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Inmate Death in Cuyahoga County Jail

Inmate Death in Ohio A review of the local news or quick search for “cuyahoga county jail inmate death” reveals countless problems at the Cuyahoga County detention center. A short review survey shows: Inmates have died in jail Lawsuits against co… Read More
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Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio

At Robenalt Law, we know that the death of a loved one is a tragic event. It is made that much worse when the death was caused because someone else was negligent, careless, or reckless. If someone you love was killed because of someone else’s bad a… 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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Ohio Prison Employees Suspended Over Jail Death

Ohio prisons are under scrutiny after the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) placed seven employees on paid leave following the February 6, 2021 death of 55-year-old inmate Michael McDaniel. McDaniel’s death came after an “alt… Read More
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Underride Accidents: Understanding the Risk of Trucks Parked On the Roadside

It’s a common sight on highways across America, especially in the evenings as truck drivers pull off to the side of the road to sleep for the night. The line of 18-wheelers parked along the shoulder, often without their lights on. Unfortunately, tr… Read More
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How to File a Wrongful Death and Injury Lawsuit for a Fire Accident

Every year, more than 1 million explosions and fires cause wrongful death, burn injuries, injuries from smoke inhalation, and property damage throughout the United States. Burn victims who were injured in a fire accident or explosion are often left w… Read More
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Swimming Accident: Drowning or Near-Drowning Claims

For many people, swimming pools mean relaxation, fun, and time splashing with friends or lounging by the pool. But the fun can quickly turn to tragedy when someone is injured or killed in a swimming pool accident. When someone is injured or dies in a… Read More
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Medical Malpractice Among Top 5 Causes of Death in the U.S.

According to a 2016 Johns Hopkins study, medical malpractice deaths are the third leading cause of death in the United States. The study’s authors define medical errors as those caused by inadequately skilled practitioners, errors in judgment, inad… Read More
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How to Prove Negligent Ma…

How to Prove Negligent Maintenance in an Ohio Trucking Accident Case

Large trucks and 18-wheelers, just like any car or piece of machinery, need routine maintenance. Because the stakes are high and the consequences of a truck accident can be catastrophic, trucking companies are required to inspect and maintain tractor… Read More
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Inmates Have Rights — A Cleveland Jail Death Lawyer Can Help

As Black Lives Matter protests take place across the country and we collectively mourn the death of George Floyd and others who died at the hands of law enforcement officials, we are reminded that people who have been placed under arrest and people w… Read More
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