Cooper Elliott Blog topic: For Businesses

Ohio Leading the Way in COVID-19 Business Interruption Lawsuits

For Businesses| February 3, 2021

Many businesses that suffered losses during the COVID-19 pandemic have filed claims under their insurance policies. Unfortunately, even though these businesses paid hefty premiums to insure themselves against “business interruption” losses, insurance companies are denying these claims almost across the board for reasons we believe to be inappropriate. As a result, nearly 1,500 lawsuits have …

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Act Now Before Sub. H.B. 606 COVID-19 Immunity Legislation Passes

For BusinessesFor IndividualsLegal News And UpdatesMalpracticePersonal Injury| August 6, 2020

Amidst the chaos of 2020, COVID-19 immunity legislation quietly proceeds through the Ohio legislature. If Sub. H.B. 606 passes and is signed into law, it will provide broad immunity to healthcare workers who committed malpractice from March 9, 2020 through December 31, 2020.  Sub. H.B. 606 Sub. H.B. 606 would give immunity to doctors and …

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Addressing Harm Caused by Legal Malpractice

For BusinessesFor IndividualsLegal MalpracticeMalpractice| June 18, 2020

Legal malpractice not only damages your trust in an attorney but can also cause harm in many long-lasting ways. As confusing and disheartening as it is, those who have been victims of legal malpractice can take action to protect themselves in a court of law. Types of Harm Caused by Legal Malpractice Legal malpractice occurs …

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Navigating Business Interruption Insurance and Bad Faith Claims During COVID-19

For Businesses| May 15, 2020

Due to statewide closures, many Ohio businesses have faced devastating losses of revenue. Non-essential businesses have suffered greatly, and even essential businesses are seeing far less traffic than normal.  What matters in all of this is that as a business owner and policyholder, your insurance company has a duty to try and fulfill your claim. …

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Arbitration: A Valuable Tool for Business Dispute Resolution

For Businesses| October 9, 2018

Each victim’s case comes with a unique set of circumstances. Those circumstances dictate which method of resolution is best suited to achieve the desired results for both parties. In some personal injury and wrongful death cases for example, the dynamics are such that a settlement can achieve a better outcome for victims than a jury …

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Reclaiming One Man’s Future through Shareholder Dispute Resolution

Clients SuccessesFor Businesses| September 20, 2018

Business thrives on promises made with good intentions and integrity. When those promises are committed to signed documents, they become contractual obligations that compel the parties to live up to their promises even though good intentions and integrity may wane. When promises made in good faith are subsequently discarded in the wake of ego and …

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Methods for Optimizing Jury Selection and Voir Dire

For BusinessesFor Individuals| February 23, 2016

Voir dire is a legal term you may have heard before. It’s a critical element of the jury selection process, where prospective jurors are questioned about their background and evaluated on their likelihood to optimally serve on a jury. During voir dire, civil litigation attorneys on both sides try to identify biases that could affect …

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Positioning the Jury as the Protagonist

For BusinessesFor Individuals| February 16, 2016

For personal injury and wrongful death attorneys, clear, effective communication is a vital element of any successful case. A key theme we’ve discussed before is how good communication with our clients enables us to seek justice and healing on their behalf. In this post, we’re going to examine effective communication from another perspective: that of …

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