Entries by Tim Misny

Common Types of Medical Malpractice

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Types of Medical Malpractice Any one of us, at any time, could have an accident or illness that may require medical care.  Emergency medical care, routine surgeries and routine consultations are a part of nearly every American’s way of life.  It is important that our medical system and medical professionals are held to the highest […]

Mental Illness Dangers and Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Mental Health Issues Coupled with Drug or Alcohol Abuse is a Serious Concern The National Alliance on Mental Illness cites that 1 of every 5 adults in the US suffers from some form of mental illness. This amounts to almost 44 MILLION people!  Within is group, NAMI estimates 1 in every 25 adults (about 10 million people) […]

What’s Covered Under Ohio Workers’ Compensation?

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Workers’ Compensation Scope: Do you know what may or may not be covered? Understanding what is or is not covered under a workers’ compensation claim is very important – Particularly if you or a loved one has suffered an injury!  As a general rule, if your injury resulted from something work related, it would be […]

Brachial Plexus Injury During Childbirth

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Brachial Plexus Birth Injury A brachial plexus injury is quite common during childbirth and delivery, but severe cases can be cause for concern. The brachial plexus, is a group or network of nerves that can become injured during a complicated birth. Brachial plexus birth injuries are also commonly known as Erb’s Palsy, Brachial Palsy and […]

Bus Accidents

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The ABCs of Buses Buses and other mass transportation vehicles pose unique dangers on the roadways and for passengers. With an estimated 1 million registered buses on the roads across the US, bus accident liability is largely misunderstood.  Unlike maritime law and other mass forms of transportation, busing still follows a completely antiquated regulatory policy […]

Holiday Tragedies in Northeast Ohio

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4th of July – Fireworks, Food and Tragedy True to trend, this 4th of July holiday weekend was another tragic one across Ohio. While I cherish the memories and time spent with my loved ones, the professional side of my holiday weekend is always filled with heartache. The Ohio State Highway Patrol just released their […]

How to Have a Fun 4th of July While Avoiding Personal Injury

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On July 4th, 1776, our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, a monumental moment that marked the birth of our nation as a free country. Now, the Fourth of July is a time of friends and family, barbeques, celebration, and of course, fireworks. Unfortunately, however, the Fourth of July is also a time of […]

Uninsured Motorist/Underinsured Motorist Coverage and Why We Need It

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While a motorcyclist can wear protective equipment, obey traffic laws, and drive defensively, a motorcyclist’s safety ultimately lies in the hands of other drivers.  In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that other vehicles are most commonly at fault for motorcycle accidents. Damages and injuries in motorcycle accidents are frequent, with the […]

When Do Motorcycles Have the Right-of-Way?

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Motorcyclists around the country are thrilled to see an increasing number of signs urging car drivers to be more conscious of motorcycles. But despite the growing awareness, confusion still exists on when motorcyclists get the right-of-way on roads. Due to their small size, motorcycles are often expected to yield to cars at intersections and traffic. […]

Understanding the Dangers of Motorcycle Lane Splitting

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Lane splitting is a maneuverability act used by motorcyclists to quickly pass traffic by riding in-between lanes. Although lane splitting is illegal in Ohio and 48 other states (California being the exception), it is still done by many. Motorcyclists who lane split may claim that lane splitting reduces the risk of being rear ended – […]