Driving is no easy task. Whenever you get behind the wheel, it feels like there are countless things to keep track of. Switching lanes, checking your mirrors, avoiding negligent drivers, the list goes on and on. However, often lost in the chaos of driving are its non-human aspects. Gravel on the streets, potholes and other […]
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About Tim Misny
Ohio Personal Injury lawyer serving Cleveland, Akron/Canton, Columbus and Cincinnati. Practice areas include: Personal Injury, Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Workplace Injury, Vehicle Accidents and more.
Practicing attorney for more than 33 years and have garnered hundreds of millions of dollars of compensation for my clients.
Entries by Tim Misny
As a result of a million-dollar ad campaign and heightened awareness from citizens in general, the seat belt dilemma of past years has died down considerably. However, it’s far from gone. Each year, too many drivers are killed in accidents that could very easily been non-fatal. Specifically, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found […]
With great power comes great responsibility. While having a car may not feel like a big deal, it is certainly a role that offers an immense amount of both power and responsibility. As a matter of fact, a negligent driver can very easily kill someone if not careful and focused. It should come as no […]
The dangers of texting and driving, using apps like Snapchat while driving, and yakking while driving are all well documented and accounted for. However, a rather ignored dilemma is listening while driving. Whether it be through the radio, an external stereo system, or a phone, listening while driving is a growing problem with the expansion […]
For the most part, drivers understand how to adjust their driving based off the weather. Seasons change, climates change, road conditions change. However, seasonal differences are far from the only external factor, which should alter a driver’s perception of the streets. There is an often-underappreciated aspect of Mother Nature, which arguably has more influence than […]
Driving is exhilarating. It’s fun, it’s exciting and it’s liberating. Unfortunately, while driving is certainly all of the aforementioned adjectives, one more adjective can perfectly describe it as well – dangerous. It seems that as time goes on, more people view driving less as a practical mode of transportation, and more as a thrilling pastime. […]
Enough literature has already been written about the dangers of intersections. At this point, everyone knows that intersections are no fun for any vehicle. They’re complicated, confusing, and get jammed up way too easily. Unfortunately, like it or not, intersections are a vital component of the driving world, and they’re certainly very dangerous. About 2.5 […]
One of the toughest maneuvers for any new driver to learn is switching lanes. Put simply, there is so much activity on the roads at any given time that it seems next to impossible for inexperienced drivers to safely switch over. While skills like these usually comes with experience, that doesn’t seem to be the […]
While summer driving may seem like a blessing in comparison to the high-octane catastrophes of the winter, there is one dangerous facet of summer driving that is often disregarded: Construction work. Unfortunately, warmer months often mean the presence of more construction zones. Indeed, as the sun gets brighter, so do the uniforms of public workers […]
Semi trucks are an integral part of our nation’s economy. Doing all the dirty work, semis take on all the less glamorous facets of the transportation industry. However, in spite of the obvious boons of this mode of transportation, nothing comes without a price. Unfortunately, semis make the road a much more complex – and […]
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