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Toledo Legal News - News Proposal to ban boilerplate language in private commercial loans stalled

 

A bill meant to promote fairness in commercial contract law remains in committee in the Ohio House of Representatives as lawmakers enjoy their summer recess.

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Attorney General DeWine forms insurer task force regarding opioid abuse

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that he is forming a new task force to foster discussion on how health insurance companies in Ohio can help combat the opioid epidemic. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Insurer Taskforce on Opioid Reduction will meet on on Wednesday, October 4th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ohio Attorney General's Office at 150 East Gay Street, 18th Floor, in Columbus.

Date Published: October 19, 2017

Ohio man and affiliated businesses indicted on more than 100 counts

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost, and Mahoning County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Gains recently announced that a Mahoning County man and his affiliated businesses have been indicted on more than 100 counts related to alleged corrupt activity, theft, and money laundering related to three development projects with the City of Youngstown.

Date Published: October 19, 2017

Toledo Bar members evaluate candidates for judicial office

Richard S. MacMillan, President of the Toledo Bar Association, announced the results of the poll taken of Association members regarding candidates running in the upcoming election for judges in local courts. The poll was taken September 12 – 26, 2017.

Date Published: October 19, 2017

Toledo knocks off Kent State in three sets

The Toledo volleyball team won for the fifth time in its last six matches, beating Kent State on Saturday night 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-15). The Rockets are now 10-10 on the year and 5-3 in Mid-American Conference play. With losses by Ball State and Western Michigan last Saturday, UT sits in a three-way tie atop the West division in the MAC.

Date Published: October 19, 2017

Lucas County Grand Jury tours Lucas County Jail

Last month, the Grand Jury toured the Lucas County Jail. The tour was reported as being fairly extensive and the Grand Jury heard from several officers who had been working at the facility for some time. The Grand Jury’s overall impression was that the officers and staff appear to be greatly concerned for inmates’ welfare. However, the Grand Jury found plenty of room for improvement. They also found that, “a new facility is necessary to maintain any standards for inmates, particularly those with complex medical or psychological treatment requirements.”

Date Published: October 18, 2017

Yesterday's factories could be tomorrow's offices and homes

(StatePoint) To counter generic new construction projects, many cities and towns are converting older structures into vibrant tech offices, loft-style residences and even art institutions -- a process known as “adaptive reuse.”

Date Published: October 18, 2017

Township can contest use of spent lime to fill quarry in local court

An Ottawa County judge can consider some claims brought by a township against owners attempting to fill their rock quarry, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently. However, some of the township’s contentions must be addressed by a state environmental agency.

Date Published: October 17, 2017

UT’s Cody Thompson named semifinalist for the Campbell Trophy

Toledo senior wide receiver Cody Thompson (Huron, Ohio) was named a semifinalist for the Campbell Trophy by the National Football Foundation today. The award has recognized the best football scholar-athlete in the nation every year since 1990.

Date Published: October 17, 2017

Battelle reveals new anti-drone device

Battelle introduced a new version of the DroneDefender device at the Air Force Association's Air, Space & Cyber Conference's Technology Symposium on recently.

Date Published: October 16, 2017