Articles by NPHM

How to Choose the Right Motorcycle Gear

by NPHM | June 8th, 2020

Motorcycles are inherently dangerous. Unlike cars, trucks, and SUVs, they have few safety features to protect riders. Because of that lack of safety features, motorcyclists face significantly increased risks of suffering serious and even fatal injuries during crashes. The stats don’t lie. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that nearly 5,000 motorcyclists lost their […]

What Is Ohio’s Lane Splitting Law for Motorcyclists?

by NPHM | June 1st, 2020

Ohio law doesn’t specifically ban or condone lane splitting or lane filtering by motorcyclists. However, that doesn’t mean there’s no risk of a ticket involved. Motorcyclists who lane-split may be at risk of receiving citations for other related offenses, such as improper lane changes or failure to maintain a lane. In addition, Ohio law says […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Personal Injury ll

by NPHM | May 28th, 2020

Q: My mother died following a surgery 18 months ago. I’ve always wondered about what happened, but isn’t the medical malpractice statute one year? A: Few things in life are more stressful than the passing of a loved one. Atop the heartache of the tragedy itself, so many things need to be planned and addressed […]

Does Distracted Driving Cause Rear-End Collisions?

by NPHM | May 25th, 2020

Approximately 1.7 million rear-end collisions occur every year in the U.S., causing more than 500,000 injuries. These crashes are common on our roads, and they’re often more than just fender-benders; in 2017, nearly 2,500 people died in rear-end collisions. Meanwhile, the Insurance Information Institute (III) says that distraction is the fifth-leading cause of fatal crashes […]

Causes & Types of Injuries You Could Suffer When on the Job

by NPHM | May 22nd, 2020

Injuries can happen at any time and in any profession from a construction worker, healthcare provider, or rancher and farmer. Of course, some jobs have higher risk of injuries than others, but the same types of injuries occur. Therefore, workers’ compensation benefits are put in place to protect those who suffer from work-related illnesses or […]

Questions for the Average Joe: Auto Accidents lll

by NPHM | May 21st, 2020

We are asked many questions about being involved in an auto accident. Zachary Belcher is our Intake attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy and he is here to answer those questions. Q: I was hit by a stolen vehicle. Do I have any options? A: A car accident is stressful enough even when the […]

Investigating Your Auto Accident

by NPHM | May 18th, 2020

Investigating the cause of an auto accident takes meticulous evaluation of all the details surrounding your crash. Depending on the nature of your accident, an auto accident attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy may have to consult local officials or special investigators to properly investigate your accident. “By far the most important thing you […]

Does New Vehicle Technology Help or Hurt Driver Distraction?

by NPHM | May 18th, 2020

Research released in 2015 concluded that the average person’s attention span is four seconds shorter than it was in the year 2000. Four seconds may not seem like a lot, but it’s more than enough time to end up in a car crash if you become distracted while driving. Studies that kick up a fuss […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Injuries and Accidents 2

by NPHM | May 14th, 2020

Personal injuries can happen at any place or time, but understanding if you have a case can be difficult. Zachary Belcher is our Intake attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy and is here to answer common questions we receive about personal injury cases. Q: I fell on someone else’s property and injured myself. Can […]

What Causes Driver Distraction, and How to Avoid It

by NPHM | May 11th, 2020

Distracted driving causes approximately nine deaths and more than 1,000 injuries every day in the U.S. when the number of annual road deaths shot to more than 40,000 and stayed there for three straight years, many safety advocates pointed their fingers at driver distraction as one of the primary causes. But why is distraction a […]