Category: Personal Injury

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Brain Injury Questions and Answers

Brain injury, questions and answers

People with TBI have hope and treatment options. With education about the condition you can help your loved one recover. What is Brain Injury? Brain injury comes in many forms. The two main types are open […]

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What is Product Liability?

What is product liability?

Product liability refers to the area of tort law that determines who will be held responsible when someone is injured after using a product. If a product has injured you or a family member, you need […]

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How Do Construction Accidents Happen?

How do construction accidents happen?

According to OSHA, four types of situations cause more than 50 percent of all construction site injuries: falls, electrocution, being struck by something, and being caught in between things. While accidents do happen, many of these […]

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Safety at Construction Sites

Safety at construction sites

There are different spots in the region where construction is in full-swing, gearing to make buildings look nicer and roads easier to travel. Construction sites, as a worker and as a pedestrian/driver, can be dangerous areas […]

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Do I Have To Pay Medicaid Back?

Medicaid

Not sure what actions to take after Medicaid has paid your personal injury bills? We talk below about subrogation in the state of Ohio and how it relates to reimbursing Medicaid. Do I have to pay […]

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Ohio Man Settles Lawsuit With Police

Police with taser

The family of Matthew Hook,  from Dublin, Ohio,  has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit with the Columbus suburb of Perry Township, its board of trustees, and a police officer for $2.25 million. Hook had suffered […]

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Bike Injury Lawsuit Settled For $125,000

Bicycle injury lawsuit

In 2009 a student at Minnesota Duluth was riding her bicycle and became injured after she was thrown from her bike near an intersection. The city of Duluth had recently resurfaced the intersection that Cassandra Olson […]

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Victim Wins in Police-Beating Lawsuit Case

Police Brutality Cases

A federal jury ruled Tuesday that Chicago Police have obeyed to the code of silence when protecting fellow officers after a lawsuit was filed by a female bartender who was videotaped being beaten by an off-duty […]

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Jeep Wrangler recalls – U.S. v. China

Jeep wrangler recalls United States vs. China

While China Whas become known to Americans as a place that produces inferior products- it has proven to be a place that protects people from these inferior products with more quickness and efficiency than the U.S.  […]

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