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Posted on: Mar 12, 2021

Elder abuse is a major societal problem. It occurs when someone knowingly, intentionally or negligently causes harm—or a serious risk of harm—to a vulnerable person.

On behalf of Elk & Elk

Posted on: Mar 8, 2021

If you have to go to the emergency room, it is likely because you need to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. However, if you’ve ever gone to the ER and sat for hours on end waiting to be seen, you know how frustrating seeking that help can be.

On behalf of Leeseberg & Valentine

Posted on: Feb 15, 2021

A recent article in Across Ohio Patch written by Chris Mosby titled, “Black Infants 3 Times More Likely to Die,” shared some disturbing news. At a time when we are reexamining so many of our systems to identify systemic racism, this discrepancy is certainly cause for concern.

On behalf of The Eisen Law Firm

Posted on: Feb 11, 2021

Over three million Americans are injured in motor vehicle accidents every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

On behalf of Slater & Zurz

Posted on: Feb 8, 2021

The 2021 new year arrived with two important legislative changes that impact privately owned businesses.

On behalf of McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA

Posted on: Feb 2, 2021

When a family member who has significant assets within their estate passes away, the family members will understandably want to begin the distribution process. However, most states, including Ohio, have what is called probate. This process is used to ensure that anyone who is owed money is paid off and that the members about to receive funds are interested parties. In the state of Ohio, this can take anywhere from six months to a year. Read on to learn a few routes you can take to avoid having to go through probate.

On behalf of The Law Firm of Richard Lewis

Posted on: Jan 26, 2021

On January 12, 2021, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in Erin G. Gabbard, et al. v. Madison Local School District Board of Education, et al.2020-0612. At issue in this case is how much training schoolteachers and other school staff must complete in order to carry firearms while working in Ohio’s schools.

On behalf of Legally Speaking Ohio

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

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