Can I Sue My Business Partner?

I am asked this question frequently by clients who are co-owners of a business, when they discover (or believe) that their partner is improperly taking money out of the business, or is taking actions that are detrimental to the business. As with most everything in the legal world, the answer is: it depends. First, it … Read more

What is a Litigator?

I have been practicing for nearly twenty years now, most of that time as a civil litigator – sometimes known as a trial lawyer. These terms have important meanings, as many lawyers today have never set foot in a courtroom. There are so many areas of practice that simply do not require a lawyer to … Read more

Home Construction Litigation in Ohio

Reasons for Home Construction Disputes Construction is an industry that seems to create more legal disputes than most other fields. Some of that is due to the fact that homes are the single largest purchase most people make – and they have to live there every day. As a result, defects do not go unnoticed; … Read more

What if I Have to Breach a Contract?

Minimize Damage When parties sign a contract, the understanding is that both sides intend to carry out the promises they make. However, it sometimes happens in the business world that a company finds that there is no way for it to fulfill its contractual obligations. When this is the case, it is important to proceed … Read more

The Third Option in Commercial Litigation

By the time a client has come to their lawyer for help with a litigation matter, they are usually already in a “wartime” mindset. They have either just been sued or have been wronged in a manner serious enough that they want to sue someone. In the commercial context, the players involved are normally a … Read more