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Bentoff & Duber Medical Recall Recap

Friday, August 9, 2013 at 3:18pm Written by:

At Bentoff & Duber, we care about our clients and we want to make sure you are aware of the latest medical recalls and alerts. This new blog post series will provide you with the latest in medical recall news, keeping you safe, informed and proactive. If you’ve been affected by one of these recalls, […]

Ariel Castro to Undergo Competency Evaluation

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1:15pm Written by:

Ariel Castro has been ordered to undergo a competency evaluation to ensure he understands the charges against him. During a pretrial hearing today, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Russo said that he’s exercising caution in ordering the review, which will be conducted Thursday. The results are expected in a week to 10 days. […]

Lakewood Woman Accused of Cheating at Horseshoe Casino

Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 6:42pm Written by:

Lakewood woman, Huong Ngo, 42, has been charged with cheating the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland out of $10,000, said Karen Huey, enforcement chief for the Ohio Casino Control Commission. Ngo cheated at Four Card Poker, mostly by capping, or adding chips to bets. She saw she had winning hands, Huey said. Huey also said Ngo subtracted chips […]

Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Kidnapping, Rape, and Murder

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 7:31pm Written by:

The man that is accused of kidnapping and raping Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight over the course of nearly a decade, pleaded not guilty to 329 separate crimes, including two charges of aggravated murder. The three women were rescued on May 6 after Berry, with help from neighbors, was able to break out […]

$8 Million of Refunds has been Issued by IRS to ex-Ohio BWC Worker, Co-Defendant, Per Indictment

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7:27pm Written by:

According to a five-count indictment, a former Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation employee and an unemployed co-defendant duped the Internal Revenue Service into issuing them tax refunds totaling more than $8 million. Between Don Gooch, 64, of East Cleveland, and Gerard Scott of Cleveland, the two used some of the cash to buy a $93,000 […]

11 out of 13 Cleveland Firefighters Plead Not Guilty to Charges in Payroll Abuse Case

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 5:52pm Written by:

Eleven of Cleveland’s firefighters pleaded not guilty to theft in office and soliciting or receiving improper compensation, charges that stemmed from accusations that they illegally paid co-workers to cover most of their shifts. The firefighters were suspended without pay last week and each face up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine if […]

Families of the Chardon School Shooting Are Suing United Way of Greater Cleveland & Its Geauga Chapter

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 6:22pm Written by:

The families of the three Chardon High School students who were shot and killed in 2012 are now suing the United Way of Greater Cleveland and its Geauga County chapter for denying them access to the money set aside for them in the Chardon Healing Fund. The lawsuit states that the families of Demetrius Hewlin, […]

The Week Cleveland Will Never Forget

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 2:54pm Written by:

Just shortly after 6 pm on Monday, May 6, 2013, neighbors on Seymour Ave.  neighbors heard a scream that they could not have possibly fathomed would ever be the scream of Amanda Berry. Moments later, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Michelle Knight, and a six year-old girl later found to be Berry’s daughter, emerged from the […]

Senate Kills ‘Right to Work’ Plan for Ohio

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 2:41pm Written by:

Just hours after a three-part strategy was unveiled to make Ohio a “right-to-work” state, GOP leadership in the Senate killed the idea. Senate President Keith Faber said in a statement Wednesday evening that the Senate’s “ambitious” agenda is focused on jobs and economy, but not right-to-work legislation. Faber continued his statement by declaring that there […]

More Than 100 Officers and Supervisors Face Discipline after Review of Deadly Cleveland Police Chase

Friday, April 26, 2013 at 7:15pm Written by:

More than a third of all Cleveland police patrol officers on duty the night of Nov. 29 could be reprimanded, suspended or even fired for ignoring supervisors’ orders, or abandoning their respective districts to join the deadly pursuit of two suspects, at speeds reaching 125 mph, according to city officials. Six police supervisors also are […]

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