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Key e-discovery cases in February

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

In February, there again was a number of interesting spoliation decisions, including an order permitting the defendants to assert a counterclaim for

Detailed, written job descriptions are vital to employer’s defense in workers’ compensation claim

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

As we have explained before, one of an employer's main defenses in a workers' compensation claim is that the employee's own actions - rather than the

Video interview: discussing the "frenemy" Facebook firing case with LXBN TV

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2013

Following up on my recent post on the case, I had the chance to speak with Colin O'Keefe of LXBN regarding the New Jersey case in which the court

Litigation: sanctions for spoliation of evidence

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2013

Spoliation of evidence occurs when an individual or entity violates its duty to preserve relevant evidence. A finding of spoliation will often result

Mayer v. Medancic: is interest in Ohio as simple (or compound) as it seems?

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2010

On December 3, 2009, the Supreme Court of Ohio decided the case of Mayer et al. v. Medancic et al., in an effort to clarify the calculation of interest on an obligation upon the occurrence of a default

Ohio Supreme Court upholds denial of TTC to retired employee

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision in State ex rel. Rouan v. Indus. Comm., last month making it clear that employees who retire, and thereby remove themselves from the workforce, for reasons unrelated to their workers' compensation claims are ineligible to receive Temporary Total Compensation. ("TTC"

Court relies on proportionality to deny inspection of defendant’s computers, cell phones and email accounts

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2013

Earlier this year, we wrote about a decision in which a federal district court rejected a proportionality argument and ordered the production of a

Agreeing to renegotiate a loan does not waive lender’s right to foreclose

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2013

In its Oct. 30, 2013 decision in General Electric Capital Corporation v. Tartan Fields Gold Club, Ltd., et al., 2013-Ohio-4875, the Fifth District

NLRB creates pre-emptive strike unfair labor practice

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2011

Over the past few weeks, we have documented the NLRB's efforts to expand worker rights through rule-making and General Counsel directives

Supreme Court finds pharmaceutical sales reps exempt under the outside sales exemption

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2012

In a highly anticipated decision under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the United States Supreme Court handed down a big win on Tuesday for the pharmaceutical industry when the Court found pharmaceutical sales representatives are covered by the outside sales exemption in Christopher v. Smith Kline Beecham Corp