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John Robert Sauter

John Sauter’s Legal Guides

14 total


  • A Personal Injury Attorney's Guide on What to Do After a Motor Vehicle Collision

    A motor vehicle collision can be a terrifying and confusing event. What happens in the minutes following a motor vehicle collision can have a drastic impact on your legal rights. Therefore, its impo

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  • Injured by a Government Employee: Receiving Compensation Under the Federal Tort Claims Act

    Persons injured by an employee of the federal government may be able to receive compensation for their injuries as the result of the passage of the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). This guide provides an overview of the FTCA's provisions.

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  • Cyberbulling Implicates Defamation, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

    Our online, social media-centric lives have transformed bullying from an act that most commonly took place on school playgrounds and hallways into a an act likely to occur on Facebook, Twitter or by text message. According to statistics by the Cyberbulling Research Center, about...

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  • Think Twice About Giving Alcohol to a Minor: Social Host Liability Explained

    Ohio has a number of laws governing the sale and distribution of alcohol, most notably the "Dram Shop" laws (O.R.C. 4399.02 et seq), which allow a person injured by an intoxicated bar patron to sue the bar, in certain circumstances. Ohio Courts have also imposed so-called "soci...

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  • Fore! Recovery for Golf-Related Injuries Difficult

    Each year nearly 40,000 people are treated at emergency rooms across the United States for golf-related injuries, according to a 1999 Golf Digest article, with most injuries the result of being struck by an errant golf ball or clubhead. Indeed, hitting a golf ball at a high rate...

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  • An Ohio Landlord's Responsibility for Pest Control

    Who is responsible for paying for pest control - the landlord or the tenant? The answer varies depending on the lease agreement, the municipality in which the tenant lives, and Ohio law.

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  • A Landlord's Duties under Ohio Law

    The Ohio Landlord-Tenant Act, which became effective in 1974, lists a number of duties and responsibilities a landlord must undertake: The landlord must provide the tenant, in writing, with the landlord's name and address The landlord must comply with all applicable building, h...

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  • Liability for Injuries that Occur in Grocery Stores, Retail Stores & Fast-Food Restaurants

    Every day thousands are injured as the result of slips, trips and falls in grocery stores, retail store and fast-food restaurants. Owners of these establishments owe their customers a duty to keep the premises in a reasonably safe condition so that the customer is not exposed to ...

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  • Misinformation Regarding Quiet Enjoyment Clauses in Landlord-Tenant Leases Prevalent on the Internet

    It's a tenant's worst nightmare. Soon after signing a lease agreement and moving into an apartment you begin to hear loud, wall-shaking noise. Maybe its from a barking dog, maybe from your neighbor playing Xbox, or from a loud bar down the street. You can't sleep. You can't think...

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  • At Fault Without Auto Insurance - What to Expect in Ohio

    In Ohio, as in nearly all other states, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle without proof of insurance or other financial responsibility proof. If you drive without insurance, you risk facing stiff penalties and fines. Penalites and fines for driving without insurance incl...

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