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COVID-19 And Workers Compensation in Ohio

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jul 28, 2020 11:01:58 AM

It is safe to say that COVID-19, often called coronavirus, has altered the way we work, live and socialize in long-term, previously unimaginable ways. The virus has also brought about some unexpected challenges to conventional workers compensation claims and processes. Specifically, if you get coronavirus while at work and have to take time off, can you collect workers compensation during that period?

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Topics: Workers' compensation, covid-19, coronavirus

Providing Legal Help For Zantac (Ranitidine) Recall Victims

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jul 22, 2020 12:41:06 PM

In April of 2020 the Food And Drug Administration (FDA) issued a voluntary recall on all Zantac (sometimes called Ranitidine) products after discovering high levels of cancer-causing carcinogens in the drug.

Zantac is a popular over-the-counter heartburn medication. Prolonged use of Zantac and other generic drugs containing Ranitidine can increase the levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a cancer-causing carcinogen, within the human body over time. NDMA is known to cause cancers in the stomach, esophagus, bladder, prostate, breasts, kidneys, thyroid and other areas of the body.

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Topics: product recalls, zantac, ranitidine, drug recall

Car Safety Ratings: What You Need To Know To Avoid A Car Crash Injury

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jul 13, 2020 12:57:13 PM

One of the best ways to minimize injury from a car accident is to make sure that the vehicle you’re driving is as safe as possible from the outset. Utilizing car safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), an independent, nonprofit ratings organization, can make a difference.

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Topics: auto defects, iihs safety ratings

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Proudly Supports Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 29, 2020 2:38:15 PM

Lowe Eklund Wakefield was proud to participate in the Greater Cleveland Food Bank’s Market at Home fundraiser last week. The firm ordered a delicious lunch from Greater Cleveland Food Bank partner restaurant, Cocky’s Bagels and Sandwiches and held an office food drive, which resulted in over 100 items donated to the food bank.

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Topics: community service

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Opens Office in Lorain County, OH

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 26, 2020 9:42:18 AM

Law Firm Expands Legal Footprint in Lorain and Erie Counties 

Lorain, OH (June 26, 2020) – Lowe Eklund Wakefield is proud to announce that it has expanded its operations to serve Lorain and Erie Counties and the surrounding cities of North central Ohio.

The new office of Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA is located at 4789 N Leavitt Rd, Suite A1, on the border of Amherst and Lorain, OH. It is centrally located among popular shopping destinations, restaurants, and the local Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

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Topics: News, lorain, amherst, ohio lawyers

Dog Bite 101: What To Do If You've Been Bitten By A Dog

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 22, 2020 11:42:04 AM

Dog may be man’s best friend, but unfortunately sometimes dogs attack people and when they do, they have the ability to cause severe injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are more than 4.7 million dog bites in the United States every year.

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Topics: personal injury, cleveland lawyer, Ryan H. Fisher News, Dog Bite

Attorney Meghan P. Connolly Awarded CATA President’s Service Award, Appointment to Secretary of Organization

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 17, 2020 3:57:16 PM

 

Lowe Eklund Wakefield is proud to announce that partner attorney Meghan P. Connolly was honored with the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA) President’s Service Award for her outstanding commitment to the organization over the past year. Connolly was also appointed Secretary of the organization after serving as Treasurer in the 2019-2020 term.

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Topics: Meghan P. Connolly News, News, CATA

Six Tips To Avoid A Motorcycle Accident and Stay Safe This Summer

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 10, 2020 3:52:22 PM

As summer gets underway, more people are outdoors enjoying the sunshine and many of them are driving motorcycles. While it’s important for motorcyclists to follow the rules of the road to stay safe, it is equally imperative that those of us driving larger, enclosed vehicles do our part to stay alert and minimize danger for our friends on two wheels.

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Topics: motorcycle safety, motorcycle accident, James Lowe

What Is A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 3, 2020 12:47:26 PM

You may have heard the term “wrongful death” before. In many ways, it seems self-explanatory. However, in legal terms, a wrongful death lawsuit can be brought in Civil Court (different from criminal court) against a company or individual when that company or individual (the defendant) has negligently or intentionally caused someone’s death. In Ohio, wrongful death litigation is provided for in Ohio Revised Code Chapter 2125.

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Topics: personal injury, wrongful death attorney, wrongful death

Defective drug lawyers applaud FDA move to pull Zantac for link to cancer

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 2, 2020 3:12:50 PM

The drug injury lawyers at Lowe Eklund Wakefield are lauding the call from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to pull all Zantac products because of the potential cancer risk to consumers. The FDA on April 1 requested a withdrawal of all ranitidine products, more commonly known by the brand name Zantac, from shelves and counters of drug stores

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