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...
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 You Sue If You Slip On Black Ice? How Black Ice Can Be Dangerous For Pedestrians
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 7, 2022
Black ice is a glaze that forms on surfaces such as sidewalks, roads, and driveways due to snow, water, or ice melting and re-freezing. It is called black ice because it tends to look like the ground underneath it, making it difficult to spot. The fact that it's so hard to see makes it...
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...
2020 Ohio Auto Accident Statistics
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on July 1, 2020
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...
How Pre-Existing Conditions May Affect a Car Accident Claim
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 25, 2019
By William J. Price Many of us are forced to live with chronic pain caused by pre-existing conditions. Nerve damage, arthritis, and ongoing symptoms from previous injuries are just a few of the health problems you may have faced in the months or years leading up to your accident. Symptoms caused by pre-existing conditions...
Thanksgiving Fire Prevention Tips
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on November 23, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4182" align="alignright" width="300"] Cooking is the number one cause of home fires.[/caption] For many Americans, the best part about Thanksgiving is sitting down to a delicious home-cooked holiday dinner with friends and family. Unfortunately, cooking is the number one cause of home fires and the greatest number of them occur on Thanksgiving Day. The...
Should I Stop Going to My Doctor?
Posted in Accident & Injury on May 7, 2014
http://youtu.be/d5F9lIRoD6c Ohio attorney David Elk explains the importance of seeing your doctor and completing all medical treatment after an injury. If you’ve already filed a lawsuit after an injury, you may be wondering if you should continue to go to your doctor. Frustrated by slow recovery, you may be thinking your treatment isn't going...