Talcum Powder Link to Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

JOHNSON & JOHNSON is now facing more than 1,200 lawsuits, filed by women with ovarian cancer, who have used Johnson’s baby powder or Johnson’s Shower to Shower talcum powder product for feminine hygiene. In 1971, British researchers analyzed 13 ovarian tumors under a microscope and found talc particles deeply embedded in 10 of them. In …Read More

Department of Labor Releases Final Rule on Overtime

On May 17, the Department of Labor released the Final Rule regarding eligibility for exemption from overtime pay. This new rule becomes effective December 1, 2016, and it is expected to have the effect of creating over four million new non-exempt employees. This rule changes the threshold for wages for exempt administrative employees from $23,660 …Read More

Defamation Opinion or Fact: How You Say It Can Be Just As Important As What You Say

But how you say something can be just as important as what you say.

Ohio’s defamation law recognizes that context, and circumstances in which you say something, matters.

The Art And Science Of Protecting Your Prenup

30 Crazy Prenup Clauses

You can lose your prenup’s intended protections if you don’t follow the terms – including how you manage your finances.

Strauss Troy Supports Education Matters And Community Matters At Lower Price Hill Event

Strauss Troy Supports Education And Community Matters In Lower Price Hill

Strauss Troy is proud to support “An Evening in Lower Price Hill,” the inaugural winter gala to be held December 5, 2015 from 6-10 p.m. at The Sanctuary in Lower Price Hill.

If The Shoe Fits… Own It. OSU And Horseshoe Casino Battle It Out Over Trademark For “The Shoe”

OSU seeks trademark protection for the Horseshoe nicknamed "The Shoe"

The university has dropped the other shoe against Caesar’s Entertainment, which owns the Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati, Ohio. Caesar’s filed a trademark registration for “The Shoe,” as the name of its Cincinnati casino concert venue. OSU seeks to block Caesars’ application, saying the two are direct competitors because both hold concerts at their venues.

Patient Sues Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky Over Alleged Life-Threatening Denial of Coverage for Hepatitis C Drug Harvoni®

Strauss Troy Sues Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky For Denial of Coverage for Hepatitis C Drug Harvoni®

A Bowling Green, Kentucky, resident has filed a lawsuit against Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky, alleging that the insurance carrier is refusing to cover the prescription drug Harvoni® — an FDA-approved medication that could save his life. The Anthem decision is contrary to recommendations from the patient’s doctors. The Plaintiff is represented by Bowling Green-based Attorney Mike Breen and Covington-based Strauss Troy Attorney Ron Parry.

DOL Audits Can Expose Illegal Cost Shifting in Employee Benefit Plans

Deparment of Labor Auditing Employee Life Insurancfe Plans

Your employee benefit plan might be hiding a problem. The payments made by your employees for optional insurance benefits might – without your knowledge – be used to subsidize or reduce your cost for other insurance benefits. If this problem is found during an audit by the Department of Labor (“DOL”), monetary penalties could be significant.