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5 Things You Should Never Say or Keep from Your Personal Injury Lawyer
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident, Consumer Protection, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Workplace Injuries and Claims on November 29, 2023
In the aftermath of a personal injury, navigating the legal landscape can be overwhelming. Hiring a skilled personal injury lawyer is crucial in seeking justice and compensation. However, effective communication with your attorney is equally important. Certain statements or omissions can have significant repercussions on your case. In this blog, we'll explore five things...
Does My Criminal Record Impact My Personal Injury Case?
Posted in Accident & Injury on May 3, 2023
By William J. Price Have you ever been convicted of a crime? If so, you might be worried how your criminal record could affect your personal injury case. It's a valid concern – your past actions could negatively affect your credibility in court. However, the impact of a criminal record on a personal injury...
Dog Bite Lawyer: Does Your Dog Collar and Leash Need Replaced?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on April 13, 2023
By William J. Price In dog bite cases, the leash often plays a pivotal role in the plaintiff's case. Under Ohio law, the plaintiff's attorney can sue the defendant using various theories to hold them accountable. However, if an incident occurs while the dog is off-property and walking with its owner, the plaintiff's attorney's...
Choosing a Good Nursing Home
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection on May 9, 2022
By Craig McLaughlin As of 2022, the United States Census Bureau has recorded there to be over 54 million adults 65 years or older. As people live longer, many Ohioans are going to need medical care and assistance that can only be found at a nursing home. With over 1,000 nursing homes in Ohio, distinguishing...
Employee Spotlight: Bill Price
Posted in Firm News on March 5, 2020
Employee Spotlight is a feature where we get up-close-and-personal with members of our staff. Get to know the team at Elk & Elk and find out what makes us go. This week's employee spotlight features Bill Price, a seasoned trial attorney in our Cleveland office who focuses on personal injury litigation. Each of Bill’s...
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...
Medical Apps for Injury Victims
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on April 15, 2015
Forgetting or choosing not to take your medicine is never a good idea, but for injured clients, it’s imperative to follow their medical provider’s care plan. In both personal injury and medical malpractice claims, the validity of an injury may come into doubt if you don’t follow up with your doctor and adhere to...
Litigation Update: Transvaginal Mesh & Bladder Slings
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on March 17, 2015
For women struggling with incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and other problems, surgical treatments such as a bladder sling or other procedures using transvaginal mesh (TVM) seemed like a dream come true. Pharmaceutical companies claimed their mesh products would shore up weakened pelvic muscles—supporting internal organs and reducing embarrassing accidents. Sadly, for thousands of women,...
Is Your Teen at Risk for Heat Injuries?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on August 13, 2014
Summer is almost over and soon students will be heading back to school, but for thousands of kids, football training camp has already begun. While the media has been focused on concussions and traumatic brain injuries, heat injuries remain a major concern for youth football players and other student athletes. August in Ohio often...
Our Paralegals: Great Assets and Backbone of Your Case
Posted in Accident & Injury, Medical Malpractice on May 29, 2014
http://youtu.be/dKkjXq4ZdJM Ohio attorney Mindy Elk Fisher explains why paralegals are an integral part of your legal team. It’s not uncommon to hear attorneys talk about their accomplishments and boast how they can win your case with wildly successful results. However, the truth is, your personal injury case is a team effort – with...