Personal Injury

Questions from the Average Joe: Personal Injury VI

by NPHM | September 18th, 2020

Q: I was recently diagnosed with COVID-19 that I suspect I contracted at work because my employer did not provide enough protective equipment. Do I have a workers’ compensation claim? A: Generally speaking, you cannot sue your employer for injuries or illness sustained while working. In exchange for workers’ compensation benefits, even if you cause […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Personal Injury V

by NPHM | August 28th, 2020

Q: I need my car fixed but I don’t know the other driver’s insurance information and the police report isn’t available yet. What can I do? A: Depending on the jurisdiction where your accident occurred, it can take many weeks and sometimes longer for a police report to be made publicly available. This can be […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Personal Injury IV

by NPHM | July 30th, 2020

Q: Is there a time limit to file an injury claim after an accident? I told the insurance company I wasn’t hurt at first but now my doctor wants me to go through physical therapy. A: In Ohio, the only firm deadline to file an injury claim is the two-year statute of limitations to file […]

5 Ways to Help Your Lawyer Win Your Case

by NPHM | July 13th, 2020

After an accident or injury that wasn’t your fault, you’ll need help when it comes to getting compensated. The odds of getting compensation are often stacked against innocent victims, as insurance companies have spent decades perfecting the art of reducing and denying otherwise valid claims. To level the playing field, you need a lawyer, and […]

Questions from the Average Joe – Personal Injury llI

by NPHM | July 2nd, 2020

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 […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Insurance Questions

by NPHM | June 11th, 2020

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Injuries and Accidents

by NPHM | April 29th, 2020

Every day we receive calls asking questions about medical malpractice, auto accidents and more incidents that have happened to them. Zachary Belcher is our Intake attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy and he is here to answer those questions. Q: My child was recently diagnosed with a serious neurological disorder and I suspect it […]

The Journey of a Personal Injury Claim

by NPHM | April 27th, 2020

There’s no getting around it—accidents and injuries can put victims and their families in serious financial trouble. In addition to typically requiring emergency medical treatments, overnight stays in the hospital, and physical rehabilitation, serious injuries can also put victims out of work. And when accident victims aren’t working, they’re not earning the paychecks they depend […]