Have you ever driven while you were really tired?
Most people will answer yes to this question.
Despite how commonly it occurs, drowsy driving is not safe. In fact, recent reports show that drowsy driving is actually much more dangerous than previously thought. Continue reading “The dangers of drowsy driving”
Most people are aware of the safety benefits of seat belt use, yet many choose to forego seat belt use while driving or riding in a car.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), seat belt use is one of the most effective ways to prevent injuries and save lives in a motor vehicle crash. Continue reading “Seat Belt Use Matters”
Taking an Uber or Lyft is a convenient way to get from point A to point B without using your personal vehicle or public transportation. Because there is no concern about parking, and the cost can even be lower than traditional taxi or limousine options, Uber, Lyft and similar services have quickly become popular. Many people have a rideshare app on their phones, so it’s quick and easy to reach a driver at any time. Continue reading “Who is liable for injuries in an Uber or Lyft accident?”
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”
By William J. Price
It’s common to be overwhelmed and confused after suffering a serious injury. On top of the physical and emotional challenges of recovering or adjusting to life with a new disability, you now face an uphill legal battle to get compensation for your injuries. Continue reading “3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer”
Most drivers will be involved in some sort of car accident in their lifetimes. In fact, over a lifetime of driving, a driver may be involved in several accidents. By car insurance industry estimates, the average driver will file a collision claim approximately once every 17.9 years.
The majority of car accidents are not serious. Many are fender benders resulting in some minor damage to a car. Continue reading “Involved In a Fender Bender? Here’s What To Do Next.”
Anyone with a disc injury knows how problematic they can be.
Discs act as cushions between spinal vertebrae. They act as shock absorbers and ligaments to hold vertebrae together, allowing for movement of the spine. Continue reading “Understanding disc herniations”
The opioid crisis is hitting Ohio especially hard.
Abuse of prescription painkillers like fentanyl and oxycodone, as well as heroin, has risen dramatically over the past decade:
- Approximately 15,000 deaths in the United States
- 500 deaths in Ohio
- Approximately 33,000 deaths in the United States
- 2,700 deaths in Ohio
Alarmingly, experts believe that opioid-related deaths across the United States may actually be underreported.
With masses of people hooked on opioids, all facets of life are affected. Continue reading “Opioid-Related Car Accidents Are On The Rise”
Did you know we are in the middle of the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers?
Over the past five years more than 1,600 people were killed in crashes involving teen drivers between Memorial Day and Labor Day and in recent weeks, tragic accidents have claimed the lives of several Ohio teens. Continue reading “100 Deadliest Days: 5 Dangers to Discuss with Your Teen Driver”
Many car crash victims suffer serious injuries that prevent them from caring for themselves and their families or doing the things they love.
Whether these struggles will last for months or a lifetime, documenting the recovery period can be an important step toward building the foundation of a case. A skilled attorney can combine these notes with information about the injuries and treatments to paint a picture of the ways the victim’s life was changed by the crash and determine how they should be compensated for the damages. Continue reading “How to document your recovery after a car crash”