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Protecting Your Pets and Kids During Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, families are gearing up for outdoor gatherings, BBQs, and more to honor the holiday. While it’s a time for remembrance and celebration, it’s important to prioritize the safety of our most vulnerable family members – our pets and kids. In this blog post, we’ll discuss essential safety tips to ensure a fun...

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Zwanenberg Food Group USA Fined $1.7 Million and Commits to Safety Overhaul at Green Township Plant

Zwanenberg Food Group USA, based in Cincinnati, has agreed to pay a $1.7 million fine and implement significant safety improvements at its local plant following multiple investigations by the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The processed food supplier, which employs approximately 175 local workers, has committed to investing $1.9 million...

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6 Costly Mistakes Seasonal Workers Make After Getting Hurt

Seasonal workers play a vital role in many industries. However, the temporary nature of these jobs can lead to unique challenges, especially when it comes to workplace injuries. At Elk + Elk, we’ve seen firsthand how mistakes made in the immediate aftermath of an injury can impact a worker’s ability to receive the compensation...

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UPDATE: Philips Agrees to $1.1B Settlement in CPAP Foam Legal Battle

UPDATE 4/29/2024: Philips has reached a $1.1 billion deal to settle lawsuits over the CPAP devices. We are no longer taking in new cases. Read more about the settlement. Despite the settlement, Philips maintains that it does not admit fault or liability for the injuries caused by the devices. However, the company acknowledges the...

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Deadline Approaching for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims

DEADLINE TO FILE: You have until August 10, 2024, to file a claim. However, to give our office adequate time to review and file your claim before the deadline, please call 1-800-ELK-OHIO before June 30, 2024. The review is free. Q: What is the Camp Lejeune water contamination incident, and why is it significant?...

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Elk + Elk Featured in Draft Day Movie (2014)

In celebration of the 2024 NFL Draft, we’re highlighting Elk + Elk’s connection to the 2014 film “Draft Day.” Our Mayfield Heights office served as a backdrop for many scenes in the movie, shot right here in northeast Ohio. From the Seattle Seahawks to the Buffalo Bills, our attorney’s offices were essential settings. As...

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The Biggest Secret to Elk + Elk’s Success? Our Staff!

By William J. Price I have dedicated 18 years as a lawyer at Elk + Elk, and over those years, the firm has quietly changed. We have accumulated an array of awards, verdicts, and settlements that rival any firm in Ohio. However, the true secret to Elk + Elk’s success lies in the unique...

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7 Healthy Coping Skills for Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month, and it’s important to recognize stress’s impact on our lives and take steps to manage it. Modern society often overwhelms us with demands from work, family, and other commitments, but ignoring stress can lead to mental and physical health problems. The World Health Organization reports that one in four...

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Ohio Legislature Proposes Stricter Penalties to Ensure Safety in Construction Zones

As Ohio gears up for another season of road construction, lawmakers are taking steps to enhance safety in work zones across the state. House Bill 429, a bipartisan initiative, addresses the alarming risks the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) workers face by imposing stricter penalties for reckless driving in construction zones. What You Need...

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Navigating Cleveland’s Busy Weekend: Road Closures, Parking Plans, and Scam Prevention

Anticipation is building this weekend in Cleveland as visitors arrive to witness a rare celestial event, attend the Guardians’ home opener, and enjoy the NCAA Final Four. Due to the expected increase in crowds, some road closures and parking bans have been put in place. Road Closures and Parking Bans for April 8 Downtown...

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