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  • What Should I Do if I Was Injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident?

    What Should I Do if I Was Injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident?

    Survivors of car accidents often report being emotionally traumatized for years afterwards, especially if they suffered injuries. Drivers involved in accidents are usually the primary parties involved, but what about injured passengers? They may experience the same kind of trauma through no fault of their own. As long as a passenger did nothing to contribute […]

  • Two Ohio Car Crashes Claim the Lives of Two, Leaves Seven Others Injured

    Two Ohio Car Crashes Claim the Lives of Two, Leaves Seven Others Injured

    Two separate car crashes occurred in Ohio on Wednesday, July 13, injuring seven and killing two people. The first involving three cars and injuring six people, while the second resulted in two fatalities on Wednesday, July 13 in Clermont County and Franklin County. Officers responded to a serious crash on Wednesday morning in Columbus at […]

  • Pedestrian Fatalities Projected to Reach Highest Level in 40 Years

    Pedestrian Fatalities Projected to Reach Highest Level in 40 Years

    According to a press release from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian deaths across the country are at a 40-year high. Based on crash data collected from state and federal agencies, the GHSA reports that 7,485 people on foot were killed in a single year. That equates to an average of 20 fatalities per […]

  • What Are the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?

    What Are the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?

    The Ohio State Patrol recorded more than 6,000 motor vehicle accidents across the state last year. Many resulted in severe injuries to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. When a moving vehicle collides with another vehicle or object, immense force is released. Upon impact, the human body absorbs some of this force. The greater the force of […]

  • Who Is Liable for a Bus Accident?

    Who Is Liable for a Bus Accident?

    There could be multiple parties responsible for a bus accident. The bus could be owned and operated by a private company, a city or state government, or even a school. If you have been injured in a bus accident, you may be able to hold the at-fault party liable with help from a lawyer. Buses […]

  • How Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Work?

    How Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Work?

    Despite advancements in auto safety technology, fatal car accidents still happen. In Ohio, thousands of car accidents occur every year, and over 1,000 people die. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol data, fatal car accidents increased from 1,230 to 1,360 in 2020, which is the highest rate of fatalities the state had seen since 2002. […]

  • Woman Riding E-Scooter Sustained Life-Threatening Injuries in Car Accident

    Woman Riding E-Scooter Sustained Life-Threatening Injuries in Car Accident

    On June 5, 2022 in Cincinnati, a woman riding a Lime e-scooter was hit by a car at the intersection of Findlay and Elm streets, according to local police. The rider and scooter were trapped underneath the car, with the rider sustaining life-threatening injuries. The driver remained at the scene. One witness to the car […]

  • Why Are Motorcycle Accidents So Dangerous?

    Why Are Motorcycle Accidents So Dangerous?

    Now that the weather is warmer, it is the perfect time to discuss how to prevent motorcycle accidents and keep riders safe. Motorcycle safety should be a priority for everyone who utilizes Ohio roadways, as the state ranks fourth in the nation for motorcycle use. In a single year in Ohio, there were 4,000 motorcycle […]

  • Are Fatal Accidents More Likely on Memorial Day Weekend?

    Are Fatal Accidents More Likely on Memorial Day Weekend?

    Statistics show that Memorial Day weekend is one of the deadliest times for car travel in the United States. Memorial Day takes place on the last Monday in May, and the holiday weekend begins Friday night, includes Saturday and Sunday, and extends through Monday. Considered by many to be the unofficial start of summer, it […]

  • How Long Do I Have to Sue for a Car Accident in Ohio?

    How Long Do I Have to Sue for a Car Accident in Ohio?

    The statute of limitations for a personal injury claim in Ohio is two years. That may seem like a long time, but you should pursue a claim as soon as possible. Car accidents can be traumatizing, even minor ones. You could be seriously injured, leaving you entirely focused on your recovery and not worrying about […]