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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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...

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