Entries by Tim Misny

Can I Afford a Lawyer? (Getting Legal #140)

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As a working class citizen, one might presume that they cannot afford the expenses that follow filing a lawsuit for an accident. As a personal injury lawyer for 33 years, I work for the injured victim on a contingency basis, where I only get paid if I get my client a recovery. The first order […]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The late, great Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired, motivated, and affected countless people’s lives, both when he was on this Earth and now through his writings. The connection that Dr. King has and will have with people is unique for each individual. Dr. King’s quote, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what […]

How to find additional forms of insurance in an accident (Getting Legal #139)

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It is bad enough to have been involved in a bad accident, but it becomes a real nightmare when you learn that the person who caused the accident either has no insurance or has minimum coverage. If you have been a victim of a bad car accident and the wrong doer has no insurance or […]

What to expect in a slip and fall case (Getting Legal #138)

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Have you ever been seriously injured due to ice or hazardous winter weather? In this episode, I explain the basics of what one should do in the case of a slip and fall accident. In my 33 years of working as a personal injury lawyer in Cleveland, the slip and fall cases are the worst […]

What is the answer for nursing home neglect?

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If you, like me, have had to place a loved one in a nursing home facility, you know that, in and of itself, it is a terribly sad ordeal. A once proud, independent parent or grandparent must relinquish all control and rely on others for the most simple and basic tasks that we take for […]

Did your doctors do everything they could? (Getting Legal #130)

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Have you ever heard a doctor say, “We did everything we could…”? On this episode of “Getting Legal with Tim Misny,” I explain to 19 Action News’ Jon Loufman why maybe you shouldn’t of believed them. In my 33 years of working as a personal injury lawyer in Cleveland, I have found that medical professionals tell […]

How long do I have to sue? (Getting Legal #129)

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Have you ever wondered how long you have to bring a lawsuit? On this episode of “Getting Legal with Tim Misny,” I explain statutes of limitations to 19 Action News’ Jon Loufman, and why, if you think you have been made a victim of birth injury, medical malpractice, or catastrophic injury, you need call me […]

Why so many lawsuits (Getting Legal #128)

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On this episode of “Getting Legal with Tim Misny,” I explain to 19 Action News’ Jon Loufman what happens when corporations put profit over safety. Getting Legal airs on CBS 19 every Friday morning at 7:55 a.m.

ER visit not enough: Why you need follow-up care after a car accident

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Part of my job, each and every day, is to talk to people who have been involved in car accidents. Oftentimes, when I ask about medical care, injured victims will tell me they visited an emergency room, but rarely do they have plans to seek follow-up care. This is most disturbing to me because immediately […]

Personal Injury Cases Effect on the Family (Getting Legal #127)

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Have you or a member of your family been injured due to someone else’s negligence? If so, you know that something like that affects not only the person injured, but the whole family; sometimes, for generations to come. On this episode of “Getting Legal with Tim Misny,” I explain to 19 Action News’ Jon Loufman […]