Data recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicate that nearly 36,000 Americans died on streets, highways and other roadways last year. That figure extrapolates to nearly 100 fatal accidents every single day during 2018.
Life sometimes deals cruel blows to families that can seem nearly incomprehensible. That is especially true in cases where a loved one’s life is taken owing to the negligent actions of one or multiple parties.
For most families in Ohio and across the country, the time leading up to the birth of a baby is one filled with anticipation and excitement over what the future will bring. While there are inherent risks associated with the process of labor and delivery, many of them can be avoided or treated when quality health care is provided. Unfortunately, one man experienced both the happiness of his son's birth and the grief of his wife's death in a short period of time; this loss, he claims, was the result of medical malpractice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police in Ohio recently arrested the woman accused of purposely causing a car crash that left her and four other people injured. This event occurred in the Warren area on Sunday, May 27. The victims who suffered personal injury in this collision may have legal recourse.
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.