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Big Pharma Battles Ohio Attorney General in Prescription Opioid Lawsuit

Some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies are fighting a prescription opioid lawsuit that Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed in response to the number of deaths in this state, cleveland.com reported in September. With 2,106 opioid o… Read More
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Ohio Survival Statute

The Ohio Survival Statute

What is the difference between wrongful death and a survival claim? Unlike wrongful death, a survival claim is filed on behalf of the person who died, not the surviving family members. Any proceeds of the judgment go into the decedent’s estate… Read More
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What is Wrongful Death

What Is Wrongful Death in Ohio?

Wrongful death is a legal cause of action that can be used to obtain compensation when someone dies as a result of the negligence of others. This cause of action addresses the general type of situation when an individual is killed and leaves behind l… Read More
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Who can file a wrongful death claim in Ohio?

Individuals who have had a family member die as a result of the wrongful acts of another have which commonly referred to as a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death claims are governed by law in the State where the accident occurred.  For example, if… Read More
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