Marilyn Dachner

heavy machinery workers' compensation

I’ve Been Injured in a Heavy Equipment Accident. Is Workers’ Compensation My Only Option?

When you work in construction, you spend a lot of time around heavy equipment. Between dangerous tools, machinery and climbing over scaffolding, there’s plenty of accident potential. In most professions, getting injured on the job means you’re generally limited to workers’ compensation. In some cases, however, you may be entitled to sue your employer or …

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traumatic brain injury lawsuit

Do Traumatic Brain Injuries Get Worse Over Time?

If you’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury and someone else is at fault, you should file a claim to recover medical damages. That can be difficult, however—some victims think they have experienced and healed from the brunt of the damage, only to experience worsening symptoms over time. Certain traumatic brain injuries can deteriorate, which makes …

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Does Botched Plastic Surgery Count as Medical Malpractice?

Whatever your reasons for getting plastic surgery, no one goes into it thinking that their surgery will come out botched. It’s certainly a risk, but you’ve done your research, chosen a reputable surgeon and followed their pre- and post-op directions to the letter. What happens when your body starts to heal—and it’s nothing like you …

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Who is Responsible When My Child is Injured in a Bounce House?

Spring weather will arrive in Ohio before we know it, and with pleasant outdoor weather comes children’s birthday parties. It has become increasingly common for children’s birthday parties to feature inflatable bounce houses or other “inflatable recreation devices.” They can be a source of great fun, but if they’re not properly set up, maintained and …

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Can Plane Crash Survivors File a Lawsuit?

Plane crashes are rare, but they do happen—and sometimes there are survivors. Even if you survive a plane crash, you’re likely to suffer catastrophic injuries and emotional distress, and rack up copious medical bills while you recover. That’s why survivors often ask whether they can file a lawsuit to recover compensation. Depending on who is …

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Tips for Taking Photographs After a Car Accident

Even minor car accidents can leave you feeling stunned. If you have any injuries at all, taking photographs of the scene are probably the last thing on your mind. However, if it’s possible, getting photos of the immediate aftermath can help you prove what happened and how. Although most cell phones today have extremely high-quality …

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How Today’s Technology is Helping Personal Injury Victims

Today’s technology can be a blessing, particularly when it comes to personal injury victims. Thanks to the powerful computers, cameras and video recorders that most people carry in their pockets, it’s easier than ever to prove fault. It also helps victims improve their independence, even after devastating accidents. Using Technology to Prove Fault If you’ve …

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Wrongful Death Claims from Celebratory Gunfire on New Year’s Eve

Every New Year’s Eve, thousands of people across the country celebrate by shooting their guns into the sky. If you’re wondering “what’s the harm?” consider this recent Texas case. A 61-year-old Houston woman was killed on New Year’s Eve from celebratory gunfire while she was lighting fireworks in front of her home with her family. …

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