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December 2014 Archives

Personal injury claims may result from Ohio accident

When traveling through construction zones or other areas on the roadway in which workers are present, it is important to pay particular attention. It is often prudent to slow down in these areas in order to lessen the likelihood of an accident. Unfortunately, not all drivers do their best driving in these areas, and a crash could occur that could potentially lead to an individual or individuals filing personal injury claims.

Nursing home abuse should be stopped in Ohio

As some Ohio residents get older, it may no longer be conceivable for them to live on their own. As a result, they may be admitted to nursing homes or other assisted living facilities in order to hopefully receive the care and assistance that they need. Regrettably, the care in some of these facilities may be lacking, and residents can become the victims of abuse.

Ohio company cited for failure to prevent work-related accident

According to the Ohio office of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the construction industry's primary cause of fatalities is falls. While many people may think that the distance a worker falls will determine the severity of injuries, OSHA says that many workers' deaths have been caused by falls from heights of less than 10 feet. OSHA prescribes strict safety regulations for the construction industry, many of which are particularly aimed at protecting workers from falling in a work-related accident.

Review your coverage!

This is the time of year that we at The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC recommend that you review your automobile insurance coverage to ensure that you have enough coverage meet your needs. Also, it is important for you when purchasing your automobile insurance to make sure that you have purchased the optional uninsured and underinsured insurance coverage. The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (DMV) estimates that 15%, or higher, a drivers in Ohio failed to carry any insurance on the vehicle at all, and even more are underinsured purchasing this additional uninsured and underinsured insurance coverage from your insurance company will offer you some protection should you be involved in an accident with one of the individuals who fails to have the coverage, or enough coverage.

Ohio parents may be interested in medical malpractice case

It is not uncommon for Ohio residents to feel apprehensive when they need to have surgery. They may worry about their reaction to administered medications or possible errors that could occur during the procedure. If a patient is pregnant, she may also worry about how her unborn child may be affected by any medical action that may be taken. If mistakes on the part of a doctor lead to the mother and/or child being negatively impacted, a medical malpractice claim could be an option.

Parents awarded $18 million in birth injury suit

When parents are expecting a child, their primary concern is typically that their child is healthy. However, sometimes a child is born with a birth injury due to the negligence of a third party. A couple from a state neighboring Ohio has recently been awarded over $18 million after filing a birth injury suit.

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