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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)
7/19/2017
A New Hurdle for Medical Malpractice Claimants: Legislation Establishing Medical Review Panels Takes Effect in Kentucky
5/31/2017
Finally, a Win for Long-Term Care Facilities: United States Supreme Court Invalidates Kentucky Rule Singling Out Arbitration Agreements
5/30/2017
Sixth Circuit Recognizes “Cat’s Paw” Theory of Liability in FMLA Retaliation
5/24/2017
When Can a School Search a Student’s Bag?
5/16/2017
The Indiana Supreme Court Finds a Non-Delegable Duty of Worksite Safety Created in Form Design-Build Contracts Between the Owner and General Contractor
5/10/2017
Anything Goes: Indiana Supreme Court Holds Malpractice Claimants Not Limited to Theories Presented to Medical Review Panel
5/10/2017
Seventh Circuit Breaks New Ground, Holding that Sexual Orientation is a Protected Characteristic Under Title VII of The Civil Rights Act
5/8/2017
Supreme Court of Kentucky Renders a Game-Changing Decision Potentially Costing Employers and Insurance Companies Millions
4/25/2017
FINRA's Newest One-Two Punch
4/12/2017
Indiana Expands Workers’ Compensation Compensability to Broaden Coverage for “Volunteer Work”
3/27/2017
Ohio Supreme Court Narrows Voluntary Abandonment Defense
3/20/2017
Ohio State and Federal Courts Find No Standing to Assert Technical Violations of the FCRA’s Background Check Disclosure Requirement
3/20/2017
Indiana Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs May Present New Theories of Liability at Trial That Were Not Argued to the Medical Review Panel
3/13/2017
New Ohio Law Provides Limited Exception To Employer’s Right To Prohibit Firearms On Its Premises
3/1/2017
Estimates from Common Metering System are Insufficient to Maintain Oil and Gas Lease
2/20/2017
Minor Golf Cart Collision on Indiana Courses Considered “Ordinary Behavior” and an Inherent Risk in the Game of Golf
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