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Personal Injury Litigation Process in Ohio

Personal Injury Litigation Process in Ohio

Getting injured in an auto accident is stressful enough. Having to navigate the legal process only adds to the stress, especially when you don’t have adequate counsel. In this article, we’ll provide a general outline for the personal injury litigation process in Ohio. What Happens First? The litigation begins with the filing of a Complaint. […]

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“My Doctor Is Suing Me in Ohio”

“My Doctor Is Suing Me in Ohio”

Throughout the years at our personal injury practice, we’ve seen a reluctance from some medical professionals when it comes to submitting their medical bills to our clients’ health insurance companies. We’ve even seen some medical professionals aggressively pursue clients and file lawsuits against them to try and force them to pay their outstanding bills. Is […]

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Bad Contractors: Willful & Reckless Conduct

Bad Contractors: Willful & Reckless Conduct

Hiring a negligent contractor is bad enough. Hiring a contractor who exhibits willful and reckless conduct can be especially worrisome for homeowners in Ohio. After all, the safety and security of your family and property should never be compromised by a contractor’s work or behavior. What are your rights? What does the law say about […]

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Are Ohio Parents Liable for Injuries Caused by their Children?

Are Ohio Parents Liable for Injuries Caused by their Children?

Did you know that in the State of Ohio, parents can be held liable for their children’s willful and malicious assaults and personal injury damages? It’s true. Unfortunately, many parents don’t realize this – until it’s too late. In this article, we’ll discuss the basics of this Ohio law. What Does the Law Say in […]

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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 Practices Act

Ohio Consumer Sales Practices 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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