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Who is at fault for slip-and-fall injuries in public places?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 3:11pm Written by:

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Slips and falls can be very dangerous and cause serious injuries. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the fall, you may be entitled to compensation to cover your injuries. In this installment of our slip-and-fall blog post series, we are covering falls that take place in public places such as restaurants, malls, hotels and other commercial […]

Who is at fault in winter weather vehicle collisions?

Friday, February 5, 2016 at 3:02pm Written by:

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As ice and snow increase this winter, so do your chances of getting into a car accident. According to the Office of Operations of the Federal Highway Administration, more than 116,800 people are injured every year in motor vehicle crashes that take place in snowy, slushy or icy conditions. Here at Bentoff & Duber, we […]

Can I be compensated for injuries from slipping on the ice in Ohio?

Monday, January 4, 2016 at 5:04pm Written by:

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With winter in full swing, we know it’s just a matter of days before snow and ice begin to accumulate here in Cleveland. Before the conditions get too bad, we at Bentoff & Duber wanted to remind you of Ohio’s laws when it comes to slips and falls caused by icy winter weather. Read this […]

Do I have to take any time off work to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 8:09pm Written by:

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People often ask our workers’ compensation attorneys if they are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if they did not miss work after being injured. Some people think there are minimum amounts of time they have to take off work to prove they were truly injured. The truth is: You do not have to miss any […]

10 Misconceptions About Workers’ Compensation

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 8:22pm Written by:

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The details within workers’ compensation laws can be pretty complicated sometimes, often varying by state and circumstance. Because workers’ compensation can be confusing, the facts about it sometimes get jumbled and it can be hard to figure out what is true. At Bentoff & Duber, our team of experienced workers’ compensation lawyers knows the ins […]

Are you covered by workers’ compensation when traveling to and from work and in the parking lot?

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 5:22pm Written by:

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Here at Bentoff & Duber, located in Cleveland, Ohio, our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers frequently hear questions about the details of workers’ compensation, especially because the answers can be tricky or confusing at times. We want to answer as many of these questions as possible to continue to be a guiding resource for people who […]

Does workers’ compensation apply to hearing loss?

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 2:19pm Written by:

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In order to better serve our clients and everyone who is curious about laws and topics such as workers’ compensation and social security benefits, we have been answering some frequently asked questions on this blog. Our next question is about whether or not someone with hearing loss acquired from hazardous noise levels on the job […]

Does an independent contractor need workers’ compensation?

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 1:45pm Written by:

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We’re often asked this question by independent and self-employed contractors who want to know if they’re entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured. The answer is no, independent contractors are not eligible for workers’ comp coverage and are responsible for paying their own taxes, health insurance, Social Security and other benefits including […]

6 tips for safe holiday and winter driving

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:08pm Written by:

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It’s officially holiday season and in Northeast Ohio, that means many of us will be driving in conditions including rain, ice, sleet and snow to visit family and friends for the holidays. At Bentoff & Duber, we wish you safe travels and happy holidays, and we hope you remember these safe driving tips that can […]

What to do after a car or motorcycle accident in 8 steps

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:59pm Written by:

As we head into colder weather here in Cleveland, the road conditions will begin to worsen and increase the amount of car accidents and wrecks, and resulting injuries. Especially in the minutes immediately after an accident, it can be hard to know what you should do. To help you prepare for the worst, the personal […]