Ohio Backyard Pool Liability
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 5, 2020
While nothing beats cooling off in a pool on a hot summer day, be aware that owning a pool comes with important responsibilities. In Ohio, homeowners may be liable for injuries that occur on their property, including incidents in or around swimming pools. What’s more, under the “attractive nuisance doctrine,” pool owners may be...
Consumer Alert: Fake Insurance
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), In the news on May 8, 2020
Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment advises Ohioans to be alert for a new scam. Individuals pretending to be licensed insurance agents are contacting consumers to sell fake insurance products. Oftentimes, crooks call from fake numbers, lack a legitimate license and market COVID-19 coverage. Fake insurance products The types of fake insurance...
Do I Need Uninsured Motorist Insurance?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident on February 26, 2020
Here's an important question to ask yourself: How much could you afford to pay out of pocket if you were injured or your car was damaged by an uninsured driver? What if you were the victim of a hit-and-run? If you have been injured or involved in a hit and run accident in Ohio,...
Elk & Elk Attorneys to Present at NBI Seminar
Posted in Accident & Injury, Drug & Medical Devices, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice, Workplace Injuries and Claims on May 28, 2015
Elk & Elk Attorneys to Present at NBI Seminar In the field of personal injury law, it is essential for attorneys and other legal professionals to possess a basic understanding of the human anatomy, types of injuries and common treatment options. An upcoming National Business Institute live seminar featuring presentations from three Elk & Elk attorneys...
Uninsured Drivers: How They Can Affect You
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 27, 2014
I'm sure you don't think much about uninsured drivers, but it's very important to understand how they can affect every one of us on the roads. You should know what it means to be involved in an accident with an uninsured driver. Even when all drivers involved in the accident are insured, it can...
My boss isn’t covered by Workers’ Comp. What happens if I get hurt at work?
Posted in Workplace Injuries and Claims on June 24, 2014
http://youtu.be/9jtDLwNJSWg Ohio attorney Gary Cowan discusses what to do if you’re injured at work but your employer isn’t covered by Workers’ Compensation. With most employers, you have access to insurance if you’re injured on the job through a program called Workers’ Compensation. Workers’ Compensation, or “Workers’ Comp,” is a fund that provides medical...
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...
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...
Garage Sales – what you need to know
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 30, 2013
Summer time is the peak season for garage sales. Kids and grown-ups alike have fun rummaging through their neighbor’s castoffs – hunting for a bargain or “new” treasure. But did you know when planning a garage sale, there are some very important legal issues to consider? Taking these simple steps before you host a...
Get your Car Insurance Company to Work for You
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 18, 2013
by Arthur Elk Insurance companies can often seem like large, impersonal corporations that are protecting their own interests above all else. However, it doesn't have to be that way. Your insurance company provides a service that you contracted as a customer, so you deserve to be treated as such. As an experienced car accident...