Elk & Elk attorneys to present at upcoming National Business Institute seminar

national business instituteElk & Elk attorneys Amy L. Papesh and William J. Price will share their extensive experience in the area of wrongful death litigation at an upcoming National Business Institute live seminar in Cleveland.

NBI’s “Wrongful Death Litigation: Start-to-Finish” takes place on Thursday, November 30, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the CMBA Conference Center. The program is approved for 6 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit hours, including one hour of attorney ethics instruction. Continue reading “Elk & Elk attorneys to present at upcoming National Business Institute seminar”

When to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Workers’ Compensation AttorneyWhen an individual gets injured on the job, many questions may come to mind:

  • Do I need a workers’ compensation attorney?
  • Can I handle this on my own?
  • At what point should I hire an attorney?

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Should the government take action to prevent side underride collisions?

side underride collisionsSide underride accidents result in some of the most devastating injuries imaginable.

These accidents can essentially shave the roof off of a car. This can result in the decapitation of the driver and passenger(s). Those who survive often suffer incapacitating injuries to the head, brain, neck, and spinal cord.

Unfortunately, trucks are not required to have side guards that could prevent many of these injuries and deaths. Continue reading “Should the government take action to prevent side underride collisions?”

The Rise In Infant Mortality Rate In Ohio

infant mortalityA new report by the Ohio Health Department reveals that the infant mortality rate rose slightly in 2016 when compared to the previous year.  In 2016, 1,024 babies died within their first year of life: That’s 19 more than in 2015.  Continue reading “The Rise In Infant Mortality Rate In Ohio”

Lend a helping hand: how you can support victims of recent tragedies

In recent months, several tragedies claimed countless lives and caused devastating consequences for hundreds of thousands of victims. For the individuals and families affected by these catastrophic events, the long road to recovery is just beginning. Read on to learn how you can lend a hand to those in need. Continue reading “Lend a helping hand: how you can support victims of recent tragedies”

Were You Impacted By The Equifax Security Breach?

EquifaxIf you have run a credit report in the past in the U.S., there is a chance that your information may have been exposed during the Equifax data breach. Up to 143 million Americans have been affected.

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Ohio Lawmakers Taking Steps To Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents

distracted drivingDistracted driving is a threat to all motorists. In Ohio, distracted driving caused or contributed to 14,000 accidents in 2016. But despite the known dangers, many people continue to use a phone and otherwise multitask while they are driving.

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