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What should employers know about Ohio’s medical marijuana law and what should they do?

Patients with one of 21 specified medical conditions may obtain a doctor’s recommendation for marijuana use in the forms of edibles, oils, patches or vaporizers. The conditions are: AIDS, ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Crohn’s disease, epilepsy or another seizure disorder, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, pain that is […]

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Can Employers Require Employees to Get a Flu Shot?

Every year employers struggle to cover for employees who are out sick with the flu, as well as germ control when sick employees come to work and spread their germs. Although mandatory flu vaccines are lawful, employers must make sure that their policy allows for exceptions to avoid running afoul of federal or state antidiscrimination […]

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LNL Continues to Support Habitat for Humanity at its Annual Ohio Event

Luper Neidenthal & Logan enjoyed another successful year at Habitat for Humanity’s annual Ohio conference. Christian Donovan, Shareholder with LNL, has presented at Habitat’s annual conference for several years. Attorney Donovan presented on several relevant and interesting employment law issues, and provided several useful documents and resources for Habitat’s leadership to use. “I would like […]

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Luper Neidenthal & Logan/AldenLaw Paves the Appeal Highway in Pivotal Supreme Court Win

Luper Neidenthal & Logan is pleased to announce a precedent-setting victory in the Supreme Court of Ohio on an appellate jurisdiction issue. Considering a “matter of first impression,” the Court determined the issue of where a notice of appeal must be filed to perfect an appeal to the Tenth District Court of Appeals from a […]

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Accommodation Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to provide a reasonable accommodation to allow a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of his/her job unless an accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A “qualified individual” is defined as a person who can perform the essential functions of […]

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Court Interprets “Loser Pays’ Provision in Consumer Contract

In a recent case (GATHER v. WALL & ASSOCIATES, INC., et al, 2017 –Ohio-765, March 2, 2017, ), the Montgomery County Ohio Court of Appeals decided that, while an arbitration provision in a consumer contract  was not “procedurally unconscionable” under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act (CSPA), a “loser pays” provision requiring the losing party […]

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Fraud Is Alive and Well In 2014

When authorities entered Bernie Madoff’s private offices after his fraud was revealed, they found a silver sculpture in the shape of a screw on his window sill.  The name of his yacht was “The Bull Ship.”  Madoff was laughing in the faces of the thousands of investors he bilked. Today, approximately six years after Madoff […]

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