Essential Questions to Ask Your Ohio Workers’ Comp Lawyer

Your first thought after suffering an injury on the job, receiving a diagnosis of an occupational illness or, even more terribly, learning that your spouse died in a workplace accident is, undoubtedly, “What do I do now?” Ohio, like every other state, provides one immediate answer, which is “apply for workers’ compensation benefits.” But settling […]

What Is the Minimum Amount of Social Security Disability Benefits?

  • March 1, 2019

One of the most pressing questions our Columbus, Ohio, long-term disability clients ask us concerns how much they can expect to receive in Social Security Disability benefits each month. We understand. Being unable to work due to a chronic or fatal health condition often means not being able to afford housing, food, health care and […]

What is the Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations in Ohio?

Section 2125 of the Ohio Revised Code sets a two-year statue of limitations for most wrongful death claims. That can be extended to 10 years for most wrongful death cases involving dangerous or defective products. Knowing when the clock starts on the wrongful death statute of limitations in Ohio is not always easy. Nor is […]

How Long Will Social Security Disability Benefits Last?

Most people who qualify for Social Security disability benefits receive their payments through a program called Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI. A smaller group of people who remain in poverty despite receiving SSDI benefits can also qualify to receive Supplement Security Income, which typically gets shortened to SSI. Both SSDI and SSI payments are […]

Steps to Take After an Auto Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault

As auto accident attorneys in Cleveland, Ohio, we know that securing a fair settlement on a personal injury insurance claim becomes a lot easier when a crash victim takes the following steps after another driver hits him or her.   Call 9-1-1 The victim may be too injured to do this, but state law requires […]

What You Can Do to Avoid Making Errors When Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim

A typo or two on your Ohio workers’ compensation application usually won’t result in a denial of temporary disability benefits and replacement wages. What will cost you workers’ comp payments are big, yet avoidable, errors like waiting too long to request benefits or failing to produce key documents. Working with an experienced workers’ comp lawyer […]

What Exactly Is an Intentional Tort?

How do you define intentional tort? This is the most-common question we get as intentional tort attorneys. Lucky for us, a straightforward answer exists. Understanding the meaning of the legal term “intentional tort” requires defining the two words in reverse order. First, a “tort” is a legal wrong. The victim of a tort has the […]

What You Need to Know Before You File a TBI Lawsuit in Ohio

Some of the toughest cases we take in central Ohio are traumatic brain injury lawsuits. The disabilities and chronic pain associated with TBIs may not be immediately obvious and proving that another person or a company inflicted the injury is always a legal challenge. At the same time, we welcome opportunities to fight for TBI […]

Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit: Things You Need to Know

Navigating the roads, as a pedestrian, can place you in risky situations. If the unfortunate were to occur and you were struck by a vehicle, here are some important things you need to know. It is the obligation of both the driver and pedestrian to travel with caution. When traveling on the roadways, it is […]

An Overview of the Ohio Car Accident Settlement Process and Timeline

Following a car accident caused by another driver, take these steps to request and secure an Ohio car accident settlement from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Call 911 — Ohio law requires people to alert police and emergency medical personnel whenever a crash with injuries happens on a public road or highway. You would want […]