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What to do if You’re Involved in an Accident with a Truck

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 4:49pm Written by:

It’s extremely important to take the proper steps if you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident, especially when it involves a truck. By taking the proper steps, you will protect your rights after the accident should legal action be necessary to obtain proper compensation for personal injuries you may have suffered. When involved in an […]

Workers’ Compensation Coverage Outside of the Workplace

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 4:38pm Written by:

Workers’ compensation claims are not restricted to just your workplace. If you become injured outside of the workplace while you are working, you may still be covered. It depends on the situation, how you were injured, why you were outside of the office as well as other variables. Here are some situations that you would […]

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:

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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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]