Bentoff & Duber Newsroom

What are the steps in a criminal trial?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:20pm Written by:

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Anyone who’s seen an episode of Law and Order knows that a criminal case begins with an arrest and if convicted typically ends with sentencing. Want to know the details in between? We at Bentoff & Duber think it’s important to know the process and steps in a criminal trial before facing one. Arrest – […]

What the Supreme Court ruling on cell phone searches means

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:49pm Written by:


The Supreme Court recently ruled that police offers must obtain a warrant before searching a criminal suspect’s cell phone upon arrest. This unanimous ruling is a sweeping endorsement for individuals’ privacy rights. Writing on behalf of the court, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. compared the protection to digital information on cell phones to the […]

Do you need an OVI / DUI attorney?

Monday, June 9, 2014 at 8:05pm Written by:

Do you need an OVI / DUI attorney?

If you’ve been charged with an OVI (commonly known as a DUI), you may not know what to do next. You may hear conflicting cases for partnering with an attorney. So what’s the truth? The truth is that even if you think you are guilty with no defense at all, you are doing yourself a […]

Are you covered by workers’ compensation when traveling to and from work and in the parking lot?

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 5:22pm Written by:

commute to work

Here at Bentoff & Duber, located in Cleveland, Ohio, our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers frequently hear questions about the details of workers’ compensation, especially because the answers can be tricky or confusing at times. We want to answer as many of these questions as possible to continue to be a guiding resource for people who […]

Do you qualify for social security disability if you have COPD?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:17pm Written by:

 Do you qualify for social security disability if you have COPD?

Here at Bentoff & Duber in Cleveland, Ohio, we work frequently with people who are applying for social security disability or have had their benefits denied. We’re often asked whether social security disability benefits are available to people diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The short answer is yes, claimants with COPD can qualify […]

What to bring to social security disability interview?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 3:35pm Written by:

Here at Bentoff & Duber in Cleveland, Ohio, we work frequently with people who have had their social security disability benefits denied. We help them file appeals to try to get the benefits they need. But what happens earlier in this process? If you’re in the beginning stages of applying for social security disability benefits, […]

Voluntary recalls on Rohto, Abrams Royal Compounding Pharmacy products and more: Bentoff & Duber Medical Recall Recap

Monday, February 17, 2014 at 4:13pm Written by:

Medical Recall

In the past 30 days, the FDA has put out notices on a wide range of voluntary recalls of drugs and other products. Most of these are not reported to be associated with complaints or adverse affects in patients, but we at Bentoff & Duber want to make sure you’re aware of them in case […]

Does workers’ compensation apply to hearing loss?

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 2:19pm Written by:


In order to better serve our clients and everyone who is curious about laws and topics such as workers’ compensation and social security benefits, we have been answering some frequently asked questions on this blog. Our next question is about whether or not someone with hearing loss acquired from hazardous noise levels on the job […]

Does an independent contractor need workers’ compensation?

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 1:45pm Written by:


We’re often asked this question by independent and self-employed contractors who want to know if they’re entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured. The answer is no, independent contractors are not eligible for workers’ comp coverage and are responsible for paying their own taxes, health insurance, Social Security and other benefits including […]

Onfi & Potiga Drugs Receive FDA Warning: Bentoff & Duber Medical Recall Recap

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:55pm Written by:

Medical Recall

During the past month, the FDA has put out warnings about two different anti-seizure medications and Bentoff & Duber wants to make sure you are aware to help keep you safe, informed and proactive. If you or someone you know has been affected by one of these drugs, contact us. Onfi After an FDA review […]


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