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. 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 ship. Read the full story. Sens....
Hospital Cyber-Attack puts Ohioans at Risk for Identity Theft
Posted in Community Outreach on August 22, 2014
Anyone who went to a hospital within the Community Health Systems network may be at risk for identity theft. In a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Community Health Systems said it was attacked during April and June of this year by an “Advanced Persistent Threat” group believed to be operating out...
Ohio Employment Claims Lawyers: Illinois becomes 2nd state blocking employers from asking for social media logins
Posted in Workplace Injuries and Claims on August 3, 2012
State lawmakers and the federal government are taking steps to stop employers from improperly snooping in employees’ and potential employees’ social media accounts. The employment claims lawyers of Elk & Elk believe laws must be in place to protect individuals’ privacy. Earlier this week, Illinois became the second state to pass a law that...