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March 2016

Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Autopsies

By | March 14th, 2016|Wrongful Death|

When a person dies due to the negligence or misconduct of another, the surviving members of the victim's family may sue for the victim’s pain and suffering and for “wrongful death." A lawsuit for wrongful death in Ohio may only be brought by the personal representative of the victim’s estate and may require an autopsy [...]

August 2015

Traffic-Related Wrongful Deaths on the Rise

By | August 18th, 2015|Car Accident, Wrongful Death|

Traffic-related wrongful deaths are on pace to be the highest since 2007, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). In Ohio, 499 traffic fatalities occurred during the first half of 2015 alone, a 17% increase from last year.  That is 76 more deaths than 2014, only six months into the year.  It has gotten so bad that the Ohio [...]

June 2015

Wrongful Death or Brain Injury Due To Drowning

By | June 9th, 2015|Wrongful Death|

Wrongful death cases arise under Ohio law when an individual or business is negligent and the negligence results in death.  Personal injury cases arise when the negligence causes an injury.  Today, I would like to talk about injuries, including brain injury, and death that arise out of drowning and near drowning. The common misconception is that [...]

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