Health & Wellness

Who’s Liable When a Driver Hits a Jaywalker in Ohio?

Pedestrian accidents are unfortunately all too common, and they can result in serious injuries or even fatalities. In 2022, pedestrian fatalities hit a record high nationwide, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association, with 7,508 deaths reported, marking the highest toll since 1981. In Ohio, like in many other places, determining fault can be...

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Say Goodbye to Fake Voice Robocalls! FCC Bans Deceptive Tactics

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made a big move to stop those annoying robocalls with fake voices made by computers. Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law established in 1991 to curb unwanted calls, the FCC has outlawed the use of AI voice-cloning tools in robocalls. This decision means that using fake...

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Winning Strategies for Food Safety at Your Game Day Party

With the Super Bowl right around the corner, many of us are gearing up to host or attend gatherings filled with food, friends, and football. While it's easy to get caught up in the excitement of the game, it's essential to prioritize the safety and well-being of your guests. In this blog, we'll explore...

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National Burn Awareness Week: Seeking Compensation and Understanding Damages After a Burn Injury

National Burn Awareness Week highlights the devastating impact of burn injuries and the importance of prevention. If you or a loved one has experienced a burn injury, it's crucial to understand your legal rights and the compensation options available. In this blog, we'll explore the key steps to take after a burn injury, the...

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ODOT Asks Drivers to Be Cautious as 16th Snowplow Hit in 2024

As the winter season continues, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) faces an alarming trend – 16 snowplows have already been struck in the early weeks of 2024. ODOT Northeast Ohio Public Information Officer expressed deep concern over the frequency of these accidents, emphasizing the need for motorists to stay attentive, allow extra travel...

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What Every Employee Should Know About Wrongful Terminations

Termination of employment can happen for various reasons, but being aware of legal boundaries and employee rights is essential. Wrongful termination cases can be complex, and understanding the nuances is crucial. In this blog, we'll explore common misconceptions of wrongful termination and provide insights to help employees navigate these challenging situations. Legal Protections Beyond...

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Winter Driving Myths vs. Legal Realities

Winter driving is filled with challenges, and separating fact from fiction is crucial for navigating the legal case of an accident. In this blog, we'll unravel common winter driving myths and shed light on the legal realities that individuals need to be aware of to ensure their safety and protect their rights this winter....

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Ohio’s Alarming Trend in Fatal Crashes on Entrance and Exit Ramps

In a recent study conducted by a legal funding company, which analyzed crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ohio emerges as one of the most dangerous states for fatal crashes on entrance and exit ramps. Over the five-year study period, Ohio witnessed a staggering 158 deadly crashes associated with on and...

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Essential Safety Tips for National Bath Safety Month

January is National Bath Safety Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of creating a safe environment in one of our homes' most commonly used spaces – the bathroom. Accidents in the bathroom, especially slip and fall incidents, can result in serious injuries. To help you and your loved ones stay...

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Who’s at Fault for Sledding Injuries?

Sledding is a fun winter activity that kids and adults can both enjoy, but just like with anything fun, there are some risks involved. In fact, more than 20,000 children under 19 receive treatment for sledding injuries annually, as reported by the Center on Injury Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. If something...

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