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Cover the bases: Get insurance involved

Most of us start a case at the beginning and work forward. My friend Seth Lamden works backward.
Seth is a policyholder/coverage attorney. He also happens to be a competitive powerlifter. He approaches insurance mediations and lifting meets the same way.
“A powerlifting meet is scored by the total of the lifter’s s ... (full story)

9th District appellate court reverses Goodyear asbestos case

A Summit County Common Pleas Court erred by granting summary judgment in favor of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in an asbestos case, according to the 9th District Court of Appeals.
Margie Taylor originally sued Goodyear in Cuyahoga County on behalf of her late father, Russell Young.
Case summary indicates that Taylor claimed ... (full story)

Local attorneys win key FLSA 6th Circuit appeal

Roderick Linton Belfance attorneys William Chris, Lawrence Bach and Todd Mazzola, who recently won an appeal to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals against the Department of Labor, are asking the government to repay the legal expenses their clients incurred during an extended court battle over whether members of a Cuyahoga Falls c ... (full story)

Column: The Supreme Court hears from a cake

The Supreme Court’s long-anticipated decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission resolved little. Writing for the court, Justice Anthony Kennedy decided the case mostly on procedural grounds. His opinion, joined by six other justices, finds that the titular civil rights commission showed bias against b ... (full story)

UA hosts national cybersecurity training

More than 100 cybersecurity professionals from northeast Ohio and around the world recently completed a Department of Homeland Security training held at the University of Akron’s new cybersecurity lab.
The training concentrated on known and potential vulnerabilities to the US power grid and manufacturing facilities, said Jo ... (full story)