Legal News Roundup – June 24
Posted in In the news on June 24, 2020
Here’s a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. Google, The Justice Department and Rupert Murdoch The tech giant faces a lawsuit. Bloomberg – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is closing in on a big win against rival Google. The Justice Department is preparing to file an antitrust lawsuit against the multinational...
Legal News Roundup – June 17
Posted in In the news on June 16, 2020
Here’s a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. LGBTQ Rights SCOTUS made a landmark ruling. CNN – The Supreme Court ruled that federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers. The decision is a huge win for LGBTQ rights. The landmark 6-3 ruling will extend protections to millions...
Legal News Roundup – June 10
Posted in In the news on June 9, 2020
Here’s a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. Big Fines for Robocalls FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Reuters – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed a record-setting $225 million fine against Texas-based health insurance telemarketers for allegedly placing 1 billion illegal robocalls. John C. Spiller II, Jakob Mears and their respective...
10 Best Cars for College Grads
Posted in Automobile on June 6, 2020
It’s a weird time to graduate college. Society has been at a standstill due to COVID-19. That said, the country is beginning to reopen. Many college graduates will need vehicles to get to and from work. The top 10 Autotrader constructed a list of the best cars for recent graduates. They accounted for style,...
Ohio Backyard Pool Liability
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 5, 2020
While nothing beats cooling off in a pool on a hot summer day, be aware that owning a pool comes with important responsibilities. In Ohio, homeowners may be liable for injuries that occur on their property, including incidents in or around swimming pools. What’s more, under the “attractive nuisance doctrine,” pool owners may be held… read more
Legal news roundup – June 3
Posted in In the news on June 3, 2020
Here’s a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. The cruise ship giant faces a lawsuit. Cruise Ship Lawsuit CBS News – Passengers sued Carnival Cruise Line for alleged COVID-19 negligence. The suit accuses Carnival of improper sanitation and screening measures. The litigation includes two passengers who contracted the virus on...
The Latest Product Recalls
Posted in In the news, Product Recall on June 2, 2020
This post covers recent recalls issued by the six federal regulatory agencies participating in recalls.gov. 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...
Legal news roundup – May 27
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 – May 20
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...