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Ohio’s “Stay Safe” Order Effective May 1, 2020—What it Means for Employers

USA - May 4 2020 On Thursday, April 30, 2020, Ohio’s Director of the Department of Health, Dr. Amy Acton, signed a “Stay Safe” Order, which lifts certain restrictions…

Elizabeth Carter, Kevin E. Griffith, Benjamin W. Mounts

Ohio's Amended Stay At Home Order, Effective April 6 - What It Means for Employers

USA - April 10 2020 NOTE: Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, with new governmental measures each day, employers should consult with counsel for the latest…

Elizabeth Carter, Kevin E. Griffith, Benjamin W. Mounts

Ohio Stay At Home Order, Effective March 23 - What It Means for Employers

USA - March 23 2020 NOTE: Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, with new governmental measures each day, employers should consult with counsel for the latest…

Elizabeth Carter, Kevin E. Griffith, Benjamin W. Mounts

Workplace injuries: intentional tort claims in Ohio are (nearly) dead in the water

USA - December 17 2012 The Ohio Supreme Court delivered another blow to injured workers who attempt to skirt Ohio's workers' compensation system by pursuing a remedy for their injuries in court.

Amy Ryder Wentz

Ohio's intentional tort statute means what it says

USA - November 29 2012 On November 20, 2012, in a reversal significant for Ohio employers with workplace injuries, the Ohio Supreme Court held, in Hewitt v. L.E. Myers, that an employee's failure to use, or the employer's failure to require an employee to wear, personal protective equipment does not constitute a deliberate removal of an equipment safety guard under Ohio's intentional tort statute.

Amy Ryder Wentz