December 2017 Archives

What NOT to do after a car accident

The moments immediately following a car accident can be intense, with you and everyone else involved working to make sure there are no injuries or fatalities at the scene. Because emotions often run high after collisions, it can be easy to make mistakes that can come back to bite you, should you attempt to hold someone involved in the accident accountable later on.

Do we live in a highly litigious society?

Conducting an Internet search on filing a claim for an injury will often bring up dozens of attorneys’ websites. You may also be bombarded with numerous articles, blogs and discussions about how frivolous lawsuits are ruining America and making it impossible to enjoy life without having to worry about getting sued. However, are so many of the claims for personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and other topics as frivolous as people claim? The answer might surprise you and other Ohio residents.

Broken ride at Ohio State Fair highlights amusement park dangers

Every year, millions of people go on rides at carnivals, fairs and amusement parks. Considering the fact that only a small fraction of ride attendees are injured, the risk may seem minimal. However, the risk of serious injury or death still exists with rides in Ohio and elsewhere, especially with temporary attractions that may involve less strenuous safety standards and employees without sufficient training.

Don't give teens the keys until they are ready to drive

Your teenager has finally become a legally licensed driver in Cincinnati. You may be ready to send him or her off to run errands and pick up your other kids from school. Before you hand over the keys to your vehicle, you should consider the possible effects of your teen's lack of experience. Young drivers are more likely to make mistakes and misjudge hazardous driving conditions that often lead to car accidents. Overall, teens are more likely to end up dying in motor vehicle collisions than in any other event. 

Winter safety on Ohio roads

Careless driving can cause accidents any time of the year. However, winter weather brings its own special hazards that often need an extra degree of alertness and preparedness to navigate safely.

Do you need to worry about winter accidents in construction?

For many communities, construction is primarily a spring and summer thing. People do not always expect to see others busy working on buildings or roads when the weather turns cold. However, the need for construction work does not go away in the winter, especially when it comes to routine building maintenance and repairing damaged roads. It can help you and other Ohio construction workers to understand the unique dangers you can face on a worksite in the winter.

16 people die in Ohio accidents over Thanksgiving

Ohio residents should be able to look forward to the holidays and the ability to spend time with friends and family without worry that someone will not arrive to their intended destination safely. Sadly, this is simply not possible. From cell phones to alcohol, there are simply too many things that can distract a driver or ways a driver can make a senseless choice that puts others at risk.

Does your injury qualify for a lawsuit in Cincinnati?

If you have suffered an injury due to the negligence of someone else, you may have grounds for filing a lawsuit to try to recoup damages. Although you may not have considered this possibility, it could be in your best interest to consult with an attorney for more information on the specifics of your potential case.

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