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Traumatic Brain Injuries in Ohio

Contributing to a substantial number of deaths and permanent disability cases, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health problem in the United States, according to the Brain Injury Association of Ohio (BIAO). In 2014, about 2.87 million TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths occurred in the United States, including over 837,000 […]

Questions from the Average Joe – Personal Injury llI

Q: I suffered an infection following a hip replacement. My doctor told me it was a risk of the surgery, but I feel like more could have been done to prevent it. I’m now facing a second surgery to clear up the infection. Do I have a malpractice lawsuit? A: All medical procedures come with […]

How to Safely Use a Roundabout

Roundabouts are touted as a more efficient way to handle intersections than typical four-way stops that use stop signs or traffic lights. Widespread in Europe, roundabouts were also popular in the U.S. in the early 20th century, but were eventually replaced by “modern” intersections in many cities. In recent years, roundabouts have started making a […]

NP4CLE Charity of the Month – Hope for Kids Geauga

We are excited to announce our June NP4CLE charity partner will be Hope for Kids Geauga! Hope for Kids Geauga’s mission is to raise funds and awareness to improve the lives of abused, neglected, and at-risk children of Geauga County. Hope for Kids Geauga assist with funding for normal childhood activities and tangible items to […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Workers’ Compensation ll

Q: I travel for work and I was injured out of state. Where should I file my workers’ compensation claim? A: Though many legal issues should usually be dealt with within the state in which they occurred (to put it simply—the detailed answer is much more complex), workers’ compensation does not follow this rule. Generally, […]

What Are the Requirements for a Motorcycle License in Ohio?

From the thrill of experiencing the open road on two wheels, to zipping around town on a highly fuel-efficient and easily parked vehicle, there are many perks to riding a motorcycle. The biggest drawback, of course, is the risks that riders face every time they ride. Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in […]

Knowing Your Options When Confronted with a Disability

Work-related injuries can be devastating, resulting in lost wages, medical bills, and rehabilitation expenses. But determining what type of disability benefits may be available is just adding stress and delaying your recovery. Our Ohio workers’ compensation attorneys have experience representing a variety of injured employees from business professionals and students to construction workers and teachers. […]

Questions From the Average Joe: Medical Malpractice ll

Q: How much time do I have to file a medical malpractice lawsuit? A: In Ohio, there is generally a one-year statute of limitations on a medical malpractice lawsuit, but many factors can change exactly how long you have to bring your case. These include issues with when you discovered the injury, your age when […]

How to Be Seen by Other Drivers While Riding Your Motorcycle

As a motorcyclist, you face many hazards on Ohio’s roadways. Slick asphalt, potholes, fallen tree branches, loose gravel, and even animals crossing the road can all result in serious and potentially life-threatening accidents and injuries. But there’s no greater threat to riders than drivers in cars, trucks, and SUVs who don’t pay attention to their […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Insurance Questions

Q: I was hurt in an accident and I haven’t been able to work since. How long does an insurance claim take? I need to pay my bills. A: A serious accident can upend your life in ways you might not expect. Apart from the immediate injury and property damage, it’s not uncommon that your […]