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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 […]

University of California Reaches a Near $1 Million Settlement in Pepper-Spray Case

Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:11pm Written by:

The University of California has agreed to pay close to a $1 million settlement to students who were involved in a pepper-spraying incident last year at UC Davis. The settlement will be paid through the university’s self-insurance program. Each of the 21 students and alumni, who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during what was said […]

Safety of Parasailing Questioned After Recent Accidents

Monday, September 10, 2012 at 4:50pm Written by:

A common activity for many travelers enjoying a beach-bound vacation is parasailing, an experience that allows people to glide over a body of water wearing just a parachute and a harness guided by a motorboat. The sport has become increasingly popular among vacationers, but has recently come under fire for it’s lack of regulations and […]

Class Action Lawsuit against Zoloft

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 5:04pm Written by:

It was announced earlier this year that Zoloft, (Setraline), the world’s most popular anti-depressant, produced and manufactured by Pfizer Drug Company, will be taking on a class-action lawsuit on behalf of 21 mothers who say their children were born with birth defects caused by the anti-depressant.  Zoloft is considered a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI), […]

Minor Accidents Can Cause Long-Term Problems

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 10:00am Written by:

A simple slip or fall can turn into years of pain, or even disability. If you think that a place of business was lax with regard to your safety, let us know. We’ve been told of countless injuries caused by carelessness, especially during high-volume seasons. Injuries can be caused by items falling from high shelves, […]