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Ohio traffic fatalities down in 2018

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...

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Staying safe on Ohio roads this winter

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...

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How do Ohio drivers compare to drivers from other states?

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...

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Read our free white paper about driver response time

We recently published a white paper titled: In The Blink Of An Eye... Understanding Driver Response Time In Truck Accident Cases. (more…)

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Tips to protect loved ones from assault in a nursing home

If your loved one is in a nursing home, you expect that facility and staff to provide proper care. You expect them to treat their patients – including your loved one – with dignity and make sure they are safe and comfortable. You do not expect them to abuse or assault their vulnerable residents....

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Releasing medical records

Individuals have the right, per federal law, to access their medical records. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) gives patients the right to access their health information and medical records. Unfortunately, the hospitals releasing this information are not always consistent in how they deliver that information and what they communicate to patients....

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What can (and cannot) prevent drowsy driving?

Did you know that driving while drowsy can be as dangerous as driving while intoxicated? Despite this fact, reports estimate than roughly 33 percent of drivers have driven when they were extremely tired in the previous month. Unfortunately, drowsy driving is more common than it should be. However, every driver can take steps to...

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New law requires hospitals to disclose cost of medical procedures

In the United States, health care prices and costs are not easily understood. Most patients do not know how much the medical services they are receiving cost. They submit their bills to insurance, pay their co-pay, and receive a bill. There is little attention paid to the actual cost of services or procedures. But...

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How to deal with a condescending doctor

Visiting the doctor is usually not a pleasant experience. The situation is only made worse when the doctor is condescending, confrontational or in a hurry. One thing patients know is that a doctor’s tone and demeanor matter. A recent article on HealthLine examines how a doctor’s words and actions affect patients. (more…)

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FDA approves device to detect concussions better

After a car accident, fall or collision while playing sports, one of the main concerns victims and medical workers have is whether a person has a concussion. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can cause some brain damage and chemical changes, even when it is minor. As such, properly identifying a concussion...

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