January 2017 Archives

Filing A Wrongful Death Claim In Ohio

The loss of a loved one is always a difficult and painful reality to bear. But a loved one's death is even more tragic when you believe that someone else was responsible. If you believe that negligence was a factor in your spouse's, parent's or child's death, it's important to take steps to discover the truth.

Accidents involving uninsured drivers

When you are involved in a car accident in Ohio and it was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault driver. The state has a mandatory insurance law that requires all drivers to carry a minimum amount of auto insurance. However, as we well know at Mezibov Butler, this does not stop people from driving without insurance. Therefore, it is possible that one day you could be involved in an accident with an uninsured driver.

FAQ: Construction zone injuries

The construction industry is a dangerous one to choose as a profession, but construction zones can also be dangerous areas for passerby. Sometimes safety violations or general negligence can cause passing motorists or pedestrians to be harmed in a construction zone. When this happens, there are options for the injured individuals. Here are some commonly asked questions about construction zone injuries.

Reviewing hazards in the construction industry

For those who are employed in the construction industry, understanding workplace hazards is pivotal. Whether someone is a carpenter, electrician or holds any other construction job in Hamilton, construction accidents have claimed far too many lives and resulted in many injuries across the state of Ohio. By recognizing potential dangers and taking preventative measures, construction companies, contractors and construction workers can take steps to help save lives.

Sitting At Work As An Accommodation For A Disability

Millions of people work in jobs that have traditionally been performed while standing, and this is especially true in retail jobs.  But many employees have medical problems that make it difficult for them to stand for eight hours or more a day.  The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide employees with an accommodation, or a modification in the workplace that better enables them to perform the duties of their position.

How do most traumatic brain injuries occur?

Whether you work in the construction industry, have children who regularly play on potentially dangerous equipment at school or spend a considerable amount of time behind the wheel, you should understand the risks that you face each day. Regrettably, many people suffer traumatic brain injuries that shatter their lives, preventing them from working or causing them to experience headaches and memory issues. In Hamilton, and other parts of Ohio, many of these injuries are the result of someone else's negligent behavior and could have been prevented.

Security measures nursing homes can take to protect patients

Many seniors in Ohio who are unable to live by themselves due to health reasons choose to live in nursing homes. They do so with the expectation of receiving the care and support they need to live happy and productive lives. However, there is a dark side to nursing homes that many people are starting to notice. Abuse and negligence allegations are increasing. Many incidents go unreported. Nursing homes should implement more security measures to protect their residents.

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