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8th District Court of Appeals Allows City of Cleveland to Continue With Its Residency Requirements

USA - December 14 2017 Updating earlier blog postings on this topic, the Eighth District Court of Appeals followed earlier court rulings and prohibited the State from…

Ohio’s Statute of Repose Does Not Apply to Breach of Contract Claims

USA - December 1 2017 The Third District Court of Appeals (Seneca County) recently ruled that Ohio’s statute of repose (R.C. 2305.131) does not apply to breach of contract…

Certain Contract Indemnity Provisions are Unenforceable

USA - November 21 2017 It has become increasingly common for those in the construction industry to encounter indemnity provisions in their contracts. Indemnity provisions…

Surety and Broker Face Liability for Principal’s Alleged Violations Under the False Claims Act

USA - October 25 2017 A United States District Court ruled that there are instances where a surety and its broker could face liability for its principal’s violation of the…

Remember These Ten Commandments of Mediation

USA - October 13 2017 As more lawyers and clients are dealing with mediation on a regular basis, following these “TEN COMMANDMENTS” will come in handy when dealing with a…

Cranes: Who Owns the Project Air?

USA - August 22 2017 The recent surge of construction activity in urban settings has accelerated the use of cranes in tight spaces. Frequently, large cranes find…

E-mail Lessons Your Momma Should Have Taught You

USA - July 13 2017 In today’s business world, electronic communication, such as e-mails, have replaced the telephone call or letter writing as the primary method of…

Contractor Recovers Delay + Disruption Damages, Including Extended Home Office Overhead, Against State

USA - May 10 2017 In another victory for our firm against the State, the Court of Appeals on May 9th affirmed Judge Crawford’s well-reasoned decision from the Court of…

AIA A201: 2017 Changes

USA - April 27 2017 Every 10 years, AIA revises a particular document. This year the A201 General Conditions are being modified. Most of the changes are “no big deal”…

Cuyahoga County Judge Rejects Law Prohibiting Residency Requirements

USA - February 2 2017 As an update to our September 1, 2016 article, a Cuyahoga County Judge recently ruled that the State’s residency law (HB 180) violates Ohio’s…