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Motorcycle Accidents in Ohio: Three Common Types

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It’s no secret that motorcycles are much more dangerous than any other motor vehicle on the road. Despite this well-known fact, motorcycles remain a popular form of transportation and entertainment. Drivers are willing to take the risk to enjoy the thrill of riding a motorcycle. Because of their size and design, motorcycles are vulnerable to […]

Car Accidents: Statute of Limitations in Ohio

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Statutes of limitations are laws that determine how long someone has to bring a claim. These “time limits” are decided by lawmakers in each state, and they vary depending on what type of case you have. While most laws are subject to interpretation, these statutes are very specific, and generally, cannot be overruled. At times, these […]

Birth Injuries: When is an injury considered a birth injury?

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A specific category of medical malpractice, birth injury cases refer to negligence surrounding a woman’s pregnancy that results in injury to the infant. Because of the name, people commonly believe that birth injuries can only happen while the mother is giving birth. However, there are actually three phases in which a birth injury can occur: […]

Traumatic Brain Injury: There’s an App for That

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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury that is caused when an external force collides with the brain. Recently, concussions, a type of traumatic brain injury, have become a major cause for concern, specifically in the context of sports. It is estimated that, each year, emergency rooms in the United States treat over 170,000 […]

Ohio Workers’ Compensation: 10 Common Causes of Work-Related Injuries

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Work-related injuries happen every day and in every line of work. Generally, when people think of workers’ compensation claims, they think of construction workers or other trades, but so many more people are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In Ohio, every employer with one or more employees must have workers’ compensation insurance. This means that, […]

Lawsuits Against Hospitals: What You Need to Know

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When you are admitted to a hospital, a multitude of people become responsible for your care. It is no longer just you and your doctor. You are treated by specialists, physicians’ assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, nurses’ aides, therapists, and healthcare technicians. The more people who are involved in your treatment, the greater the chance […]

Ohio Birth Injury Lawyer: My Goals for Your Case

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When someone calls me because their child was a victim of a birth injury, I relate to them on two levels. First, I relate to them as a father. I think about how I would feel if I was in their shoes. I think about devastated I would be, and I think, if I was in […]

Wrongful Death: Statute of Limitations in Ohio

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I can’t tell you how many times, in my 33 years of working as a personal injury lawyer, I’ve had to tell someone, who had a legitimate case, I couldn’t help them because too much time had passed. I have found that this happens even more frequently for wrongful death cases. I always ask them, […]

Out of Court Settlements: 5 Reasons to Settle your Case in Ohio

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In the 33 years I have represented the injured victim, I have noticed many of my clients usually have one common concern, and that concern is trial. Sometimes they are concerned because they fear going to trial. Other times, they desperately want to “have their day in court.” Recent statistics show, however, that in Ohio […]

Average Personal Injury Settlement in Ohio

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When I sign up new clients, I am frequently asked the same question: What is the average personal injury settlement amount in Ohio? Law suits are time-consuming, and they are often very hard on those involved. So, of course it makes sense that clients want to know if it will all be worth it in […]