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New law attempts to decrease distracted driving in Ohio

It's no secret that the Buckeye State needs to reduce distracted driving. In the last couple of years, the number of pedestrian deaths in Ohio continuously increased to the point where 2017 gave us the most fatalities in the decade. 2018 does not look to be faring well either. Many of these accidents were the result of motorists not paying attention to the road in front of them.

Did a surgical mistake cause you to suffer a personal injury?

Every year there are a good number of Ohio residents who require surgical treatment for a range of medical issues. When going under the knife, there is always hope that one will not experience any complications and that the surgical staff will get through one's procedure error-free. Unfortunately, surgical errors are more common than people think, leaving victims to experience physical, emotional and financial damages. An experienced personal injury attorney can help victims of surgical mistakes seek relief for their losses.

Suffer a personal injury or the loss of a loved one?

Have you suffered an injury or the loss of a loved one in an auto accident? Did a medical provider cause you or a loved one to suffer a personal injury? Did an incident at work leave you or a family member in pain and unable to return to work -- either temporarily or permanently? If so, according to the state of Ohio, you may have legal recourse.

Ohio personal injury: Recoverable damages following car accidents

Those who have suffered injuries in Ohio auto accidents likely have a number of questions about seeking compensation for their losses. Can they seek compensation? If they can, what damages are recoverable? Is pursuing a personal injury claim the right thing to do? An experienced attorney will have the ability to review one's case and answer these and any other questions one might have on the matter.

Ohio policeman suffers personal injury in crash

An Ohio policeman was driving near his home when his patrol car was forced off the road by an SUV. He suffered injuries in the event. It is unclear if the officer was on the clock at the time of the incident. If he was, workers' compensation may cover some of his losses; if he wasn't, receiving fair compensation may prove difficult. A personal injury claim could help him fight for maximum relief.

SUVs impact pedestrian personal injury and death statistics

Sport utility vehicles can be seen on roads all over the state of Ohio. The larger cars are quite popular for a number of reasons, and it would seem that they will continue to be the vehicle of choice for many people for the unforeseeable future. According to a recent report, the increase of SUV production and use over the last decade have had a negative impact on pedestrian safety. Pedestrians are suffering severe personal injury or even death more now than ever before. 

Ohio personal injury: Injured in a car accident?

You were going about your day, minding our own business when -- while out and about in your car -- your vehicle was struck by another automobile while in an intersection. You were hurt and had to be transported to a medical facility for treatment. Your life has just not been the same since. If the other driver is believed to be even partially responsible for your losses, you may be entitled to seek compensation by filing a personal injury claim against him or her in an Ohio civil court.

Is sleep apnea responsible for your personal injury?

Every day, Ohio residents wake up and leave the safety of their homes to go to work or school, run errands or participate in a number of activities. They do this with the hope that, at the end of the day, they will return home safely. Unfortunately, there are those who will and have found themselves involved in accidents with commercial vehicles, leaving them with significant personal injury that cause damages both economic and non-economic in nature. 

Suffer a personal injury at the hands of a medical provider?

Whether you were in good shape before going to the doctor or already dealing with an ailment, you sought medical care because you felt you should. You trusted your doctor to take good care of you. However, when all was said and done, you ended up suffering a personal injury because of the care you received. Ohio residents who are hurt at the hands of their medical providers may have legal recourse.

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