Archive | February, 2013

C8 Exposure Associated with Prostate Cancer and Ovarian Cancer According to Study

February 27, 2013

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A recent study indicates that prostate cancer and ovarian cancer may be associated with C8 exposure.  However, the strongest evidence demonstrates a link between C8 contamination in the Mid-Ohio Valley with kidney and testicular cancer in residents. The cancer study, which appeared in the January 8 edition of Environmental Health Perspectives, examines the relationship between […]

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Ohio Nursing Homes Rated in Long Term Care Guide

February 27, 2013

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Eight Ohio nursing homes received ratings of 95 or higher in the family satisfaction survey compiled by the Ohio Department of Aging (ODOA).  The Department is updating its Ohio Long Term Care Guide which asks families of nursing home patients if they would recommend to another person the facility where their loved one is residing. […]

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Slater & Zurz Donates Books to Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Library

February 27, 2013

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Visitors to the Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Library have some new resources to use if they wish to find out more about nursing home abuse and the legal rights they or a loved one has if bitten by a dog. The local law firm of Slater & Zurz LLP, located in Executive Office Place at 2720 […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Columbus, Ohio Area Crash that Killed Woman

February 26, 2013

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An Ohio wrongful death lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 36-year-old Delaware, Ohio mother who was killed by a drunk driver last fall near Columbus.  Two other occupants of her vehicle, a 10-month-old baby and the baby’s father, were seriously injured in the accident.  The young mother was killed on impact. Heidi Hecker […]

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Medical Monitoring To Be Made Available for Mid-Ohio Valley Residents Who Drank Water Contaminated by C8

February 25, 2013

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Medical monitoring will soon be available to Mid-Ohio Valley residents who have been drinking water contaminated with an industrial surfactant from DuPont Washington Works commonly known as C8. People who live in six communities in Ohio and West Virginia along the Ohio River may have been exposed to C8, also known as PFOA or perfluorooctanoic […]

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Cleveland’s Most Dangerous Intersections for Car Accidents

February 25, 2013

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In 2011, there were more than a quarter million car accidents in the state of Ohio—292,163 according to the Ohio Department of Safety. In those crashes, 72,305 drivers or their passengers suffered injuries—that’s more than 260.7 people every day or someone injured every five minutes. In that year, 941 persons became traffic fatalities on Ohio’s […]

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Attorney Brandon Dean Joins the Ohio Law Firm Slater & Zurz LLP

February 23, 2013

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The Ohio law firm of Slater & Zurz LLP with offices located in Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Columbus is pleased to announce attorney Brandon Dean has recently joined the law firm. Mr. Dean is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University in Columbus. He went on to attend The Akron […]

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Stark County Public Library Receives New Books on Legal Topics

February 20, 2013

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Users of The Stark County District Library in Canton can research some areas of the law a little more thoroughly thanks to some new books on the shelves on the topics of dog bite law and nursing home abuse. The Canton, Ohio law firm of Slater & Zurz LLP recently donated two books to the […]

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Probable Link Between Ulcerative Colitis, Thyroid Disease and C8 Contamination in Mid-Ohio Valley

February 18, 2013

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Residents and employees of the Mid-Ohio Valley, who live in the region of Washington Works, an E.I. DuPont plant in northwestern West Virginia, received “probable link” verification concerning potential exposure to a dangerous chemical emitted from the plant and both ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease) and thyroid disease. This was the third in a series […]

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Most Dangerous Traffic Intersections in the Akron, Ohio Area

February 18, 2013

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Did you know that driving is the most dangerous activity you do on a daily basis and even if you aren’t doing something dangerous while driving, there’s a good chance one or more of your fellow drivers is distracted, lost, careless or driving too fast?  It’s even more important to drive defensively these days so you don’t […]

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