Do you have a road trip planned for Memorial Day Weekend?
Posted in Accident & Injury on May 27, 2016
You’re not alone. American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates nearly 40 million Americans will be hitting the road over the three-day weekend. Unfortunately, the National Safety Council believes this could be the deadliest Memorial Day holiday since 2009. If the NSC’s projections prove to be accurate, more than 400 lives will be lost and 50,500 people...
School Bus Driver Liability for Injuries
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 7, 2015
Earlier this year, the Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments about liability for injuries to children involving school buses. The issue in the case was whether school bus drivers are liable for injuries and fatalities when students do not go straight home after leaving the bus. Although the court dismissed the case, the general issues...
GM Recalls another 3.16 Million Vehicles
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 18, 2014
General Motors has announced yet another recall of 3.13 million vehicles with ignition switch problems. The defect can cause engines to shut off, leaving unsuspecting motorists to struggle with a sudden loss of power steering and power brakes, and, in the event of a crash, the air bags may fail to deploy. The defect has...
Insurance Claims: Settling Too Early Can Be a Huge Mistake
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 12, 2014
http://youtu.be/V7n8KqXWX5g Ohio personal injury attorney Bill Price explains why accepting an insurance provider's settlement offer may not be the right decision. One of the most common challenges you’ll face after an injury is the need for money. We already need it every day, but when you’re injured and can’t work, you need money more than...
Parking Brake Safety: Mom throws herself in front of car to save kids
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 20, 2014
Like many people who drive a car with an automatic transmission, I rarely use my parking brake. Just throw into park, right? Wrong. Earlier this month, a Massachusetts mom found out why. According to reports, Mindy Tran had buckled her twin 2-year-old daughters in the back seat of her Honda Accord when she remembered...
Reckless Conduct by Drunk Driver Leads to Larger Settlement
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 4, 2014
Ohio attorney Kevin Lenson describes how the law is helping those injured by drunk drivers and why their victims are entitled to more in compensation. Many times personal injury accidents are caused by an honest mistake. While the person who caused the accident may be negligent, their actions are typically without malicious or reckless...
2013 Ohio Car Crash Statistics
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 31, 2013
by Arthur Elk A car accident lawyer can help you if you’ve been injured in an auto-related collision, but the best way to protect yourself is to do all that you can to prevent an accident on the road. The state of Ohio has seen an overall increase in the number of enforcement stops...
Headaches and Personality Changes Signs of Serious Brain Injury
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 6, 2013
Ohio attorney Art Elk wants you to keep an eye out for your relatives or loved ones who have recently been in a car accident and are showing signs of modified behavior. After an automobile accident, you may feel a variety of different aches and pains. Upon examination at a hospital, you may...
What to Do If You Get Stuck in the Snow
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 3, 2013
Winter is upon us and for much of the country, that means navigating treacherous roads. Before you head out, make sure you have a Winter Survival Kit stocked with the necessary supplies. Snow and ice, a collision, or even mechanical problems may cause you to become stuck in an inoperable vehicle. If you have...
Toyota Recall Due to Spiders?
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 21, 2013
Toyota is recalling over 800,000 vehicles worldwide because of electrical issues that may cause problems with airbag deployment. In a press release, Toyota announced a recall of the 2012 and 2013 model years of the Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, and Venza due to a problem with the air conditioning condenser unit housing....