This article originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Ohio Lawyer, the Ohio State Bar Association’s member magazine.
By William J. Price
A former client is injured in a car accident, holds the other driver accountable and asks for your help. If your firm doesn’t typically handle personal injury claims, you may think there’s nothing you can do for the client. In this scenario, by recommending a co-counsel agreement, attorneys have the opportunity to assist former clients while building relationships with other attorneys and firms. Continue reading “Co-Counseling a Personal Injury Case: Tips for Working with Other Attorneys”
Everyone knows the number to call in a serious emergency: 911. But what happens if you are in a situation where you simply can’t call or if the phone lines at emergency services are backed up?
What about texting? If you could send a text message to emergency services, it could save time and give you the chance to contact them even if a traditional phone call is impossible. Continue reading “Texting Emergency Services in Cuyahoga County”
On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Southeast Texas. The storm poured 20 trillion gallons of rain on Houston and wind gusts reportedly reached speeds of over 130 mph. Several other areas along the Gulf Coast suffered devastating damage as Harvey continued along its path. Continue reading “How you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey”
Labor Day is just around the corner. For many individuals and families, it means planning one last summer outing. Many motorists will be hitting the road, enjoying the last 3-day weekend of the summer.
In 2016, Labor Day was September 6th. According to the Ohio Department Of Public Safety, there were more injuries and deaths due to car accidents in Ohio in September than in any other month. Continue reading “Staying Safe On The Roads This Labor Day Weekend”
When a motor vehicle accident happens, victims may be in a state of shock. They are probably not thinking about what they should and shouldn’t do from a legal and insurance perspective – they are just reacting. Continue reading “Avoid These Mistakes After A Car Accident”