Entries by Tim Misny

Bad Faith Claims: What to Do When your Ohio Insurance Company Won’t Help You

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We’ve all heard it before – insurance companies dragging their feet, refusing to investigate claims, not returning phone calls – it’s infuriating. As a customer, you pay a lot of money to your insurance company every year, but when you finally need them, they won’t do their job. The truth is, the only thing big […]

What are the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?

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Everyone has been affected by the consequences of a car accident at some point in their lifetime. Whether you were directly involved in a serious accident or someone you love was injured in an automobile, you know the effects can be long-lasting. Car accidents frequently result in physical, emotional, and financial damages. After an accident, […]

Is Visiting Ohio’s Cedar Point Amusement Park Really Worth the Risk?

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If there’s one thing many Ohioans look forward to in the Summer months, it’s going to Cedar Point. Known as the roller coaster capital of the world, Cedar Point is home to some of the largest and most terrifying amusement park rides ever created. What makes amusement parks so popular, is the thrill that comes […]

Doctors Petition Against Training that Could Prevent Medical Mistakes; Ohio Medical Malpractice Cases will Sadly Continue

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If additional medical training could prevent even one medical mistake from taking a life, then it’s worth it. According to a new study by the Journal of Patient Safety, as many as 400,000 people a year die as a result of preventable medical errors. In an effort to decrease this number, medical certification boards have started […]

NCAA Reaches Settlement in Concussion (Head Injury) Lawsuit

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In my experience working as a personal injury lawyer, I have represented a number of people who have suffered from traumatic brain injuries. Serious head injuries are far more common and dangerous than most people realize. I would rather have a compound fracture of my femur than sustain a permanent, debilitating, brain injury. Damage to […]

Increased Motorcycle Accidents Due to Warmer Weather in Ohio

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Being a life-long Clevelander, there are some things I have to come to expect when the weather starts to warm up in the Spring. Daylight savings time brings longer days, more people are out and about, the green comes back on the trees, and you start hearing the rumble of motorcycles. Anyone who rides a […]

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claims Process

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If you have ever been injured at work, you know it can be a delicate situation. Often times, instead of getting necessary medical care, employees spend more time worrying about how the injury will affect their job than about their personal well-being. Employees are afraid to come forward about their injuries in fear of getting […]

Why do anesthesia mistakes happen and how can they be prevented?

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Over 40 million doses of anesthesia are administered annually in the United States. It’s hard to believe a drug used so commonly kills one in every 200,000 patients. Can you imagine sending a loved one in for surgery, only to learn they were harmed by the very medication that was supposed to keep them safe? […]

Anesthesia Mistakes are a Leading Cause of Medical Malpractice in Ohio

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Being told by a doctor you or a loved one has to have surgery can be scary. Most people are fearful something will go wrong during the surgery. Some worry their surgeon will make a mistake, others worry about infections, but many overlook the risk of anesthesia mistakes. Over the course of a year, anesthesia […]

Ohio Personal Injury Law: Damage Caps

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It’s been about 10 years since Ohio legislators responded to our country’s campaign for tort reform. The term tort reform refers to a nationwide change in the way the law handles personal injury cases by placing limits, also known as caps, on the kind or amount of damages someone can receive. Critics of tort reform […]