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Employee Handbook: Policies for Reporting & Investigating Complaints

Employee Handbook: Policies for Reporting & Investigating Complaints

In our last article, we discussed why business owners should have a written Employee Handbook. An Employee Handbook should contain written policies that all employees must follow before a formal Complaint can be investigated. Among other policies, the handbook should also explain, in detail, how Complaints are to be reported by an employee and what […]

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Employee Handbook: Why Every Business Needs One

Employee Handbook: Why Every Business Needs One

It is essential that every business owner drafts a written Employee Handbook that contains written policies that all employees must follow before a formal Complaint can be investigated. Every business should have a written policy that addresses harassment, intimidation, and bullying. It should define when these situations occur and provide all employees with a procedure […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Personal Liability by Starting a Small Business in Ohio

How to Protect Yourself from Personal Liability by Starting a Small Business in Ohio

It is essential that you incorporate your business by either forming a Corporation, Limited Liability Company, or Limited Partnership. The reason why we create these legal entities for our small business owners is because we are shielding them from personal liability. If someone slips and falls in your business or one of your employees who […]

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The Most Important Claims to Make Against a Bad Contractor

The Most Important Claims to Make Against a Bad Contractor

The most important claims that you must file against a bad contractor include claims for breach of contract, negligence, promissory estoppel, unjust enrichment, and violations of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and Home Solicitations Sales Act: I. BREACH OF CONTRACT In order to have a valid breach of contract claim, you need to have […]

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Auto Insurance Policies: Knowing Your Duties & Dealing with Bad Faith Situations

Auto Insurance Policies: Knowing Your Duties & Dealing with Bad Faith Situations

Under your automobile insurance policy, you have to fulfill a variety of duties. These duties include the following: 1) cooperating with your automobile insurance company and assisting with your claim; 2) sending your automobile insurance company any legal papers you received relating to your claim; 3) having a physical examination with a doctor that your […]

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5 Essential Automobile and Property Insurance Coverages

5 Essential Automobile and Property Insurance Coverages

When you are purchasing automobile and property insurance in the State of Ohio, it is extremely important that you have the following insurance coverages: 1) gap insurance 2) rental coverage insurance 3) uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage 4) medical payments coverage 5) mold coverage Let’s take a closer look at each. Gap Insurance Gap insurance coverage is […]

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3 Biggest Issues for Personal Injury Cases in Ohio in 2021

3 Biggest Issues for Personal Injury Cases in Ohio in 2021

The 3 biggest issues that we anticipate seeing in our personal injury cases in Ohio in 2021 will include the following: 1) subrogation or the right of your health insurance or auto insurance company to collect money back from you for the payment of all of your medical bills related to the accident; 2) inadequately […]

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What is Subrogation?

What is Subrogation?

Subrogation significantly impacts automobile, trucking collision, and slip and fall cases in Ohio. This article explains what subrogation is and how it impacts your personal injury case. What is Subrogation? Subrogation is the right of a health insurance and/or auto insurance company to recoup all of the money it paid for your medical bills as […]

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Franklin County Personal Injury Cases: Why We Choose Mediation

Franklin County Personal Injury Cases: Why We Choose Mediation

At our law office, we always mediate all of our personal injury cases including automobile accidents, trucking collisions, and slip and fall cases. Here’s why. What is Mediation? Mediation is an alternative method that lawyers use to resolve their cases and provide an alternative to you other than going to trial. A private attorney, magistrate, […]

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Dog Bite Insurance Claims Settlement: How Long Does It Take?

Dog Bite Insurance Claims Settlement: How Long Does It Take?

When you’ve been bitten by a dog, the complications may seem endless. One question many of our clients wonder is, “How long does a dog bite insurance claims settlement take?” Depending on the extent of the injuries, a dog bite insurance claims settlement usually takes 3 to 6 months for the claim to be processed […]

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