civil protection to trade secrets and allows companies and individuals to file private lawsuits to remedy a wrongful […]