Elk + Elk Managing Partner Jay Kelley to Present at OAJ Winter Convention
Posted in Firm News on October 27, 2021
Elk + Elk managing partner Jay M. Kelley will share his extensive experience at the upcoming Ohio Association for Justice 2021 Winter Convention in Cleveland. OAJ’s Convention is Wednesday, November 3 through Friday, November 5 at Hilton: Cleveland Downtown. It will begin with an opening party on Wednesday and seminars Thursday and Friday. The two… read more
10 Safety Tips for Halloween
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Leisure on October 25, 2021
Dressing up, staying up late, and eating a lot of candy was always the best part of Halloween as a child. As an adult, the fun comes from handing out candy and getting to watch other children create memories. Check out our tips below to continue having a fun and safe Halloween with the...
8 Common Mistakes of Teen Drivers
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident on October 21, 2021
As a teenager, getting a driver’s license brings a new sense of freedom. They don’t have to rely on others for rides and can drive to any destination they want. With this freedom comes a new form of responsibility on the road. Within the first year of having their license, teens are 10 times...
Teaching Children School Bus Safety
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 18, 2021
October 18-22, 2021, is School Bus Safety Week. Every day, more than 25 million children ride the bus to and from school. While this week focuses on sharing the road with school buses, it is important to touch on how to teach children about being safe while going to school. Tips for Parents...
Protecting Older Adults From Financial Scams
Posted in Consumer Protection on October 15, 2021
As adults get older, they become more susceptible to financial scams. Approximately 5 million adults 65+ are financially abused every year at an estimated loss of $36.5 billion. Here are different types of financial scams and how older adults can avoid them. Types of Financial Scams Impersonators Scammers will call stating that they...
Elk & Elk Partners to Speak at Case Western Reserve on Embryo Litigation
Posted in Firm News, Speaking Engagements on October 11, 2021
Elk & Elk Managing Partner Jay Kelley, and Senior Partner David Elk are prepared to present their extensive experience at the Cleveland, Ohio Embryo Litigation: A Focus on Unique Legal Issues, Structural Challenges, and Resolution Platforms at the end of October. Cleveland, Ohio Embryo Litigation Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM...
Avoiding Fires This Fall
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 4, 2021
October 3-9, 2021, is recognized as National Fire Prevention Week. This week is an excellent time to refresh on how to prevent fires and stay safe in the event of a fire. While fires happen all year round, they tend to increase during the fall and winter with more time being spent indoors. ...
Ohio Pumpkin Patches to Visit this Fall
Posted in Leisure on September 30, 2021
With the start of fall and Halloween around the corner, finding the perfect place to get a jack-o-lantern can be difficult. We want to make that easier and provide our top picks for pumpkin patches around Ohio that the whole family will enjoy. Northern Ohio Leaders Farms 0064 Co Rd 16, Napoleon, OH 43545...
Avoiding Aggressive Dogs
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 27, 2021
Dogs are man’s best friend, but what happens when playful barking and biting turns aggressive. Over 4.5 million people are attacked or bitten by a dog each year, with 51% children ages 5-9. Unfortunately, children are more at risk of being bit because they have difficulty understanding dog body language and mistake aggression for...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Autonomous Cars
Posted in Automobile, In the news, Uncategorized on September 23, 2021
Autonomous cars are vehicles made to drive on their own in the absence of a standard driver. These vehicles were created to prevent human error while driving, which makes up around 94% of serious accidents. Since the start of 2021, 970 accident fatalities have occurred in Ohio compared to 864 in 2020. Weighing the...