Who’s Liable When a Driver Hits a Jaywalker in Ohio?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Health & Wellness, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on February 20, 2024
Pedestrian accidents are unfortunately all too common, and they can result in serious injuries or even fatalities. In 2022, pedestrian fatalities hit a record high nationwide, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association, with 7,508 deaths reported, marking the highest toll since 1981. In Ohio, like in many other places, determining fault can be...
Say Goodbye to Fake Voice Robocalls! FCC Bans Deceptive Tactics
Posted in Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news on February 12, 2024
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made a big move to stop those annoying robocalls with fake voices made by computers. Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law established in 1991 to curb unwanted calls, the FCC has outlawed the use of AI voice-cloning tools in robocalls. This decision means that using fake...
Winning Strategies for Food Safety at Your Game Day Party
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on February 8, 2024
With the Super Bowl right around the corner, many of us are gearing up to host or attend gatherings filled with food, friends, and football. While it's easy to get caught up in the excitement of the game, it's essential to prioritize the safety and well-being of your guests. In this blog, we'll explore...
National Burn Awareness Week: Seeking Compensation and Understanding Damages After a Burn Injury
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on January 31, 2024
National Burn Awareness Week highlights the devastating impact of burn injuries and the importance of prevention. If you or a loved one has experienced a burn injury, it's crucial to understand your legal rights and the compensation options available. In this blog, we'll explore the key steps to take after a burn injury, the...
Who’s at Fault for Sledding Injuries?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness on December 22, 2023
Sledding is a fun winter activity that kids and adults can both enjoy, but just like with anything fun, there are some risks involved. In fact, more than 20,000 children under 19 receive treatment for sledding injuries annually, as reported by the Center on Injury Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. If something...
A Guide to Product Liability During the Holidays
Posted in Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, Product Liability on December 19, 2023
While the holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and gift-giving, we must be aware of potential hazards that may lurk beneath the festive surface. In fact, did you know that product safety often gets overlooked amidst the holiday cheer? In this blog, we'll explore the importance of product liability awareness during the...
Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Fall Sports Injury Lawsuit
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on September 28, 2023
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...
Why You Shouldn’t Post on Social Media About Your Accident
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Health & Wellness, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on September 14, 2023
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...
Understanding the Importance of Staying Safe Around School Buses
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Health & Wellness, Truck Accident on August 22, 2023
By William J. Price As parents and commuters, it's essential to know how to safely navigate around school buses during their stops to pick up or drop off children. School buses are responsible for the safe transportation of young students, and understanding their signaling systems is crucial to ensuring the safety of everyone on...
Everything You Need to Know About E-Bike Laws in Ohio
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident on August 4, 2023
E-bikes, or electric bikes, have gained immense popularity in recent years as a convenient and eco-friendly mode of transportation. While these electric-powered bicycles offer numerous benefits, they also have specific risks, mainly related to accidents and safety. In this blog post, we will explore what e-bikes are, examine accident statistics, discuss Ohio laws concerning...