What To Consider Before Filing a Lawsuit

What To Consider Before Filing a Lawsuit If you've had a bad experience and someone has caused you damage, you may have a right to file a lawsuit. What types of things should you consider before filing the lawsuit? Maybe you've talked to a few attorneys or are determining whether...

The Discovery Process in Lawsuits

Overview of the Discovery Process in Lawsuits This article will explore the interaction between discovery and litigation. It will discuss the importance of the discovery process in preparing for a trial and will explain the various types of discovery and how to use them effectively before and during trial. Discovery...

Overview of the Litigation Process

Overview of the Litigation Process Litigation is the process by which disputes are settled through a court of law. The proceedings or legal actions taken are referred to formally as the litigation process. This process allows parties to resolve their differences before a neutral trier of fact. It may be...

What is the Minimum Required Car Insurance in Ohio?

What Is the Minimum Required Car Insurance in Ohio? In Ohio, as with most states, it is mandatory to have liability automobile insurance coverage to drive a car on the public streets. The minimum required coverages as of 2024 include at least $25,000 for injury/death of one person and $50,000...

What Law Applies to Out-Of-State Car Accidents Involving Different States?

What Law Applies to Out-Of-State Car Accidents Involving Different States? We commonly encounter situations where someone was in a car accident while driving in one state but they are a resident and have insurance in another state. With these out-of-state accidents, it can become increasingly complicated to determine which State's...

Pre-Existing Conditions in Personal Injury Cases

Pre-Existing Conditions in Personal Injury Cases Pre-existing medical conditions in personal injury cases refer to any medical ailments that predate the accident or incident causing the injury. For example, they may include degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, or injuries from another prior accident. A victim can still recover...

ALS Driver’s License Suspension in Ohio

ALS Drivers License Suspension in Ohio An Administrative License Suspension (ALS) involves suspending a driver license in an OVI. It occurs before any initial court proceedings. The officer will take the driver's license. In an OVI, it occurs two ways: either the driver refuses a chemical test or fails the...

Annie’s Law in Ohio

Annie's Law in Ohio 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...