federal jury recently found the popular weed killer Roundup® was a “substantial
factor” in causing a California man’s cancer.
decision came at the end of the first phase of a two-part trial focused on whether
Roundup caused plaintiff Edwin Hardeman’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and whether Monsanto
– the maker of Roundup – is liable for his injuries. The second phase of the
trial began on March 20.
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By William J. Price
years, you’ve suffered pain from severe arthritis, an old back injury, or some
doctors always said you’d need surgery at some point down the road, but there
was no need to rush it.
you were hurt in an accident.
Continue reading “What to do when an accident makes your pre-existing condition worse”
When people think of animal bites, they often think of dog bites. This is especially true when we think about pet bites.
However, other types of pets can bite, too. And like a dog bite, they can lead to severe injuries and massive medical bills. For instance, one woman attempted to feed a cat that bit her finger. What started with a small gesture of kindness turned into a major debacle with the woman facing over $48,000 in medical bills.
Continue reading “Dogs are not the only pet that can attack”
We probably all know someone who thinks they are a much better driver than everyone else. They maintain that everyone else on the road is disrespectful, slow and bad at driving. They are the only ones who know how to drive well.
However, these same drivers who admire their own driving capabilities above all others could actually be quite dangerous.
Continue reading “Are narcissists as good at driving as they think they are?”
Ohio has a significant Amish population, with nearly 60,000 Amish living throughout the state. The counties with the highest Amish populations include Holmes County and Geauga County.
Since the Amish do not use motor vehicles, they typically travel by horse and buggy. Ohio motorists must accommodate Amish buggies. For example, they should leave a few feet of space when behind a stopped buggy, as the buggy may back up slightly before moving forward. Motorists must also drive with extreme caution on highways that are also used by the Amish.
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Riding with other people in the car is something many of us do every day, whether the other people in the car are our children, carpoolers, friends or an Uber driver. In fact, it may be more common than ever for people to ride-share or carpool.
Considering how often people ride in the car with others, it can be crucial to understand the risks that passengers can present. Studies show that riding with more than one passenger can double the likelihood of an accident. Knowing this can help drivers and passengers alike adjust their behaviors to stay safer.
Continue reading “Do passengers put you at risk of a crash?”
Hospitals are supposed to be the places we go to get better. And typically, people exit a care facility feeling better than they did when they walked in.
However, that’s not always the case. Some people suffer serious injuries or illnesses while they are in the hospital. And while this can happen as a result of medical malpractice, it can also happen because hospitals are like any other buildings: potential sites for an accident.
Continue reading “Hospital injuries may lead to claims besides malpractice”
Driving is probably the most risky thing the average person will do on any given day.
We already know that drivers in Ohio are not among the safest in the country. QuoteWizard, an insurance comparison website, recently released its Best and Worst Drivers By State list, where Ohio came in as the 8th most dangerous state to drive.
Continue reading “Ohio traffic fatalities down in 2018”
Winter presents a host of challenges and risks for Ohio drivers. Visibility can suffer due early nightfall, fogged windows and blowing snow. Roads can be incredibly icy; cars can get stuck or may not start.
With these and other hazards that come with winter driving, it is crucial for motorists to be prepared. Below are some important winter preparedness tips.
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QuoteWizard, a popular insurance comparison website, recently released its annual Best and Worst Drivers By State list.
The list ranks drivers in each of the 50 states in terms of safety. A number of factors are considered in determining the rankings, including the number of car accidents that occurred in that state, fatalities, drunk driving incidents, speeding tickets, and other citations.
Continue reading “How do Ohio drivers compare to drivers from other states?”