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Understanding premises liability in a slip-and-fall claim

For people living in Ohio and around the country, accidents can happen that cause slips, trips, or falls, whether in the course of daily living or the monotony of scheduled activities. The injuries from such events cause injuries as minor as bruises or sprains, and as...

Ohio drivers ignoring laws raises risk of road worker injuries

In Ohio, workers who are stationed on the side of the road for any reason are inherently vulnerable to injuries and death in an accident. The danger is a growing concern for administrators, legislators and law enforcement. With that, the Ohio Department of...

What is a compassionate allowance claim?

Disabilities can deprive men, women, and children of the lives they wish to lead. They can keep individuals out of work and can prevent them from earning needed income. When an Ohio resident suffers from a disability that qualifies through the Social Security...

Common construction site accidents

Many people in the Cleveland area work in the construction industry. This industry has lots of jobs available and typically pays well. Unfortunately, it can also be a dangerous workplace environment with thousands of people injured in construction site injuries each...

Recovering damages for dog bite injuries in Ohio

For many Ohio residents, dogs are loyal and loving companions and are often considered members of the family. However, it is important to remember that even the friendliest dog can become aggressive in certain circumstances. According to the American Veterinary...

Third party actions can complicate workers’ compensation claims

Workplace injuries are common in Ohio. When someone suffers one while on the job, they may worry about the future. They may have concerns about how their body will heal and how they will provide for their family as they recover. They may worry about the financial...

Taking action after the wrongful death of a loved one

Losing a loved one, no matter the circumstances, can be difficult for Cleveland residents. But, when the death of a loved one is caused by the negligent or reckless conduct of another party, the unexpected death can leave surviving family members reeling from the...

Workplace accidents in Ohio

Accidents can happen in many different employment settings. There is valuable information available for workers in Ohio who have been injured on the job. Injured workers’ rights In Ohio, workers who are injured have a right to access health care from the Bureau of...

What are ‘never events’ in nursing homes?

A number of years ago, there was a consensus in the medical community on the need for public disclosure around certain adverse events or procedures that should simply never happen in the profession. Called ‘never events’, these errors in procedure or judgement could...