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hours of service rule

Truck Drivers Held Liable for Violating Hours of Service Rule

Driver fatigue is a factor in over 100,000 accidents every year. When those accidents involve large trucks like 18-wheelers and other commercial vehicles, the results are almost always catastrophic. To promote driver safety and protect other highway… Read More
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Increased Federal Penalties for Nursing Home Health & Safety Violations

In June of 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revised its Trump-era position on how monetary penalties can be imposed on nursing homes that violate health and safety regulations. The change comes after more than 184,000 peop… Read More
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semi truck

7 Tips for Safely Sharing the Road with Semi-Trucks

Accidents involving semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles are almost always catastrophic. A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and travel at speeds of over 70 mph. When a semi-truck collides with a passenger vehicle, the… Read More
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How the Ohio Prison Syste…

How the Ohio Prison System is Trying to Change

American jails are increasingly deadly places. New data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) serves as a reminder that prisons today are dangerous, even deadly places. Thousands die in custody every year from major or unnamed illnesses, and an… Read More
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Categories: Wrongful Death
cedar point

What the Recent Cedar Point Accident Teaches Us About Theme Park Liability

In August 2021, a woman was waiting in line for the Cedar Point Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster when she was struck in the head by a piece of metal that detached from the ride. A forty-four-year-old woman in Michigan suffered a brain injury after… Read More
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Categories: Types of Injuries
auto insurance claim

In Ohio, Can an Auto Insurance Claim Raise the Premium if You Are Not at Fault?

If you were involved in a car accident, even one where you were not at fault, you may be concerned that an auto insurance claim could cause an increase in your car insurance premium. Even though Ohio has laws that prohibit insurance companies from ra… Read More
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VA Malpractice: What is Section 1151, and Are You Eligible?

Veterans who suffered an injury or illness because of medical care they received at a VA facility are entitled to compensation. VA malpractice lawyers base these claims on how the injury or disability affects your ability to earn a living and are ava… Read More
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toxic chemicals

Filing a Lawsuit for Exposure to Hazardous Materials

People are exposed to toxic chemicals every day. Hazardous chemicals make their way into the food we eat, are present in pesticides we use on our lawns and gardens and can be found in common household cleaning products. In addition, many people face… Read More
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Categories: Types of Injuries
traumatic brain injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Get the Compensation You Need

A traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, can significantly affect how the brain functions. TBI is a major cause of death and disability in the United States and impacts between 1.5 and 2 million Americans every year. Of those, more than 700,000 w… Read More
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Categories: Types of Injuries
medical malpractice

Can I Sue a Nursing Home for Malpractice?

Nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities all provide medical services to residents who are unable to care for themselves. Some of these services are related to activities of daily living, such as assistance with meals… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice

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