Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio

Every year, approximately 60,000 people are injured in a pedestrian accident, many causing fatalities. On average, a pedestrian was killed every 2 hours and injured every 8 minutes in traffic crashes in 2013. The amount of pedestrians injured per day in the United States by cars is sobering. Here is...

Civil Stalking Protection Orders in Ohio

A Civil Stalking Protection Order in Ohio is a civil order designed to protect you from someone harming, attempting to harm, threatening, following, stalking, harassing, contacting, or forcing sexual relations upon you. The petitions are governed by R.C. 2903.214 and are used by the protected person. This is going to...

6 Tips to Avoid Legal Problems

If you're like most people, you'd prefer not getting involved in a lawsuit. So how can you avoid lawsuits? Unfortunately, the answer is - it is impossible to totally and unequivocally eliminate all risk of litigation. You simply can't avoid any and every possible lawsuit. We live in an uncertain...

Annie’s Law Changes Ohio OVI Law

On April 6th of 2017 Annie’s law went into effect. Ohio House Bill 388, known as Annie’s Law, was named for a Chillicothe attorney Annie Rooney, who was killed by a multiple prior OVI offender in an automobile accident on US 50. She was a criminal defense attorney who handled...

Chiropractors and Car Accidents

In many car accidents, injuries can occur that can cause bodily pain of various kinds. It is possible that the victim of the car accident seeks treatment at a chiropractor in an effort to obtain relief from their pain. As car accident lawyers, we’ve seen situations where these chiropractic bills...

Driver’s License Suspensions and Reinstatement

Getting a driver license is a privilege sanctioned by the Ohio Legislature.  The worst thing that can happen to you is to lose that right. Without it you can’t work, attend school, or go to medical appointments. These are just a few of the complications that occur without that driver...

Open Refreshment Areas in Downtown Toledo, Ohio

Looking for a To-Go Drink in Downtown Toledo? Here's What You Need to Know. As a general rule, open containers of alcohol in public are not permitted in Ohio. However, in 2015, the Ohio Legislature passed a law stating that: A person may have in the person's possession an opened...

Should I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in Ohio?

Should I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test if Pulled Over For a DUI in Ohio? One of the most frequently asked question posed to OVI/DUI attorneys is whether or not you should refuse a breathalyzer test if you are pulled over for an OVI/DUI. To answer that question, we often start...

10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Toledo, Ohio

The Ohio Department of Transportation ("ODOT") recently released a report detailing the 150 most dangerous intersections throughout the State of Ohio. Of those 150 - more than a dozen were located right here in Toledo, Ohio. As Car Accident Attorneys, we know the devastation that car related injuries can cause....

Paying Medical Bills After a Car Accident

Aside from your injuries from an automobile accident, the next most stress filled issue is how do you get the medical bills paid? Most of us want the one that caused the accident to pay for those bills. In fact, most of us don’t even want to involve either our...