10 Reasons to Consult a Personal Injury Attorney After a Car Accident

If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, there are several common concerns including outstanding medical bills, inability to work, and persistent symptoms.  Often, insurance adjusters will call, seek information about an injured person’s condition, and even offer to send a check in exchange for a signature on a release. Be wary.  It may not … Read More

On Workers Compensation? You May Need a Personal Injury Attorney

Although the Workers Compensation system was designed to avoid issues of fault and quickly allow an injured worker to return to her former position of employment, the system may not be the only remedy available in all injury situations. If you’ve suffered a work injury as the result of the negligence of someone other than your employer, or in the … Read More

Wrongful Death in Ohio

A wrongful death claim is a civil action in which a plaintiff claims that a person’s death was caused by the negligent or wrongful act of another individual or entity. These cases are subject to state statutes regarding who can bring the claim, when, and what types of compensation are available. Examples of Wrongful Death Claims A negligent or intentional … Read More

Slip and Falls In Ohio

Slip and fall cases come under the law of premises liability. In Ohio, like elsewhere, there are rules for determining when and if a property owner is liable to someone injured on their land, home, premises or business. Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents A slip and fall can result from any number of causes. The following are some common … Read More

Be a “wimp!”

Sometimes those injured in accidents do not report all their symptoms and difficulties to their doctors. No one wants to be a “wimp” when it comes to routine aches and pains. Following an accidental injury, however, this approach can delay diagnoses, treatment, and, in some cases, invite questions later about the cause of such injuries. Many times under-reporting is quite … Read More

When injured in an accident, timing is critical

Whether an accident occurs at work, on the road, or elsewhere, documentation of the event and one’s initial medical condition can be critical. Catastrophic and fatal accidents are usually well documented. Thankfully, however, most accidents are not as severe. Nevertheless, the long-term effects of many accidents initially thought “less severe,” are significant and, in some cases, life-long. Those who take … Read More