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Author: Kip Malek

ARAWC’S Race To The Bottom


Another day, another alarming article on the efforts of Big Business to dismantle State Workers’ Compensation Funds This article in Mother Jones discusses large corporations financial backing of a lobbying group, the Association for Responsible Alternative to Workers” Compensation (ARAWC). ARAWC’s goal is to pass laws in all 50 states allowing private employers […]

Texting While Driving Causing Auto Accidents


Texting and Driving in Ohio In Ohio its actually illegal to write, send, or read a text while driving. This is true for both minors and adults. Minors are prohibited from talking on a cell phone while driving. More information is available on the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles here  […]

Travolta Movie Filmed Across From Our Office


A bit of excitement in Columbus now that John Travolta is in town to film his new movie, “I Am Wrath.” Even more exciting is the fact that parts of the film are being film across the street from the office. Doug, Kip, and Ed Malek took a break today to watch a […]

Show Proof of Car Insurance With Smartphones


In Ohio you need proof of insurance in order to drive. This is encapsulated in Ohio’s Financial Responsibility Law. As of March 23 drivers can now show their proof of car insurance with smartphones and tablets. I’m not sure how much of an advantage or benefit this is to the everyday […]

Tort Reform: Unintended Consequences


I’ve briefly defined Ohio Tort reform in this section of our site: Essentially it caps the amount of non-economic damages, i.e. compensation for non-monetary harm. In Ohio, where a plaintiff does not suffer a major physical injury, then her non-economic damages cannot exceed the greater of $250k or three times […]