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Out-of-State Car Accidents

Traveling to see friends and family during the holidays can be exciting, but what happens when you get into a car accident out of state? We have created a guide to better understand what to do if this occurs.    Steps to take after an out-of-state car accident:  1. Call the police  It is essential to contact the authorities...

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Holiday Lights and Events Around Ohio 2021

The holidays are the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends while making memories each year. We made a list of holiday events around Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati that everyone will enjoy. Cleveland A Garden Holiday 11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106 Explore the decorated trees and gingerbread houses throughout the...

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Common Causes of Accidents in Ohio for 2021

As of December 2021, there have been over 54,000 car accidents with nearly 1,300 fatalities in Ohio. Let’s take a look at the common causes that contributed to car accidents over the past year. Distracted Driving Distracted driving is anything that takes the driver’s focus away while they are operating a vehicle, such as:...

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Elk + Elk Donates to Cleveland Clinic Children’s on GivingTuesday

Managing Partner Jay Kelley joined the Mark Nolan Show Tuesday morning for the first Majic 105.7 Cleveland Radiothon benefiting Cleveland Clinic Children’s. After Elk + Elk donated $2,500, Jay promised to match the next ten $100 donations that came in. The Radiothon is running from 6 am – 6 pm. All of the money...

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GivingTuesday

Each year, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving is dedicated to giving back to the community in a way to kick off the holiday season. Whether in a big city or small town, everyone has the opportunity to do their part in helping others. What is GivingTuesday? GivingTuesday was created in 2012 to encourage people to...

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Telemedicine in Healthcare

At the beginning of 2020, 41-42% of people have admitted delaying care or avoiding going to the doctor. Telemedicine has made it possible to gain treatment virtually with the comfort of staying home. What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine is the process of receiving medical attention using technology. The three types of telemedicine are: Store-and-Forward Telemedicine...

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Drowsy Driving Prevention

November 7-14, 2021, is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. Though it may seem like driving while tired is not dangerous, it causes more than 100,000 crashes and around 700 deaths every year. Over 50% of drivers have admitted to getting behind the wheel when extremely tired, which can be just as dangerous as driving intoxicated....

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Elk + Elk’s Amy Papesh to Present at National Business Institute Seminars

Elk + Elk attorney Amy Papesh will provide valuable insights at several upcoming National Business Institute online seminars. The seminars will cover the most effective estate planning procedures and strategies, drafting wills and trusts in Ohio, and drafting better estate planning documents. Ohio Estate Administration From Start to Finish: A Step-By-Step Guide to Estate...

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Essentials to Keep in the Car

Whether you’re driving across the country or just down the road, it’s important to have a few items in your car for any unexpected situations. Below is a list of essential items to keep in your vehicle at all times. Jumper Cables/Portable Jump Box A car battery can die at any point without warning,...

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Tailgating the Right Way on Halloween

With Halloween the same day as Football Sunday, tailgating will be essential. Below are 6 ideas on how to make a tailgate more festive this weekend! 1. Trunk Or Treat Image Source: The Pioneer Woman Decking out the car for a trunk or treat during a tailgate is perfect for Halloween. Check out the...

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