Truck Accident

The Power of Evidence Patterns and How They Shape Law Cases

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...

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What Types of Compensation Can You Receive After a Car Accident?

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...

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Why Gathering Evidence Is Essential After an Auto Accident

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...

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Top Five Myths About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

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...

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Car Accidents Increase After Daylight Saving Time

Every fall, daylight saving time comes to an end on the first Sunday in November. While some enjoy the extra hour of sleep, the end of daylight saving time can be dangerous for drivers and animals on the road. WHAT HAPPENS AFTER DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME THAT CAUSES ACCIDENTS? Recent research shows that losing one...

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A Troubling Trend on the Roads

Wrong-way auto accidents have always been a problem. Unfortunately, this devastating threat is not going away. [caption id="attachment_33953" align="alignright" width="271"] Wrong-way crashes are increasing.[/caption] According to data from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (AAAFTS), there were 2,008 deaths from wrong-way driving crashes on divided highways between 2015 and 2018. That is up 34...

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Statute of Limitations – How Long Do I Have to File a Claim in Ohio?

What is a Statute of Limitations? Most people have heard the phrase "statute of limitations," but what does it really mean? In legal terms, statutes of limitations set limits on the length of time available to take legal action. The time limits vary depending on the state and the type of case. For personal...

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Sharing the Road With Trucks

When sharing the road with a semi-trailer truck, it is essential to follow safety guidelines. The fact is, most deaths in large truck crashes involve occupants of passenger vehicles. Smaller vehicles—and the people in them—are vulnerable. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, trucks often weigh 20-30 times as much as passenger cars....

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2020 Ohio Auto Accident Statistics

With well over 11 million residents, Ohio is the seventh most populated state in the country. As a result, automobile accidents are an everyday occurrence. The Ohio Department of Public Safety published a list of crash statistics for some of the largest counties in the state. If you've been injured in an accident, contact...

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Motorcycle season is here: It’s time to review some safety tips

Prime motorcycle riding season is right around the corner in Ohio. While you’re preparing your bike for the spring and summer season, it’s a good time to review some motorcycle safety tips: (more…)

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