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Types of Abuse in Nursing Homes

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 12:05pm Written by:

When you take a loved one to a nursing home facility, you expect top care and professionalism from the staff. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. If you fear your loved one is the victim of nursing abuse and neglect, you may have a case. Before you can decide if you have a case […]

What to do if You’re a Passenger with a Drunk Driver and Involved in an Automobile Accident

Monday, August 20, 2018 at 3:03pm Written by:

Passenger in a Drunk Driving Accident

Although you know that being drunk behind the wheel is not a good decision to make, you might find yourself as a passenger of someone who is under the influence. If I am the passenger of a drunk driver and am injured in an accident where no other cars are involved, do I have a […]

What Makes a Medical Malpractice Case? Here are 3 Signs that you Should File

Friday, July 20, 2018 at 6:42pm Written by:

Being the victim of a medical mistake is an overwhelming and scary experience. To know how to best protect yourself, you should know how the law defines medical malpractice. Additionally, below are signs that indicate you should file a case. What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care […]

How to Handle Accidents Inside Construction Zones

Monday, July 2, 2018 at 1:34pm Written by:

For all of us that live in Ohio, we know that it is always construction season. As a driver in Ohio, you have gotten great at dodging and weaving through construction zones and avoiding potholes, but have you thought about what to do if you are in an accident in a construction zone? Not only do construction […]

What to do if You’re in a Boating Accident

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:46pm Written by:

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the boats are out on the water! It’s officially summer and everyone is ready to have some fun in the sun. Until, the unthinkable happens. You’re out on the lake and you get into a boating accident. There are two types of boating accidents, one only […]

What is a Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio?

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 6:03pm Written by:

A wrongful death is described as the death of a person that is caused by the “wrongful act, neglect, or default” of another. A wrongful death claim may be filed if the wrongful act, neglect, or default “would have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages if death had not ensued.” […]

What to Do If You’re Injured on a Motorcycle

Monday, April 30, 2018 at 9:51pm Written by:

As the weather warms up, we’ll begin to see people driving with their windows down, grabbing their shorts out of the closet and, of course, pulling their motorcycles out of the garage. As a motorcycle rider, you are always watching out for drivers that don’t see you, pull out in front of you or are […]

What to Bring to Your Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Monday, April 9, 2018 at 12:25pm Written by:

You’ve been injured while at work and have taken the first step to filing a workers’ compensation claim: hiring an attorney. Now the real work starts. What should you bring to your first meeting to ensure that you are most prepared and that your case will be as successful as possible? The items and information […]

What Happens When You’re in a Car Accident at Work?

Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:39pm Written by:

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States. However, the process you follow after getting into a car accident on your personal time versus when you’re on the clock does vary. So, how do you know if you should file a workers’ compensation claim or if your employer is liable? Workers’ Compensation Cases […]

Firefighter Cancer Cases Are Now Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in Ohio

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 4:03pm Written by:

A new law has been passed in Ohio that allows firefighters to file a workers’ compensation claim for cancer as a work-related illness. The Michael Louis Palumbo Jr. Act went into effect in April 2017 and is named after a local Cleveland firefighter who lost his battle to brain cancer that May. Firefighters in the […]

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