Category: Personal Injury

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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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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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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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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Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage: Why Ohioans Need It

Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage: Why Ohioans Need It

Picture this: a negligent driver who is not insured (or who does not have adequate insurance coverage) crosses over the center line and hits you head-on, causing permanent injury, the need for surgery, and six months off work. Who will pay for your hospital and physician bills? What about your lost earnings? There’s also the […]

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Personal Injury: The Importance of Providing a Thorough Medical History

Personal Injury: The Importance of Providing a Thorough Medical History

In nearly 20 years of experience as a personal injury lawyer in Ohio, the biggest issue I’ve seen that negatively impacts a claim is a client’s failure to provide thorough medical history to their physicians. Failing to document your personal injury medical history, limitations, and restrictions is a big mistake to avoid. Here are tips […]

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Dog Bite Incidents in Ohio: What to Do

Dog Bite Incidents in Ohio: What to Do

Ohio dog owners are responsible for the actions of their dogs and can be held strictly liable for all injuries caused by their animals. A strict liability standard means that all you need to prove is that the defendant is the owner of the dog, the dog committed the act complained of, and that the […]

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