If you're like the vast majority of Ohio employees and are not currently under contract for your employment, congratulations! You're most likely an at-will employee. So what exactly does that mean?
For the fourth consecutive year, Jeffries, Kube, Forrest & Monteleone has been named as a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News and World Reports. JKFM Law was honored as a "Tier 1" practice in personal injury litigation, products liability litigation and plaintiff's medical malpractice. The report identifies exemplary law firms on a three tier basis, with "Tier 1" representing the peak of achievement in the given field. Rankings were determined through a combination of client and peer reviews as well as investigations conducted by U.S. News and World Reports staff.
Well healthcare has been a topic dujour in the press this week after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Whether medical costs can be reigned in by a gaggle of politicians remains to be seen. One thing is for sure: the bills will keep coming to the patients.
Tort Reform is a popular issue for politicians these days. The argument we hear is that tort reform laws are necessary to prevent or limit all of the "frivolous lawsuits" that are being filed in our courts. It is important to look at these laws carefully, because if you do you will see that the true target of the insurance companies and the corporations that are backing these efforts is not the "frivolous" suits. The coordinated tort reform effort's true target is the valid and legitimate claims of seriously injured individuals.