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How Subrogation Works with Medicare and Medicaid in Ohio

For IndividualsPersonal Injury| September 12, 2022

Subrogation is the right of someone other than an injured person to recover something out of a personal injury case. Subrogation works differently depending on the type of insurance involved. For instance, Medicare and Medicaid have different sets of rules from private insurers. Read on to learn from Ohio personal injury lawyers at Cooper Elliott …

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What types of damages can family members receive through an Ohio wrongful death case?

Wrongful Death| August 22, 2022

Losing a loved one unexpectedly isn’t just a tragedy – it can also be traumatic.  Medical bills and funeral expenses are only the beginning, and if you don’t have a plan, your family could be at significant financial risk during a time when you’re still trying to process your family member’s sudden death.  Under certain …

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Wrongful Death Claims Versus Survival Claims in Ohio: What’s The Difference?

Legal News And Updates| August 8, 2022

When your client loses a loved one to a case of wrongful death, there are two distinct claims possibilities.  The first and most obvious course of action is to file a claim under Ohio’s wrongful death statute. However, if the decedent suffered any conscious pain or suffering before death, (even if only briefly) or loss …

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Ohio Doctor’s License Revoked Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations Involving Multiple Patients

Legal News And Updates| June 6, 2022

Medical professionals are given access to some of the most intimate parts of their patients’ lives. It’s hard to imagine these medical personnel taking advantage of that trust and closeness – and yet that’s precisely what Dr. Donald Gronbeck of Yellow Springs, Ohio is accused of doing. Eight patients have accused Gronbeck of sexual abuse …

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Legal Action Can Help Sexual Abuse and Malpractice Victims Heal

For IndividualsMalpracticePersonal Injury| March 11, 2021

Individuals who seek therapy are often in a vulnerable place in their lives. They choose to consult a professional because they recognize they are struggling to confront an issue on their own. During this process of healing, patients often disclose details about their lives that they have never discussed openly before. It should be automatic …

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Cooper Elliott Partners with the Brady Center, Leading to Sweeping Policy Changes for a Major Gun Retailer.

Client SuccessesFor IndividualsWrongful Death| February 11, 2021

In 2016, Gerri Galliher’s son, Bryan, was tragically murdered by a man who illegally purchased a black powder revolver from Cabela’s. Added to her grief was a profound sense of shock—shock that the killer, who was a violent convicted felon, was so easily able to purchase a deadly weapon. Gerri wanted answers, and she wanted …

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Ohio Leading the Way in COVID-19 Business Interruption Lawsuits

For Businesses| February 3, 2021

Many businesses that suffered losses during the COVID-19 pandemic have filed claims under their insurance policies. Unfortunately, even though these businesses paid hefty premiums to insure themselves against “business interruption” losses, insurance companies are denying these claims almost across the board for reasons we believe to be inappropriate. As a result, nearly 1,500 lawsuits have …

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Expanded Legislation in Wrongful Conviction Leads to Exonerees’ Justice

Civil RightsClient SuccessesFor Individuals| November 10, 2020

Imagine spending eleven years in prison for a heinous crime you didn’t commit—eleven years away from family, not completing your college degree or advancing your career, and putting your life on hold. Then imagine the state exonerates you but refuses to compensate you for wrongful conviction.  This was the reality Mary Jenny Wilcox (now Reach) …

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