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Telemarketing without trouble

When you run a small business, you know that you need to keep reaching out to your customers (and potential customers) if you want to stay afloat. Sometimes all it takes is reminding them that you’re there — maybe with a special offer to bring th… Read More
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What should you do if you’re being sued

You’ve been in business for a while without any major problems. You’ve always been fair to your suppliers or vendors. You treat your employees with respect. You honor your promises to your clients or customers. So when that first lawsuit lands on… Read More
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Common mistakes with noncompete agreements

A good noncompete agreement isn’t out to limit a former employee’s prospects in life or penalize a company’s prior owner. Noncompete agreements are designed to protect legitimate business interests in an increasingly competitive world. That mak… Read More
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Tip for negotiating indemnity clauses

Negotiations between businesses are all about managing risks because things can and do go wrong all the time. Looking ahead to potential problems means paying attention to your indemnity clauses. Indemnity clauses can be tricky to navigate precisely… Read More
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Ohio firm damaged in cyberattack sued by attorney general

We recently learned how damaging cyberattacks can be, especially to small- and medium-sized businesses that may not have the latest and greatest defense against online threats. One company appears to be paying the price in more than one way for an in… Read More
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How a cyberattack could upend your business

Do you think your business is too small to attract the attention of information thieves? Think again. Small and medium companies are routinely targeted by cybercriminals, often because they don’t have the same emphasis on security and the same leve… Read More
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Ohio business sues over name, right of operation

The owners of an East Palestine, Ohio, business have filed suit against a Lisbon business for basically stealing their own subsidiary out from under them. According to the lawsuit filed by the owner-operators of O. T. Beight and Sons Inc., they purch… Read More
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How similar is ‘too similar’ for a trademark or logo?

Your trademark carries a lot of clout — for good or bad — with consumers. That’s why it’s always worth protecting — and why so many companies will go to court in order to defend their trademark. Take the case that’s currently brewing betw… Read More
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How product liability insurance can protect your business

If you’re a small business owner who designs, manufactures or sells a product, there’s a sobering reality that you need to face: The odds are very high that you will get sued sooner or later. Why? Because product liability laws create legal pitfa… Read More
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How to tell if you should sue you financial advisor

Investments are increasingly complicated to navigate, so it isn’t unusual for both individuals and businesses to work with a financial advisor to achieve their goals. But what if your advisor gives you bad advice? If your dreams are shattered becau… Read More
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Categories: Business Litigation