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Overcoming Uninsured/Underinsured Insurance Complexities and Legal Malpractice

Legal Malpractice| July 5, 2018

For Robyn*, it was one spirit-crushing event after another: first, a traffic accident left her with tens of thousands of dollars in medical debt and physical scars she would carry with her for the rest of her life; then, soon after, the passing of her husband. Because the motorist who struck her car was uninsured, …

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Tips for Finding the Right Civil Litigation Attorney

MalpracticePersonal InjuryWrongful Death| April 17, 2018

Most people who find themselves in need of a civil litigation attorney have one thing in common: they are overwhelmed. In addition to facing immediate financial burdens as a result of malpractice, personal injury, or losing a loved one, they are engulfed in feelings of fear and uncertainty, or even intense grief. Amid all that …

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The Boundaries of Civil Litigation: What Attorneys Can and Can’t Do

Personal InjuryWrongful Death| March 8, 2018

All civil litigation starts with a victim, one who has suffered due to another’s misjudgment, malice, or negligence. It’s the job of civil litigation attorneys to facilitate the victim’s healing, physically and emotionally, through compensation, which may or may not involve a monetary settlement. Due to certain limitations of the legal system, there are some …

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How Malingering Claims Affect Genuine Personal Injury Victims

Personal Injury| November 10, 2017

In most sports, football especially, you’ll hear coaches and analysts say, “The best defense is a good offense.” In the courtroom, you’ll find attorneys applying a similar strategy: going on the offensive to defend their clients. In football, that maxim means that when your team dominates play, it keeps the opponent’s offense off the field …

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The Far-Reaching Effects of Injuries for Child Victims

For IndividualsPersonal Injury| July 25, 2017

The thought of a serious or tragic accident involving children is a grim one, and dealing with the real-life consequences is downright sorrowful. Over the years, we’ve gained valuable insight into how to approach cases involving child victims with special care and consideration. As Ohio personal injury attorneys, we intimately understand the extensive and often …

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Construction Errors, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, and the Death of an Unborn Child

Personal InjuryWrongful Death| June 30, 2017

Few things in life are more joyous than the arrival of a healthy newborn baby. But that feeling of joy quickly dissipates when parents learn the awaited day of birth will never arrive. In this case, our clients experienced that grief firsthand. Their despair was only compounded when they learned there was evidence—strong evidence—that the …

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