Cleveland E-Scooter Laws
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 6, 2019
In recent weeks, Clevelanders may have noticed electric scooters coasting the streets again. After Bird's controversial attempt to launch its service last August, the electric scooters were quickly removed from the city. Concerns included where people should ride, where the scooters should be left, and whether they should be allowed in traffic. Now, popular...
September School Safety: Why speeding in school zones can be deadly
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 3, 2019
Throughout the month of September, we'll be sharing safety tips to protect our students in and around their schools and buses. Stay tuned for more posts in our September School Safety Series. By Michael Eisner Have you ever wondered why speed limits are so low in school zones? When it comes to car accidents...
How medication can play a big role in your auto accident case
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 21, 2019
By William J. Price Medication is often a key factor to track in your auto accident case. The kind of medication, the amount you are prescribed, and the number of pills you receive can all help to establish how severely you were injured in the accident. For example, say you weren't taking any medication...
Elk & Elk Partners Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Edition
Posted in Firm News on August 15, 2019
Elk & Elk is excited to announce Managing Partner Jay Kelley and Partner Marilena DiSilvio were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Edition. Jay Kelley Managing Partner Jay Kelley has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2016 for his representation of plaintiffs in both the Personal...
Should the Department of Transportation relax drive-time regulations for truckers?
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 26, 2019
How many hours should truckers be allowed to drive in a day? The Department of Transportation is in the process of easing the drive-time rules regulating how long truck drivers can work without rest. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Interstate Truck Driver's Guide to Hours of Service, long-haul drivers of commercial...
How to protect children from drowning accidents
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 17, 2019
Pools and beaches can be a place for fun and making memories during the summer months, but they can also become the scene of a parent's worst nightmare. A pair of high-profile drowning deaths have drawn attention to the risks over the past year. In June, country singer Granger Smith and his wife tragically...
How do I get around pre-existing conditions in an auto accident case?
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 25, 2019
By William J. Price Many of us are forced to live with chronic pain caused by pre-existing conditions. Nerve damage, arthritis, and ongoing symptoms from previous injuries are just a few of the health problems you may have faced in the months or years leading up to your accident. Symptoms caused by pre-existing conditions...
Eight Elk & Elk paralegals recognized for earning OSBA Paralegal Certification
Posted in Firm News on June 18, 2019
On June 13, eight Elk & Elk team members were recognized during a ceremony for legal professionals who recently earned their Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification. Elk & Elk Managing Partner Jay Kelley gave the keynote address during the event. OSBA CEO Mary Amos Augsburger and OSBA Paralegal Specialty Board Chair Vincent Holzhall...