Big Ticket Items: If you are like roughly 50% of the rest of Americans, then “winning the lottery” is a cornerstone of your retirement strategy. Of the $70 billion or so worth of tickets sold in 2016 (Americans spend more on lotto tickets every year than the individual GDPs of 118 countries), $2.7 billion is … Continue reading Mega Mistakes: Lawsuits Against the Ohio Lottery Commission
Henry County Regional Water & Sewer District recently recovered over $200,000 to resolve a contractual dispute with a construction company. Spitler Huffman, LLP's Christopher Frasor represented the District in the dispute. Mr. Frasor presented the check to the Board at the District's regular meeting on May 3rd, 2017. As part of the settlement, the District … Continue reading Henry County Regional Water & Sewer Recovers Over $200,000 in Water Tower Settlement
What Is A Private Developer's Agreement? Picture this: you and your spouse just bought a home on 5 acres in a serene country setting on the far fringes of the city. After a few months, a private developer buys 80 acres of farmland a half mile down the road from your new house. The developer … Continue reading NOT IN MY FRONT YARD: PRIVATE DEVELOPER’S AGREEMENTS STRUCK DOWN AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL IN OHIO’S 11TH DISTRICT
When was the last time you missed work because you had cholera? Never, because for the last hundred years or so, U.S. water distribution systems have been disinfecting drinking water by adding chlorine. Chlorine itself is a cheap and effective killer of bacteria and viruses which would otherwise find their way into our drinking water, … Continue reading TRIHALOMETHANES: YOU DON’T HAVE CHOLERA (BUT YOU STILL MIGHT HAVE A PROBLEM)
In an era where "it isn't official until it's posted on Facebook," what happens to our profiles when we die? With Facebook reporting that it has over 1.7 billion "active" users (or users that have logged in at some point within the last 30 days), about a quarter of the world is on Facebook every … Continue reading Is There Facebook After Death?