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What is Premises Liability?

Commonly referred to as slip, trip or fall accidents, premises liability involves the legal responsibility that the owners of a property have in the event that someone is injured. If an individual would slip and fall on the property, the owner could possibly be held responsible for any resulting injury. If a property’s conditions are dangerous or hazardous and an individual is injured, the owner of the property could be held

Hit by Car in Toledo Metropark

Toledo has a number of metroparks that offer a beautiful place to not only be active, but also to enjoy nature. The Metroparks of the Toledo area include 11 metroparks that offer a clean, safe and natural place. Common activities at the park include walking or running on trails, riding bicycles, having get-togethers with family and friends, and an array of outdoor activities. For the most part, the Toledo Metroparks are

Three Things NOT to do after a Car Accident

Car accidents happen every day on area roadways, whether it is a fender bender or a serious collision. With so many accidents occurring on a regular basis, there is a chance that each individual will be involved in an accident at one time or another. Attorney Charlie Contrada has posted information in the Contrada & Associates blog that car accident victims are able to use as a resource as they navigate through the

Should I go to a chiropractor after a car accident?

After being involved in a car accident, you may experience physical symptoms that merit a visit to the chiropractor. While this service may help you to feel better after being injured, Contrada & Associates reminds readers of the things to be aware of when visiting the chiropractor.  1. Chiropractors Recommending Attorneys Chiropractors are able to help you after an accident. At least half of the individuals involved in a car accident experience relief from a

Injured on Defective Exercise Equipment

People are known to suffer injuries at the gym, but these are generally sports-related injuries that are caused by overuse of an area of the body, or even improper form. No one expects to be injured by a piece of exercise equipment, but unfortunately this is known to happen. When visiting a gym or fitness facility, a member should not have to worry about whether or not the equipment is kept

What are Ohio’s Helmet Laws?

Helmet laws differ by state for motorcyclists. Some states require a helmet for all riders, while others do not. In Ohio, helmets are required for novice riders, as well as those under the age of 18. Ohio Novice Riders A novice rider is someone who has had their license for less than one year. Their motorcycle license would have a “novice” designation on it, requiring that they operate their motorcycle with a

Michigan Car Insurance Laws Every Ohio Driver Should Know

Residents of Northwest Ohio should know certain facts regarding Michigan’s “no-fault” insurance laws. Since Northwest Ohio provides many opportunities for people to travel to or work in Michigan, it is imperative to be aware of the insurance laws that can significantly affect their car accident claims. Michigan is a “No-Fault” State Michigan has one of the most inclusive no-fault systems in the country. This means that a driver in a Michigan accident

What is the difference between Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

Attorney Charlie Contrada has more than 35 years of experience handling car accident lawsuits. He has handled nearly every type of accident you could imagine and has helped thousands of car accident victims receive the justice and compensation that they deserve. As an experienced car accident lawyer, attorney Contrada knows a great deal of information regarding car insurance coverage and how it comes into play after an accident. With this extensive

Ohio Motorcycle Accidents: Facts & Prevention

Usually when you hear about a motorcycle accident in the news, it is one that has caused very serious damage or fatality. When a motorcyclist is on the roadway even at a low speed and they get into an accident, they have nothing protecting them from the damage that the crash will cause (i.e. airbags, seat belt, etc.), resulting in injuries and fatalities. The motorcycle accident attorneys at our law firm

Posting on Social Media after a Car Accident

Social media is an integral part of many people’s lives with daily posts to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, and other social media sites. While posting the latest happenings in our lives has become second nature to some, sharing these details can often affect the outcome of select situations. Attorney Charlie Contrada reminds car accident victims to be careful when they post to social media after a car accident. Sometimes statuses