Grand Jury Indicts Michael Avenatti on 36 New Charges, Accused of Stealing Millions from Clients

Posted: April 15, 2019

Federal prosecutors in California announced 36 new charges against attorney Michael Avenatti late last week. Avenatti rose to fame several years ago as the lead attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, in her legal claims against President Donald... Continue Reading


Alabama Men's Prisons are so Unsafe They Likely Violate the 8th Amendment

Posted: April 09, 2019

According to a recent report from the Department of Justice (DOJ), there is reasonable cause to believe that the conditions in men’s prisons in the state of Alabama violate the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. This report was r... Continue Reading


Southern Ohio Correctional Facility Warden, Prison Guards, and Nurses Sued in Federal Court by Two Men Who Were Stabbed Inside of the Jail While Handcuffed by Fellow Inmate and Alleged White Supremacist

Posted: April 03, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Southern Ohio Correctional Facility Warden, Prison Guards, and Nurses Sued in Federal Court by Two Men Who Were Stabbed Inside of the Jail While Handcuffed by Fellow Inmate and Alleged White Supremacist Surveillance video of th... Continue Reading


The DOL’s New Rule That Might Affect Your Rate of Pay

Posted: April 02, 2019

Last Thursday, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule to amend an existing employee rate requirement under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The current rule requires employers to offer overtime pay of at least one... Continue Reading


Bayer, Johnson & Johnson to Pay $775 Million to Settle Xarelto Litigation

Posted: March 28, 2019

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer said on Monday that they had agreed to pay $775 million to settle about 25,000 lawsuits involving their blood thinner “Xarelto,” which they jointly sell. The settlement will be split evenly between the two companies, and w... Continue Reading


Why Do Juries Acquit Police Officers Accused of Brutality and Misconduct?

Posted: March 26, 2019

Oftentimes, juries will rule in favor of police officers accused of excessive force and wrongful shooting deaths despite video and other persuasive evidence. The Buffalo News asked lawyers and experts for their take on this apparent and increasingly... Continue Reading


March Madness: Who's Paying for Your Child’s Sports Injury?

Posted: March 21, 2019

It’s that time of the year again! College basketball is big news every March, when more than 5.6 million viewers on average per game watch the “March Madness” NCAA basketball tournament. Despite the unbelievably improbable odds of filling out a perfe... Continue Reading


Walton + Brown LLP part of Legal Team Representing UPS Workers in Nationally Recognized Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted: March 14, 2019

MARCH 14, 2019 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: Walton + Brown LLP. is part of the legal team representing nineteen United Parcel Service workers in a racial discrimination and hostile work environment claim, among other charges. Suit was filed in Lucas County on W... Continue Reading


Columbus Police Officer Faces Federal Charges for Forcing Women to Have Sex ‘For Their Freedom’

Posted: March 13, 2019

Former Columbus Police Officer Andrew Mitchell, 55, was arrested and federally indicted on Monday, March 11 according to recently unsealed documents by the Department of Justice. Mitchell faces three counts of deprivation of rights under color of law... Continue Reading


Six Figure Settlement Secured for Ohio Woman in Under 3 Months

Posted: March 08, 2019

The Ohio personal injury lawyers at Walton + Brown, LLP were able to secure a six figure settlement for a woman who was struck by a vehicle at a crosswalk in Central Ohio. This marks another impressive six figure settlement that the firm has successf... Continue Reading


Facebook's New "Workplace"

Posted: March 06, 2019

    Facebook has recently launched their new “Workplace by Facebook” feature on their platform, which offers a chance for businesses and companies to integrate Facebook as their primary communication tool in the office. Workplace has the same familia... Continue Reading


It's Not Just You: Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted: March 01, 2019

Discrimination in the workplace has the potential to ruin a company’s reputation. Whether it’s a Fortune 500 company or a small business, it is important for both employers and employees to identify workplace discrimination in order to learn how to a... Continue Reading


Staying Safe on the Road

Posted: February 26, 2019

Driving on Ohio roads can be extremely dangerous. In 2017, the Ohio Department of Public Safety reported there was 303,298 traffic crashes leading to 108,801 injuries and 1,179 fatalities. That is approximately three fatal car crashes every day. With... Continue Reading


Weather Related Accidents

Posted: February 22, 2019

Ohio enjoys all four seasons, which means the winter months can bring icy and harsh conditions that make our streets and walkways more dangerous places to be. Whether it be slipping on the sidewalk or a car accident, bad weather can increase the risk... Continue Reading


Tips for Winter Driving in Columbus, Ohio

Posted: February 19, 2019

For some, the winter months bring excitement and a sense of adventure. Others however, dread this time of year for the various problems it may bring. One of the major concerns that Columbus residents especially have during the winter are the driving... Continue Reading