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Bad Contractors: Negligence

Bad Contractors: Negligence

Continuing with our multi-part series on how to deal with bad home contractors in Ohio, this article focuses on the claim of negligence. What is negligence and when is it asserted? Continue reading to learn more. What is Negligence? With regard to a bad home contractor, negligence is asserted when a contractor fails to perform […]

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Bad Contractors: Breach of Contract

Bad Contractors: Breach of Contract

If you’ve ever had to deal with an unreliable contractor for your home, you may have thought about taking legal action. At our practice, we have helped many clients successfully take action. In this multi-part series, we’ll look at some of the most common claims that homeowners make when dealing with a bad contractor in […]

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Wills vs. Trusts: What’s the Difference in Ohio?

Wills vs. Trusts: What’s the Difference in Ohio?

Although both wills and trusts are used for estate planning purposes and can be used together, they are very different methods of transferring property. They can be used at different points in time and accomplish very different objectives. This article is a brief description that defines and distinguishes wills vs. trusts, and provides a real […]

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Ohio Consumer Sales Practice Act

Ohio Consumer Sales Practice Act

What is the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act? How does it impact consumers in the State of Ohio? In this article, we’ll cover the basics that you need to know. What is The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act? The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act (hereinafter referred to as “CSPA”) states that “unfair or deceptive” sales […]

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Health Insurance, Auto Insurance, & Subrogation in Ohio

Health Insurance, Auto Insurance, & Subrogation in Ohio

Many clients are not aware that their health insurance and automobile insurance companies have a right to recoup any medical bills that they pay relating to a personal injury claim, despite the fact that clients have paid their premiums to have such coverage. The right of insurance companies to recoup these medical bills is called […]

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The Law Office of Tom Somos Recognized by The Lawyers of Distinction

The Law Office of Tom Somos Recognized by The Lawyers of Distinction

The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that The Law Office of Tom Somos, LLC of Columbus, Ohio, has been certified as a member. About The Lawyers of Distinction The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Lawyers of Distinction shall not offer membership […]

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Credit Card Fraud in Ohio: Tips for Protecting Yourself

Credit Card Fraud in Ohio: Tips for Protecting Yourself

With the holiday season just around the corner, credit card statements can really start to rack up transactions. What can you do if you notice charges on your credit card that you did not make? Let’s explore this question. What the Law Says about Your Rights The Federal Truth and Lending Act was created to […]

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3 Major Pitfalls in an Auto Accident Case in Columbus, Ohio

3 Major Pitfalls in an Auto Accident Case in Columbus, Ohio

There are three major areas of concern that we have seen in the last 20 years of our personal injury practice. In this blog article, we’ll explore each issue and discuss best practices for avoiding such pitfalls. 1. Subrogation The first area of concern is called subrogation, which is a health or auto insurance company’s […]

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Ohio Auto Accidents: Being Your Own Advocate

Ohio Auto Accidents: Being Your Own Advocate

Ohio auto accidents can be very frustrating to deal with – especially when you’re caught unprepared. Before an accident strikes, please consider the following recommendations. They can save you significant time and frustration should you be in an auto accident in the State of Ohio. Take Photographs It is critical when you are involved in […]

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Trucking Accident Attorneys In Columbus, Ohio: 13 Things to Look For

Trucking Accident Attorneys In Columbus, Ohio: 13 Things to Look For

So, you’ve found yourself a victim of a trucking accident and are considering engaging a lawyer in the Columbus, Ohio area. What should you do first? Consider the following 13 questions as you evaluate your options. (Need to talk to an attorney in your area now? Give us a call, and we can help you.) […]

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