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FMLA and ADA Compliance: Avoiding Employment Litigation

When employees are sick, have a disability, or request leave to support their family, employers must ensure they comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Determining when and how these laws apply… Read More
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Understanding the Basics of Commercial Litigation

When you run a business, the question is not if you will need a commercial litigation attorney, but when. Whether you are facing a shareholder or partnership dispute, a breach of contract claim, or a trade secret lawsuit, RKPT’s team of commercial… Read More
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What is Considered Wrongful Death in Ohio?

Losing a loved one is a painful event that can change your life and leave you with a whirlwind of emotions. That tragedy is compounded when the loss of a loved one is caused by someone else’s negligence or other wrongful act. If you lost a loved on… Read More
Categories: Wrongful Death
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Truck Accidents: Catastrophic Injury Lawyer: Identifying the Responsible Party

A truck accident can turn your life upside down, causing catastrophic injury, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, paralysis, broken bones, amputations, loss of sight or hearing, facial disfiguration, nerve damage, burns, laceratio… Read More
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Wrongful Termination Lawsuits: How to Defend Your Company

Business owners are understandably concerned about the prospect of a wrongful termination lawsuit from a former employee. But there are times when letting an employee go is the best and only option. RKPT’s wrongful termination lawyers can help you… Read More
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How is Spousal Support/Alimony Calculated?

Alimony, known as spousal support in Ohio, is a payment one spouse makes to another to provide financial support during and after a divorce. Spousal support payments are intended to help ensure that both spouses can pay their ordinary expenses and, t… Read More
Categories: Divorce
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What To Do If You Were Injured in an OH/KY Car Accident with a Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage Claim.

Being involved in a car accident is stressful enough. That stress is magnified when the other driver did not have insurance or their insurance is insufficient to cover the full extent of your losses. In Ohio and Kentucky, drivers are required to carr… Read More
Categories: Personal Injury
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Ohio Non-Compete Agreement Litigation: Should I Litigate or Negotiate?

A non-compete agreement is a restrictive covenant that allows a company to protect legitimate business interests by restricting a worker’s employment activities after an employment relationship ends. To be enforceable, restrictions placed on an… Read More
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Why Businesses Need an Attorney for a Commercial Lease Agreement

Many businesses need to lease commercial space. Before you sign a commercial lease agreement, it is important you understand the lease terms, your obligations, and that the terms accurately reflect your agreement with the landlord. The commercial rea… Read More
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Division of Marital Property: Who Gets the House in an Ohio Divorce

Dividing marital property is often one of the most contentious issues in an Ohio divorce. Deciding who will receive the marital home can be a significant obstacle. For many couples, their home is their largest asset. Learning how Ohio handles propert… Read More
Categories: Divorce, Family Law