Read our white paper: Ohio’s rising infant mortality and premature delivery rates

These are troubling statistics: Both infant mortality rate and premature delivery rate in Ohio are trending high over the past few years. In fact, Ohio ranks among the highest in the United States.

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Elk & Elk offers its paralegals OSBA membership and certification

Skilled paralegals play a critical role in the success of any law firm, and those employed by Elk & Elk are no exception.

elk and elk boardroomWhile there is no standard educational background or licensing required to work as a paralegal in Ohio, the Ohio State Bar Association offers a voluntary credentialing program guided by objective standards which measure the training, knowledge, experience, and skill of paralegals. Continue reading “Elk & Elk offers its paralegals OSBA membership and certification”

Marilena DiSilvio to present at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting

SAEM18On Friday, May 18, Elk & Elk Partner Marilena DiSilvio will share her extensive experience in medical malpractice and health care law during a medicolegal simulation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting.

DiSilvio will be joined by Dr. Michael Smith in their presentation of “Watch a Doctor Get Sued: A Live Medicolegal Simulation.” Smith serves as Director of the Ochsner Simulation Center and an Associate Professor at University of Queensland’s Ochsner Clinical School. Continue reading “Marilena DiSilvio to present at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting”

Elk & Elk attorney William Price to present on ethical issues in personal injury cases

attorney ethicsAre you properly handling interactions with personal injury clients?

On Wednesday, March 21, join Elk & Elk attorney William Price at the Columbus Bar Association for a CLE presentation on ethical issues in personal injury cases. Price will offer valuable guidance and tips for avoiding common pitfalls to keep your practice running smoothly. Continue reading “Elk & Elk attorney William Price to present on ethical issues in personal injury cases”

Earn Continuing Legal Education hours at these upcoming seminars

continuing legal educationLocal and state bar associations, the National Business Institute, and other organizations regularly host opportunities for attorneys to earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) hours.

Elk & Elk attorneys are often invited to share their extensive experience in various areas of personal injury law with their peers in the legal community at these events. Continue reading “Earn Continuing Legal Education hours at these upcoming seminars”

Elk & Elk Attorney William Price to Present on Auto Injury Litigation at Upcoming Seminar

Elk & Elk attorney William Price will share his extensive experience in auto injury litigation and help others gain a better understanding of effective strategies for working with insurance companies at an upcoming National Business Institute live seminar in Worthington. Continue reading “Elk & Elk Attorney William Price to Present on Auto Injury Litigation at Upcoming Seminar”

Elk & Elk attorneys to present at upcoming National Business Institute seminar

national business instituteElk & Elk attorneys Amy L. Papesh and William J. Price will share their extensive experience in the area of wrongful death litigation at an upcoming National Business Institute live seminar in Cleveland.

NBI’s “Wrongful Death Litigation: Start-to-Finish” takes place on Thursday, November 30, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the CMBA Conference Center. The program is approved for 6 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit hours, including one hour of attorney ethics instruction. Continue reading “Elk & Elk attorneys to present at upcoming National Business Institute seminar”

Elk & Elk attorney Amy Papesh to present at Mass Torts Made Perfect

Elk & Elk attorney Amy Papesh will present on the probate side of mass torts at the upcoming Mass Torts Made Perfect Fall Conference in Las Vegas.

Mass Torts Made Perfect is hosted by Levin Papantonio at The Bellagio on Oct. 18 to 20. It’s designed for those who work in the areas of plaintiff mass torts, personal injury litigation, securities and toxic torts.  Continue reading “Elk & Elk attorney Amy Papesh to present at Mass Torts Made Perfect”

Co-Counseling a Personal Injury Case: Tips for Working with Other Attorneys

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Ohio Lawyer, the Ohio State Bar Association’s member magazine.


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By William J. Price

A former client is injured in a car accident, holds the other driver accountable and asks for your help. If your firm doesn’t typically handle personal injury claims, you may think there’s nothing you can do for the client. In this scenario, by recommending a co-counsel agreement, attorneys have the opportunity to assist former clients while building relationships with other attorneys and firms.  Continue reading “Co-Counseling a Personal Injury Case: Tips for Working with Other Attorneys”

Elk & Elk’s Amy Papesh to Present on Estate Administration at Upcoming Seminar

Elk & Elk attorney Amy Papesh will share her extensive experience in estate administration and help others gain a better understanding of the proper procedures at an upcoming National Business Institute live seminar in Cleveland.

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