Entries by Tim Misny

Snow Removal Ordinances in Ohio

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The State of Ohio does not have any official state law that requires homeowners to remove snow from in front of their property. However: Keep in mind that cities, towns and villages often have ordinances regarding snow removal. They can differ depending on what area or street you reside in. Visit your local government or […]

Parking Lot Accident Risks

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Let’s face it: navigating a parking lot is one of the more frustrating tasks for drivers and pedestrians. They’re often crowded, coveted spaces are rarely available, and visibility is low. Here’s an astounding fact: 20% of accidents happen in parking lots. Part of the reason why so many accidents happen in parking lots is distracted […]

Should You Allow Your Child to Ride in the Front Seat?

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Riding in the front seat of the car is a sort of rite of passage for kids. It’s seen as cool, and it makes them feel like they are not a “little kid” anymore. Parents should reiterate that even though their children may beg to sit up front in the car with you, it really […]

What to do After a Car Accident

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Motor vehicle accidents, from minor collisions, to serious catastrophic situations, can be a traumatizing event to go through. After an accident, your adrenaline is pumping, you might feel scared, even angry. Also, you or your loved ones could be physically injured. It is important to have a checklist of what to do after a motor […]

Vehicle Safety for Ice, Snow and Cold Temperatures

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As the temperature drops and snow falls in record numbers, it is important to make sure your vehicle is ready to hit the road safely. Did you know that failing to remove snow and ice from your vehicle can result in a hazardous driving ticket? Keep a dual snow remover with a brush for snow […]

Holiday Driving and Family Safety

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Whether it’s a few hours drive through county lines to see family or a cross country trip to see the winter wonderland, drivers should prepare for extended trips during the holidays. A little bit of common sense mixed in with some not so obvious tips can ensure a safe and happy holiday road trip! Maintenance:  […]

Maternal Death During Childbirth in the US

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When a mother gives birth a new child, we all want the baby to be delivered without any birth injury or complications. We also want the mother to be healthy. Unfortunately, the United States ranks among the worst for maternal morbidity among developed countries. That is a scary fact, and new mothers and medical professionals […]

Is the Surgeon the Best Choice for Your Surgical Procedure?

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Is the Surgeon the Best Choice for Your Surgical Procedure? Having a surgical procedure can be a daunting and life changing experience. Of course, you want that surgery to change your life for the better.  A lot of people settle on the very first surgeon their primary care physician refers them to. More people should […]

How to Choose an Obstetrician to Fit Your Birth Plan

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It is important to be strategic when choosing an obstetrician before you become pregnant. Choosing the right obstetrician can help prevent birth injuries. It is okay to ask questions, do research, and interview doctors to pick the best doctor to work with. Here is a 5-point plan to discuss with potential obstetricians. 5 Steps to […]

What to Know about Auto Insurance Coverage

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In order to have the best car insurance policy for you and your family’s needs, it is important to understand the various types of coverage. Coverage varies and address the many different circumstances that can occur as an automobile owner. What if I cause an accident, and I’m found at fault? This is liability coverage. […]