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

Types of Injuries that Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Claims

In Ohio, any employee injured on the job is eligible to file a workers’ compensation claim. And it doesn’t matter where you are, whether the injury occurs at the worksite or while running an errand for the boss, so long as you are in the “scope of employment” at the time. The truth is that many workers’ compensation claims are … Read More

How we spend our time

The most recent figures from the U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics concerning how we Americans spend our time are interesting.  Looking at households with persons aged 25 – 54 with at least one child under the age of 18, the average numbers are: Hours Working                     8.2 Sleeping                      7.6 Leisure and sports      2.6 Other                          2.4 Caring for others        … 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