Medical Decisions for Children of Divorce

Naturally, some parents may have differences of opinion regarding medical decisions involving their minor child. Following a divorce, parents might find it even more difficult to collaborate and navigate these differences of opinions. As we managed our way through a global pandemic, new legal issues emerged for divorced parents to consider, including what to do […]

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Some Thoughts About Mediation

I.    INTRODUCTION – HISTORICAL NOTE Mediation, in a sense, dates back many hundreds of years to the days when village elders settled controversies in small towns throughout the world.  By the early 1900’s, mediation was primarily limited to labor law as a method for resolving union/management disputes. In the late 1980’s, state courts in […]

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Transportation Attorney Addresses Supply Chain Issues Facing Trucking Industry

What is going on with America’s supply chain? Why can’t we get goods being sent from Asia, and where have all the truck drivers gone? Transportation law attorney Timothy S. Groustra of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote analyzes the causes and the effects of the nationwide supply chain problem.

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Dickie McCamey announces plans to move headquarters

Dickie McCamey, one of Pittsburgh’s oldest law firms, will move to a new location in Gateway Center, ending a 38-year occupancy of Two PPG Place, the law firm announced today. In April 2025, the law firm will move 300-yards to the west across Stanwix Street and will begin its 120th year of continuous operation within […]

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Escalation Clauses Don’t Get Caught Napping!

Ok, as a design-builder we all know that the supply chain delays and material shortages are for real. Well, you guessed it, the price of the steel package went through the roof on our largest GMP project. We asked for a CO based on force majeure but the owner ghosted us.Apparently, there is no specific reference to […]

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Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

By David M. Cuppage, Esq. On February 10, the United States Senate, by voice vote, passed  joined the House of Representatives to pass the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act (the Act). The Act, which President Biden is expected to sign, bans forced arbitration in cases involving sexual misconduct and allows victims the option of bringing up […]

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Business Law Alert – January 2022

SPOTLIGHT:  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES CHANGES TO DISSOLUTION PROCESS Two significant changes were made to the process for dissolving an Ohio LLC in Ohio’s new limited liability company act. First, the following items have been removed as dissolution triggers under the new act: An event that makes it unlawful for all or substantially all of the […]

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Dear YouDig?

Dear Luvvvers of All That is Good About Construction, It has been rumored that the construction industry is filled with the most romantic people on earth. We dig the romantics out there. Valentine’s Day is a bit of a respite from winter’s grip on construction projects. YouDig? offers you 7 things we love to make […]

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Ohio Releases Guidelines for $500 Million in Funding for Brownfield and Demolition Programs

In July 2021, Ohio’s 2022-2023 budget allocated $500 million in new brownfield funding under various development programs: $350 million for the investigation, cleanup, and revitalization of brownfield sites and another $150 million for the demolition of vacant or abandoned commercial or residential buildings. The Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) will administer the funding and is […]

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