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What You Need to Know Regarding Nursing Home Injuries & Abuse

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 12:09pm Written by:

Nursing home injuries are defined as any type of physical harm that occurs to an elderly person while they’re residents at a long-term care facility. Nursing home residents are obviously more prone to injury risk, especially due to falls. Families place loved ones in nursing homes, so they get the around the clock care they […]

Who is Liable for Personal Injuries from Slipping on Ice?

Friday, December 20, 2019 at 3:12pm Written by:

Winter weather not only brings treacherous driving conditions to the roads, but also to parking lots, sidewalks and walkways. Ice (especially black ice) creates potential hazards in otherwise safe environments. The important question is – If you happen to slip and fall on ice and sustain an injury, is someone liable for recovery costs? Seeing […]

When You Should Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Friday, February 1, 2019 at 3:04pm Written by:

Work related injuries can affect more than just your ability to do your job productively. Injuries of this nature can also affect your personal life and even your mental well-being. If you have been injured in the workplace, the question you should be asking yourself is whether you need to hire an attorney. While it […]

Social Security Disability Approval

Monday, January 8, 2018 at 10:28am Written by:

If you’ve gone through the procedures of applying for Social Security disability benefits and you’re one of the 201,820 people who were approved for social security disability benefits in the third quarter of 2017, you might be wondering what happens next. If you’ve been approved, the first Social Security benefit you can expect to receive will happen […]

Shedding Light on Preterm Births

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 6:24pm Written by:

Cleveland Cavaliers player J.R. Smith III and his wife, Jewel Harris, recently revealed their baby, Dakota, was born prematurely. She was five months “early” and weighed only about one pound. “We know we’re not the only family going through this, who has been through this or who will ever go through it. That’s why we decided […]

What Happens at an Arraignment?

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 4:24pm Written by:

When the police allege that a crime has been committed and an arrest has been made, there is a specific process that needs to be followed in the State of Ohio. After an arrest, a plea will need to be entered by the accused party in court regarding the crime in question. This court hearing […]

What happens if you’re in a car accident with someone who’s uninsured?

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 4:39pm Written by:

Although it is illegal to drive without insurance in the state of Ohio, nearly one in eight drivers are uninsured. This means you need to be prepared in the event that you are in a car accident with an uninsured (UM) or underinsured motorist (UIM). We have compiled a list of steps that you should […]

Checking the Status of Your Social Security Disability

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10:11pm Written by:

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Applying for Social Security Disability can be a daunting and exhausting task. Once you have completed the application process, it can take time for your local Social Security office to review your claim. Waiting for the Disability Determination Services (DDS) to assess your case can be frustrating, especially if your life is on hold. The […]

How the Social Security Administration Determines if You Are Disabled

Friday, April 29, 2016 at 1:45pm Written by:

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) reported in 2013 that one in every four 20-year-old workers will become disabled before they retire from the workforce. If you are injured or have an illness that is so severe that it stops you from being able to work, you may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. The Social […]

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 […]