The holidays are often a time where employers sponsor or cover some costs associated with company holiday parties. While many employers view these as an opportunity to enhance morale or to build comradery in the workplace, there are a number of potential pitfalls that can make these events an opportunity for inappropriate behavior that can lead to employment claims or claims by third parties due to injuries suffered during or after such an event. When planning and managing the event, business owners should be wary of the following:
Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig, Co. LPA congratulates its Shareholder Members Robert W. Buechner, Robert J. Gehring, Robert J. Meyers, and Brian R. Redden for their inclusion in the 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers List. All four have been selected for this honor in previous years, with Mr. Redden previously receiving a selection to the Ohio Rising Stars List in 2010 and 2011. This recognition is reserved for the top 5% of practicing attorneys in Ohio.
We have addressed many facets of estate planning and probate administration in this blog, but there are far more issues that people working through such issues may have to face. Whether you are a beneficiary or have been given the responsibility of serving as an executor of an estate, disagreements may arise and cause serious tension in the family. Our lawyers also know how these strains can become even more difficult to work through during the holiday season, when many families come together to celebrate.