In most situations, commercial disputes can be settled out of court, even when a lawsuit is filed. An experienced attorney can negotiate for a fair settlement. Settling your case can be better than litigating it to save court costs and legal fees.
The Lyon Firm has the resources to pursue negotiation and settle cases in the best interest of plaintiffs nationwide.
In terms of labor law, Ohio is an “at-will” employment state, which means an employer can fire a worker for a variety of reasons without risking any legal recourse. But there are laws that protect workers and prohibit employers from unlawfully terminating a worker, which can include discrimination based on age, religion, disability, race or gender, or certain retaliatory measures.
You may have a wrongful termination or wrongful discharge claim if you are let go for the following reasons:
Contact an attorney to pursue legal action and potentially reach a settlement to get reinstatement or promotion, recover compensation for emotional distress, benefits, lost wages, and incur punitive damages against a company.
Joe Lyon is an experienced Cincinnati Wrongful Termination Lawyer and Ohio Employment Claims Attorney representing plaintiffs nationwide in unlawful termination cases.
Ohio residents fired for discriminatory reasons can file a claim with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Workplace discrimination cases can involve any of the following:
Ohio law provides protection under the Ohio Whistleblower Act for employees acting as whistleblowers and report workplace violations of the law to the state and federal authorities. Employees can report wrongdoing but must follow the guidelines of the Whistleblower Act.
It is prudent for whistleblowers to hire a lawyer to assist in winning a potential whistleblower reward. An experienced labor and Ohio employment attorney can help ensure that you are both protected by law and compensated fully for your courageous move against unlawful employer activity.
Ohio labor and employment law is complex and has changed over the years to better protect employees from unlawful employer activity and wrongful discharge.
Large settlements have been reached by legal teams in Ohio following wrongful termination incidents. If you feel you may be a victim of discrimination or unlawful termination, contact an Ohio attorney to review your case.
Businesses need to be held accountable for the way they treat and compensate workers. Discrimination, unpaid wages, harassment and labor law violations can be litigated in order to properly compensate employees and prevent others from experiencing the same violations in the future.
Our attorneys represent plaintiffs in a wide range of business law, including the following practice areas:
Below is a summary of the various types of intellectual property laws that are relevant to the permissions process.
Mercantile law is more commonly known as trade law or commercial law—and it describes the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.
Commercial law focuses on the sale and distribution of goods, whereas business law focuses on the other aspects of business, including mergers and acquisitions, shareholder rights, employment disputes and property issues. Business law is regulated by both Ohio law and federal law. The federal government primarily governs finance, workplace safety and employment issues, though state laws can differ slightly.
Non-compete disputes involve contracts in which former employees agree not to compete with an employer for a specified period of time. Most non-compete lawsuits involve former employees soliciting business from the employer’s customers and not disclosing confidential information.
Properly drafted non-compete contracts are critical for enforceability and adequate protection. Even if litigation cannot be avoided, non-compete agreements in place will help make litigation and settlements easier for all parties.
Two common types of breach lawsuits include:
A contract, or any legally binding agreement, presupposes that both parties must fulfill the terms of the contract. If a contract breach occurs, the affected party can seek legal action and compensation for any actual past, current or future losses.
Commercial attorneys negotiate contracts and commercial agreements, and file lawsuits when the following contracts are broken:
Breach of fiduciary duty generally involves allegations that an individual or company breaches a duty to others. A fiduciary duty requires a level of loyalty and there are both legal and ethical implications. A breach of fiduciary duty commonly includes claims of fraud and breach of contracts.
Breach of Duty claims should be addressed as soon as possible with the help of business litigation attorneys experienced in commercial law.
Business fraud occurs through the omission, deception or misrepresentation of a contract, prospect, investment, project or other business entity. Business fraud litigation can result in monetary damages and irreparable damage to the reputation of a company or brand. Victims of fraud should consult an experienced business law professional. Fraud disputes involve various areas of law and may involve:
Our Firm will help you find the answers. The Firm has the experience, resources and dedication to take on difficult and emotional cases and help our clients obtain the justice for the wrong they have suffered.
Experience: Joe Lyon is an experienced Business Litigation Lawyer. The Lyon Firm has 17 years of experience and success representing individuals and plaintiffs in all fifty states, and in a variety of complex civil litigation matters. Business lawsuits can be complex and require industry experts to determine the root cause of an accident or injury. Mr. Lyon has worked with experts nationwide to assist individuals understand why an injury occurred and what can be done to improve their lives in the future. Some cases may go to a jury trial, though many others can be settled out of court.
Resources/Dedication: Mr. Lyon has worked with experts in the fields of accident reconstruction, biomechanics, epidemiology, metallurgy, pharmacology, toxicology, human factors, workplace safety, life care planning, economics, and virtually every medical discipline in successfully representing Plaintiffs across numerous areas of law. The Lyon Firm is dedicated to building the strongest cases possible for clients and their critical interests.
Results: Mr. Lyon has obtained numerous seven and six figure results in personal injury, automotive product liability, medical Negligence, construction accidents, and auto dealership negligence cases. The cases have involved successfully litigating against some of the largest companies in the world