Comparative Negligence in Car Accident Cases

Comparative Negligence in Car Accident Cases In an automobile accident, comparative negligence looks at the conduct between the plaintiff and the defendant. It is raised as a defense to reduce the plaintiff’s recovery. Comparative negligence varies from state to state. Under this defense, a plaintiff who is partly responsible for...

Evidence of Medical Bill Write-Offs in Ohio Injury Cases After Jacques v. Manton

Evidence of Medical Bill Write-Offs in Ohio Injury Cases After Jacques v. Manton Robinson v Bates, 2006-Ohio-6362 was a pivotal Ohio Supreme Court case that changed how medical bills were presented in an Ohio personal injury trial. Before Robinson, the only evidence that the jury heard relative to the plaintiff’s...

Municipal Liability for Injuries Caused by Potholes in Ohio

Municipal Liability for Injuries Caused by Potholes in Ohio In Ohio, potholes are a major hazard during the spring and winter months. They are caused when moisture from snow and rain seeps into cracks in the pavement. Freezing water will expand and through many cycles of freezing and thawing will...

What To Expect After a Motorcycle Accident

What To Expect After a Motorcycle Accident Most motorcycle/car accidents result in very serious injuries. In fact, according to the National Highway Safety Administration, motorcycle participants are 26 times more likely to die in a traffic collision and 5 times more likely to be injured when compared to a passenger...

Loss of Consortium Claims in Georgia Personal Injury Cases

Loss of Consortium in Georgia Personal Injury Cases Under Georgia law, loss of consortium claims apply to the loss of a spouse for the other’s society, companionship, affection and all other conditions that come from a marriage. These damages are meant to provide compensation that has been lost by the...

Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Cases

Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Cases After an injury, there are many thoughts that are going through your mind. Probably the last thing you are thinking about is the time limit within which you must file a lawsuit to recover damages for injuries. This is referred to as the...

Social Media After Car Accidents

Social Media Use After a Car Accident Being involved in a car accident is emotional, scary, and results in the victim of the accident becoming very vulnerable. After the accident, the injured party often needs and wants to tell their friends, family, and connections about the accident and what has...

Evidence Needed for a Car Accident Injury Case

Evidence Needed for a Car Accident Injury Case For those who are the victim of a car accident, the process of seeking compensation is incredibly difficult and frustrating. Dealing with the legal claims process is always a challenge and is only made more difficult by physical injury and disruption to...

What is Considered Pain and Suffering in Ohio?

What is Considered Pain and Suffering in Ohio? Those that were injured, such as with a car accident or other injury, typically suffer from significant pain and suffering that falls into distinct categories. On one hand, they may have physical injuries, physical pain and discomfort, and require medical treatment. These...

Personal Injury Law Basics

Personal Injury Law Basics Personal injury law covers many different types of civil proceedings. This law allows an aggrieved party to seek monetary compensation for harm caused by the failure of another person to act or to breach a duty owed to them. The victim of the breach is called...

The 12 Most Commonly Asked Questions in Personal Injury Cases

The 12 Most Commonly Asked Personal Injury Law Questions Being injured by another in an accident or due to negligent acts can be a confusing and difficult experience. As if its not enough to have to deal with potentially life altering injuries, most injured victims struggle to navigate the complex...

Negligence Per Se in Ohio

Negligence Per Se in Ohio Certain injury cases involve a streamlined method for proving negligence referred to as “negligence per se.” For example, if you are injured in a bicycle accident in Ohio, your case is going to involve a few specific legal issues that should be considered. Bicycle injury...

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...

Toledo, Ohio Scooter Safety Tips

If 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...

Why Motorcycle Injury Cases Are Different

Why Motorcycle Accident Injury Cases are Different Than Other Injury Cases Motorcycles offer the driver and passenger freedom in driving long distances on the open road. They are in the open air and are not boxed in like in an automobile. With this freedom, however, comes risk of serious injury....