Slip-and-Fall Injury: Do You Have a Claim?
Posted in Accident & Injury on April 6, 2021
We’ve all tripped at one time or another. Usually, the cause is something innocent—untied shoes, not paying attention or just plain clumsiness. But what happens if you slip and fall on someone else’s property, through no fault of your own? Can you file a claim if you are seriously injured? The answer is yes,...
Legal News Roundup: March 31
Posted in In the news on March 31, 2021
Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Two Capitol Police Officers Sue Donald Trump The Washington Post – Two Capitol Police officers who battled the mob of Donald Trump supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 are suing the former president for the physical and emotional injuries they say they...
Statute of Limitations – How Long Do I Have to File a Claim in Ohio?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Class Action, Consumer Protection, Drug & Medical Devices, Firm News, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Product Liability, Product Recall, Truck Accident, Workplace Injuries and Claims on March 25, 2021
What is a Statute of Limitations? Most people have heard the phrase “statute of limitations,” but what does it really mean? In legal terms, statutes of limitations set limits on the length of time available to take legal action. The time limits vary depending on the state and the type of case. For personal injury… read more
Legal News Roundup: March 24
Posted in In the news on March 24, 2021
Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. “Hey, stop that vehicle, that lady is drunk” Court News Ohio – Ohio’s highest court is set to hear arguments on whether a passerby’s warning justified a drunken driving stop in a case both sides agree could change how people can alert authorities to...
Elk & Elk Military Salute: Charles Derfer
Posted in Community Outreach, Firm News on March 18, 2021
Elk & Elk is proud to join the Columbus Blue Jackets in honoring the men and women who serve our country. As the presenting partner of Military Salutes, we‘re excited to celebrate active-duty military members and veterans throughout the NHL season. This month’s Military Salute recognizes Charles Derfer Name: Charles Derfer Hometown: Orrville, Ohio Military Branch:...
Legal News Roundup: March 17
Posted in In the news on March 17, 2021
Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Florida Teen Pleads Guilty to Hacking Twitter Accounts of Biden, Celebrities Tampa Bay Times – The teen who took control of well-known Twitter accounts last summer and used them to solicit more than $100,000 in Bitcoin pleaded guilty to state charges Tuesday in exchange...
When to Buy New Tires
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Consumer Protection on March 11, 2021
It can be easy to forget that tires are the most important safety feature on a vehicle. But, if you stop to think about it, it’s easy to see why. Tires have direct contact with the road. They have a huge impact on riding, handling and braking. High-Performing Tires For ideal performance, tires should:...
Legal News Roundup: March 10
Posted in In the news on March 10, 2021
Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Judge Orders LA Sheriff to Name Officers Who Shared Kobe Bryant Crash Photos Courthouse News Service – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department cannot block Kobe Bryant’s widow from getting the names of four deputies who are accused of sharing photos from the fatal...
Elder Abuse: Signs, Prevention and Where to Turn for Help
Posted in Consumer Protection, Firm News, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on March 5, 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. COVID-19 has done nothing to help the situation. In fact, PBS discovered a strong correlation between the pandemic and nationwide cases of elder abuse and mistreatment. They cited a report from researcher...
Legal News Roundup: March 3
Posted in In the news on March 3, 2021
Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Texas, Mississippi to end mask mandates, allow businesses to reopen at full capacity ABC News – Governor Greg Abbott ended Texas’ statewide mask mandate and announced an executive order to allow all businesses to reopen at full capacity. “COVID has not suddenly disappeared,” said...