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9th District appellate court reverses Goodyear asbestos case

A Summit County Common Pleas Court erred by granting summary judgment in favor of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in an asbestos case, according to the 9th District Court of Appeals.
Margie Taylor originally sued Goodyear in Cuyahoga County on behalf of her late father, Russell Young.
Case summary indicates that Taylor claimed ... (full story)


Local attorneys win key FLSA 6th Circuit appeal

Roderick Linton Belfance attorneys William Chris, Lawrence Bach and Todd Mazzola, who recently won an appeal to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals against the Department of Labor, are asking the government to repay the legal expenses their clients incurred during an extended court battle over whether members of a Cuyahoga Falls c ... (full story)


Sports


Online bettor wins second chance to recoup losses

Legal gambling on pro and college sports outside Nevada hit the jackpot on May 14 when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act passed by Congress in 1992.
That act, preventing states from authorizing sports betting, was ruled unconstitutional in Murphy v. NCAA. The court determined th ... (full story)


Prince Edward Island Part 1

ROADTRIP. Yup, it’s that time of the year, time to get yourself psyched up for summer, time to start planning your next adventure, time to explore this crazy, wonderful planet.
So with that as my refrain, I’m devoting the next two columns to a little adventure destination that just might surprise you as being an adve ... (full story)