NP4CLE Charity of the Month – Help Me Color a Rainbow

We are excited to announce our September NP4CLE charity partner will be Help Me Color a Rainbow! Help Me Color A Rainbow is a non-profit organization created by Ella “The Crayon Girl” Tryon when she was 6 years-old with the purpose of providing crayons to children’s hospitals throughout the United States. In 2016, Ella was […]

What Is a Miss-and-Run?

Being injured in an auto accident is already painful and traumatic. But it can be even worse when the other driver flees the scene, leaving you with no one to blame and perhaps no recourse for getting compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. However, you don’t even have to be a victim of […]

Is Your Child’s Neurological Dysfunction Due to Prematurity or Negligence? Part 2

Prematurity is a leading cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity. It is considered to be a risk factor for cerebral palsy, and cognitive dysfunction. Prematurity can contribute to many of the abnormalities seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain. Some of the patterns associated with prematurity include: Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Personal Injury VI

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 […]

Did You Know Seatbelts Should be Replaced After Most Accidents?

Buckling up is the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself when you get inside a vehicle. It not only prevents you from being thrown around inside the cabin of the vehicle in a crash and allows you to be protected by your vehicle’s airbags, but it also prevents ejection from the […]

Who Is Liable After a Crash Involving a Bus?

Riding a bus is a part of daily life for many people. In the U.S., 26 million students ride 480,000 buses to and from school daily. In addition, millions of adults also ride buses. In Cleveland, nearly 25 million people rode a bus in 2019, with an additional 19 million in Columbus and 13 million […]

Is your Child’s Neurological Injury due to Congenital Heart Defect or Negligence?

What Are Congenital Heart Defects? Congenital heart defects (CHD), which are the most common form of birth defects, are issues related to one or multiple areas of the cardiac and respiratory system. The causes of congenital heart defects vary to some degree, but all involve issues with fetal development. While some CHDs are relatively benign […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Auto Accidents VI

Q: I was in a car accident and I think I might have hurt my back, but I don’t want to bother ER staff during the pandemic for a minor injury. Should I just try to stick it out and hope it gets better? A: During the global pandemic, it is without question that medical […]

What Happens After a Doctor Is Accused of Medical Malpractice?

There are few experiences in life as traumatic as seeking treatment for an injury or illness, only to end up in worse health than before due to a healthcare professional’s mistake. We place great trust in the medical providers who oversee and administer our care, and to experience preventable side effects, complications, and injuries due […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Personal Injury V

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 […]