Maureen McGuire
Parties Dispute Death Cause In Nevada Rollover Case Closing Arguments (Watch The Video Excerpts)

LAS VEGAS — (Mealey’s) Attorneys representing the widow of a man killed in a rollover crash and those representing Ford Motor Co., manufacturers of the vehicle involved in the crash, presented the jury in the Eighth Judicial District Court...

David N. Feldman
Benefit Corporations: Profit While Doing Good, But Worthwhile?

You may not have heard about this yet, but over the last few years close to 30 states (including Delaware, NY and California) and DC have approved and another dozen or so have introduced legislation to permit so-called “benefit corporations.”...

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Subcontractors Beware - Ohio Supreme Court Upholds ‘Pay-If-Paid’ Provisions

By Eric J. Hulett and Matthew A. Brandt The Ohio Supreme Court recently changed the landscape in construction law when it held that a payment provision in a subcontract which included the term “condition precedent” was sufficient to transfer...

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: U.S. EPA Moves Forward with Potential TSCA Rulemaking Regarding Hydraulic Fracturing

By Armando F. Benincasa, Member The public comment period for USEPA’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding hydraulic fracturing chemicals and mixtures and potential regulation pursuant to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) came...

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Ohio Appellate Court Adopts Fixed ‘Look Back’ Period For 1989 Dormant Mineral Act

In the recent 7th District Court of Appeals case of Eisenbarth v. Reusser , 7th Dist. Monroe No. 13 MO 10, 2014-Ohio-3792 [ enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers ], the court determined that the “look back” period for the 1989...

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: CMS Final IPPS Rule Effective Oct. 1, 2014

By Jami K. Suver, Of Counsel In August 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) rule for fiscal year 2015, applicable to inpatient stays at general acute care and long-term...