Defamation Statute of Limitations: Act Quickly, Before It’s Too Late

In today’s media-saturated world, where the power of the internet can bring global attention in an instant, the threat of unfair criticism is ever present. But when criticism is based on a false statement, that can cross the line into unlawful defamation. The law can protect you if you are the victim of defamation, but …Read More

On Social Media, Legal Risks Go Viral

  Social media has become an integral part of our personal and professional lives. It is nearly impossible to find an individual or organization without a corresponding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Snapchat account. While the benefits of social media are readily apparent, the legal risks that accompany it are often overlooked. At the touch …Read More

Talcum Powder Link to Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

JOHNSON & JOHNSON is now facing more than 1,200 lawsuits, filed by women with ovarian cancer, who have used Johnson’s baby powder or Johnson’s Shower to Shower talcum powder product for feminine hygiene. In 1971, British researchers analyzed 13 ovarian tumors under a microscope and found talc particles deeply embedded in 10 of them. In …Read More

Strauss Troy’s Larry Neuman Receives Jewish Federation’s Mesel Wieder “Mensch” Award

Larry Neuman, of counsel at Strauss Troy in Cincinnati, was the recipient of the Mesel Wieder “Mensch” Award given by the Jewish Federation of Greater Cincinnati on May 26. The annual award is given to an active volunteer in the Jewish community who serves on committees and who has the interests of the community at …Read More

Department of Labor Releases Final Rule on Overtime

On May 17, the Department of Labor released the Final Rule regarding eligibility for exemption from overtime pay. This new rule becomes effective December 1, 2016, and it is expected to have the effect of creating over four million new non-exempt employees. This rule changes the threshold for wages for exempt administrative employees from $23,660 …Read More