James D. Houston has been selected as a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, an international organization of civil defense attorneys who are recognized leaders in the legal community.
Strauss Troy attorney Kenneth Kinder II and his wife, Michelle, have endowed a scholarship at Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law for students from Eastern Kentucky.
By: Theresa L. Nelson With recent news of easing stay-at-home orders, employers that have been operating with limited employees or that were closed due to COVID-19 need to evaluate the next steps for returning employees to work and opening operations. Any return-to-work plan must comply with all federal, state and local directives to ensure a …Read More
Do you have a high school senior? Join Dana Rolander, president of Midwest College Consulting, and Nancy Eigel-Miller, founder and director of 1N5 and a specialist in college financial aid, for a free webinar on navigating the college selection process during quarantine. In this April 13 webinar, you’ll get tips on revisiting financial aid and …Read More
By: Theresa L. Nelson The Department of Labor published regulations governing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on April 1, 2020. While containing extensive explanations of terms and provisions throughout the entire FFCRA, one section is particularly noteworthy for small businesses. The language of the FFCRA provided that small private employers with fewer than 50 …Read More
The Governors and the Departments of Insurance in Ohio and Kentucky have recently taken steps to protect insureds – both individuals and businesses – during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We hope that you are keeping yourself, your loved ones, and your community safe from COVID-19 (commonly referred to as the Coronavirus). Along with those paramount health concerns, you may be wondering about some of the recent tax changes meant to help everyone coping with the Coronavirus fallout.
On March 23, we wrote about potential insurance claims arising from COVID-19 shutdowns and disruptions that businesses could assert under the business interruption coverage in their property damage insurance. Since then, bills have been filed in several state legislatures – including Ohio – that seek to ensure that this coverage exists.
By: William K. Flynn State and local governments are taking aggressive actions to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, including official and unofficial quarantines, “social distancing,” stay at home requirements, and cancellation of public events. I wrote the other day addressing the potential implications of a pandemic relative to negotiated force majeure provisions commonly …Read More
On March 25, 2020, the General Assembly amended the Ohio Open Meetings Act in response to the COVID-19 outbreak (HB 197). This article details those temporary amendments.