Cooper Elliott Blog tag: Ohio personal injury attorneys

A Daycare’s Disregard for Safety Forever Changes a Little Girl’s Life

Clients SuccessesPersonal Injury| April 25, 2018

It’s every parent’s nightmare: an accident that leaves a small child physically and emotionally maimed. When we send our children to a daycare center, we trust that the teachers and administrators in charge have taken the necessary precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of the precious little people we place in their care. Unfortunately, …

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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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Credibility Abused: The Case Against Junk Science

Clients Successes| August 23, 2017

We all enjoy a good story. But fiction has no place in the courtroom. The quest for truth is the foundation of both science and litigation. Science depends on truths that are observable, repeatable, and beyond subjective interpretation. Likewise, judges and juries depend on finding the truth through strict rules of evidence and testimony delivered …

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Injured Youth: Representing Children in the Courtroom

Clients SuccessesFor Individuals| July 31, 2017

We’ve talked before about how pain and its impact can be experienced differently, and be farther reaching for injured children and their families. As Ohio personal injury attorneys, it’s our job not only to understand the tactical legal implications of cases involving someone as vulnerable as a child, but also to responsibly and sensitively obtain …

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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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Negotiating Confidentiality Provisions in Personal Injury Cases

For Individuals| January 26, 2016

One of the greatest challenges we face when dealing with personal injury cases is finding a way to effectively quantify pain experienced by our clients. The following case involves a victim who sought our help after a restaurant’s negligence left her with injuries that would potentially affect her for the rest of her life. The …

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A Private Correction Facility’s Extensive Negligence Leads to a Hostage Situation

For Individuals| January 19, 2016

Held at gunpoint What began as a regular morning for Jackie Murdock* at the accounting office she and her husband operated in a Columbus suburb—resulted in unforgettable events. The sound of the low-flying helicopter was Jackie’s first clue that something strange was happening. Then she heard a loud bash as her front door was kicked …

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