Dog bites in Ohio are more likely to make the news than attacks from any other type of pet, and yet other domestic animals can also cause harm to humans by biting. You may not consider a cat a dangerous animal, and often they are not, but if you receive a bite from a cat that penetrates the skin, take it seriously. The Mayo Clinic reports that infections from cat bites are common and one in three patients bitten on the hand by a cat winds up in the hospital.
Ohio residents like you may enjoy taking a swim in a pool every now and then. Whether you're enjoying a spa whirlpool, exercise at a public pool, or a splash in a hotel pool, it should be remembered that all pools have their dangers.
Anytime anyone takes a serious fall in Ohio, they run the risk of suffering a severe, debilitating injury, but when older Americans fall down, the repercussions oftenn prove even more serious and potentially deadly. At Mezibov Butler, we understand just how upsetting it can be when someone else’s negligence contributes to a fall, and we have helped many people spanning all age groups pursue appropriate recourse in the aftermath of a slip-and-fall accident.
When you hit the town in Ohio, you expect the shops you visit to be safe inside and out. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case. Multiple factors can lead to the potential of a slip-and-fall incident occurring on someone else's property.
When you invite guests over for a pool party at your Ohio home, you may not think about what will happen if someone gets hurt. Luckily, there are many things you can do to ensure injuries do not happen around your above-ground pool.
An individual in Ohio slips and falls in a store and immediately realizes this is going to require medical attention. Going to the emergency room can be expensive, though. Is it possible that the owner of the business will pay? Can he or she be taken to court?
When Ohio residents rent out a home through Airbnb, they may not always consider what will happen if one of their guests is hurt. Injuries can easily occur, though, and it is important for people to know when they may be liable for a guest's wounds.
The right to bear arms is considered by many to be a basic American right. The laws for owning and carrying a firearm in Ohio are relatively lenient, compared to other states. This may lead to some confusion as to whether you can hold another parent responsible if your child was injured at a friend’s home when a gun was left unattended. Our team at Mezibov Butler can answer your questions on this important topic.
Conducting an Internet search on filing a claim for an injury will oftenn 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.
Winter weather is here again, which means snow, ice and dangerous road conditions. You not only face accidents driving this winter, but you can encounter slip-and-fall hazards wherever the pavement is wet or icy. There is much you and other Ohio residents can do to reduce your chances of an injurious fall this season. However, at the law office of Mezibov Butler, we understand that a great deal of the responsibility falls to property owners to reduce slip-and-fall hazards on their premises.