Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (Weltman), a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 87th year of client service, is celebrating Managing Partner Scott S. Weltman today for the milestone achievement of 25 years with the firm.
For the simple fact of convenience, most Ohio plaintiffs prefer the court where their case will be tried to be near them. It is frustrating for plaintiffs to ask witnesses to appear at a trial, or to attend a hearing, across the state. However, the plaintiff's preferred trial court is not always an option due to venue
The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, commonly known as "ESIGN", was enacted June 30, 2000, and is found at 15 U.S.C. 96. This federal law allows the use of electronic signatures in interstate and foreign commerce. The law ensures the validity and legal effect of contracts entered into electron
When utility property is damaged as a result of the actions of a driver or excavator, the insurance company cannot be named in a lawsuit by virtue of the insurance policy itself. The driver or excavator is the holder of that insurance policy, and as a result, case law in most states has held that a damaged third part
When your utility suffers property damage as a result of the negligence of a driver who is uninsured, recovery of your damages may seem unlikely. A high number of uninsured drivers claim they cannot afford the premiums for motor vehicle insurance, and opt instead to risk it. These drivers may be out of work, without as