[UPDATE] Elk + Elk Partner R. Craig McLaughlin Satisfied with Progress in Lawsuit Against Southeast Ohio Regional Jail Employees
Posted in Firm News, In the news on July 7, 2023
UPDATED NOV. 2023 In a federal court case regarding the tragic death of our client while incarcerated at Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, the final remaining defendant, a former jail nurse, has reached a settlement with the plaintiff. The trial was initially scheduled for January 2024. Representing the plaintiff, Kelsea Mercer, Elk + Elk attorney...
Elk + Elk Attorney Jay Kelley Represents Ohio Client in Shake Shack Lawsuit
Posted in Firm News, In the news on May 16, 2023
Elk + Elk attorney Jay Kelley, who is representing Theo Stokes of Chagrin Falls, recently filed a lawsuit on Stokes' behalf, naming Shake Shack and several of its employees as defendants. Shake Shack Lawsuit: The Incident On April 19, 2022, Stokes visited the Shake Shack on Euclid Avenue to purchase food. However, Stokes claims...
Legal News Roundup: November 18
Posted in In the news on November 17, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. An RBG Moment? Law School Applications Are Way Up LAW.COM - As of Monday, the total number of law school applicants was up 32 percent compared to this time a year ago. The number of applications submitted thus far is up nearly 57 percent....
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 12
Posted in In the news on May 12, 2020
Here's a roundup of some of the top legal stories from the past week. President Trump's Financial Records The Guardian / May 12 - The Supreme Court heard arguments concerning Donald Trump’s tax returns on Tuesday. Trump did not release his tax returns during the 2016 election. He has not done so since. Trump...
Lawsuit: Juul targeted kids with online ads
Posted in Class Action, Health & Wellness, In the news, Product Liability on February 20, 2020
[video width="600" height="350" mp4="https://www.elkandelk.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/In_a_new_lawsuit_Ju-1.mp4"][/video] The Lawsuit In a new lawsuit, Juul is accused of targeting underage customers in its advertising campaigns. On February 12, the state of Massachusetts filed suit against the e-cigarette manufacturer and its former parent company – Pax Labs – claiming that the organization aimed its early advertising at children. Citing...
Two important ideas to keep in mind when answering questions in a deposition
Posted in Firm News on August 20, 2018
By William J. Price If you’re ever forced to file a lawsuit, there are many steps you’ll need to take with your lawyer before the claim can be resolved. Before your case goes to trial, you’ll typically be asked to take part in a deposition. This step in the discovery process gives lawyers from...
Elk & Elk, Dubyak Nelson represent victims in claims against emergency air transport provider
Posted in Firm News on February 17, 2017
In a life-threatening medical emergency, airborne ICUs save valuable time and dramatically improve treatment outcomes. Unfortunately, the relief following successful treatment is often met with shock and panic when the bill for the service arrives. Patients across the country have been hit with tens of thousands of dollars in charges for air ambulance services...
Putting the pedal to the metal: Ford sued for cars that may accelerate unintentionally
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident on March 31, 2013
A multistate lawsuit was filed Thursday claiming 2002-10 Ford Motor vehicles contain a “design defect” in the electronic control of the gas pedals, making them vulnerable to unintended acceleration. The lawsuit, filed in a West Virginia federal court on behalf of 20 Ford owners in 14 states, is seeking class-action status. The suit alleges...