Aaron Minc

Effect of a Company Merger or Consolidation on the Enforceability of Non-Competition Agreements Under Ohio Law

Under Ohio law there are many different factors that control whether a non-competition agreement is enforceable. Enforceability may depend on the reasonableness of the agreement, whether there is mutuality of obligation between…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Business Torts

Ohio Northern District Rules Against Allowing Redaction of Non-Responsive Information In Document Production Discovery Dispute

During litigation, information that is considered discoverable under the civil rules is quite broad. Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1), "[p]arties may obtain discovery regarding any non-privileged matter that is…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Business Torts

Recent Ruling On Account Agreements By Ohio's Sixth District Highlights Account & Billing Procedures That Every Ohio Business Should Make Sure It Has Implemented

This blog posts covers a recent rulings by Ohio's Sixth Appellate District in an account collection lawsuit. The ruling addresses a business's ability to apply the terms of its customer account agreements in a collection actions…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Business Torts

Southern District Rules on the RetroactiveApplication of the New Changes to FederalRule of Civil Procedure 26

In a previous post, I discussed one of the important changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that took effect on December 1, 2010 regarding the discoverability of Attorney-Expert Communications under FRCP 26. The topic…more
| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Business Torts

Enforceability of Non-Competition Agreements Under Ohio Law

In my post last week about the risks and liabilities of under taking fundamental changes to a business without proper legal advice, I glazed over an important issue covered in the AmericareHealthcare Servs. v.Akabuaku, 2010…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Business Torts

Non-Compete/Confidentiality AgreementBetween Independent Contractor AndMistakenly Unincorporated CorporationHeld To Be Valid And Enforceable ByOhio's Tenth Appellate District

Starting a business or making fundamentalchanges to the structure of a growingbusiness can be an exciting, fast paced, anda potentially confusing experience for smallbusiness owners and entrepreneurs. Findingthe time to deal…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Business Torts

Eighth District Rules that Facts Supporting Affirmative Defenses are Discoverable as Long as Parties ask for "Letters, Memorandum, and Other Documents"

Eighth District Rules that Facts Supporting Affirmative Defenses are Discoverable as Long as Parties ask for "Letters, Memorandum, and Other Documents" Party A sues Party B alleging wrongful termination, pay discrimination,…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Insurance, Consumer Protection, Business Torts

Interesting Articles And News From Around the Web: 11/1-11/07/2010

Interesting Articles And News From Around the Web: 11/1-11/07/2010…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Law Practice Products & Services

Amendments To Federal Rule Of Civil Procedure 26 To Take Effect Soon - New Rules Regarding Work Product Protections For Communications Between Expert Witnesses And Lawyers

A recent blog post by the North Carolina Business Litigation Report provides an important reminder that on December 1, significant changes to the rules governing civil practice in the federal courts will take effect. (the post…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Interesting Business Law And Litigation News From Around the Web 10-25-2010 - 10-31-2010

Interesting articles and business law and litigation new from around the web. 10/25/2010 - 10/31/2010…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Business Torts

Defense to Credit Card Collection Lawsuits And Account Actions Under Ohio Law

Defense to Credit Card Collection Lawsuits And Account Actions Under Ohio Law…more
| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection

Denial of Discovery Motion Because of No Certification that Parties Attempted to Confer and Resolve There Dispute in Good Faith

Denial of Discovery Motion Because of No Certification that Parties Attempted to Confer and Resolve There Dispute in Good Faith…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts

Interesting Articles And News From Around the Web: 10/11-10/17/2010

Interesting Articles And News From Around the Web: 10/11-10/17/2010 Business Litigation News…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Business Torts

Class Action Against Whole Foods for "Case Discount" Problems Certified by the Northern District of Ohio

Class Action Against Whole Foods for "Case Discount" Problems Certified by the Northern District of Ohio…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Business Torts, Electronic Discovery
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