You like your job and you are good at it but accidents happen. If you have been injured on the job, you might be wondering about worker’s compensation claims and how to go about filing one. It’s not intuitive. Worker’s compensation claims can be confusing and frustrating. But if you have been hurt at work, you…

While many Ohioans were enjoying the summer, lawmakers in the Buckeye state were busy reforming worker’s compensation. In October 2017, the worker’s compensation reform will take effect, meaning the statute of limitations for an injury or death claim have been changed. Injured workers or beneficiaries have only one years to file a claim – and…

Most people get up, go to work and want to do well at their jobs. You work hard and you want to succeed, right? No one wants to get injured and file a workers’ compensation claim. And more importantly, no one wants to get fired if they are injured on the job and need to…

No one goes to work planning to get injured but the fact is, it sometimes happens. But do you need a workers comp lawyer? You may think, my company will take care of me! I was injured doing my job! But that might not be the case and if you are injured on the job…

Many personal injury claims arise because one individual has a duty of care to another person based on premises liability. A duty of care simply means that the individual with the duty must behave in a reasonable way so that he or she does not put the other person at risk of injury. Under premise…

An injury does not need to be a traumatic, life and death situation in order to be life changing. An accident on the highway, an overuse injury caused by doing the same repetitive movement at work, or a fall at the grocery store due to a slippery floor can all result in chronic, long-lasting injury that…

Internal abdominal injuries are rare, even in traumatic accidents such as high speed auto collisions and falls from height. However, when they do occur, they can be life threatening. A broken rib can sever the liver or a blunt force impact can cause hemorrhaging of the spleen. Most people associate a burst appendix with an…

Back injuries can linger and worsen after the initial injury. What may have seemed like a minor bruise can turn into a debilitating condition that keeps you from going to work, socializing with friends, and from being able to perform normal family duties. Back injuries are also one of the primary reasons that people seek…

Personal injury lawsuits can sometimes be the only way for an injured person to seek compensation that covers the real losses he suffers as a result of negligence caused by another person.  In some cases, the party at fault may have insurance that offers to pay part of the expenses the injured person suffers, but…

For years, exposure to asbestos was common in many industries, including on constructions sites, in shipyards, in factories, and in automotive repair shops.  Asbestos was eventually banned for most uses because it causes a number of different kinds of health problems for those who have been exposed to it.  Of these, among the most serious…

Electricity is an irreplaceable part of our modern world. In fact, it is hard to imagine what it was like living in the days before electricity.  However, it is important to remember that, as useful as it is, electricity can be dangerous. Remember these safety tips: Do not touch electrical power lines, EVER. If working…

Destined to Increase? The number of slip and fall accidents that occur each year at businesses and commercial properties is expected to rise significantly in the future because the population of aging baby boomers will lead to an increase in the number of seniors.  Seniors are statistically the most likely to fall, and when they…

Trains have been around for over 150 years and they continue to play a vital role in our economy. They transport goods over long distances far more cheaply than do planes or trucks. However, all those trains mean that there are frequent accidents and, because trains are so large, these accidents can cause very serious…

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