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Broken Windshield Car Crash with uninsured motorist

How Is a UM / UIM Claim Different from a Regular Auto Accident?

Uninsured motorist/underinsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM) is an optional coverage in Ohio. However, all drivers are required to purchase and maintain liability coverage on their vehicles. Ohio mandatory insurance minimums are as follows: $25,000 per… Read More
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Man and woman motorists arguing over responsibility in a car accident with an underinsured driver.

Do I Need a Lawyer for a UM / UIM claim?

Anyone involved in a car accident knows it is a stressful and uncertain time. This stress is made even worse when the person who caused the crash was uninsured or did not have adequate insurance to cover the full extent of your loss. To address this… Read More
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truck accident injury

How Long Do I Have to File a Claim for an Ohio Truck Accident

In Ohio, the statute of limitations for filing a truck accident lawsuit is generally two years from the date the injury occurred. But litigating a truck accident injury case can be very complicated, and you should contact an experienced truck acciden… Read More
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auto accident injuries

Auto Accident with Injuries in Ohio

Car accidents happen for many reasons, including speeding, negligent or reckless driving, drunk driving, distracted driving, drowsy driving, faulty parts, weather conditions, work or construction zones, and more. When you’ve been hurt in a car acci… Read More
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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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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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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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hit-and-run

What to Do If You’ve Been Injured in a Hit-And-Run

A hit-and-run accident, also known as a hit-skip, is when a driver causes a car accident then flees the scene. While any car crash can be traumatizing, a hit-and-run accident is particularly scary and frustrating because victims often feel like there… Read More
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teen driver

Auto Accidents Involving Teen Drivers

Most Ohio drivers have a general idea of what happens when you are hurt in a car accident, another driver damages your property, or someone you love is killed in a car crash. The other driver is usually responsible for any damages caused, and their i… Read More
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hazardous materials

Dangers of Transporting Hazardous Materials

Trucking accidents are scary, traumatic events. A loaded semi-truck can weigh up to 80,000. And when a vehicle that big collides with a smaller passenger vehicle, the results are often catastrophic. But if the semi-truck is carrying hazardous materia… Read More
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