Archive for January, 2015
IF you’ve been injured in the workplace, it can obviously be a stressful and upsetting experience. Aside from the pain and injury itself, you have to deal with medical treatment, medical bills, and possibly missing work. But these are the reasons that workman’s compensation exists, to take care of the worker who is injured on the job. However, navigating the workman’s compensation process can be difficult, which is why it is in your best interest to hire a workplace injury lawyer. Work injury attorneys will help you through the workman’s compensation process, and make sure that your employer is not taking advantage of you.
The best personal injury attorneys will be able to help you file your claim, and make sure
Driving under the influence is extremely dangerous not only to the driver, but to others around them. Unfortunately, driving under the influence is a fairly common occurrences.
While Ohio law enforcement generally refer to DUIs as OVIs — operating a vehicle under the influence — they are the same thing. Research shows that over 1.1 million people in Ohio — roughly one out of every seven licensed drivers in the state — have at least one conviction for driving impaired. There are actually two individuals in the state of Ohio who have over 20 OVI convictions.
What You Need to Know About Ohio State DUI Laws:
- To start, the Blood Alcohol Content limit is .02% if you are under the age of 21.
- Fines for DUIs can be anywhere from $250-$1000. Not only are you putting your lif
Unfortunately, marriage in the United States has a rather gloomy trackrecord. The statistics are, to put it likely, unpromising. It is commonly thought that 50% of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. About 7,000 divorce filings are made each day. That comes to about one divorce filing every 13 seconds! As awful as it sounds, divorce proceedings in the United States has its hands full. For a variety of reasons, many married couples find it necessary to sever their matrimonial bonds. (The most common reason for divorce according to recent surveys is “poor communication.”)
If you or someone you know ever has to make that regrettable but necessary step, there are attorneys out there that can help you in your time of need. Divorce attorneys can answer any family law questions you may have if children a
Getting in a car accident is one of the most traumatic and stressful events that a person can go through. Along with the stress of the accident itself, there is also usually an injury, loss of work, and property damage to boot. A lawyer is almost always going to come in handy when there is the potential for legal recourse, but here are a few reasons you need to hire a car accident attorney.
1. To Help Keep Track of Your Losses
One thing that a lawyer is going to be able to help you do after a car accident is to keep track of your losses. This is essential to do for a settlement, but there are only certain costs and losses that apply. These are things like lost wages, cost of medical bills, and loss of future work. Since these amounts are going to be what the settlement — including pain
People who commit dumb crimes are, in all likelihood, probably dumb themselves. And as dim-witted folk, they sometimes tend to come up with dumb excuses for their actions, which their lawyers will then try to use in court. Here are just a few such ridiculous criminal defense cases you won’t believe happened.
“Because I Ate Too Many Twinkies.”
The Twinkie defense is technically not a real defense, but it is an example of one type of criminal defense cases more professionally known as diminished capacity. Back in 1979, a man named Dan White was on trial for murder. His attorney claimed to the jury that White had overloaded himself with Twink
The area of personal injury which garners the second highest median damage awards is product liability, which gets an average of $300,000. One of the most unfortunate causes of injury or death as a result of the use of a product is cribs. Each year in the United States, an average of 26 infant die from crib-related deaths.
As a result of deaths and injuries that occur as a result of the use of cribs, there have been a number of different crib recalls and laws enacted about the manufacture of cribs. The most dangerous type of crib is a drop side crib. The design has actually been outlawed in the United States. Parents should always check recall lists before buying a crib, but also be aware that recalls typically do not occur until months after the product is on t