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Justice for a Wrongful Death Sabotaged By Irresponsibility

Wrongful Death| December 9, 2014

One summer day, Jim Harrison*, 45, a married father of two young girls, noticed water dripping from the ceiling, so he went up to the attic to take a look. The source of the water, it turned out, was a leaking condensation pump from an attic-mounted air-conditioning unit they’d been having problems with. Unbeknownst to …

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Healing the Scars: Helping a Car Accident Survivor Move Forward from a Devastating Crash

Personal Injury| December 2, 2014

How many times have you hopped into your car with friends or family to go get something to eat? Would you ever imagine that one of those times a member of your group would be killed in a car accident, and that you would have to bear the scars of the tragedy for the rest …

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Honoring a Victim and Her Survivors in a Wrongful Death Case

Wrongful Death| November 18, 2014

We think it’s critical to remember what this statistic represents: each alcohol-related death happened to a special person with hopes, dreams, and goals –someone with loved ones whose lives will forever be affected by such a tragedy. So as wrongful death attorneys, we always want to learn as much as possible about the individuals involved. …

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

Legal News And Updates| March 18, 2014

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, a survival …

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Personal Injury Mediation: A Viable Alternative To Deadlock Negotiating

Legal News And Updates| December 26, 2013

When it comes to personal injury litigation, some people turn away from the process due to its potential to be expensive, stressful and time-consuming. However, in recent years, personal injury mediation has become common in these types of cases. A large percentage of civil cases settle, in turn making mediation the most common settlement technique. …

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