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Distracted Driving 411

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...

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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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How Pre-Existing Conditions May Affect a Car Accident Claim

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...

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Thanksgiving Fire Prevention Tips

[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...

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Should I Stop Going to My Doctor?

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...

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Patient Crushed by Medical Equipment

A patient was killed in a shocking accident in New York at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. The 66-year-old veteran was crushed when a gamma camera fell on him during a routine diagnostic procedure on June 5th. The massive Infinia Hawkeye 4 gamma camera involved in the fatal accident weighs more than...

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Anyone can have an accident at work

In a heartbreaking accident, an acrobat plummeted to her death during a live performance of Cirque du Soleil’s Las Vegas show “Ka” at the MGM Casino. The Las Vegas Sun reports that aerialist Sarah Guillot-Guyard was suspended high above the stage when she suddenly fell over 50 feet into the pit below. While tragic,...

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Wireless Proof of Insurance

You may have seen a certain insurance company’s a commercial – the one with their little “spokes-pig” showing a police officer his proof of insurance on a cell phone. While this may work in some states, it’s not legal in Ohio – yet. The Columbus Dispatch reports that “A proposed change to state law...

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