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New Law Grants Immunity in Most Situations to Businesses and Schools from COVID-19-related Lawsuits

By Kaleigh Talaganis   |  September 17, 2020

Ohio has enacted legislation that grants protection to Ohio businesses and entities from liability in most situations where it is alleged that their action or inaction exposed someone to COVID-19. This immunity is granted from the date of the Governor’s state of emergency order on March 9, 2020, through September 30, 2021.

CDC Issues Order to Halt Most Evictions Until the End of the Year

By Madeline Fuller   |  September 9, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services have issued an order that effectively halts most residential evictions in a purported attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The order is effective September 4, 2020, through December 31, 2020.

Keywords: covid-19, eviction

Party Foul: Don’t be the Party Who Causes Your Mediation to Fail

By Madeline Fuller   |  September 2, 2020

Conflicts are inevitable. When two parties have a problem that is unable to be resolved, they often turn to a dispute resolution process for help. Mediation is an alternative to litigation, and it can be a useful tool for both business and personal disputes.

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