personal injury

Airbnb Nightmare: What to Do After an Unexpected Injury at an Airbnb

by John P. O'Neil You and your family want to spend time away from home, whether it's a weekend getaway, a family reunion, or a college weekend visit. You book a house on Airbnb, but when you arrive, it's not at all what you expected. Instead, the quaint, historical old farmhouse you thought you...

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Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Fall Sports Injury Lawsuit

Participating in fall sports can be thrilling but comes with inherent risks. In the unfortunate event of an injury during a fall sports activity, you may face medical bills, pain, and uncertainty about the future. Understanding the legal process of filing a personal injury lawsuit related to fall sports is crucial to protecting your...

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Why You Shouldn’t Post on Social Media About Your Accident

In today's digital age, sharing every aspect of our lives on social media has become second nature. However, posting about your accident on social media can have unintended and detrimental consequences regarding personal injury cases. In this blog post, we'll explore why you should exercise caution and refrain from discussing your accident on social...

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Understanding the Legal Implications of Lightning-Related Injuries

When lightning strikes, the consequences can be devastating, causing severe injuries such as burns, neurological damage, and cardiac issues. Understanding the legal implications surrounding lightning-related injuries becomes crucial in these unfortunate instances. Liability and Negligence   Property Owners: Property owners are legally responsible for maintaining a safe environment for visitors and occupants. Suppose a...

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Pedestrian Safety: Statistics & Tips – 2021 Update

Despite fewer cars on the roads last year, pedestrian fatalities increased. The Governors Highway Safety Association estimates that there were 6,721 pedestrian deaths in 2020, a nearly five-percent increase from 2019. Per mile driven, pedestrian fatalities increased just over 20% in the first half of 2020 with risky driving to blame. Pedestrian fatalities have...

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Why photos and videos are keys to winning your case

By William J. Price The aftermath of an accident can be chaotic, and it’s easy to become distracted by everything going on at the scene. While anyone who was injured should seek immediate medical attention, it’s also critical to be sure a family member or friend is taking photos and videos to document the...

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Do you need a doctor’s note for time off of work after an injury?

By William J. Price One of the biggest concerns for someone who has been seriously injured in an accident is if and when they’ll be able to return to work. As the weeks go by and the bills pile up, the stress of not knowing when you’ll earn your next paycheck can make it...

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Can your prior health history strengthen your personal injury case?

By William J. Price After you’ve suffered a serious injury, it can be hard to get your mind off the future. Will you be able to go back to work? How will your medical bills get paid? What impact will your injuries have on your loved ones? Being able to provide a thorough, documented...

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One simple way to strengthen your claim for lost wages

By William J. Price If you can’t work after suffering injuries in an auto accident caused by another driver, it’s reasonable to expect that you could recover your lost wages. This concept seems simple and fair. Unfortunately, when an insurance carrier is examining your claim, they may question or limit the time you can...

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Elk & Elk attorney William Price to present on ethical issues in personal injury cases

Are you properly handling interactions with personal injury clients? On Wednesday, March 21, join Elk & Elk attorney William Price at the Columbus Bar Association for a CLE presentation on ethical issues in personal injury cases. Price will offer valuable guidance and tips for avoiding common pitfalls to keep your practice running smoothly. (more…)

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