Ohio /oʊˈhaɪ.oʊ/ is a state in the Midwestern United States. Ohio is the 34th largest (by area), the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus.The name "Ohio" originated from Iroquois word ohi-yo’, meaning "great river" or "large creek". The state, originally partitioned from the Northwest Territory, was admitted to the Union as the 17th state (and the first under the Northwest Ordinance) on March 1, 1803.
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  • Daycare Worker Charged with Felony after Toddler Suffers Brain Damage

    …RICHFIELD, OH — A 22-month-old child now suffers from permanent brain damage due to asphyxiation allegedly caused by an Ohio daycare attendant’s negligence. The daycare worker, 27-year-old Casey Bertelson, is alleged to have stuck the child in a playpen and then barricaded the top with a large picture frame, before leaving the toddler unattended…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 12 readers -
  • You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    … it are either guilty of crime or commit perjury in claiming the privilege.” Ullmann v. United States, 350 U.S. 422, 426(1956). “The Fifth Amendment’s basic function[s] … is to protect innocent men … who otherwise might be ensnared by ambiguous circumstances. ” See Ohio v. Reiner, 532 U.S. 17, 20(2001). You Have the right to remain silent. Use it. Refuse…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 23 readers -
  • PNC Pays Mortgage Loan Officers $16M – Overtime Lawsuit

    … recently, they were paid strictly on commission with a monthly draw. The draw was subject to recapture after the commissions are calculated and distributed. Like many mortgage companies, the bank tried telling their brokers that they were “exempt” from federal overtime laws. Not so and PNC knew better! A different group of PNC loan officers from Ohio…

    Due Diligence- 28 readers -
  • MahanyLaw Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Molina Healthcare

    … the neediest and poorest populations. The law gave a two year pay bump for these public service minded doctors. Instead of paying them at the very low Medicaid rates (called Medi-Cal in California), the law allows doctors to be paid at the higher Medicare rates. Congress did this to insure doctors would continue to serve low income patients. Hispanic Lives…

    Due Diligence- 28 readers -
  • Illinois Truck Crash Fatalities

    …, 137 Indiana, 135 North Carolina, 129 New York, 128 The 121 deaths experienced in 2014 is actually an improvement from the year before. Illinois had 151 large truck or bus crash-related fatalities in 2013. Between 2011 and 2014, Illinois saw a total of 538 large truck or bus-related fatalities, according to the 2016 and previous years…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Federal Appeals Court Win for Whistleblowers

    …. (In the latter example, most residential mortgages are backed by the FHA, VA, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac meaning tax dollars.) To encourage whistleblowers to file suits and help stop greed and fraud, the law allows whistleblowers to receive a cash award of up to 30% of what the government collects. Million dollar awards are common. In addition…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • Six Ohio Residents Defrauded Investors

    … Six Ohio Residents Defrauded Investors Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:08 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The owners of KGTA Petroleum, Ltd, Kenneth Grant of Copley, Ohio and Thomas Abdallah of Brunswick, Ohio, were sentenced to prison for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud about 70 investors out…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 11 readers -
  • Three Advisers in Hot Water with the CFP Board

    … Three Advisers in Hot Water with the CFP Board Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 9:51 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The CFP Board found that adviser Charles Zsarnay of Toledo, Ohio,allegedly copied certain individual drivers’ licenses in violation of Ohio law and failed to promptly disclose to his firm…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 10 readers -
  • FINRA Bars Two Ohio Brokers

    … FINRA Bars Two Ohio Brokers Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:58 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: FINRA has barred two brokers at Triad Advisors, LLC by the names of Douglas Scott Miller of Bowling Green, Ohio and Gary Lee Rathbun of Wauseon, Ohio. Miller and Rathbun consented to FINRA sanctions without…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 11 readers -
  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
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