The Power of Evidence Patterns and How They Shape Law Cases
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on May 31, 2023
By William J. Price Evidence is vital in law cases. It can sway what happens and affect how juries decide and resolve disputes. Looking for patterns in the evidence helps us understand how serious a situation can be and the significant role it plays in law cases. Patterns In Auto Accident Evidence How certain...
What Types of Compensation Can You Receive After a Car Accident?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on April 5, 2023
Auto accidents can be devastating and life-altering for anyone involved. In addition to physical injuries, victims may face emotional and financial stress as they recover. Fortunately, compensation is available for those injured in an auto accident. Types of Compensation Auto accident victims may be entitled to several types of compensation. The most common types...
Why Gathering Evidence Is Essential After an Auto Accident
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on March 29, 2023
Car accidents can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming, especially if injuries or property damage are involved. However, it's crucial to take the time to document as much evidence as possible immediately following the accident. Doing so can significantly impact the outcome of any potential insurance claims or legal proceedings that may follow. Why Should...
Top Five Myths About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on January 26, 2023
At Elk + Elk, we understand the sudden, severe impact an unexpected accident can have on your life. Unfortunately, we also know that myths about making personal injury claims have surfaced, causing injury victims to miss out on opportunities to pursue claims against negligent parties. Myth: You Can't File a Personal Injury Claim Over...
Gov. Mike DeWine Signs New Ohio Texting and Driving Ban
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Community Outreach, In the news on January 12, 2023
Gov. Mike DeWine recently signed a new legislation to help stop drivers from texting while driving. The new bill will take effect in less than 90 days. DeWine mentioned that the law would change the culture around distracted driving in Ohio and help reduce preventable fatalities that come with distracted driving. Texting and driving...
Ohio Fatal Crash Statistics 2022
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident on January 11, 2023
2022 Total Traffic Fatalities in Ohio* 1,165 Leading Causes of Fatal Crashes OVI-Related: 49.6% Speeding: 29.1% Failure to Yield: 11.4% Distracted: 2.9% Deer: 0.4% Counties with the Most Crash Fatalities Franklin County had the highest amount of fatal crashes in 2022, followed by Cuyahoga and Hamilton Counties. Franklin: 118 Cuyahoga: 81 Hamilton: 71 Montgomery:...
Elk + Elk’s Best Blogs Of 2022
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news on December 29, 2022
It's the end of the year, and as we say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023, we wanted to share our most-read blogs of 2022. From school bus safety to preparing for winter storms, find out which blogs made our top five. Top 5 Blogs of 2022 When is it safe to pass...
Christmas Winter Storm 2022: Staying Safe at Home and on the Road in Ohio
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Health & Wellness, Motorcycle Accident on December 22, 2022
It looks like there will be snow for Christmas, after all! A significant winter storm will most likely affect northern Ohio, beginning early Thursday morning and lingering into early Christmas day. The storm is bringing strong winds, heavy snow, and chilly temperatures with it. This will be the coldest Christmas in over two decades...
Drunk Driving Accidents Increase Around The Holiday Season
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident on December 15, 2022
While the holidays can be a joyous occasion for many, they can also be dangerous. Many families spend their holidays traveling, increasing their risk of getting into an accident. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that 371 people may die on U.S. roads this holiday. Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over While alcohol plays...
Can Ohioans With Alzheimer’s Be Held Liable For Vehicle Collisions?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident on November 17, 2022
November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness for the disease. Alzheimer's is a progressive, deadly brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. People with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease should never be behind the wheel. Memory and decision-making skills worsen as the disease...