Articles by David Herman

Preventing Nursing Home Fall Injuries

by David Herman | April 3rd, 2015

What should you do when a nursing home administrator calls to inform you that a family member suffered a fall in the nursing home? The immediate concern should be making certain that your family member has been thoroughly examined to rule out serious injuries. The nursing home’s initial response to the fall is important because […]


by David Herman | April 7th, 2014

 THE FACTS Consumers who purchased the Fitbit Force fitness tracking bracelet are reporting serious rashes, burns, or blisters on their skin. As a result, Fitbit CEO, James Park, issued a voluntary recall of the Fitbit Force and stopped the sale of the device as of February 20, 2014. A nationwide recall was later announced on […]

Who pays for my medical bills?

by David Herman | March 17th, 2014

The party who caused your injuries is responsible for paying your medical bills. The difficulty is that the medical bills are typically paid at the resolution of your legal case, which might take a considerable amount of time. The hospitals and doctors will not wait for your personal injury settlement to start collecting on outstanding […]

I’m out of a car. I’ve no rental provision on in my policy. How do I get to work tomorrow?

by David Herman | March 13th, 2014

The insurance company for the at-fault driver is required to provide you with a rental vehicle for a reasonable amount of time following your accident. Your attorney should contact the at-fault driver’s insurance company to set you up with a rental car. However, there are pitfalls to remember concerning rental car coverage. Many insurance companies […]

Avoiding Medical Debt After an Automobile Accident

by David Herman | June 13th, 2013

An automobile collision can happen at any time and without warning.  Even after the injuries heal, many accident victims still struggle to pay the onslaught of medical bills as they wait for the claims against the at-fault driver to settle.  If you have been the victim of an accident, you should never have your credit […]

When Will My Case Settle?

by David Herman | December 27th, 2012

If you have ever been injured in a car accident, you know firsthand about the frustrating path toward physical and financial recovery. The process involves going to numerous doctor’s appointments, getting your vehicle appraised and fixed, missing work or school, making arrangements for childcare, meeting with an attorney, going to court, and usually worst of […]

Ohio Supreme Court Elections: Does Anyone Care?

by David Herman | October 17th, 2012

When November rolls around in an election year, we Ohioans are accustomed to being the belle of the political ball. We are told that we live in a swing state and that no presidential candidate has a prayer of winning without our stamp of approval.  Our privileged status means that presidential hopefuls campaign frequently in […]

Why Does My Health Insurance Company Get Paid Out of My Settlement?

by David Herman | October 9th, 2012

Understanding Subrogation A common question I hear from clients involves the confusing matter of subrogation. Subrogation is a health insurance company’s right to be reimbursed for medical bills it has paid on an injured person’s behalf following an accident. Most often, the reimbursement to the insurance company is made out of the client’s settlement at […]