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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to Find Any Court Case in Toledo, Ohio

How to Find Any Court Case in Toledo, Ohio As Personal Injury Trial Lawyers, the lawyers at Sawan & Sawan know how powerful access to information is. Fortunately, we live in a time where many public records are widely available to us - especially access to Court Records. The Family of Lawyers at Sawan...

Biggest Jury Verdicts in Ohio History

Biggest Jury Verdicts in Ohio History As Personal Injury Trial Lawyers, the lawyers at Sawan & Sawan know how powerful a jury verdict can be. While many personal injury cases settle well before trial, many catastrophic injury cases end up in front of a jury. This is because many insurance...

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ohio

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ohio Craft brewery growth has exploded in America, with the industry estimated to value upwards of $27 billion dollars. According to the Brewer’s Association, the 50 fastest growing craft breweries in the United States delivered 10 percent of craft brewer growth....

How To Get an Accident Report in Cleveland, Ohio

How to Get an Accident Report in Cleveland, Ohio If you or a loved when have been in a car accident in Cleveland, Ohio - you may be wondering how to obtain the police crash report from the City of Cleveland. This guide from the personal injury lawyers at Sawan ...

How To Get an Accident Report in Columbus, Ohio

How to Get an Accident Report in Columbus, Ohio If you or a loved when have been in a car accident in Columbus, Ohio - you may be wondering how to obtain the police crash report from the Columbus Police Department. This guide from the personal injury lawyers at Sawan ...

How To Get an Accident Report in Toledo, Ohio

How to Get an Accident Report in Toledo, Ohio If you or a loved when have been in a car accident in Toledo, Ohio - you may be wondering how to obtain the police crash report from the Toledo Police Department. This guide will take you through the steps and...

Safer Streets Monthly Minute | October 2020 | Columbus, Ohio

Every month, the Columbus Car Accident Lawyers at Sawan & Sawan publish the Safer Streets Monthly Minute – a segment that educates the public about traffic related matters in their City. The Safer Streets Initiative was created by the family of personal injury lawyers at Sawan & Sawan to help...

Ohio Grants Temporary Relief to Liquor Permit Holders

Ohio Grants Liquor Permit Renewal Extension The global Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) has sent uncertainty rippling through businesses and households around the globe. As Liquor License Attorneys, we know that few industries have been hit as hard as the bar and restaurant industry. The Ohio Department of Liquor Control has announced...

Car Accidents in Toledo Ohio 1/26/20 – 2/1/20

Welcome to the Safer Streets Initiative, brought to you by Sawan & Sawan. Every week, the family of car accident lawyers at Sawan & Sawan publish a map of the car accident locations in Toledo, Ohio. They create this weekly map to foster a stronger understanding of the common locations...

Top Legal Stories of 2019

2019 was a big year in the law, with some monumental cases making their way through the American Justice system. From major jury verdicts to national politics - the final year of the decade was full of major legal issues.  So, without further explanation, let’s look at the top legal...

Top 5 Biggest Jury Verdicts in American History

Jury verdicts are at the core of the civil justice system. This has its own pros and cons. Critics of the system argues that high-profile cases result in unimaginable verdicts that are seemingly outrageous. But without the jury and subsequent verdicts, legal claims will not be pursued that will end...

Winter Driving Tips

With chilly temperatures of winter set in, are you and your vehicle ready for the cold? Here are some tips to keep you and your loved ones safe on the road this winter.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gpjRgpbOGA Know Your Car​ Every vehicle handles differently, and this is particularly true when driving on wet,...

Deposition Tips from a Trial Lawyer

A deposition is a basically a formal question-and-answer session -- under oath -- utilized to gather testimony and evidence to use at trial. Depositions are governed by Rule 30 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure – or their state corollary rule. During a deposition, all testimony by the deponent...

How Do I Know if I’m a Victim of Medical Malpractice?

How Do I Know if I’m a Victim of Medical Malpractice?​ Medical malpractice is an unfortunate downside of the medical care system, and it’s not a new problem. Thankfully, there are many medical malpractice lawyers who look out for community members who were harmed by their healthcare provider’s negligence. Medical malpractice occurs...

Insurance Companies and Statements Under Oath

A statement under oath (“SUO”) or examination under oath (“EUO”) is a legal proceeding initiated by an insurance company pursuant to the terms of your insurance policy. An SUO or EUO is not just another deposition, and your counsel must be well-versed on the contractual duty you have to submit to an...

Vaping Lawsuits

Lawsuits filed in federal court are likely to be consolidated in so-called multi district litigation before a federal judge. Juul has moved to consolidate the lawsuits in the Northern District of California, which included San Francisco. A federal judicial panel in Los Angeles is scheduled to hear the arguments on...

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

A class action, also known as a class action lawsuit, class suit, or representative action, is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is a group of people who are represented collectively by a member of the group. The class action originated in the United States and is still...

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...

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Proud to Call Toledo, Ohio Home Our family of lawyers is from Toledo, Ohio - and we're proud to have offices in the heart of Downtown. Our offices are conveniently located within 2 blocks of the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas, the Federal District Court for the Northern District...

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...

Truck Accidents Require Special Legal Skill

Do You Need a Lawyer for a Truck Accident? Trucking accidents are unlike a lot of other car accidents on the road. While the sheer size of a truck often means that the damage caused in a truck accident is much greater than a typical motor vehicle accident, there is...

10 Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

10 Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents We’ve all seen the “share the road” stickers, but you may be wondering the best practices for keeping motorcyclists safe on the roads. Due the relatively small size of motorcycles, visibility is often diminished. As a result motorcyclists are at an increased risk of...

Common Car Accident Insurance Forms

Common Car Accident Insurance Forms After a car accident that was not your fault, it’s likely that you will receive paperwork from the responsible party’s insurance company. Obviously, the party’s insurance company will want you to sign these as fast as possible, but we advise pausing before you sign anything....

Accident Reconstructionists and Truck Accidents

When you have been hurt in a truck accident, the most important focus should always be on getting better. Your injuries can be extremely severe after a truck accident, and it may require extensive periods of inpatient hospitalization, multiple major surgeries and treatments, rehabilitation and more. The problem is that, in...

After a Car Accident, Dash Cams Can Supply Video Evidence

After a Car Accident, Dash Cams Can Supply Video Evidence Whether your involved in a fender bender, or a serious car collision – a dash cam can quickly become your best friend. It also can help you capture clues that can help the authorities if your vehicle is stolen or...

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