How you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Southeast Texas. The storm poured 20 trillion gallons of rain on Houston and wind gusts reportedly reached speeds of over 130 mph. Several other areas along the Gulf Coast suffered devastating damage as Harvey continued along its path. Continue reading “How you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey”

Staying Safe On The Roads This Labor Day Weekend

Labor DayLabor Day is just around the corner. For many individuals and families, it means planning one last summer outing. Many motorists will be hitting the road, enjoying the last 3-day weekend of the summer.

In 2016, Labor Day was September 6th. According to the Ohio Department Of Public Safety, there were more injuries and deaths due to car accidents in Ohio in September than in any other month.  Continue reading “Staying Safe On The Roads This Labor Day Weekend”

3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

injury lawyerBy William J. Price

It’s common to be overwhelmed and confused after suffering a serious injury. On top of the physical and emotional challenges of recovering or adjusting to life with a new disability, you now face an uphill legal battle to get compensation for your injuries. Continue reading “3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer”

Involved In a Fender Bender? Here’s What To Do Next.

Most drivers will be involved in some sort of car accident in their lifetimes. In fact, over a lifetime of driving, a driver may be involved in several accidents. By car insurance industry estimates, the average driver will file a collision claim approximately once every 17.9 years.

fender bender

The majority of car accidents are not serious. Many are fender benders resulting in some minor damage to a car.  Continue reading “Involved In a Fender Bender? Here’s What To Do Next.”

Back-to-School Safety: Sharing the road with school buses

bus safetyIt’s extremely frustrating to get stuck behind a school bus on your morning commute, but ignoring laws and guidelines for sharing the road can have dangerous consequences. Continue reading “Back-to-School Safety: Sharing the road with school buses”

Understanding disc herniations

Anyone with a disc injury knows how problematic they can be.

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Discs act as cushions between spinal vertebrae. They act as shock absorbers and ligaments to hold vertebrae together, allowing for movement of the spine. Continue reading “Understanding disc herniations”

What caused the amusement park ride accident at the Ohio State Fair?

amusement park accidentOn July 26, one person was killed and seven others were injured while riding on the Fire Ball at the Ohio State Fair. The ride was in motion when it broke, causing one of the carriages to break apart. Some riders were flung from the ride. Two flew through the air and landed on concrete on their backs. Continue reading “What caused the amusement park ride accident at the Ohio State Fair?”

Opioid-Related Car Accidents Are On The Rise

The opioid crisis opioidis hitting Ohio especially hard.

Abuse of prescription painkillers like fentanyl and oxycodone, as well as heroin, has risen dramatically over the past decade:

In 2005:

  • Approximately 15,000 deaths in the United States
  • 500 deaths in Ohio

In 2015:

  • Approximately 33,000 deaths in the United States
  • 2,700 deaths in Ohio

Alarmingly, experts believe that opioid-related deaths across the United States may actually be underreported.

With masses of people hooked on opioids, all facets of life are affected. Continue reading “Opioid-Related Car Accidents Are On The Rise”

What to do if Wells Fargo charged you for unnecessary auto insurance

Wells FargoDid you finance your vehicle with a loan from Wells Fargo? If so, you may be one of hundreds of thousands of customers who were charged for unnecessary auto insurance. Continue reading “What to do if Wells Fargo charged you for unnecessary auto insurance”