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>Spotlight: Erin Hess

Erin focuses her practice on health care law, medical malpractice, physician and hospital liability and long term care liability. She has extensive trial experience, having tried over 45 medical malpractice and long term care jury trials throughout Northeast Ohio. 

Reminger Reports

Date Subject Practice Area Attorney(s)
2/13/2017
Indiana Applies Heightened Summary Judgment Standard In Determining Vicarious Liability For An Employee Driving A Provided Company Vehicle
1/25/2017
Technical Violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA)
1/16/2017
Ohio Supreme Court Determines That The Independent Corroborative Evidence Necessary To Prove An Uninsured Motorist Claim Need Not Be Independent
1/4/2017
No Permanent Partial Disability And Permanent Total Disability Benefits At The Same Time, In The Same Claim In Ohio
1/4/2017
Indiana Court of Appeals Allows Negligent Hiring Claim Despite Admission that Employee Acted Within Scope of Employment
12/27/2016
Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Damage Caps As Applied To The Sexual Assault Of A Minor
12/14/2016
Ohio Supreme Court Decision Permits Immediate Appeals from Discovery Orders Requiring Disclosure of Privileged Materials
12/7/2016
Ohio Supreme Court Finds That An Action At Law On A Promissory Note To Collect A Mortgage Debt Is Separate And Distinct From An Action In Equity To Enforce A Mortgage Lien On Property
12/6/2016
Ohio Supreme Court Amends Attorney Rules Of Professional Conduct To Specifically Allow Attorneys To Provide Legal Services To Clients Involved In Medical Marijuana Enterprises
12/5/2016
Not All Faith-Based Communications Are Protected By The Clergy-Penitent Privilege
11/29/2016
Nationwide Injunction Temporarily Blocks December 1, 2016 Overtime Exemption Changes
11/15/2016
Mississippi District Court Halts Implementation of New CMS Rule Banning Use of Arbitration Agreements in Long-Term Care Facilities
11/14/2016
Supreme Court of Ohio Will Not Follow Any "Rules" for Mineral Royalty Disputes
11/7/2016
Kentucky’s Department of Workers’ Claims Enacts New Regulations Governing The Handling of Workers’ Compensation Claims
11/2/2016
Indiana Supreme Court Extends the Stanley Doctrine to State-Sponsored Medical Reimbursements
11/2/2016
Ohio Court Reaffirms The Duty And Liability Of An Owner To An Independent Contractor Involving An Inherently Dangerous Circumstance
10/31/2016
Inconsistent Application of Delayed Damages Rule in Negligent Insurance Procurement Cases
10/25/2016
Ohio Supreme Court Rules Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Must Be Filed Within Four Years of Claimed Injury
10/11/2016
The Totality of Circumstances Test Used to Determine Foreseeability of Criminal Act
10/11/2016
EEOC Releases Formal Guidance on Unlawful Retaliatory Conduct in the Workplace
10/3/2016
Medical Claims and Nursing Homes:  The Struggle to Apply the Protections of Ohio Rev. Code § 2305.113 to Long-Term Care Facilities
9/9/2016
Ohio Lawyers Cannot Provide Legal Services To Assist A Client In Establishing And Operating A Medical Marijuana Enterprise
8/29/2016
A Conviction On A Traffic Violation Is Not Admissible To Establish Negligence In Ohio
8/23/2016
Indiana Court of Appeals Finds that Post-Accident Reports Do Not Constitute Subsequent Remedial Measures
8/22/2016
Sexual Orientation is Not a Protected Class, According To The Seventh Circuit
8/17/2016
Limitations of Liability Clause Does Not Violate Ohio's Consumer Sales Practices Act
8/17/2016
Challenges to the Constitutionality of Indiana’s Med Mal Caps Continue Despite a Recent Legislative Compromise
8/9/2016
Eighth District Court of Appeals Limits Future Medical Damages Against Political Subdivisions Based on the Affordable Care Act
7/25/2016
Indiana Court of Appeals Outlines Another Exception to the Medical Malpractice Act’s Two Year, Occurrence-Based Statute of Limitations
7/11/2016
Court Limits Minority Shareholder Malpractice Actions Against Corporate Counsel
7/5/2016
Defendants Entitled to Reasonable Attorney Fees When Prevailing in Employment Discrimination Suits
6/14/2016
Employers Must Re-Examine Overtime Practices After Department of Labor Drastically Restricts Exemptions
6/13/2016
Subcontractor Immunity of Self-Insured Construction Projects
6/7/2016
U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Standing and “Concrete” Injury in Class Actions    - Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, U.S. S.Ct. No 13-1339 (May 16, 2016)                                                                
6/6/2016
Nothing Personal: When are Quantities Paying Under Oil and Gas Leases?
5/24/2016
An Insured’s Duty to Review and Understand Policy Coverage
4/20/2016
Supreme Court Condones Representative Statistics to Prove Class Action Claims
4/12/2016
EEOC to Provide Employer Position Statements to Discrimination Claimants upon Request
3/29/2016
Bridging the Gap: Ohio Taps the Brakes on Ride-Sharing Service Companies
3/16/2016
Indiana Legislature Approves Increase on Medical Malpractice Damages Cap
3/9/2016
Indiana Court Holds That Undocumented Workers Cannot Recover Damages for Lost Future Earnings