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Coronavirus Resource Center

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Coronavirus Resource Center

As we navigate the personal and professional disruptions imposed by COVID-19, now and in the future, Weston Hurd is a resource for guidance, advice, and counsel. Our team of attorneys is monitoring the many legal issues that are arising and will continue to arise as a result of the pandemic. Please refer to Weston Hurd’s […]

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 […]

Ohio Courts – Coronavirus Updates

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Ohio Courts – Coronavirus Updates

Weston Hurd has created a resource page of Ohio county, state and federal court orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This page will continue to be updated with new court orders. Updated March 20, 2020 In addition, the Ohio Judicial Conference has compiled a comprehensive list of all the general orders issued by individual […]

Weston Hurd Coronavirus Update

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Weston Hurd Coronavirus Update

The past few weeks have been nothing any of us could have ever expected, predicted or wanted. Ohio’s Governor, his leadership team, and our state’s outstanding medical community have taken the lead in making difficult and life-altering decisions in order to contain the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus. The implications of these imperative decisions […]

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 […]

PRICE OF LLC MAY SET REAL ESTATE VALUE FOR TAX PURPOSES

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PRICE OF LLC MAY SET REAL ESTATE VALUE FOR TAX PURPOSES

Parties to real estate transactions frequently use the transfer of limited liability company membership interests instead of a deed to transfer ownership in the underlying real property. This may be done for a variety of reasons, including the avoidance of paying a conveyance fee. Historically, this method has also been used when the purchase price […]

YOU AUTO KNOW® – Risk of Loss

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YOU AUTO KNOW® – Risk of Loss

Scenario:  Mr. Jones takes delivery of his new vehicle. During the period of time when the title is being transferred to Mr. Jones, he is in a serious accident, and the vehicle is determined to be a total loss. Mr. Jones contacts you and states that the dealership is responsible for payment of the vehicle since […]