US Department of Labor issues guidance for Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The United States Department of Labor just published its initial guidance under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. You can access their dedicated webpage here – The new required posters are accessible here.… read more

Data Security is now being enforced and policed by the FTC

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received a significant victory in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in its pending case against Wyndham Worldwide Corp. The FTC filed an action against Wyndham based on a series of data breaches from 2008 through 2010 under Section 5(a) of the FTC Act claiming the failure was an unfair or deceptive trade practice based… read more

Are your considering using legal forms found online – Florida opinion shows the risk of using pre-printed legal forms

Legal fees can be expensive and many people attempt to prepare their own legal documents using forms they find online or purchase pre-printed forms. This could work in certain circumstances but the recent case of Aldrich v. Basile from the Florida Supreme Court highlights the risks and impact of using the forms.  A copy of the opinion is available here. In 2004, Ms. Aldrich prepared and signed a… read more

Real Estate 101

Real Estate 101

Real Estate 101 – How does a real estate broker secure the payment of their commission on the sale of an Ohio commercial property? I am routinely asked by real estate brokers and agents what steps need to be taken to ensure their broker commission gets paid upon the sale of a commercial property. The strongest protection available to a real estate broker to ensure their commission is paid is… read more

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