Distracted Driving 411
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Firm News, In the news on August 6, 2020
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...
Navigating Ohio’s Roundabouts
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 15, 2015
2021 Update. Once found almost exclusively in Europe, today, there are more than 7,000 roundabouts on our nation’s roadways. The United States first roundabouts were constructed over a century ago. What is a roundabout? A modern roundabout is a circular intersection where drivers travel counterclockwise around a center island. They are a replacement for...
How Long Will My Accident Case Take?
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 5, 2014
http://youtu.be/bgA3BU5P_YM?list=UU-L5izB-eqGewHuHeOIa6jA Ohio personal injury attorney Mindy Elk Fisher shares important information about filing a claim after a motor vehicle accident. Dealing with the aftermath of an automobile accident can be frustrating and exhausting as you deal with the other driver, their insurance company and your own insurance company to clean up the mess....
Texas Family Awarded $3M in Fracking Lawsuit
Posted in Accident & Injury on May 1, 2014
In a landmark fracking case, a Texas family has won $2.95 million from an oil company for years of sickness caused by polluted air from nearby drilling. According to court documents, Robert and Lisa Parr filed a lawsuit against Aruba Petroleum Inc. in 2011. They claimed fracking operations near their property had released toxins...
Common Causes of Plane Crashes
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 17, 2014
by Arthur M. Elk When people think of plane crashes, it usually involves big accidents on commercial airliners. These accidents, such as the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, are front page news that hit on many individuals’ underlying fear of flying. However, many accidents also occur on small private or charter airplanes. Regardless of the type...
Helping Your Personal Injury Case
Posted in Accident & Injury on January 10, 2014
Ohio attorney Ryan Harrell explains ways you can help your personal injury case after you've hired an attorney. You’ve hired a personal injury attorney, who is handling your car accident case. They have begun the process of seeking recovery for your injuries. What do you do now? With an attorney, paralegals, and other legal...
Fire Safety on Campus
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 4, 2013
According to the U.S. Fire Administration there are over 3,800 university housing fires each year. While dormitories are usually furnished with smoke alarms, sprinkler systems, and other safety measures, off-campus housing is not always as well-equipped. Campus Firewatch states that four out of five campus-related fire deaths occur in off-campus housing, where approximately two-thirds...
How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 12, 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIaf9uthg4s&feature=youtu.be With sites like Facebook and Twitter, social media has changed how we document our lives and share them with the world. But you should also be aware that while you’re sharing your adventures and experiences with others, it can also show the truth. Such is the case for one client we had...