Cooper Elliott Blog tag: Ohio civil litigation attorneys

How Subrogation Works with Medicare and Medicaid

For IndividualsPersonal Injury| November 15, 2016

In our last post, we outlined the basics of subrogation. Briefly, subrogation is the right of someone besides an injured person to recover something out of a personal injury case.  Subrogation works differently depending on the type of insurance involved. Medicare and Medicaid have different sets of rules from private insurers. In this post, part …

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Subrogation in Personal Injury Cases – Why, and What Is It?

Personal Injury| November 8, 2016

For people who have been harmed by someone else’s wrongdoing, a civil judgment or settlement is a crucial step towards healing. That healing includes the emotional release that comes from a court agreeing that they were not at fault, but it also includes the only remediation our court system is permitted to offer—money. However, for …

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Methods for Optimizing Jury Selection and Voir Dire

For BusinessesFor Individuals| February 23, 2016

Voir dire is a legal term you may have heard before. It’s a critical element of the jury selection process, where prospective jurors are questioned about their background and evaluated on their likelihood to optimally serve on a jury. During voir dire, civil litigation attorneys on both sides try to identify biases that could affect …

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Unusual Courtroom Tactic Wins Case Against Construction Company

For Individuals| January 13, 2016

Sometimes doing something unusual in a courtroom can make all the difference. Ohio civil litigation attorneys at Cooper & Elliott were faced with such a decision. After a brief discussion about the risk, they made a bold decision to literally pour a bottle of water over the defense’s exhibit—and it proved to be the turning …

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A Man in Need Seeks Help from Police, and Receives a Bullet Instead

For Individuals| December 15, 2015

Millions of people around the world suffer from bipolar disorder. They move from manic to depressive phases quickly, which can make life difficult for them and their loved ones. The condition can often be controlled with medication, but the process takes time as the patient and doctor try to perfect the prescription and dosage. The …

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Immigration Malpractice Threatens to Ruin American Ideals for Hard-Working Man

For Individuals| November 10, 2015

People around the world seek a new life in the United States, pursuing things we often take for granted, like gainful employment and access to competent legal representation. After both of those things were called into question following a man’s mishandled visa renewal, he sought the help of Cooper & Elliott. Negligence threatens a man …

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