Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Fall Sports Injury Lawsuit
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on September 28, 2023
Participating in fall sports can be thrilling but comes with inherent risks. In the unfortunate event of an injury during a fall sports activity, you may face medical bills, pain, and uncertainty about the future. Understanding the legal process of filing a personal injury lawsuit related to fall sports is crucial to protecting your...
Why You Shouldn’t Post on Social Media About Your Accident
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Health & Wellness, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on September 14, 2023
In today's digital age, sharing every aspect of our lives on social media has become second nature. However, posting about your accident on social media can have unintended and detrimental consequences regarding personal injury cases. In this blog post, we'll explore why you should exercise caution and refrain from discussing your accident on social...
Everything You Need to Know About E-Bike Laws in Ohio
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident on August 4, 2023
E-bikes, or electric bikes, have gained immense popularity in recent years as a convenient and eco-friendly mode of transportation. While these electric-powered bicycles offer numerous benefits, they also have specific risks, mainly related to accidents and safety. In this blog post, we will explore what e-bikes are, examine accident statistics, discuss Ohio laws concerning...
What Types of Compensation Can You Receive After a Car Accident?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on April 5, 2023
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...
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 Should...
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...