Lake County using variable speeds to create safer road travel
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 27, 2017
Most of us are used to seeing static speed limit signs on the side of a road or freeway. However, as driving conditions change, the posted speed limit is not necessarily the safest speed to drive. Winter weather can make for dangerous driving conditions in Ohio. Multiple car crashes and injury accidents are not...
Ohio Lawmakers Taking Steps To Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 3, 2017
Distracted driving is a threat to all motorists. In Ohio, distracted driving caused or contributed to 14,000 accidents in 2016. But despite the known dangers, many people continue to use a phone and otherwise multitask while they are driving. (more…)
What You Need To Know About “Do Not Disturb While Driving” On iPhone
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 28, 2017
The new iOS 11 update on the Apple iPhone contains a safety feature that could prevent accidents and save lives. The Do Not Disturb While Driving feature has been added to the latest update. It works by blocking text messages and phone calls while the device’s owner is driving. (more…)
Who is liable for injuries in an Uber or Lyft accident?
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 22, 2017
Taking an Uber or Lyft is a convenient way to get from point A to point B without using your personal vehicle or public transportation. Because there is no concern about parking, and the cost can even be lower than traditional taxi or limousine options, Uber, Lyft and similar services have quickly become popular....
Opioid-Related Car Accidents Are On The Rise
Posted in Accident & Injury, Drug & Medical Devices on August 10, 2017
The opioid crisis is hitting Ohio especially hard. Abuse of prescription painkillers like fentanyl and oxycodone, as well as heroin, has risen dramatically over the past decade: In 2005: Approximately 15,000 deaths in the United States 500 deaths in Ohio In 2015: Approximately 33,000 deaths in the United States 2,700 deaths in Ohio Alarmingly, experts...
How to document your recovery after a car crash
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 8, 2017
By William J. Price Many car crash victims suffer serious injuries that prevent them from caring for themselves and their families or doing the things they love. Whether these struggles will last for months or a lifetime, documenting the recovery period can be an important step toward building the foundation of a case. A...
Navigating the insurance claims process: Tips from a personal injury attorney
Posted in Accident & Injury on January 4, 2017
By William J. Price Your car was destroyed in a crash, and now you’re stuck dealing with the other guy’s insurance carrier. A few days after exiting the Emergency Room, you begin receiving medical bills and phone calls demanding payment. To make times worse, you cannot return to work until your doctor signs a...
How much car insurance should you really have?
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 24, 2016
Advice from an experienced Ohio personal injury lawyer By R. Craig McLaughlin I experienced several different feelings when my 16-year-old daughter earned her driver’s license. The first feeling I had was pride. She studied, practiced, and worked hard to get her license and achieved an important milestone on her path to adulthood. The second...
Why is the insurance company delaying the repairs on my car?
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 10, 2016
By William J. Price Your car is sitting in the tow yard. You’ve left over six messages with the property damage adjuster to find out why your car has not been moved or even examined to be repaired. At the end of each message, you ask as nicely as you can to have them...
How to tell if your elderly loved one is in danger behind the wheel
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 8, 2016
Looking out for an aging parent or elderly relative can raise challenging questions and force you to initiate difficult conversations. You’ve probably noticed your loved one’s driving abilities beginning to decline, but how do you know when it’s time for them to hang up the keys for good? How old is too old to drive?...