Legal news roundup
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), In the news on May 27, 2020
Here's a roundup of some of the top legal stories from the past week. Lockdown Lawsuits USA Today / May 25 - During the coronavirus lockdown, a number of activities “became the subject of a federal lawsuit, as residents, businesses and even lawmakers challenged state shutdown orders designed to prevent the spread of novel...
Legal news roundup
Posted in Firm News, In the news, Product Liability, Product Recall on May 20, 2020
Here's a roundup of some of the top legal stories from the past week. Johnson & Johnson to Stop Selling Talc Baby Powder New York Times / May 20 - Johnson & Johnson is discontinuing North American sales of its talc-based baby powder. The product once defined the company’s wholesome image and they have...
EMS Week Pizza Party
Posted in Community Outreach, Firm News on May 20, 2020
In honor of National EMS Week (May 17 - 23), Elk & Elk sent pizzas, salads and beverages to every fire station - 61 total - in Cleveland and Columbus. We supported local businesses in doing so, including Pizza 216, Congin's, Vincenza's, Carmino's, Brothers, Jack Spratt's, Ange's, OH Pizza and Brew, Adriatico's, Dawghouse Pizza...
Legal news roundup
Posted in In the news on May 12, 2020
Here's a roundup of some of the top legal stories from the past week. President Trump's Financial Records The Guardian / May 12 - The Supreme Court heard arguments concerning Donald Trump’s tax returns on Tuesday. Trump did not release his tax returns during the 2016 election. He has not done so since. Trump...
Consumer Alert: Fake Insurance
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), In the news on May 8, 2020
Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment advises Ohioans to be alert for a new scam. Individuals pretending to be licensed insurance agents are contacting consumers to sell fake insurance products. Oftentimes, crooks call from fake numbers, lack a legitimate license and market COVID-19 coverage. Fake insurance products The types of fake insurance products...
The Latest Product Recalls
Posted in Product Recall on May 1, 2020
A number of products have been recalled recently. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSD) issued an important recall remedy notice: Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time. Consumers should check with recalling firms for further details. It...
Employee Spotlight: Rohan Ghosh
Posted in Firm News on April 23, 2020
Employee Spotlight is a feature where we get up-close-and-personal with members of our staff. Get to know the team at Elk & Elk and find out what makes us go. Our latest employee spotlight features Rohan Ghosh, Elk & Elk's director of video production and services. Tell us about your role at Elk &...
Scam Alert: This Venmo Scam Sends You Money “by Accident”
Posted in In the news on April 21, 2020
If you use Venmo or another digital wallet service, be careful. According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), crooks are putting a high-tech twist on a classic con. How it works You receive a message in Venmo that reads something like, “Oops! Can you send that back?” Upon reviewing your balance history, you see...
Tips For Hosting a Virtual Party
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), In the news on April 17, 2020
As we all continue to social distance and follow stay-at-home orders, it’s important to stay socially connected. One way to do that is with a virtual party. Here are some ways to make your virtual get-together a rousing success. Choose a service There are many ways to connect with your friends and family, including the...
Pass & Seymour Recalls Electrical Receptacles
Posted in Product Liability, Product Recall on April 16, 2020
On April 9, 2020, Pass & Seymour recalled commercial-grade electrical receptacles due to a burn hazard. A manufacturing error within the product could lead consumers to improperly force the plug into the receptacle, resulting in overheating and, ultimately, a burn risk. A list of recalled models is available here. The model number is printed...