Entries by Tim Misny

Swimming Pool Dangers and Negligence

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The Dangers of Swimming Pools Just this past weekend, a dear friend of mine told me a chilling story. As the family sat poolside for Father’s Day, their young nephew began to panic in the deep end of the pool – After comfortably swimming there for hours. It is often very difficult to recognize, react […]

Dangers of Heat on the Football Field

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Tragedy on the Football Field For one Ohio family, a Kent State football practice took a tragic turn.  Tyler Heintz, a freshman football player, was rushed to the hospital after reportedly collapsing following a routine football practice.  What could possibly have taken the life of a young, healthy athlete? The preliminary cause of death has […]

Electrocution Drowning Accidents

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Drowning Danger – Electricity and Water Never Mix Two recent headlines highlight the hidden danger in natural bodies of water. A day at the beach can quite literally turn into a living nightmare. The sad reality is electrical currents are much more prevalent here, along the Great Lakes, given that natural bodies of water are […]

How Proper Car Seat Restraint Can Reduce Car Accident Injuries for Children

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If you are a parent, you understand that your child’s safety is the most important thing in the world. I was surprised to read about a study that found 95% of new parents use their child’s car seat incorrectly. The study indicated that many parents make mistakes in properly installing the car seat and positioning the child, both critical […]

Preventing Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents

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As the temperature rises and the sun comes out, Ohio’s summer weather calls for the long-awaited use of motorcycles. However, preventable motorcycle accidents occur for too often during these summer months. In 2015 alone, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists died in crashes according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report. Furthermore, although motorcycles made up only […]

Teen Driving – 100 Deadliest Days

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As a parent, I cannot fathom the recent losses we have seen in our local Northeast Ohio communities.  As each tragedy passes, it seems as a society we become even more disconnected with the very real potential outcomes of our teens getting behind the wheel. With laws, safety precautions and pep talks – Are we […]

OVI and Drugged Driving Dangers

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Record Breaking OVI and Drugged Driving Across Ohio The Ohio State Patrol released 2017 Memorial Day weekend statistics and the proverbial alarm bells are sounding. Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, over 800 OVI arrests occurred across Ohio in a 72 hour period – that is an average of 11 arrests per hour! This terrifying […]

Extreme Cases of Nursing Home Abuse

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Nursing Home Abuse to the Extremes We have recently highlighted some of the deplorable standards across Ohio for nursing home care and quality.  While these every day occurrences and pathetic benchmarks are concerning in and of themselves, we also have extreme cases of abuse across the US. A nursing home patient is often completely reliant on […]

Live On Lakeside – Where I’ll Make Them Pay All Began

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Where “I’ll Make Them Pay”® Comes From After 20 appearances on “Live on Lakeside” Michael and I finally talk about my slogan “I’ll Make Them Pay”® and where it all began. The Inspiration Behind “I’ll Make Them Pay”® Unfortunately, the tale behind “I’ll Make Them Pay”® is a sad one to tell. Many years ago, I […]

Prom Night Car Accident Tragedies

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From Corsage to Catastrophe From a night to remember, to a night they’ll never forget – Prom night accident tragedies are unfortunately all too common. Our hearts and prayers go out to the families effected by a recent tragedy in which a 17 year old lost her life and an 18 year old was severely injured. […]