This section is designed to be a reference for your business needs. I will provide, among other things, links to important sites and even case law to help you better understand how you can avoid or resolve issues in your day-to-day activities.
Please note: All legal or other resources provided are for General Informational Purposes Only, and are not intended to be, and should not be, considered Legal Advice or a substitute for Legal Advice from Independent Counsel. Further, publication of any resources or other matter is not intended, and receipt of, does not constitute an Attorney-Client Relationship.

Links:
http://www.sba.gov/about-sba – U.S. Small Business Administration
http://business.ohio.gov/ – General Source for all Businesses in Ohio (starting, licenses and permits, staying compliant)
http://das.ohio.gov/Divisions/EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeActionEqualEmploymentOpportunity/EEOLaw/tabid/397/Default.aspx – Ohio EEOC laws, and general employment law (discrimination, disability etc.)
http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/ – Ohio Secretary of State (forms and entity formation requirements)
http://www.dol.gov/elaws/ – United States Dept. of Labor (FMLA Act, Employment Law, Minimum wage and more)
http://crc.ohio.gov/Businesses.aspx – Ohio Civil Rights Commission ( Posters, Discrimination etc.)
https://www.ohiobwc.com/ – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
http://www.osha.gov/ – OSHA
http://www.uschamber.com/ – U.S. Chamber of Commerce
http://www.uschamber.com/health-reform – Affordable Health Care Act applicability for your business
http://www.ssa.gov/ – Social Security Administration
http://www.publicrecordsinfo.com/public_records/ohio_public_records.htm – public records in Ohio
http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/ – The Supreme Court of Ohio

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/ – Ohio Revised Code (all statutes)

http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/ – Ohio Administrative Code
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/constitution.cfm – Ohio Constitution
http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/LegalResources/Rules/default.asp – Ohio Rules of the Courts (Civil, Criminal Procedure etc.)

CASE LAW OF INTEREST
Discrimination Cases:
Discrimination Damages – Employers Beware!
Age No Discrimination and No Contract based on Handbook

Tort/Negligence Case:
Slip and Fall – Car Wash – Open and Obvious
Slip and Fall – Pool Hotel – Not liable no knowledge of condition

 

 

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