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You Auto Know!® – MANUFACTURER INDEMNIFICATION

Posted on in Automotive/Transportation, News
You Auto Know!® – MANUFACTURER INDEMNIFICATION

As you are aware, Ohio has two statutes requiring a manufacturer/franchisor to indemnify the dealer/franchisee relative to defective motor vehicles that are produced by the franchisor and provided to the dealer/franchisee. The two Ohio statutes are O.R.C. §4517.60 “Indemnification and Holding Harmless of Franchisee” and §4517.72 – “Duty to Repair – repair unsuccessful,” commonly known […]

Succession Planning Big Part of Family Businesses

Posted on in Estate, Trust & Probate, News
Succession Planning Big Part of Family Businesses

Weston Hurd Partner, Jerry Goldstein, was recently quoted in the Cleveland Jewish News (March 15, 2019) in the article “Succession Planning A Big Part of Family Business.” According to Jerry, “(Family businesses) represent the largest portion of a family’s wealth. If you don’t pay attention to it, funny things can happen. Also, it’s often the […]

Weston Hurd’s 2019 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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Weston Hurd’s 2019 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd’s 2019 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 Repose; […]

Cornelius O’Sullivan Joins Weston Hurd

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Cornelius O’Sullivan Joins Weston Hurd

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Cornelius J. (Corky) O’Sullivan has joined the firm as a Partner after spending nearly 15 years as a Senior Litigation Attorney with CNA Ins. Co. Corky has more than 25 years of legal experience with over 20 years in civil litigation. He routinely handles large loss matters and has tried […]

#MeToo! Coverage for Workplace Claims

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#MeToo! Coverage for Workplace Claims

Weston Hurd partner, John Farnan presented “#MeToo! Coverage for Workplace Claims” at the Akron Bar Association’s Advanced Issues in Insurance Coverage Seminar on January 29. John addressed coverage for workplace harassment, discrimination and other employment related claims under Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) as well as typical CGL exclusions related to EPLI claims. Relevant Ohio Supreme Court […]

STATUS OF OHIO STATUTE OF REPOSE

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STATUS OF OHIO STATUTE OF REPOSE

The following is a summary of the current status of the Ohio Construction Statute of Repose R.C. 2305.131 (“SOR”). Briefs have been filed by parties as well as numerous Amicus briefs filed on behalf of interested parties. The Ohio Supreme Court has set oral argument for March 5, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. It is expected a ruling […]