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Product Safety: October 19

The latest American Association for Justice News Brief covers important product safety news. Battery Fires in Electric Cars Battery fires have been in the news of late. Automotive News – General Motors, Ford, Hyundai and BMW have had several electric car fires in the past week. Approximately 171,500 electric vehicle (EV) fires took place...

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Legal News Roundup: October 21

Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Odell Beckham Jr. and Drake Involved in Lawsuit Yahoo News – A man named Bennett Sipes is suing rapper Drake, Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Kourtney Kardashian’s ex-boyfriend Younes Bendjima over an alleged assault. The incident occurred outside of an L.A. nightclub...

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Legal News Roundup: October 14

Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Notes From Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Hearing Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett is sworn into her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. (Photo by SHAWN THEW/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Reuters – Amy Coney Barrett said on Tuesday at her U.S....

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Recent Recalls and Withdrawals from the FDA

The list below provides information about certain recalls of FDA-regulated products. Food and Beverage Whole cantaloupe, select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls Company name: Meijer Brand name: Kandy Brand, Meijer Brand Recall reason: Salmonella Remedy: Consumers who have purchased this product should throw it away or return the product to the nearest Meijer...

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Legal News Roundup: October 7

Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Amazon Not Liable for Local Teen’s Death Medina Gazette – The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Ohio product liability law does not extend to an online marketplace like Amazon.com. In their unanimous decision, justices ruled that Amazon is not defined as a “supplier”...

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Do Your Part. Be Cyber Smart.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Now in its 17th year, NCSAM aims to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across the country, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. This year’s theme is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart. According to the Department of Homeland...

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Jay Kelley Featured on Game-Changing Attorney Podcast

Michael Mogill, founder and CEO of Crisp Video, hosts the Game-Changing  Attorney podcast. Each episode features law firm entrepreneurs and market leaders — people who flourish in the face of adversity, challenge the status quo and define what it means to be a game-changer. Mogill’s latest guest was Elk & Elk Managing Partner Jay...

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Legal News Roundup: September 30

Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Charges Against Former Solon High School Band Director 19 News – A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted 50-year old Edward Kline with 17 counts of gross sexual imposition and one count of sexual imposition. Documents state the nature of Kline’s alleged crimes, including sexual...

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Pedestrian Safety: Statistics & Tips

Pedestrian fatalities are rising at an alarming rate. The Governors Highway Safety Association estimates that there were 6,590 pedestrian deaths in 2019, a five-percent increase from 2018. That figure translates to 2.0 deaths per 100,000 people, the highest mark in 22 years. Since 2009, pedestrian fatalities have grown year over year. There is a...

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Legal News Roundup: September 24

Here’s a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Grand Jury Indicts One of Three Officers in Breonna Taylor Shooting Courier Journal – A Jefferson County grand jury Wednesday indicted Brett Hankison on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Jurors said several bullets he fired outside Taylor’s apartment March 13 went into a neighboring unit where a pregnant...

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