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After a Car Accident: 5 Stages of the Insurance Claims Process

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I often get calls from people involved in car accidents, and they always want to understand the claims process better. There are certain steps you must take after your accident, and those steps are the same no matter what attorney you work with. Car accident cases are often handled in their entirety before a lawsuit […]

6 Reasons a Personal Injury Lawyer Might Turn Down your Case

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You may have heard the phrase “ambulance chaser” before. I know I sure have. As a personal injury lawyer, I get a lot of criticism for being aggressive. People often think personal injury lawyers will take any case they can get, and they’re only in it for the money. However, the truth is I turn […]

Signs your Loved One May Be Suffering From Elder Abuse

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The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is a heart-wrenching decision, but it is a decision many of us have faced. When you realize your loved one needs 24/7 care and you can no longer do so, you may have no choice but to start searching for a long-term care facility. Your […]

6 Essential Tips for Winning your Ohio Personal Injury Case

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As a personal injury lawyer, it is my job to help you win your case. I will investigate the facts, research the law, hire expert witnesses, and be your advocate from the beginning to the end. However, I can’t do it all by myself. Most people don’t realize what an important roll they play in […]

Types of Undisputed Liability Car Accident Cases in Ohio

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Typically, when a car accident happens, there is a lot of hostility between the parties involved. Everyone is frustrated and emotions are running high, and frequently, the parties feel they know who was at fault. However, you cannot just assume you know who is liable. Negligence must be proven to win a personal injury case. […]

Negotiating with the Insurance Company: “Can I be my own lawyer?”

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You’ve suffered a basic accident, and you ask yourself, “Can I be my own lawyer?” After a minor accident, many people advocate for themselves against insurance companies. Thousands of people do this annually. Insurance companies want you to be your own lawyer because they can negotiate with you and not an attorney. If a person […]

NCAA Concussion Lawsuit: Will This Change in Policy?

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Collegiate athletes, no matter what sport they play, play at a level higher than most people can imagine. Playing at that level increases the risk of injury tremendously. In recent years, the general public and media have shined a bright light on one specific type of sports-related injury: concussions. NCAA records show that between 2004 […]

Medical Malpractice Death Rates Continue to Rise

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Healthcare affects everyone at one point or another in their lives. When we seek medical care, we realize there are certain risks associated with every procedure and/or form of treatment. We place our trust in doctors and other healthcare providers that they will treat us competently with the standard of care we deserve and have […]

Belt Magazine Features VASJ High School

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COLORBLIND AND RISING: WHAT’S BEHIND THE SURPRISING SUCCESS OF CLEVELAND’S VILLA ANGELA-ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL? September 23, 2014 By Daniel J. McGraw Rich Osborne is slowly walking through the gym of Villa Angela-St. Joseph’s High School(VASJ), a Catholic school on the east side of Cleveland. Villa Angela-St. Joseph has been around for about 25 years now, since […]

Medical Malpractice: Delayed Diagnosis

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When you think about medical malpractice, you think of a doctor doing something wrong; however, sometimes medical malpractice happens, not because a doctor did something wrong, but because a doctor failed to take action at all. Delayed diagnosis is an extremely common and dangerous form of medical malpractice. If you have ever gone to the […]