9 Well Known Injury Lawsuits

9 Most Well Known Injury Lawsuits Personal injury cases allow an injured victim to be compensated for the wrongful conduct of a third party. These types of cases are governed by tort law. They are decided on almost a daily basis. The following  are some of the more famous cases.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbeToEPone0...

Is Bring Your Own Beer (BYOB) Legal in Ohio?

Is Bring Your Own Beer (BYOB) Legal in Ohio? As Ohio Liquor License attorneys, our team gets this question a lot. Many restaurant owners want to avoid the cost and complication of obtaining an Ohio liquor license, and understandably want to know whether or not they can offer BYOB (Bring...

Product Liability Bankruptcies Cheat Injury Victims

Product Liability Bankruptcies Cheat Injury Victims Product liability cases are hard to prove and very costly. This cost and complexity is already a significant barrier to entry that allows reckless and callous manufacturers to skirt accountability. Oftentimes class action lawsuits are the only way to handle these complex cases. Once...

How Long Does a Car Accident Injury Settlement Take?

How Long Does a Car Accident Injury Settlement Take? If you have sustained injuries in a car crash and your medical and other bills are spiraling out of control, you naturally want to know how long it will take your lawyer to settle your case with the other driver’s insurance...

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case? Generally, when you have been hurt in a personal injury case, your first thought is to sue the responsible party. Not all cases warrant the filing of a lawsuit or even assistance from an attorney. In fact, an attorney may not even take...

Insurance Coverage for Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits

Insurance Coverage for Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits Sexual misconduct claims in the workplace can result in different legal claims against the company itself. These claims usually involve company executives or employees. A sexual harassment claim can occur between a supervisor and an employee when there is unwanted sexual advances or other...

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Florida

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Florida Are you wondering about the enforceability of non-compete agreements in Florida? Companies big and small often employ noncompete agreements in order to protect company goodwill, confidential information and current employees. However, the enforceability of these agreements under Florida law depends on a...

The Statute of Frauds in Contract Law

The Statute of Frauds in Contract Law When contract lawyers analyze the statute of frauds, they usually are focused on the specific statute in whatever jurisdiction applies to the particular case. The first question is whether or not the agreement in the case is within the statute of frauds (in...

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Ohio

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Ohio Companies big and small often employ noncompete agreements in order to protect company goodwill, confidential information and current employees. However, the enforceability of these agreements under Ohio law depends on a variety of factors. Often times, there are also other agreements beyond...

The Difference Between Independent Contractors and Agents

The Difference Between Independent Contractors and Agents From an agency law perspective, independent contractors and agents are different in very meaningful ways. When we look at independent contractors and agents; they are to be treated differently as far as the law is concerned. The distinction between the two relationships focuses...

Are Employers Legally Liable for Employee’s Actions?

Are Employers Liable for Employee Actions? Whether or not an employer is liable for the actions of its employees is essentially an agency liability problem. When looking at agency in the employment context, however, there’s a range of tests and factors that might be involved depending on the jurisdiction. Business...

Florida Jury Issues $1 Billion Verdict in Truck Accident Case

Florida Jury Issues a $1 Billion Dollar Verdict in Truck Accident Case A jury in Nassau County, Florida returned a massive $1 Billion dollar verdict against two Motor Carriers that were found to be negligent in two 2017 truck accidents that occurred on the same exact night in a similar...

What is Considered a Legal Partnership?

Is My Business a Partnership? It isn't always clear whether or not your business is a partnership. If you haven't formally reduced your business arrangements to writing and formed a legal entity, things can get tricky. Maybe you’ve heard the age old adage “strength in numbers?” The same is true...

Five Things Every LLC Operating Agreement Should Have

Five Things All LLC Operating Agreements Should Have In our experience as business attorneys, we know all too well that things can and do go very wrong if partners in a business don’t have an operating agreement. While there are many more than 5 reasons you should have an operating...

Piercing the LLC Corporate Veil

Is LLC Liability Really Limited? - Piercing the Corporate Veil Limited Liability Companies are everywhere these days – and for good reason – but what does it mean to say liability is limited? There are a number of instances where the limited liability ‘corporate veil’ is pierced and personal liability...

The Homestead Exemption in Florida

Florida Homestead Exemption Imagine you or you’re loved one are driving the family around in Florida and look down to pick something up. You swerve, hitting someone and cause an accident. Your insurance isn’t enough to cover the liability, so you start wondering – are they going to be able...

What is Agency in Business Law?

What is Agency in Business Law? Most corporate attorneys are familiar with the concept of agency. Agency relationships are everywhere in commercial law. Maybe you’ve heard someone discussing being an agent of another. Anytime a person or organization acts through another, agency concepts are probably involved. Speak to a Lawyer today Fill...

Toledo, Ohio Scooter Safety Tips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8Pc-TGr34cIf you’ve been in Downtown Toledo recently, you may have seen hundreds of new electric bikes and scooters throughout the City. The City of Toledo recently announced a pilot partnership with micro-mobility company VEO to operate a scooter and bike share right here in the 419. Let’s take a closer...

Ohio Real Estate Tax Exemptions

Ohio Real Estate Transfer Tax Exemptions Most states, including the State of Ohio, impose taxes or fees when real estate is conveyed or transferred. These are technically considered real estate conveyance fees in the State of Ohio but can cost property owners in Ohio millions of dollars per year. Ohio’s...

How to Get an LLC in Ohio

How To Form an LLC in Ohio An LLC is a business entity that shares elements of a corporation as well as elements of a partnership and are recognized and created under State law. LLC’s are also recognized as partnerships, by default, for federal income tax purposes. They provide unique...

What Happens to Car Insurance After Moving Out of State?

What Happens to Car Insurance After Moving Out of State? How do you handle your car insurance when you move out of state? Changing your insurance is only necessary when you have completed your move. You need to make sure your insurance from the prior state is acceptable in the...

Uninsured and Underinsured Car Insurance

Protect Yourself From Car Accidents with Uninsured Drivers 0 % Percentage of Ohio Drivers Estimated to Be Uninsured So you get into a car accident, and begin exchanging information only to find out that the person that hit you doesn’t have insurance. Unfortunately, this happens far too often – and...

Chris Brown Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit

Chris Brown Sued for Dog Bite Injuries Recently, Chris Brown was sued by his ex-housekeeper for serious injuries caused by his dog. In the lawsuit, she claims that Hades attacked her while she was putting garbage in the trash can. She stated that "he was a very large brown dog...

Slip and Fall Injury Lawsuits in Michigan

Slip and Fall Injury Lawsuits in Michigan In Michigan, recovering compensation for a slip and fall injury can be incredibly difficult. These types of cases often require extensive litigation and the application of a nuanced framework established over years by Michigan courts. To learn more about slip and fall injuries...

What Should I Do After an Accident with a DoorDash Driver?

What Should I Do if I'm in an Accident with a DoorDash Driver? If you were in a car accident with a DoorDash driver, the legal and insurance coverage issues that could potentially arise are often complex. There is never an adequate substitute for speaking with car accident lawyers. Since you may just...

5 Thing You Should Never Do After a Car Accident

5 Things You Should Never Do After a Car Accident After a car accident, it's important to be mindful about what you do in order to protect your interests. Not only are there often complex laws governing what people should and should not do after a car accident, there are...

Conduct Board Issues Advisories on Lawyer Online Advertising

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Issues Advisory Opinion on Lawyer Internet Keyword Marketing On June 11th, 2021, the Ohio Board of Professional Conduct issued an advisory opinion addressing the use of competitive keyword online advertising by lawyers on the internet. The advisory opinion provides some useful and important considerations for...

Personal Injury News 2021

The personal injury lawyers at Sawan & Sawan have extensive experience dealing with the fallout from an unexpected death or injury. In an effort to increase public awareness of important legal news related to personal injury law, our team of injury attorneys has put together a list of personal injury...

Can a Passenger Sue a Driver After a Car Accident?

I Was a Passenger in a Car Accident - Who Pays My Medical Bills? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GASMhBGLOW4 As car accident lawyers, we frequently speak to passengers that were injured in a car accident. Naturally, injured passengers often wonder who will pay their medical bills associated with the car accident. When it comes...

Alcohol to Go Permits in Florida

Alcohol to Go Permits in Florida Speak to a Lawyer today Fill out the contact form below and a lawyer will contact you to discuss your case. Contact Info 419-900-0955 info@sawanandsawan.com Under Florida law, just about every Florida liquor license lawyer will tell you that serving alcohol to customers on...

Injury Lawsuits Arising from Injuries From Peloton Equipment

CPSC Warns Consumers of Peloton Equipment Dangers Recently, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned consumers concerning the dangers of the Peloton interactive tread machine. This was based on multiple incidents involving small children and a pet injured under the treadmill. These occurrences required the CPSC to warn of...

Two Texas Men Killed in Tesla Crash “Without Driver”

Two Reported Dead in Fiery Texas Tesla Crash Authorities in Harris County, Texas have announced that two people were killed in a Tesla crash on Sunday, April 18th, 2021. While car accident fatalities are unfortunately rather common on America's roads - this fatal car accident stands out because initial reports...

Most Common Injuries After a Car Accident

Most Common Injuries After a Car Accident Due to the sudden force involved in a typical car accident, injury can occur to nearly any part of the body. However, there are some common injuries that our team of car accident lawyers frequently encounter in representing injured victims. If you or...

Family Exclusions in Car Insurance Policies

Family Exclusions in Car Insurance Policies Protecting your family in an automobile accident is one of the most important things you can do. That should be easy enough to accomplish! Simply call your insurance agent and ask for full coverage. Perfect! Unfortunately, sometimes it is not always this simple due...

After Child is Fatally Injured, Peloton Issues Warning

Peloton CEO Issues Warning After a Child is Fatally Injured Peloton - a company that makes internet connected exercise equipment - made an estimated $1.8 billion dollars in sales in 2020. A large part of these sales were no doubt due to the tread+ - an internet connected treadmill that...

Premises Liability Injuries in Ohio

Premises Liability in Ohio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt4T7sKlxSUPremises liability cases involve injuries caused by a dangerous condition on another person’s property. These cases are the most common personal injury cases in the United States. They are known as “slip and fall” cases but can be caused by different situations such as:Slipping and/or tripping...

Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Car Accident

Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Car Accident Due to the sudden force involved in a typical car accident, traumatic brain injuries are very common in vehicle collisions. The unfortunate reality is that the occurrence of serious traumatic brain injuries in car accidents are quite high. Several studies that have been...

Pain and Suffering For Injuries in Ohio

Pain and Suffering For Injuries in Ohio If you are injured in an accident which was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation for many types of damages depending on the State where your injury occurred. Pain and suffering, is one type of damage that can be hard...

How to Get an Alcoholic Beverage Permit in Florida

How to Get an Alcoholic Beverage Permit in Florida Alcohol sales are big business in Florida – netting the State over $1.9 billion dollars annually. Florida State law governs liquor licensing – and the regulatory system is overseen by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. As with many States,...

Common Back Injuries After a Car Accident

https://youtu.be/f--PRbW58Xs Common Back Injuries After a Car Accident Due to the sudden force involved in a typical car accident, back injuries are very common in vehicle collisions. The unfortunate reality is that serious spine and associated multiple injuries in car accidents is quite high. A 2017 global study of the...

Ohio Workers Compensation and Third-Party Injury Claims After an Accident

Ohio Workers Compensation and Third-Party Injury Claims After an Accident In general, when you are in an accident while in the scope of your employment, the typical recourse is to make a workers compensation claim. These workers compensation claims are first party claims against the employer. The employer pays premiums...

Standards of Care in Injury Lawsuits

Standards of Care in Injury Lawsuits The applicable standard of care in an injury case is a standard that would be exercised by a reasonable person under similar circumstances to avoid risks of harm to others. This standard can vary depending on the person or persons involved in the accident...

The Average Personal Injury Verdict in Ohio​

The Average Personal Injury Verdict in Ohio If you or a loved one have been injured - you may be wondering about the value of your personal injury claim. While it's nearly impossible to determine the true value of any individual personal injury case without knowing the specific facts involved,...

The Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit

The Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit If you or a loved one have been injured - you may be wondering about the difference between a personal injury claim and a lawsuit. Let's take a look at the key differences between these two situations in this post...

The Cost of a Personal Injury Lawyer

FAQ: What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge? Potential personal injury clients are often curious to know how much a personal injury lawyer costs. While different Personal Injury Firms handle financial arrangements differently - here is the standard way that the team of award winning personal injury lawyers at Sawan &...

Florida Senate Considering Ending No-Fault Insurance Law

Florida Senate Considering Ending No-Fault Insurance Law A new proposal in the Florida Senate could do away with the State's longstanding no-fault insurance laws. This month, the Florida Senate approved a bill (SB 54) that would eliminate the no-fault laws in the State. If passed, this law would eliminate the...

Florida Jury Delivers $411M Dollar Personal Injury Verdict by Zoom

Florida Jury Delivers $411M Dollar Personal Injury Verdict by Zoom The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of our lives. For personal injury Attorneys like our team, the biggest affect has been the unavailability of jury trials. Starting as early as March of 2020, Courts throughout the Country began...

Will Insurance Cover a Personal Injury?

Will Insurance Cover a Personal Injury? If you've ever been hurt by the negligence of another, you know how it feels to wonder if your injury will be covered by an insurance policy. This is a complicated question, and it's difficult to answer thoroughly in general terms. As a foreword,...

Can You Fire a Personal Injury Attorney?

Can You Fire a Personal Injury Lawyer? Hiring a personal injury attorney can be difficult, as you might not understand the type of personality you are hiring until well after that decision has been made. Often times, clients wish they had better communication with their lawyer or otherwise disagree with...

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Fire Damage Insurance Claim?

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Fire Damage Insurance Claim? If you’re the victim of a house fire, and you are making a claim to your insurance company to cover the fire damage to your home, you may be wondering if you should hire a fire damage insurance lawyer....

Information Needed for an Insurance Claim Statement Under Oath ​

What Information Will I Need for an Insurance Claim Statement Under Oath? If you've suffered a major property loss such as a house fire, you may have been or currently be involved in a wide-ranging insurance company investigation. These insurance company investigations typically involve a statement under oath or an...

I Received a Civil Summons – What Should I Do?

What is a Civil Summons? Have you received a Summons for Civil Action in the mail? If so, you may be confused about what to do next. Here’s what you need to know from the trial attorneys at Sawan & Sawan. A lawsuit begins with the filing of a complaint by...

How COVID-19 Made Trucking Injuries More Likely

How COVID-19 Made Trucking Accidents More Likely Commercial Truck drivers throughout the United States perform vital and important logistics functions. They deliver food, medicine and other vital goods - even in the face of pandemic or natural disasters. In order to do this effectively, they drive large trucks that can...

Civil Procedure for Personal Injury Lawsuits

Civil Procedure in Personal Injury Lawsuits Civil Procedure as it relates to a personal injury lawsuit is the “how” of suing someone after you have been injured by another’s negligence. Civil procedure is the body of law governing how you state your personal injury claim in court, prove your injury...

Probate for Personal Injury Settlements for Minors in Ohio

Probate for Personal Injury Settlements of Minors in Ohio If a minor is injured in Ohio, a probate court is going to have to approve any settlement from the personal injury case. It will not be enough to simply negotiate for compensation. Once the terms have been agreed to, a...

Minerva Board of Education Settles Wrestler’s Injury Claim

Minerva Middle School Settles Wrestler's Injury Claim In Stark county, the Minerva Middle School was recently sued after a wrestler was allegedly injured, traumatized, and abused in a practice drill as part of the Minerva wrestling team. In early January of 2021, a probate judge in Stark county approved a...

Incitement and Free Speech Under the First Amendment

When Is Incitement Not Protected Free Speech? The First Amendment protects a near limitless amount of political discourse, opinion and conjecture - but the right to free speech is not absolute. Throughout American legal history, the judiciary has interpreted the right to free speech in a variety of ways that...

7 High Profile Celebrity Car Crashes

7 High-Profile Celebrity Car Crashes As Car Accident Lawyers, we know that a car accident can happen to anyone - at any time. This includes celebrities. Throughout the years, there have been a number of high-profile celebrity car accidents in the United States. Our team of personal injury lawyers takes...

Writs of Prohibition in Ohio

Writs of Prohibition in Ohio Writs of prohibition in the State of Ohio are extraordinary remedies that involve an exercise of judicial power that is clearly unauthorized by law and goes beyond the limits of that particular judicial power. It asks for a prohibition on further action where a judge...

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