Archive | January, 2013

DNA from Dog Bite Helps Apprehend Suspect in Barberton, Ohio Home Invasion

January 30, 2013

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Getting bitten by a dog is typically a negative experience, but a recent dog bite in Barberton, Ohio during a home invasion led to the apprehension of one of the robbery suspects. On Oct. 6th, a house located on Jefferson Avenue in Barberton, Ohio was invaded by three men with masks who robbed two residents of the […]

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Attorneys Helping Residents of Ohio Water Districts Understand C8

January 29, 2013

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Marietta, Ohio attorney Ethan Vessels and a group of experienced colleagues are focused on helping residents of certain Ohio water districts learn about the health effects of water contamination from a chemical commonly referred to as C8. Attorney Vessels and Akron attorney Jim Slater recently mailed information notices to approximately 15,000 homes located in or […]

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Divorce in Medina County, Ohio

January 29, 2013

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In Medina County, Ohio, the process of divorce begins when one party files a complaint for divorce with the Medina County Clerk of Courts.  Along with the complaint, the person who files it must include the filing fee and the instructions for service of the complaint.  If the parties previously signed a Separation Agreement that […]

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Overview of Akron, Ohio Dog Ordinances

January 28, 2013

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The city of Akron, Ohio addresses many topics in its local dog ordinances. Some of the laws applying to every dog owner in Akron include licensing laws and rabies vaccination regulations.  All dogs who reach three months of age or dogs that have been acquired in the last 30 days must be licensed, and then […]

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How People Are Catching Elderly Abuse in Nursing Homes

January 23, 2013

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People who are concerned their loved one may be not be receiving proper treatment in the nursing home in which they reside have taken some drastic steps to remedy the situation. A Cleveland area man, Charles Piskor, said he was made to feel he was the complainer, “the bad guy,” when he would ask about […]

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How Important Is It to Prepare a Will?

January 22, 2013

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Things to consider in deciding if you need a will These are some of the things to consider in deciding if you need to prepare a “last will and testament.” If you own private property and want to dictate the future owner when the current owner is deceased, a will is the most common device […]

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First Series of C8 Reports Found Links to Kidney Cancer and Testicular Cancer

January 21, 2013

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The C8 Science Panel delivered the first in a series of four reports on April 16, 2012 concluding there is a probable link between C8 and kidney cancer and testicular cancer among residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley whose water was contaminated by a manufacturing plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia. The report also stated that a […]

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Law Will Regulate Puppy Mills to Improve Standards and Prevent Dog Attacks in Ohio

January 17, 2013

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A new Ohio law regulating large-scale dog breeding in Ohio, aimed at improving the lives of animals in “puppy mills,” will take effect in early February 2013.   Senate Bill 130, signed into law by Gov. John Kasich on December 11, 2012, has been in process for seven years.  (It takes 60 days from Dec. 11 […]

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio?

January 16, 2013

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Wrongful death must have been caused by the wrongful actions, neglect, or default of another person or, in some cases, the actions of more than one party.  In response, someone must take legal action against the party or parties who are deemed responsible for the death.  The person taking legal action is usually a surviving […]

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Do You Know If You Have Become a Victim of Legal Malpractice?

January 14, 2013

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Many clients do not realize they have been victims of legal malpractice.  They may feel their lawyer did something wrong that negatively affected the outcome of their case, but they are not sure if they should report their attorney’s actions or even if there is anything to report. Losing the case often isn’t enough to […]

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