${site.data.firmName}${SEMFirmNameAlt}

December 2017 Archives

Why bystanders fail to give CPR to women

The Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health recently funded a study examining cases of cardiac arrest suffered by Americans in public places. Cardiac arrest is a condition in which one’s heart unexpectedly stops functioning. It affects more than 350,000 people each year in this country and proves fatal in about 90 percent of cases. However, if a person who suffers cardiac arrest receives CPR, their chances of survival can be increased two- or even three-fold.

Report: Holiday travel volume in 2017 to be highest on record

Travel volume during the holidays this year is forecast to be the highest on record. According to AAA, year-end travel volume in 2017 will be 3.1 percent higher than last year's, marking the ninth consecutive year of rising holiday travel.

Can you be held liable when your business partner commits a tort?

There are often questions surrounding liability in various types of business partnership. Today, we’ll examine a common partnership known as a limited liability company (LLC). If you start up an LLC and one of your partners commits wrongdoing, could you be on the hook for it? To answer this question, let’s use an example scenario:

How Congress is trying to change elder care in nursing homes

Congress is currently pushing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMS) to amend recent changes to regulations addressing nursing home care. The move has sparked heated debate on both sides. Here is the issue in brief:

Are bed sores an indicator of nursing home neglect?

Issues of neglect in Ohio nursing homes have been gaining media attention lately. While some indicators of neglect can be difficult to recognize, others are easier to spot. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, consider checking them for bedsores. Not only could bedsores be evidence of potential neglect, but left untreated, they can also pose serious health risks.

3681 South Green Road, Suite 411
Cleveland, OH 44122

Phone: 216-360-8500
Fax: 216-360-8501
Map & Directions