Caps on Damages in Ohio Personal Injury Claims

In a previous article we discussed the caps on damages in a personal injury case.  To reiterate as to non-economic damages the amount of compensatory damages loss is capped at the greater of $250,000 or an amount that is equal to three times the economic loss, as determined by the jury, not...

Subpoenas Involving HIPAA Information

For litigators and criminal defense attorneys, it’s not uncommon for a case to involve “protected health information” during discovery. If you need to issue a subpoena for this information, you probably will run into a significant objection if the party you are requesting information from is subject to HIPAA. HIPAA...

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Statute of Limitations

Always remember that there are time limits for filing both civil and criminal cases referred to as the statute of limitations context of civil litigation. These limits are meant to ensure a number of things that potential plaintiffs can't threaten lawsuits forever to protect the integrity of evidence, including eyewitness testimony,...

Homeowner’s Insurance Claims

After suffering damage to your property, the collectability under a homeowners insurance policy depends on a variety of factors, but most notably, the type of policy. In general terms Homeowners insurance may pay for repairing or rebuilding your damaged home, temporary shelter if your home is uninhabitable, damage to your...

Truck Driver Charged with Homicide After Fatal Ohio Crash

In the early morning on Friday, August 30th, 2019, a truck driver carrying an oversized load hit the Claycraft Road overpass of I-270 in Gahanna, Ohio.  Upon hitting the overpass, the load fell off the trailer and hit two cars. While one driver was uninjured, one driver was fatally injured...

Comedian Kevin Hart Involved in a Serious Car Accident

On Saturday, September 1st, 2019, Actor and Comedian Kevin Hart was involved in a serious car accident near his home in Calabasas, California. According to reports, the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda was being driven by Hart's driver, Jared Black, when he lost control of the vehicle - causing it to go off the...

Car Accident Settlement Calculator

How Much is my Personal Injury Case Worth? We get this question a lot, so we made a car accident settlement calculator to try to help.Let's make this clear from the beginning. There is no such thing as a personal injury settlement formula. There is no insurance settlement calculator for...

Is CBD Legal in Ohio?

A New Legal Frontier CBD, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, has had a surge in popularity over the past couple of years. Unlike THC, the chemical compound that gives marijuana its signature effect, CBD has been shown to help with a variety of illnesses and conditions — without the...

Sawan & Sawan files brief in Ohio Supreme Court Free Speech Case

The Fight for Free Speech On July 1st, 2019, Sawan & Sawan filed a merit brief in the Ohio Supreme Court case of Bey v. Rasawehr 2019-0295. The brief argues that any Court Order that forbids the future exercise of protected free speech is unconstitutional. The pending case before the high court questions...