Entries by Tim Misny

Medication and Birth Defect and Injury Consequences

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Did your medication cause your baby’s birth defect? Medication and improper medication management can often be the cause for a tragic birth injury or birth defects. As we learn more and more about the drugs commonly prescribed, the more warnings and restrictions occur.  While a drug may be allowed now, it can be deemed dangerous in […]

Under Ride Truck Accidents – Under Ride Guards are the Answer

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Under Ride Truck Accidents on the Rise  Two mothers that suffered unimaginable, tragic losses are leading the crusade for better under ride guards on semi trucks. The average semi truck trailer is about 3’ off the ground.  The average personal vehicle can easily “fit” beneath the semi trailer during an accident.  Unfortunately, under ride accidents […]

Akron Summa Health Care Medical Malpractice

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Summa Health Care – The Impact of 2017 Changes Resident programs revoked after hospital found to be deplorable, 2017 staffing changes found to wreak havoc. If you were treated at Akron Summa Hospital ER in 2017, you need to read this. Imagine you show up to the ER for emergency care, only to find out that […]

Ohio Move Over Law – Accident Avoidance

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Ohio Move Over Law Penalties May Change The Ohio Move Over Law is simple: if you approach or are approached by an emergency vehicle on a state highway with emergency lights on, you must move over and/or slow down. In instances where it is not safe to move over, such as heavy traffic or poor […]

Workers’ Compensation Fines – Profit Versus Safety

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When Big Fines Aren’t a Deterrent Recent workers’ compensation fines are making the headlines, but is it really enough?  Unfortunately, every single day in Ohio and across the US, individuals are asked to perform work related duties that have very real dangers.  For many, common sense safety is enough – But unfortunately, accidents do happen! […]

Motorcycle Accidents – National Motorcycle Awareness Month

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May is National Motorcycle Awareness Month Motorcyclists in Ohio cannot wait to get back on the roads when the weather starts to warm up. As I’m sure you’ve noticed with the warm weather approaching, the motorcycles’ roar is more and more prevalent around town.  Unfortunately, despite being a small fraction of ‘vehicles’ on the roadway, motorcycle […]

Ohio’s Poor Quality Nursing Home Care and Inspections

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I have news that is both shocking and sad. The Cleveland PD recently reported that our nursing homes are among the nation’s lowest rated. And if that isn’t enough, the people who are responsible for policing the nursing homes have been deemed wholly inadequate. What is most troubling to me is that the victims are […]

Accidents with Uhauls, Rental Trucks or Camper Vans

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Bigger Vehicles, Bigger Dangers Many of us have that instinctual drive to keep away from, or quickly pass, semis on the road. That feeling where the hair stands up on your arms and visions of news coverage or “Final Destination-esque” scenes play out in our head. What about other large vehicles, driven by inexperienced drivers? […]

IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) and Birth Injury Risks

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IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) and Birth Injury Risks If you or someone you love conceived through IVF or In Vitro Fertilization, it is more likely than not that your road to pregnancy and parenthood has been less than easy. Having children is no doubt one of life’s biggest blessings, and assisted reproductive technologies are an incredible […]

Uber Accidents Claims

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A New Type Of Accident Claim in an Uber World Ride sharing is on the rise, and unfortunately so are related accidents.  While Uber, Lyft and other ride sharing, taxi or carpool services fill a need in today’s society – we also need to ensure our laws change to keep up with the times! There are […]