Car Accidents Increase After Daylight Saving Time
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on November 7, 2022
Every fall, daylight saving time comes to an end on the first Sunday in November. While some enjoy the extra hour of sleep, the end of daylight saving time can be dangerous for drivers and animals on the road. WHAT HAPPENS AFTER DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME THAT CAUSES ACCIDENTS? Recent research shows that losing one...
Tips to Keep Your Trick-or-Treaters Safe on Halloween
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Leisure on October 25, 2022
As a kid, Halloween is the best holiday. You get to dress up, eat tons of candy, and stay up late watching scary movies. Unfortunately, even with all that fun, there are still dangers to watch out for and be mindful of on Halloween night. 9 Tips to Stay Safe on Halloween 1. Go...
College Safety for Students
Posted in In the news, Leisure on October 10, 2022
While many students have settled into college life this past month, safety remains a top priority. According to research by ADT, 97% of students feel they take account of their safety on and off campus in their daily lives. We have created a list of helpful tips for students and parents to ensure safety...
What Can I Expect When Calling Elk + Elk?
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 28, 2022
After an injury, you may be dealing with pain, stress, confusing paperwork, and other hardships. Elk + Elk understands what you’re going through and has a simple and efficient process to help you along this winding road. Below is an overview of the process of calling Elk + Elk, opening a personal injury case,...
William J. Price Selected for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Leadership Academy
Posted in Firm News, Leisure on September 20, 2022
Congratulations to Elk + Elk attorney Bill Price for his selection for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) Leadership Academy Class of 2022-2023. The CMBA Leadership Academy Class is a 10-month high-regarded program focusing on lawyers with five years or more experience expanding their leadership and professional development. Attorneys will get the opportunity to...
Fall Sports Injury Prevention
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on September 14, 2022
Crowded bleachers, concession snacks, cooler weather…fall sports are back! While an exciting time, what happens when you see a player get injured? With over 30 million children and teens participating in sports, it is unsurprising that more than 3.5 million injuries occur yearly. Below is a guide to the most common sports injuries and...
Mistakes to Avoid Over Labor Day Weekend
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 31, 2022
Labor Day Weekend is the perfect time for family and friends to get together before summer ends. Although it can be a fun time, it is still important to be aware of the dangers surrounding certain activities. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning While Boating Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that is emitted in...
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident on August 30, 2022
How defensive is your driving? When approaching an intersection, a driver must be alert, be aware of their surroundings and prepare for the unexpected. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), more than 50% of accidents annually occur around intersections. Below is a guide to understanding the causes of intersection collisions and how to...
Unintentionally Retained Surgical Objects
Posted in Accident & Injury, Medical Malpractice on August 23, 2022
When going into surgery, patients are putting their life in the hands of others. There is complete trust that the doctors operating will do everything they can to avoid a negative outcome. What happens when the surgical team makes a mistake? What is a URFO? An unintentionally retained foreign object (URFO) is a medical...
When is it safe to pass a school bus in Ohio?
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 15, 2022
Being stuck behind a school bus while rushing to work can be frustrating, but school bus safety is more important than shaving a few minutes off your commute time. From 2010 to 2019, there were 1,199 people of all ages killed in school transportation-related crashes—an average of 120 fatalities per year. Bus drivers, pedestrians, cyclists… read more