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Wet-weather Driving Tips
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 29, 2022
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, most weather-related crashes happen on wet pavement and during rainfall. Two of the most common causes are hydroplaning and slippery conditions due to the release of oil, grease, and dirt on the road. However, many other factors can contribute to a motor vehicle accident on a rainy...
Top Holiday Driving Hazards
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 21, 2015
Driving when you’re impaired or distracted is always dangerous – but add low visibility, the potential for ice and snow and the pressures that come with the holiday season, and December just might be one of the most dangerous months to be on the road. This year, avoid the four most dangerous holiday driving...
Top 10 driving mistakes that can hurt your personal injury case
Posted in Accident & Injury on May 6, 2015
Most people think of themselves as good drivers; however, seemingly small errors can cause serious accidents. Even if an accident appears to be the fault of another driver, your mistakes could end up costing you—due to a legal theory known as comparative negligence. Comparative negligence provides for you and the other driver to share...
Top 7 Spring Driving Tips
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident on March 13, 2015
Springtime means flowers are in bloom, trees grow new leaves, and… the roads are full of potholes. While beautiful, spring in Ohio presents plenty of driving challenges, so be sure to follow these important tips when you hit the road. Spring Driving Tips Share the road. Warm weather brings motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians out...
Airbags Exploding Like IEDs – Car Occupants Hit with Shrapnel
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 22, 2014
In an urgent message to consumers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recalled millions of vehicles due to defective airbags, which can spontaneously explode and seriously harm passengers. According to government officials, owners of affected Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Ford, Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Subaru and General Motors vehicles should take “immediate action”...
Filing a Claim after a Hit and Run Accident in Ohio
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 26, 2014
http://youtu.be/FXD0Mwn1qhw?list=UU-L5izB-eqGewHuHeOIa6jA Personal Injury attorney David Elk recounts what happened to a former U.S. Navy seal when he was thrown from his motorcycle in a hit and run accident. If you’ve been involved in a car accident, nothing is more frustrating and alarming than the other driver speeding off from the scene, failing to take...
The Dangers of Untrained Semi-Truck Drivers
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 15, 2014
by Arthur Elk How are you behind the wheel of a moving truck? If you're like most people, you probably have to take extra precautions because you're a little unsteady at the wheel. Now imagine that you're driving an 18-wheeler and are trying to navigate 80,000 pounds of metal and cargo. That's about 16...
Calculating Future Medical Costs
Posted in Accident & Injury on April 29, 2014
http://youtu.be/s2n153feRx8 Ohio attorney Bill Price talks about what to do if your child has been severely injured in an accident and now needs long-term care. Dealing with the aftermath of an accident can be very challenging, confusing and emotional. Doctor bills, insurance claims, and other issues won't wait for injuries to heal. What’s even more...
Vehicle Recalls Abound
Posted in Accident & Injury on April 10, 2014
Recently, General Motors has been the subject of extensive media attention and congressional hearings amid allegations the car manufacturer covered up a dangerous ignition switch defect that has been linked to 31 crashes and 13 deaths. However, GM isn’t the only auto manufacturer experiencing problems. The Motley Fool writes: “Meanwhile, competitors in the automotive...
What To Do If the At-fault Driver Has Little or No Insurance
Posted in Accident & Injury on April 8, 2014
http://youtu.be/csYrvg9_U1M Ohio attorney Michael Eisner discusses what to do if you were injured in a car accident by a driver who does not have insurance or only carries very little coverage. Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be a very stressful situation as you try to recover from your injuries and resolve...