Posts by: Friedman, Domiano & Smith Co., L.P.A.

The Dangers of Explosions on the Worksite

The Dangers of Explosions on the Worksite

While they’re on the uncommon end of employment mishaps, workplace explosions present a disproportionate threat of injury and death when they do occur. These incidents can leave workers permanently injured or families without loved ones. This […]

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What You Need to Know about SUV Rollovers

What you need to know about SUV Rollovers

Do you know that most drivers believe that Sport Utility Vehicles are safer than other cars because of their large size? However, due to their propensity, when it comes to rolling over, they are just more […]

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Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Law Explained

Nursing home

Elder abuse comes in many forms like emotional, physical, and sexual harm inflicted on a senior citizen. Some senior citizens also suffer from financial exploitation and negligence from the people tasked with taking care of them. […]

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Bar Owner Liability: Ohio’s Dram Shop Laws

Bar owner liability, Dram Shop Laws

In 2017, the Ohio State Supreme Court ruled five-to-one that the “dram shop statute” (Ohio R.C. 4399) is “the exclusive remedy” for a dram shop in the event a patron sues for being “over served.” The […]

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What To Do After a Drunk Driving Accident

What to do after a drunk driving accident

In 2018, 10,511 people in the US died in drunk driving accidents, which means this type of accident kills about 29 people every day. In Ohio in particular, there are around 400 drunk driving fatalities per […]

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Pedestrian Accidents: What are Your Options?

Pedestrian Injury: What Are Our Options

As a pedestrian, you are vulnerable to injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, many drivers do not pay enough attention to people in crosswalks or on the shoulder of the road. While pedestrians have a […]

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How Ohio Stands Out in Workers’ Compensation Law

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Laws regarding workplace injuries vary by state, but most areas share fairly similar regulations. This isn’t so much the case with Ohio workers’ compensation law. There are many differences when comparing The Buckeye State to others, […]

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How New Technology is Changing Motorcycle Accident Law

How new technology is changing motorcycle accident law

Technology is changing the world around us, and nowhere is this more apparent than in motorcycle accident law. While bikers face a disproportionate risk of experiencing serious motor vehicle accidents, technological advancements are both creating safer […]

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Disability Law Explained

Disability law explained

If an accident has left you disabled, you may be qualified to receive Social Security disability benefits. This is a safety net designed to ensure people can still afford to live despite not being able to […]

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The 4 Safest Cars for Your Family to Own 2020

Family safety

Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gives a limited number of vehicles their Top Safety Pick+ award each year. To receive this award, vehicles must receive a rating of superior or advanced on […]

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Can I Sue If I Got Worse After Surgery?

Can I sue if I got worse after surgery?

No one wants to hear that they need surgery to correct some medical problem. It’s even worse if complications from surgery make you sicker than you were when you started. Sometimes complications are unavoidable. But if […]

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Injury by Product: Do You Have a Case?

Product liability injury by product do you have a case?

Consumers have certain expectations when they make a product purchase. One of these is the assumption that what they buy will be safe for use. Unfortunately, this often proves not to be the case. Those who […]

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What is Workplace Discrimination?

What is workplace discrimination?

Have you been passed over for a job or promotion even though you were super qualified to do it? If you didn’t get that job because of factors that had nothing to do with your ability […]

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Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident?

Who is responsible for a truck accident?

Some of the most devastating collisions involve large vehicles on busy highways. The power and speed can have heart-wrenching results, not to mention a great deal of legal complexity. As a passenger or driver who has […]

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Can I Sue For a Dog Bite in Ohio?

Can I sue for a dog bite in Ohio?

A dog bite can happen to adults or children, and may result in physical or mental trauma. In addition to the injuries, possible infection, or disfigurement, a person may be reluctant to come into contact with […]

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Next Steps After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

Next Steps After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

When you’ve been hurt in a slip-and-fall accident, it’s important to act quickly. You may be entitled to compensation, but only if the owner or occupier of the premises was negligent. That’s something you’ll have to […]

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Is Every Medical Mistake Malpractice?

Is every medical mistake malpractice?

In a health care setting, patients are often vulnerable. Medical professionals have the training and knowledge that should equip them to make the best decision in every case. Patients trust that medical professionals do not make […]

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Your Rights if Hurt in a Boating Accident

Your rights if hurt in a boating accident

Many Ohioans spend summer days out on the water. Paying a commercial boating operation to take you out may seem safe, but sometimes tragedy occurs. When someone is badly injured in a boating accident, it can […]

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Aviation Accidents Explained

Aviation accidents explained

Air travel is thought to be a safe mode of transportation. In 2017, there were no fatalities on commercial aircraft, down from 16 the year before. While this sounds encouraging, the National Transportation Safety Board nonetheless […]

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How Do Natural Gas Explosions Happen?

How do natural gas explosions happen

Natural gas powers millions of US homes and appliances. In fact, more than 3.3 million Ohio residents use natural gas, while Cleveland alone has 114,424 natural gas customers. Using natural gas is popular, but it can […]

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Emergency Room Errors Explained

Emergenc room errors explained

If you or someone you love is ever a victim of medical negligence, then you should hire an attorney for help, right away. Unfortunately, errors in emergency rooms occur more often than many people think. Some […]

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Reversing a Denied Disability Claim Determination

Reversing a denied disability claim determination

While there are several reasons why the Social Security Administration (SSA) might initially deny a claim, sometimes they just don’t understand the facts. With the help of a knowledgeable, experienced Social Security disability attorney, disabled claimants […]

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Did SSA Deny Your Disability Claim?

Do I need an attorney for a social security claim?

Many people suffer injuries or disabilities that impair their full capacity to work or eliminates that capacity altogether. The Federal Social Security Administration (SSA) offers two forms of social security disability payments to people who’ve lost […]

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Recovering from a Traumatic Birth

The legal perspective gynological malpractice continued

There’s perhaps no greater injury than that which occurs during the pregnancy or birth of a baby. While not every pregnancy will result in a healthy infant, medical malpractice that causes an injury or even the […]

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Identifying OB-GYN Malpractice

Gynecological malpractice explained

Like all types of medical practice, doctors who practice obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) medicine are capable of making mistakes that can have devastating, long-term effects on their patients. In a recent survey, 70 percent of OB-GYN […]

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Finding Help After a Train Accident

Finding Help After a Train Accident

Recent train accident statistics reveal that Ohio ranks sixth in the nation for railroad accidents. Since 2014, Ohio has been the site of 209 train accidents and, in just three weeks last summer, three more Ohioan […]

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What to Do After a Hit and Run Accident

What to do after a hit and run accident

If you’ve ever been involved in a hit and run accident, you understand how stressful it can be. The initial shock is amplified knowing that someone fled, unconcerned about the damage they caused. For those wondering […]

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Elevator and Escalator Accidents Explained

Elevator and Escalator Accidents Explained

Elevator and escalator injuries are a little-known hazard in the U.S. The threat to worker safety around elevators and escalators prompted past studies by the Centers for Disease Control, which recommended ways to prevent accidents in […]

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What to Do If You Were Injured by a Drunk Driver

Drunk driving accidents, DUI related accidents

Every car accident is unexpected and challenging. Collisions caused by a drunk driver, however, are particularly upsetting, because the driver engaged in an activity most people understand to be dangerous and risky. Every victim of a […]

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What to Do If You Were Injured as a Passenger

The Driver Was Uninsured In An Accident. What Do I Do As The Passenger?

You have the right to seek compensation for your car accident injuries even if you were a passenger. In Ohio, an accident victim typically files a claim against the negligent party’s insurance company. This means that […]

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Car Accident Claims: When You Need a Lawyer

Car accident claims, When do I need a lawyer

After a car collision, many people wonder whether they need a car accident lawyer. Serious car accident injuries jumped 30 percent in 2015, so you could find yourself involved in such an incident. If this occurs, […]

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