Articles by NPHM

How to Protect Your Child from Dry Drowning

by NPHM | July 17th, 2019

Although dry drowning is a relatively new term for many parents, it has the potential to become their worst nightmare, especially as the hot summer months have kids clamoring for visits to the local lake or pool. Dry drowning is a type of delayed drowning, when physical effects of drowning occur long after leaving the […]

Here’s What to Do If You Get Hurt on Vacation

by NPHM | July 10th, 2019

Vacation is supposed to be a time to relax and unwind, but life often has other plans, and accidents and injuries can occur even when you and your loved ones are hundreds or even thousands of miles away from home. It’s important to be prepared to act right away when you suffer an injury that […]

9 Boating Safety Tips to Know This Summer

by NPHM | July 2nd, 2019

Especially during the colder months, we have focused quite a bit on the risks associated with driving in less-than-ideal conditions and the ways to avoid injury while doing so. Although it is still important to drive defensively when the sun is out, lots of Clevelanders who live on or around the lake are now heading […]

5 Safety Tips for July Fourth

by NPHM | June 26th, 2019

Many Americans spend July Fourth making memories with loved ones out on the water, at the beach, or by firing up the grill. But those memories can be threatened when people aren’t aware of the serious safety hazards involved with those activities. As you gear up for your Fourth of July festivities, keep these safety […]

What to Expect: Workers’ Compensation Claims

by NPHM | June 19th, 2019

If you are injured on the job or become ill due to conditions at work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. The majority of employers in Ohio are required by law to provide workers’ compensation insurance, which can cover the cost of medical treatment and lost wages due to a work-related injury or illness. […]

What to Expect: Filing an Ohio Car Accident Claim

by NPHM | June 12th, 2019

After a car crash in Ohio, the first step to protecting your health and your rights to compensation is getting medical attention. Even if you feel fine and don’t think you’re injured, it’s important to get checked out anyway, as internal injuries may not show up right away. Whether you get evaluated by first responders […]

Series Introduction: What to Expect When You File a Claim

by NPHM | June 6th, 2019

Everyone has read stories in the news of serious injuries caused by another person’s negligence, but no one expects it to happen to them. Accidents are by their very nature unexpected, leaving victims feeling without recourse when they are injured and unable to work. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in […]

3 Tips for Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle This Spring

by NPHM | May 29th, 2019

There’s no better time to enjoy a motorcycle ride through Ohio than spring. But because you’re sharing the road with other vehicles, it’s important to be aware of the dangers you might face when you travel on two wheels. Drivers aren’t always on the lookout for motorcyclists, and when you don’t ride defensively, you may […]

Reduce Your Risks This Memorial Day Weekend With These 5 Tips

by NPHM | May 22nd, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is known as the unofficial start of summer—but it’s also known for being one of the deadliest holiday weekends of the year. 36.6 million people hit the roads during Memorial Day weekend in 2018, and with so many drivers on the roads, your risk of being in a car crash increases. If […]

What Can You Expect When You Hire a Lawyer?

by NPHM | May 15th, 2019

Injuries aren’t just painful—they can also be expensive. Medical bills can quickly add up, and they may be too much for your family to afford when you’re out of work and not receiving the paychecks you depend on. Hiring a lawyer to help you file a compensation claim against the person or party responsible for […]