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Drugged driving is a growing danger

When people hear the term “drugged driver” they automatically think of impairment caused by illegal drugs. But illegal drugs are not the only substances that impair drivers. It is now more common for many people using prescription or over-the-counter medications to be driving under these dangerous conditions. Drivers using illicit drugs or the misuse of prescription drugs can make driving a car unsafe – exactly like driving after drinking alcohol. The

10 Christmas Safety Tips

As you look forward to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is also unfortunate that friends and family members going in and out of homes and shopping areas will be exposed to the increased possibility of personal injury. Did you know that according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission that as many as 15,000 people are admitted to emergency rooms for injuries during the holiday season? Accidents can include

9 Questions (and answers) on Mesothelioma

Could someone in your family have Mesothelioma cancer? If you or a family member has been exposed to asbestos, then there is a chance of developing this cancer as a result. You should understand everything you can about Mesothelioma and what legal options you and your family might have. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, heart, or abdomen. It is caused primarily by

Personal Injury Lawsuit Primer

Have you or a family member been injured in an accident caused be someone else who was acting irresponsibly? One of your options might be securing comprehensive legal guidance from a personal injury attorney. You might be wondering what are the basics of the personal injury lawsuit process and what are some typical types of personal injury claims? How Do I File a Personal Injury Claim? Determine grounds to file a Personal Injury

What is GAP Insurance and Why You Need to Have It

It’s a great day! You finally got a brand-new car you have worked so hard for. Not a week after you drove it off the lot, you were in a car accident and your brand-new car was totaled. The insurance company sends you a check that will not cover the cost of a replacement vehicle of the same year, make and model. Now what? That’s where gap insurance comes in. Gap

What Not To Do After A Car Accident

Car accidents happen every day on local and national roadways, whether it is a fender bender or a serious collision. During the moments right after a car accident, there’s a chance you might not be fully aware of what to do and what not to do at the scene of an accident. Here are a few things you do not want to do after a car accident. Do Not Wait to

After an Accident, Can an Attorney Contact Me?

Being involved in an accident is a very stressful and trying time, especially for the injured victims. Seeking legal counsel after suffering injuries due to a car accident is a good idea as they will help organize details of your accident and guide you through the legal claims process. Car Accident Attorney: Direct Contact with Potential Clients While we recommend that victims contact a car accident attorney following an accident, it is a violation

Why Car Insurance is Important for Cyclists

It may seem obvious that if you are riding your bicycle and get hit by a passing vehicle and they have insurance, it will step in and cover your injuries. However, there are two scenarios where your car insurance will protect you. First, if you are involved in a hit and run while riding your bicycle. Second, if the driver that hits you on your bicycle is uninsured. In either

Electric Shock Drowning Liability

Recently, the news has shared multiple stories in Ohio and Michigan about people losing their lives to electric shock drowning. With summer in full swing, it’s important to raise awareness of this very preventable danger to keep your family safe while having fun. What is Electric Shock Drowning Electric shock drowning (ESD) is a cause of death that occurs when swimmers are exposed to electric currents, usually low-level AC currents in most

Liability for Swimming Pool Accidents

Summer is the season to beat the heat. Many Ohioans either have a private swimming pool on their property, know a friend or family member who does or swims at their local public pool. As fun as swimming is, pool owners need to be aware that it comes with extremely important responsibilities. In Ohio, homeowners can be found liable for injuries that occur on their property which includes accidents in