Personal Injury Blogs
Snowmobile Accidents Happen All-Too-Frequently in the Winter. When Accidents Happen, Victims are Entitled to Compensation for Their Losses.
Posted by: Admin on January 20, 2017
With our cold winter temperatures and varied terrain, snowmobiling is a favorite pastime of many here in Northeast Ohio. While it offers fun and excitement, snowmobiles are dangerous motorized vehicles, and like any motorized vehicle, accidents can happen.
Party Pooper: Injuries at Social Gatherings Can Be Serious. Know When Social Hosts are Liable – and When Injured Parties Can Sue
Posted by: Admin on December 15, 2016
The holidays provide bountiful opportunities to come together with family, friends, co-workers and colleagues, share good tidings and rejoice in the spirit of the season. While social gatherings are festive occasions, they also provide ample opportunity for injuries to occur—especially when you factor in varying levels of alcohol, medication, foul weather, carelessness, recklessness, or any combination thereof.
Rude Awakening: Drowsy Driving Causes Serious Accidents. Victims are Entitled to Compensation
Posted by: Admin on December 8, 2016
According to new research by the American Automobile Association (AAA), drivers who miss two to three hours of sleep a day more than quadruple their risk of getting involved in a crash, compared to drivers who sleep for seven hours.
Got a Beef with the Beef? Food Poisoning Victims May Be Entitled to Substantial Compensation
Posted by: Admin on November 22, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that roughly one in six Americans get sick from food-borne diseases each year, and another 3,000 will die. Victims contract food poisoning through consumption of food containing bacteria or viruses. Generally speaking, a food poisoning victim can sue a restaurant for food poisoning if the law and evidence sufficiently support that personal injury or wrongful death claim. Additionally, claims may, in certain cases, be made against a grower, food processor and/or distributor. If you or a loved one have been stricken with a food-borne-related illness, your rights are at stake—you need to seek immediate legal advice.
Buyer Beware – Shopping Can Cause Injuries and Lead to High Medical Bills
Posted by: Admin on November 11, 2016
With the holiday season just around the corner, you may think that the biggest pain point caused by shopping occurs in the area around your wallet. Yet shopping (excluding online shopping) is like any other activity that takes place in the real world—it is fraught with risks.
ATV/Three-Wheeled Vehicle Accidents Can Cause Injury or Death
Posted by: Admin on October 5, 2016
All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are popular recreational vehicles, used and enjoyed by thousands of Americans each year, but they can be extremely dangerous under a variety of circumstances, and when accidents occur, they can cause serious injuries or even death.
Farming Accidents Put Agricultural Workers at Risk of Injury or Death
Posted by: Admin on September 22, 2016
No doubt about it: Farm work is tough work. Anyone who has worked on a farm knows all-too-well the intense demands that this work places on them—physical labor, often in dim light or poor weather, repetitive movements for many tasks, and work with and around large and dangerous machinery. Every year, thousands of farm workers are injured and hundreds more die in farming accidents.
Road Construction Zone Accidents Put Workers at Risk of Injury or Death
Posted by: Admin on September 15, 2016
This year’s “orange barrel season” here in Northeast Ohio was a busy one. From highways and main thoroughfares to side streets, it seemed like those dreaded barrels appeared at nearly every turn. While road construction can cause delays and headaches for motorists, it’s necessary to keep our infrastructure safe and efficient. Yet road construction-related accidents are an all-too-frequent occurrence. There is one work zone injury every nine minutes—and 160 per day. Tragically, one work zone fatality occurs every eight hours—and three per day.
Football Season is Concussion Season
Posted by: Admin on August 25, 2016
All team sports carry some risk of injury. Yet American football is certainly among the most injury-prone sport played here in the U.S. Each year, countless football injuries – from knee and ankle injuries to shoulder separations, lacerations, contusions and more – occur on high school and college football fields. Yet head injuries, including concussions, have drawn the most attention lately—and for good reason.
Pokémon NO! Latest Game Craze Spurs Widespread Injuries and Damage
Posted by: Admin on August 5, 2016
By now, you’ve probably heard about Pokémon Go, the augmented reality game that has captured the country’s fascination. The game itself prompts players to explore their surroundings and co-mingle with others in their quest, which is fine. Things get problematic, though, when players find themselves in potentially compromising situations—either through their own actions or the actions of others.