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Did handwashing deficiencies contribute to adenovirus outbreak?

Whenever a parent takes their child to the hospital, the hope is that their child will get better as a result, not worse. In most cases, this is what happens. However, there are situations in which a child does get sicker in the hospital. And sometimes, the reason why stems from negligence. For instance,...

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An overlooked form of distracted driving: Eating while driving

When thinking of distracted driving, what comes to mind? Talking on a phone while driving? Texting while driving? Using Facebook while driving? Most people think of phone-related activities as prime examples of distracted driving – and this is true. But many different activities can distract a driver. (more…)

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Elk & Elk Attorney William Price to present at Ohio State Bar Association program

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Elk & Elk Attorney William Price will discuss the ins and outs of negligence cases during an Ohio State Bar Association CLE program. (more…)

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What makes a product defective?

Getting injured while using any product can be frustrating and painful. And it can be easy to blame the item and assume it is defective. While this can certainly be the case, not all accidents caused by a specific product are the result of a defect. To know if a specific incident could involve...

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The link between driver health and serious truck accidents

Nearly 6 million Americans are Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers, and most of them drive the semi and tractor-trailers you see crisscrossing highways and interstates across the country. For these drivers, who spend days and weeks at a time on the road, it can be challenging to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Numerous studies have...

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Can your prior health history strengthen your personal injury case?

By William J. Price After you’ve suffered a serious injury, it can be hard to get your mind off the future. Will you be able to go back to work? How will your medical bills get paid? What impact will your injuries have on your loved ones? Being able to provide a thorough, documented...

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4 Tips to avoid deer accidents this fall

To many in Ohio, autumn means changing leaves,  and football. Fall is a season of change, as the temperature drops and the heating bill rises. Unfortunately for motorists, it also means deer are much more active. How much so? Your chance of hitting a deer doubles between October and November. Ohio drivers have a...

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5 Tips to help ensure a safe ride in a rented limo

On October 6, a group of 17 friends rented a limousine for a surprise birthday party in upstate New York. The day was supposed to be a celebration among friends, but it ended tragically. All 17 passengers, the driver, and two pedestrians were killed when the limo ran a stop sign, slammed into a...

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Neonatal health problems higher among black and Hispanic babies

A new study by the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention shows a large disparity between black and Hispanic babies and white babies when it comes to developing certain neonatal health conditions. Black and Hispanic babies are more likely to be born prematurely than Caucasian babies. (more…)

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The lingering and devastating consequences of medical malpractice

Medical errors affect hundreds of thousands of people every year. An estimated 250,000 people die as a result of these errors every year, according to data analysis from experts on patient safety from Johns Hopkins. However, even if a patient survives a medical mistake or misdiagnosis, they can still suffer considerable damages that affect...

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