When you visit the premises of an Ohio business, the owner of the business owes you a duty of care. In other words, it is the responsibility of the business owner to warn you of any potential hazards and to keep you safe to the extent possible. When a business owner fails in his or her duty to you, and you become injured as a result, you may have grounds for a lawsuit to seek compensation.
Once struck by a bat, a baseball can travel over 100 miles an hour. A horrifying scene took place last week during a game between the Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs when a foul ball hit a four-year-old girl sitting in the stands. The incident has sparked a conversation across the country, including in Ohio, about what measures are necessary to prevent future incidents like this from happening.
Enjoying a dip in the pool can be a great, refreshing way to beat the heat of summer in Ohio. However, as fun as pools are, they are also a hotspot for incidental injuries. Read on to learn more about the biggest possible accident magnets one may face when spending time poolside.
The dangers posed to postal workers are far more than just an occasional aggressive dog. Properties in Ohio can offer many different hazards that sting, bite, cut or otherwise injure an unsuspecting mail carrier. If you want to make your yard or land safe for someone to deliver your mail, here are some property hazards to watch out for.
The law places limits on how long after something happens it can go to court. This is for everyone's protection. It happens in criminal and civil law. This is known as the statute of limitations. Essentially, it means that after a certain amount of time, you nor the state of Ohio no longer has the right to bring a case to court. This is important for you to know and understand when it comes to personal injury cases because you want to be sure that your case makes it to court before the statute of limitations runs out. If you were to go to court after the allowed time period, the judge would have to throw out the case.
Ohio residents may sometimes feel most safe when they are at home. However, even in the safety of their homes, people may slip and fall and these incidents can result in serious injuries.
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.