Entries by Tim Misny

Ohio’s 3 Foot Law When Passing Bicycles

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Ohio’s 3 Foot Clearance Law for Bicycles.   With spring right around the corner, we will soon see an influx of bicyclists on the road.  Cycling is great exercise, and we have gorgeous landscapes to travel via bicycle across Ohio and beyond!  As an avid outdoor enthusiast I can certainly appreciate the love of cycling. […]

Surviving an Accident: Now and in the Future

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Catastrophic Injury Will Have a Catastrophic Impact Surviving the initial emotional and physical trauma of an accident is often only the beginning.  Personal injury and accident claims serve to hold the guilty party accountable, and provide an injured victim the means to live as normal of a life as possible. From financial demands to physical restrictions, […]

New Studies in Cerebral Palsy Site New Risk Factor

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New Studies in Cerebral Palsy Focus on Maternal Weight The newest round of cerebral palsy studies will almost certainly be cause for concern.  Many risk factors come into play with cerebral palsy, and many instances are due to negligent hospital care before or during the birthing process.  Of course your physician will be quick to […]

Dead in Bed Medical Malpractice

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Dead In Bed – A New Wave of Malpractice or the Same Concerns? ‘Dead in bed’ malpractice is sweeping the headlines and tragedies are adding up.  Imagine, your loved one’s routine procedure went great, but unexpectedly is found dead or severely brain injured due to lack of oxygen or other adverse effects.  The increasing rate […]

Ohio’s Deadly Winter Weather

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Dangerous Car Accidents: Why Ohio is one of the Deadliest States for Winter Driving While Mother Nature may be at bay for the time being, there is no doubt that we have seen some deadly Winter weather here in Ohio this year and in year’s past. From headline news to tragic social media vigils, Northeast […]

The Steps After a Workers’ Compensation Claim Appeal

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What Can I Expect After I File My Workers’ Compensation Claim Appeal? Navigating the process of a workers’ compensation claim appeal can be an arduous task! Once your workers’ compensation claim appeal is filed, there are three appeal levels with the Ohio Industrial Commission. Acquiring legal representation is highly recommended at this point in the […]

3 Unbelievable Facts About Medical Malpractice

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Battling the Myths of Medical Malpractice Fact 1. Medical malpractice happens often. Annually, it is estimated that anywhere from 40-80,000 individuals die as a result of medical malpractice.  From simple errors with very little repercussion, to catastrophic tragedies – Medical malpractice occurs on a daily basis across the country. As the victim of medical malpractice, […]

Heartbreaking Headlines for CTE

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25 Year Old Football Player Diagnosed with CTE Posthumously Following his tragic death as a result of an infection and heart attack, a 25 year old former college football star had definitive markers showing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE.  Rewind two decades to where it all began; a six year old boy expressed […]

Personal Injury Safety at the Gym

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Hitting the Gym At the beginning of every year, many people flock to area gyms and recreation facilities to fulfill their resolution for a healthier, more active lifestyle.  Today’s gyms have virtually everything imaginable; from cross fit classes to dance, weights, complex equipment and more.  The rudimentary basement-style gyms are truly a thing of the […]

Failure to Diagnose our Nation’s Heroes

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Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars at Risk for Serious Illness and Misdiagnosis Lung disease for present day war veterans is very much a part of everyday life.  While the Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense stand by their declaration that there is a low disease risk as a result of exposure, the […]