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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 […]

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION COVERAGE AND THE CORONAVIRUS

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BUSINESS INTERRUPTION COVERAGE AND THE CORONAVIRUS

In a matter of weeks, Governmental action, in Ohio, and a growing number of states, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, has already resulted in governmentally mandated closures of bars, restaurants, schools, hair salons, barber shops, tattoo parlors, spas, gyms and movie theaters, etc.  The list is lengthy and grows by the day.  Ohio’s Governor, Mike […]

Weston Hurd’s 2020 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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Weston Hurd’s 2020 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd’s 2020 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a comprehensive go-to-guide and useful reference tool for insurance claims professionals. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the Primer contains Ohio statutes, case citations and covers information regarding: Claim Limitation Periods – Statutes of Limitation; Product Liability Statute of Repose; Construction Statute of […]

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 […]

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 […]

OHIO SUPREME COURT UPDATE – CONSTRUCTION STATUTE OF REPOSE

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OHIO SUPREME COURT UPDATE – CONSTRUCTION STATUTE OF REPOSE

Ohio Supreme Court holds that the construction statute of repose applies to claims sounding in breach and in tort.  A summary of: New Riegel Local School District Board of Education, et al. v. The Buehrer Group Architecture & Engineering, Inc., et al., 2019-Ohio-2851 On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the Ohio Supreme Court held that the construction […]