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Myths of Auto Insurance no. 1 – I have “full” coverage!

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Myths of Auto Insurance no. 1 – I have “full” coverage! Do you have enough insurance?                                                                                             3-1-16 A myth of shopping...

Legal Experts Address Marijuana Legalization in Ohio

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The leader of one of the nation’s largest metropolitan chambers of commerce is urging local businesses to come out against a ballot issue that would legalize both medical and recreational marijuana. But legal experts and proponents of Issue 3 say employers need not fear if marijuana is legalized in...

The curious case of getting Facebook printouts authenticated at trial

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Written by James Vitale, Associate at Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, a legal professional association. I’m out for revenge. My girlfriend decided to break up with me (over text message, no less) saying she had too much going on in her life to devote the time necessary to our relationship. She is in...

Home Insurance Coverage Update – Be Careful of the Pot Growing in Your Basement

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Home Insurance Coverage Update – Be Careful of the Pot Growing in Your Basement March 10, 2015 By: John R. Liber, Partner, Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, a Legal Professional Association, Cleveland, Ohio For most people, there would not be much concern about their house catching fire because one’s...

Social Media Issues for Businesses: Facebook Face Offs & Twitter Twaddle

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Mary Jane Trapp was a featured speaker at the Mentor Chamber of Commerce Employment Law Seminar on February 19, 2015. Her topic was “Social Media Issues for Businesses: Facebook Face Offs & Twitter Twaddle.” Speaking to a diverse group of attendees from HR managers of large company to sole proprietors,...

Preparing Your Case for the Arbitrator

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By Mary Jane Trapp Mary Jane Trapp (mjtrapp@tddlaw.com) is a principal in Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, a Legal Professional Association. Her practice focuses on appellate and trial advocacy in complex civil and criminal litigation and on providing mediation and arbitration services for attorneys,...

Ending a Marriage When Children are Involved

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Ending a Marriage when Children are Involved By: Heidi M. Cisan, Esq.Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, a Legal Professional Association. If you have children and are facing the end of your marriage, one of your biggest concerns is what will happen with your kids when you separate.  You may have heard...

Supreme Court of Ohio Watch

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Mary Jane Trapp of Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, a Legal Professional Association,  will regularly spotlight the most recent Ohio Supreme Court decisions affecting our clients, their businesses and their families. Mary Jane is a former appellate judge who also sat on the Supreme Court of Ohio by...

Post-Close Liability in an Asset Only Purchase

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Recently, in Hampton’s on King, Inc. v. Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services, 10th Dist. Franklin No.  14AP-243, 2014-Ohio-5666, Ohio’s Tenth District Court of Appeals found that the purchaser of the assets of a business inherited the unemployment compensation contribution rates from the...

Problems of Proof in Contract Disputes: Online Terms and Conditions

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To read an article written by our very own Dan Cronin and Chelsea Shenton, and published in the most recent edition of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) Journal, click below: Problems of Proof in Contract Disputes, Online Terms and Conditions