GS News
1/20/2023
Gallagher Sharp LLP

Monica Sansalone Joins The CMBA’s “Hot Talks” Session To Address Employment Leave Policies and Practices

On January 17th, 2023, The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) hosted another “Hot Talks” session addressing employment leave policies and practices, a trending topic in light of recent events in our. Read More...
11/11/2022
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Gallagher Sharp Included In U.S. News & World Report 2023 List of “Best Law Firms” In Several Categories

We are pleased to announce that Gallagher Sharp has been included in the U.S. News & World Report 2023 list of “Best Law Firms” in several categories. This recognition. Read More...
8/18/2022
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Nine Gallagher Sharp Attorneys Recognized In The 2023 Edition Of Best Lawyers®, Three Attorneys Recognized As “Lawyer Of The Year”

Gallagher Sharp is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers®. We would also like to congratulate Joseph J.. Read More...
5/25/2022
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Attorneys Joe Center and Joe Pappalardo Secure Defense Verdict For Trucking Client

Congratulations to Attorneys Joe Center and Joe Pappalardo on securing a defense verdict on behalf of their trucking client. The plaintiff, whose background could have made him highly sympathetic. Read More...
2/3/2022
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Gallagher Sharp Is Pleased To Announce That Steven A. Keslar and Drew D. Price Have Been Elected Partners

Gallagher Sharp is pleased to announce that Steven A. Keslar and Drew D. Price have been elected partners. Located in Gallagher Sharp’s Columbus office, Mr. Keslar is a member. Read More...
1/18/2022
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Tim Roth Serves As Vice-Chair & Seminar Speaker At The 2022 Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Advanced Seminar

Gallagher Sharp was pleased to have Partner and Transportation Practice Group Manager Tim Roth participate in the 2022 Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Advanced Seminar in Nashville, TN. Tim. Read More...
1/3/2022
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Thirteen Gallagher Sharp Attorneys Recognized As Ohio Super Lawyers & Rising Stars For 2022

Gallagher Sharp is pleased to announce that thirteen of our attorneys are recognized as Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2022, with Managing Partner, Monica A. Sansalone, also. Read More...
GS Publications
1/11/2023
By Robert D. Boroff

United States District Court For The Northern District Of Ohio Again Finds That Plaintiff’s Bodily Injury Tort Claims Against A Freight Broker Are Preempted By The FAAAA And Not Saved By The “Safety Exception”

On January 10, 2023, Judge James R. Knepp II of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio again ruled that a plaintiff’s claims for vicarious. Read More...
1/9/2023
By Jennifer Fewell Phillips

FTC Seeks To Ban Noncompetition Agreements

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a proposed rule that, if adopted, would ban employers from using noncompetition agreements to restrict employee mobility.  Currently, the. Read More...
12/30/2022
By Gary L. Nicholson

Payment and Costs Associated with Ransomware Attack Are Not Covered by Policy Requiring Direct Physical Loss or Damage

In EMOI Servs., L.L.C. v. Owners Ins. Co., 2022-Ohio-4649, the Supreme Court of Ohio reinstated the grant of summary judgment in favor of an insurer relative to a claim by. Read More...
12/13/2022
By Richard C.O. Rezie, Joseph W. Pappalardo

Insurance Policy Governed By Ohio Law Providing Coverage For A “Direct Loss” To Certain Property Does Not Cover COVID Shut Downs

The Court, in a 6-1 decision, found that the temporary presence of COVID-19 in a community or at a business and the temporary presence of an infected person don’t. Read More...
11/23/2022
By Grace M. Karam

Expanding on Wuerth, the Supreme Court of Ohio Holds That an Employer Cannot Be Held Vicariously Liable for an Employee’s Negligence When the Claims Against the Employee Are Extinguished

On November 22, 2022, the Supreme Court of Ohio decided that an employer could not be held vicariously liable for an employee’s alleged negligence when the plaintiff’s claims against. Read More...
11/8/2022
By Robert D. Boroff

United States District Court For The Northern District Of Ohio Finds That Plaintiffs’ Bodily Injury Claims Against Freight Brokers And Shippers Are Preempted By The FAAAA And Not Saved By The “Safety Exception”

On November 3, 2022, Judge James R. Knepp II of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio ruled that plaintiffs’ bodily injury tort claims against. Read More...
10/5/2022
By Donald G. Drinko

Can Injuries Sustained While An Employee Works From Home Be Covered Under Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation System?

Since the onset of Covid-19 most families have experienced working from home, and some have been injured doing so. Under Ohio Revised Code § 4123.01(C) a compensable work injury. Read More...