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Posted on: Jan 21, 2021

On January 12, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill (H.B.) 352, which makes significant changes to how employment discrimination claims will be managed in Ohio.

On behalf of Elk & Elk

Posted on: Jan 15, 2021

Typically, in a personal injury case the more serious the injuries suffered, the greater the compensation. At the most extreme end of the spectrum is wrongful death.

On behalf of Lamkin, Van Eman, Trimble & Dougherty, LLC

Posted on: Jan 6, 2021

With Covid-19 cases skyrocketing nationwide, and with flu season upon us, it is important we stay particularly mindful of the potential for serious complications a coronavirus infection can cause our loved ones who have been exposed to asbestos in the home or workplace.

On behalf of Bordas & Bordas

Posted on: Dec 28, 2020

There are myriad factors that could lead to a misdiagnosis. The inattention, bias or other forms of negligence amongst medical staff can compound with simple human error.

On behalf of Leeseberg & Valentine

Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

Shortly after the terrible attacks of 911, on Sept. 11, 2001, the Federal Government created a database of people that it held could not board an airplane. Many of these people were US citizens and had never been convicted of a crime.  But when they tried to buy an airplane ticket, it was refused. Initially there was no clear set of criteria to determine who got placed on the list and who did not.  It was a classic case of empowering Government bureaucrats with tremendous power but no accountability.

On behalf of NachtLaw, PC

Posted on: Dec 17, 2020

A settlement announced by the U.S. Department of Justice on Dec. 8, 2020, provides a clear, real-world answer to the question of how an employer can use job listings to illegally discriminate against people who are looking for work. These cases usually require a lot of investigation and testimony to reveal exactly how and why the employer was discriminating.

On behalf of The Friedmann Firm

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020

Dealing with a serious injury and thinking about filing an insurance claim or lawsuit is stressful enough. Before you select a personal injury attorney, you should find out some key information about them and their firm.

On behalf of Kisling, Nestico & Redick

Posted on: Dec 11, 2020

If you're an employee in the state of Ohio or anywhere else in the U.S., you may not be fully aware of your rights or the laws pertaining to paid and unpaid work breaks.

On behalf of Nilges Draher LLC

Posted on: Dec 3, 2020

Winter poses many challenges for those who drive. Whether running errands in the neighborhood, commuting on surface roads or traveling on the tollways, the combination of cold and inclement weather dramatically increases the risks. This can involve trying to navigate slippery roads, black ice, whiteout conditions, snow on the ground, darkness, and sunrise and sunset commutes into the sun.

On behalf of Rumizen Weisman Co., Ltd.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2020

Workplace retaliation occurs when a manager or supervisor punishes, mistreats, or fires an employee specifically because the person engaged in what is called a “protected activity”. 

On behalf of The Friedmann Firm, LLC

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