Posts by: Jeff Friedman

Brain injuries and motor vehicle accidents

Lawsuit School District in California Settles Police Misconduct Lawsuit

One of the most catastrophic injuries you can suffer in a car crash is a traumatic brain injury. Brain injuries may manifest themselves right away or the symptoms may appear days following the collision. The following […]

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Liability in Ohio motor vehicle accidents

Drunk driving crash death lawsuit settled

If you have suffered personal injuries in a motor vehicle accident, you may file a claim against the parties responsible for your accident to recover both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages cover medical expenses, lost […]

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Can I see any doctor after a workplace injury?

Are There Claims Outside of Workers’ Compensation Claims?

One of the most common questions people have about Ohio’s workers’ compensation system is about whether they can see the doctor of their choice when seeking medical care and treatment after a workplace injury. As with […]

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Finding fault in slip and fall claims

Next Steps After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

Accidents can happen anywhere, from slipping on a wet floor while grocery shopping or on ice in front of hotel steps, tripping on a curb or wrinkled carpeting while walking through a lobby, or even stepping […]

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Driver fatigue blamed for two Ohio trucking accidents

A Reckless Driver

Large trucks and tractor-trailers are common sights for Ohio motorists. The growth of shipping and delivery industries ensures that passenger car drivers must constantly share the road with much larger commercial vehicles. And while car accidents […]

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Common causes of workplace injuries

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The vast majority of Ohio residents rely on work to live. Consistent income is necessary to pay the bills; however, events in the workplace could impact an individual’s ability to work. Workplace accidents happen in all […]

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What if I can’t work after an accident?

Workplace injuries, Do I have a workers' compensation case?

Suffering severe injuries in a car accident comes with significant consequences, like large medical bills and property damage. The cost of living, like rent or mortgage, utility bills, insurance payments and loan payments, do not wait […]

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Pedestrian deaths remain high

Pedestrian Injury: What Are Our Options

Although more Americans remained home last year during the pandemic, negligent motorists drove up the number of pedestrian fatalities. According to a preliminary report from the Governors Highway Safety Administration, the pedestrian death rate rose by […]

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What is Workers’ Compensation?

Worker Toys

In Ohio, workers are covered by workers’ compensation. Sometimes that’s through the state’s workers’ compensation fund and some employers are self-insured. But, when you have been hurt at work, workers’ compensation can cover you.

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How to Self-Quarantine Without Going Crazy

COVID Mask in Mirror

As winter encompasses us with all its little bugs, long dark days, and blankets of snow it’s becoming even more challenging for most to cope with the added weight to the already heavy COVID quarantine. Scientists […]

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Radiology Error: A Common Medical Malpractice

Radiology Error: A Common Medical Malpractice

While advances in medicine have helped refine medical processes and procedures, diagnostic errors are still common. A recent study of diagnostic errors shows that diagnostic errors affect an estimated 12 million Americans. These errors cause more harm […]

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

You can be the most responsible driver out there and still end up as the victim in a motor vehicle accident. And if the person who hits you doesn’t have insurance or is underinsured, your problems […]

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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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Bicycle Safety Tips for Children

7 Bicycle Safety Tips for Children

Learning to ride a bicycle is a popular requisite of growing up, and this makes bike safety for kids a concern for all parents. We can’t be with our children all the time, but we can […]

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How Do Car Accidents and Truck Accident Differ?

How Car and Trucking Accidents Differ

If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident with a tractor trailer, you’re likely wondering why you’d need a truck accident attorney. After all, aren’t motor vehicle collisions all the same? Unfortunately, […]

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Tips for a Healthy Delivery During the Pandemic

Tips for a Healthy Delivery During the Pandemic

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful and rewarding journeys that a woman (and her partner) will experience. However, due to COVID-19, many pregnant couples have mixed emotions as they rapidly approach their due dates. As […]

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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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Ohio Winter Driving Laws and Rights

Winter Driving Tips

Driving in Ohio in the winter is no joke. The Buckeye State consistently ranks as the state with the most winter driving fatalities, an average of 86 deaths per year. Federal statistics also show that accidents that happen […]

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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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Work Injury Law – Understanding Your Rights

Work Injury Law - Understanding Your Rights

When you go to work, you don’t expect to sustain injuries that could prevent you from working or leading a normal life, and yet, according to the National Safety Council, over 4 million people are injured at […]

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Selecting the Right Car Seat for Your Child

Selecting the right car seat for your child

As a parent, your vehicle is no doubt a hive of activity. Whether you are chauffeuring your youngest to and from daycare or taking your older children to sports practice, you’ll want to make sure they […]

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Your Guide to Bicycle Safety

Your Guide to Bicycle Safety, Bike Safety Tips

Riding your bicycle is one of the most enjoyable and healthy activities for kids and adults. It’s environmentally sound and available to members of all economic groups. Cycling can also a be a dangerous activity, especially […]

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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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5 Ways to Self-Treat a Concussion

Concussion Self Care

More and more families are aware of the threat of concussion. Everyone risks serious injury when playing contact sports or driving, and even a fall can cause this form of head injury. Part of the challenge […]

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The 5 Safest Dog Breeds for Families

5 Safest Dog Breeds

There’s nothing quite like the unconditional love bestowed upon a child by the family dog. A well-chosen breed goes a long way to turning dreams of a successful pet experience into reality. Qualities to look for […]

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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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How to Stay Safe in Northeast Ohio’s Metroparks

Park Safety

Enjoying the outdoors is one of the benefits of living in this community. Northeast Ohio’s Metroparks are a destination for families and nature-lovers especially in the warmer months. As Spring is finally here, it’s a good […]

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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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5 Quick Facts on Slips, Trips, and Falls

Slips, Trips and Falls

Slip and fall accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in America. These incidents can occur for a variety of reasons, but in many cases, some form of negligence is involved. You may be […]

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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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