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Samuel Mullet & 15 Others Found Guilty of Hate Crimes in Amish Beard-Cutting Attacks

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:02pm Written by:

Amish Bishop and the leader of an Amish breakaway group, Samuel Mullet, was convicted Thursday of hate crimes and orchestrating hair and beard-cutting attacks on fellow sect members who opposed his religious differences. The 66-year old Mullet was found guilty of arranging the cuttings last fall in an attempt to shame those in his community […]

Texting While Driving- What Ohioans Need to Know About the State-Wide Ban

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 3:58pm Written by:

It’s official: As of August 31, 2012, texting while driving has become illegal throughout the State of Ohio, becoming the 39th state in the country to enforce this law.  Interestingly enough, drivers will not be penalized for texting while driving until March 1, 2013.  The bill was signed into law by Governor John Kasich and […]

Browns Tailgating: Dos and Don’ts

Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10:17am Written by:

New versions of warning signs in the Cleveland Browns Muni lot have begun to emerge and with them come many questions about what is legal and not when it comes to Browns Tailgating. According to Fox 8, “The old Muni Lot signs simply said ‘no open containers.’ The new, more direct, signs are a reminder […]

Do Pro Athletes Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

Monday, August 27, 2012 at 4:17pm Written by:

With the Olympics just finishing up and the Browns season beginning, sports seem to be on many peoples’ minds and coincidentally, an Ex-NFL punter, Tom Tupa of the Washington Redskins is making news for his workers compensation claim against said team for an injury that took place back during the team’s 2005 pre-season. According to […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits for Personal Injury

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:11pm Written by:

Medical malpractice lawsuits take personal injury to another level. A victim of a malpractice lawsuit must endure numerous doctor visits, more pain, and more time away from work. Malpractice can prolong your healing and add time to your recovery. There is a recent case study in Ohio in which a woman has been dealing with […]

The Odds are against Casino Cheaters in Downtown Cleveland

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 8:30am Written by:

Cleveland’s newest hotspot is undoubtedly the Horseshoe Casino.  Only two months old and already taking the city by storm, the casino has its first cheating scandals.  Seven people from the north eastern Ohioarea have been convicted of cheating on casino table games. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, whose office is handling Ohio’s first casino cheating […]

Detecting and Dealing with Nursing Home Abuse

Friday, July 6, 2012 at 3:17pm Written by:

Placing a family member or loved one in a nursing home can be a tough but necessary decision. There is a large level of trust and responsibility transferred from the family to the nursing home. Sadly at times that level of trust and responsibility is broken due to nursing home abuse. Nursing home abuse can […]

DEALING WITH A DUI/OVI CHARGE

Friday, June 22, 2012 at 5:24pm Written by:

You or someone you know may have been charged recently with a DUI/OVI in the state of Ohio – before you do anything, it’s important to know the repercussions of handling the case on your own. Having an attorney represent you on your DUI/OVI case is extremely important. The laws surrounding a DUI/OVI are very […]

Ohio’s Overcrowded Prisons Spur New Sentencing Laws – Part 1

Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 9:53pm Written by:

Ohio lawmakers recently voted to enact House Bill 86, which was written to address Ohio’s overcrowded prison problem. The bill went into effect Sept. 30, 2011. Some of the changes in sentencing include: A new 80 percent rule: The new bill allows the director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction to petition the […]