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Ohio Lawyers to Volunteer as Poll Workers

Ohio has a plan to help close the expected shortfall at voting precincts this fall. The idea is to have attorneys serve as poll workers. An order from the Ohio Supreme Court allows state attorneys to receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for serving as precinct election officials on Election Day. Attorneys must earn...

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IRS Unveils “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams of 2020

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealed its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams. Many of the schemes listed relate to COVID-19 and Economic Impact Payments (EIP). The IRS urges the public to constantly be on guard and to look out for others in their lives. “Tax scams tend to rise during tax season...

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Legal News Roundup: August 12

Here’s a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. Is it Legal to Drive on Ohio’s Highway Edge Lines? The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a case about highway edge lines. Dayton Daily News – The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a case next week interpret a traffic law requiring drivers...

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Distracted Driving

What is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is any action that takes a driver’s attention away from driving. This includes talking on your phone, texting, eating, chatting with passengers in your car and/or adjusting your radio. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that “…any non-driving activity you engage in is a potential distraction...

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Legal News Roundup: August 5

Here’s a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Extends Temporary Ban cleveland.com – Because of a spike in coronavirus cases, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court’s judges extended a temporary halt to jury trials. Pending no further delays, the Court will schedule three trials per week...

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Legal News Roundup: July 29

Here’s a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. Big Tech CEO Hearing Big tech CEOs are part of an antitrust hearing. Image via Fox News. NPR – Tech CEOs began their defense at a major antitrust hearing on Capitol Hill. Virtual testimony included appearances by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Toledo

What are the most dangerous intersections in Toledo? As part of our larger, state-wide intersection collision study, we aimed to find out. With the help of data visualization agency 1Point21 Interactive, we analyzed six years of Ohio collision data to get a closer, city-centric look at where car accidents were occurring the most on...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Dayton

As part of our larger study of intersection related crashes, we also identified areas where drivers and road users may be at higher risk of a crash or injury in each major Ohio city. Our Ohio personal injury lawyers and the data analyzation team at 1Point21 Interactive analyzed six years of crash data to...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Akron

Despite a population of nearly 200,000 people, Akron did not have a single intersection in our 50 most dangerous intersection list. In fact, the 50th-ranked intersection in Ohio still had a Danger Index score over 25 points higher than the top-ranked intersection in Akron. While Akron may have the safest intersections among Ohio’s largest cities,...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Cleveland

Although Cleveland is the second biggest city in Ohio, it was home to just one intersection on the top-50 list of dangerous intersections in the entire state. Despite these findings, our analysis has found that there are still intersections within the city that are cause for concern. What are the most dangerous intersections in...

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