Practice Areas

Personal Injury

                           

Barkan Meizlish, LLP’s Columbus Ohio personal injury lawyers have extensive experience representing individuals who have suffered injuries and damages as the result of the negligence of another. For more than 60 years,

Workers’ Compensation

                           

While workers’ compensation was first conceived as a simple process, changes in the workplace and the evolution of the law itself has created a complex web of varied laws and rules. According to a 2017 annual report from the Ohio

Employment Law

                           

At Barkan Meizlish, LLP, our team of Columbus employment lawyers is prepared to assist you with any employment law issue that you may experience. For over sixty years Barkan Meizlish, LLP has been protecting

Medical Malpractice

                           

Barkan Meizlish, LLP, Ohio medical malpractice attorneys have extensive experience representing individuals who have suffered injuries and damages as the result of the negligence of a medical professional.

Social Security Disability / SSI

                           

The United States government first began awarding Social Security Disability Insurance benefits in 1958. Barkan Meizlish, LLP Social Security attorneys began representing claimants

Product Liability

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Product liability is an area of the law that protects the rights of a consumer by holding individuals and companies accountable. When a product is defective, poorly designed, and/or fails to warn of dangers during use, it can

Premises Liability

                           

Premises liability covers a wide array of cases. Property owners have the duty to keep their property safe for visitors. If there are dangerous conditions on the property, the property owner may be required to warn others about those

Union Side Labor Law

                           

Our firm represents organized labor and individual employees, not employers. Our union clients serve as the exclusive bargaining agent for employees in a variety of industries, including ground transportation, telecommunications,

Wage & Hour/Employment

                           

Barkan Meizlish, LLP is one of the preeminent Columbus overtime law firms. We have nationally recognized employment wage and overtime attorneys that will assist you with any

Minimum Wage Attorney

                           

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Ohio’s Minimum Fair Wage Standards law, employers are required to pay their employees at least the federal minimum wage, unless state law requires a higher wage. Ohio has a minimum wage that must be paid all employees. If you are not being paid correctly contact our Columbus minimum […]

Workplace Injury Attorney

                           

A workplace injury can carry serious consequences both in your professional and personal lives. The dramatic impact that a workplace injury can have on you and your family can be life altering, which is why it is important to consult with a workplace injury attorney in Columbus, Ohio if you have suffered such an injury. […]

Workplace Retaliation Attorney

                           

Employment and Workplace Retaliation Attorneys in Columbus, Ohio Law Firm with Focus on Ohio Employment Retaliation Often, employers will attempt to retaliate against an employee who speaks out against unfair workplace practices. To combat discriminatory workplaces and unfair wage paying employers, the federal government has defined a list of protected activities. These actions protect employees […]

FMLA Lawyers

                           

What is FMLA? FMLA stands for the Family and Medical Leave Act. The FMLA was created in 1993 by the United States government to provide employees with job-protected unpaid leave for up to 12 weeks per year. Navigating FMLA laws and regulations can be confusing, making it important to understand your rights under FMLA as […]

FLSA Attorney

                           

Ohio FLSA Attorney Overview The Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) is a federally mandated law that covers employee rights and regulations regarding minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor standards, and recordkeeping in both private and public sectors and for part-time and full-time employees. Non-exempt employees are entitled to one-and-a-half times the employer’s regular rate […]

Wrongful Termination Lawyer

                           

Ohio Wrongful Termination Being terminated from a job is not easy. It can be even worse when you believe you were wrongfully terminated. A termination can be considered wrongful if an employer fires an employee for an unlawful or illegal reason and is sometimes the result of retaliation in the workplace. Ohio is an at-will […]

Employment Contract Lawyer

                           

Contracts between employers and employees exist as a written agreement describing what each party must contribute in the employment period, as well as the terms of the employment. Employment contracts are great for employees and employers to negotiate terms and lay out exactly what obligations each must fulfill for the contract to be in good […]

Workplace Harassment Lawyer

                           

Harassment in the Workplace In some cases, workplace discrimination – when left ignored and unaddressed – can escalate to workplace harassment. Harassment is defined as pervasive and severe discriminatory conduct that interferes with an employee’s work performance. To be considered workplace harassment, the pervasive and severe conduct must be based on a protected characteristic. Learn […]

Sexual Harassment Attorney

                           

Unfortunately, sexual harassment happens in the workplace every day. It usually occurs in the form of unwanted verbal or physical conduct based on gender. It’s important to note that sexual harassment victims can be of any gender, and those who perform sexually harassing behaviors can also be of any gender. This means that a woman […]

Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

                           

Suffering a spinal cord injury can have a devastating impact on your life. While some recover from spinal cord injuries, most do not, and their lives are permanently altered. If you or someone you know has suffered a severe injury, contact a spinal cord injury lawyer in Columbus, Ohio to help receive the damages you […]

Wrongful Death Attorney

                           

The death of a loved one can be extremely difficult, and if their death is a result of someone else’s negligence, the pain felt by those closest to them is often compounded. If you lost a family member due to the negligence of another it is imperative that you consult a Columbus wrongful death attorney […]

Car Accident Attorney

                           

Nobody wants a car accident, but they fill our roadways on a daily basis. Most are minor enough to avoid serious medical and legal complications; unfortunately, some are not. That is where the Columbus car accident attorneys at Barkan Meizlish LLP come in. Our car accident lawyers in Columbus, Ohio will work with you if […]

Auto Accident Attorney

                           

All drivers want to avoid car accidents, but unfortunately, they do happen every day. If you have recently been involved in a car crash, it is critical that you contact an auto accident attorney in Columbus, Ohio. The auto accident lawyers in Columbus, Ohio at Barkan Meizlish LLP can ensure that you receive the treatment […]

Bird Scooter Accident Lawyer

                           

Bird Scooters are now a popular form of cheap transportation in cities across the country. Columbus is no exception and there has been an influx of the motorized two-wheeled vehicles that have flooded city street corners. With the increase of riders comes the obvious: an increase in scooter accidents. If you or someone you know […]

Rideshare Accident Attorney

                           

Ridesharing services are increasing in popularity and prevalence throughout the country and Columbus is certainly no exception. Along with their surge in usage, comes an increase in accidents associated with them. If this has happened to you or someone you know, contact a rideshare accident attorney in Columbus, Ohio. The legal professionals at Barkan Meizlish […]

Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer

                           

Slip and fall accidents can cause serious injuries for anyone, especially vulnerable individuals like the elderly. According to a study from the Center for Disease Control, “Every second of every day in the United States an older adult fall, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans.” “In […]

Dog Bite Injury Attorney

                           

Dogs are among the most common pets in the United States. Despite their popularity, dog owners must deal with an increased amount of responsibility that is rarely reflected in other common house pets. Owners must be ready to feed, bathe, walk and groom their canines. Along with those basic responsibilities, dog owners should understand Ohio […]

Brain Injury Lawyer

                           

Traumatic brain injuries are among the most severe cases that we see as a firm. The lasting impact of debilitating TBIs are significant for both victim and their families. As a brain injury law firm in Columbus, Ohio, we will fight for your rights to ensure your injury is compensated for. Our Columbus brain injury […]

Employment Discrimination Lawyer

                           

Workplace Discrimination in Columbus, Ohio Unfortunately, many employees face discrimination in the workplace every day. Whether it be in the hiring process, in promoting or demoting employees, or even in firing and letting go company personnel. It is important to remember your rights as an employee when navigating workplace politics and what is discrimination. Employment […]

EEOC Ohio

                           

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Ohio The United State Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal agency charged with enforcing federal laws that prohibit discrimination against an employee or potential employee based on protected characteristics. EEOC also ensures that employees are not fired or demoted if or when they bring claims of discrimination to […]

Employment Retaliation Attorney

                           

Employee rights in the workplace are protected from discrimination and harassment, but it is important to talk about what happens after a claim is brought forward. Whether a discrimination or harassment claim was made internally — such as to a company’s human resource department — or externally to the EEOC or another federal or state […]

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