Steps to Avoid Discrimination in your Hiring Process

Posted: January 09, 2019

 Our firm recently took on the task of hiring a new employee. The process was long and required reading numerous resumes to find just the right candidates to potentially interview. A lot of small businesses like ours may not have an entire Human Reso... Continue Reading


"Investor Clap Back": Should Investors Sue When Their Companies Harass?

Posted: February 15, 2018

The #MeToo movement appears to be affecting some publicly traded companies right where it hurts – in the pocket! Last week, Wynn Resorts (the Las Vegas-based casino) was slammed with a lawsuit from its own shareholders. The lawsuit, filed in Nevada s... Continue Reading


When Space Heaters Lead to Injuries

Posted: February 01, 2018

After the joy of receiving two moderate winters, Mother Nature decided to humble Ohio with a reminder of what it is truly like to live in the Midwest this year. There is nothing like school closings, black ice and never ending snowfall to give you a... Continue Reading


Attorneys Sean Walton and Chanda Brown Selected to the 2018 Ohio Rising Stars List

Posted: December 07, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 7, 2017 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: Walton + Brown, LLP is pleased to announce that Attorneys Sean Walton and Chanda Brown have each been selected to the 2018 Ohio Rising Stars list. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Ohio receive this di... Continue Reading


#MeToo – Recognizing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Posted: December 05, 2017

Sexual harassment is a disease to our humanity. Lately, there has been a ground swell in the number allegations brought against well-known figures. Harvey Weinstein, the Co-founder of Miramax Films, was the catalyst to the ensuing almost daily allega... Continue Reading


The Estate of Deaunte Bell-McGrew Files Federal Lawsuit Against Columbus Division of Police Alleging Wrongful Death and Civil Rights Violations

Posted: October 27, 2017

OCTOBER 27, 2017 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: The Estate of Deaunte Bell-McGrew has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Columbus and the Columbus Division of Police. The civil rights and wrongful death case challenges the fatal shooting of Deaunt... Continue Reading


10 Questions an Employer Should Never Ask You on an Interview

Posted: October 16, 2017

In this day and age, securing a job can seem like such an arduous task. Wondering if you are qualified, will it be the “right fit”, how much is the compensation, does it have good health insurance, how many vacation/sick days do they offer, do the da... Continue Reading


Attorneys for Family of Jaron Thomas File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Columbus Division of Police Alleging Federal Civil Rights Violations

Posted: October 12, 2017

OCTOBER 12, 2017 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: The Estate of Jaron Ben-Rasu Thomas has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Columbus Division of Police. The lawsuit brings civil rights, wrongful death, survivor and loss of consortium claims. The family see... Continue Reading


17-Year Veteran of Dayton Police Department Terminated After Filing Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted: October 09, 2017

On October 3, 2017, 17-year-veteran of the Dayton Police Force, Sgt. Tonina Lamanna, was terminated from her position. Prior to her termination, Sgt. Lamanna had an impeccable record and a great respect within the community. Her only disciplinary iss... Continue Reading


5 Frequently Asked Questions in a Personal Injury Case

Posted: October 04, 2017

Who wakes up thinking of bringing a lawsuit against someone else? As citizens, we do our best to live peaceably with everyone. Yet, accidents happen… While taking your morning jog, you fall on the uneven sidewalk in front of a local business and inju... Continue Reading


Columbus Dispatch: Lawsuit alleges firing of black Columbus officer symptomatic of discrimination

Posted: September 22, 2017

The Gittes Law Group and Walton + Brown, LLP. have filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Columbus as reported by Beth Burger of the Columbus Dispatch:A federal lawsuit filed Thursday accuses the Columbus Division of Police of driving out some m... Continue Reading


Family of Tyre King Asks for Moment of Silence in Remembrance

Posted: September 14, 2017

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: On this day, exactly one year ago, Columbus Division of Police Officer Bryan Mason shot and killed 13-year-old Tyre King. Tyre was an active child with a big heart. In the days after his death, teachers and youth... Continue Reading


Attorneys for Family of Tyre King Release Statement Regarding Columbus Division of Police Investigation

Posted: August 17, 2017

AUGUST 17, 2017 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: The Columbus Division of Police has released the results of their investigation into the death of 13-year-old Tyre King. It is clear that the Columbus Division of Police investigation was both minimal and incomplete... Continue Reading


5 Tips for Protecting Your Injury Claim from Your Social Media

Posted: August 16, 2017

In 2008, 24% of our nation’s citizens were using social media. Do you dare take your best guess at what that percentage is in 2017? A whopping 81%! Social media has burst onto the scene and into our way of living. Many state that it has changed our l... Continue Reading


Balancing Fear and Fun: How to Stay Safe at Amusement Parks This Summer

Posted: August 08, 2017

According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, approximately 335 million guests per year enjoy roughly 1.6 billion rides at over 400 U.S. amusement parks. Though the chance of being seriously injured on a fixed-site ri... Continue Reading