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February 2015 Archives

Considerations for proving a drunk driving negligence case

One of the most pernicious effects of drunk driving on Ohio roads and highways is the destruction that drunk drivers inflict in the form of property damage and wrecked lives of those with whom they collide. Ohio law allows anyone so injured, or in the worst case his or her estate, to recover from the drunk driver, his or her insurer, or both through a negligence or wrongful death lawsuit.

How long do I have to file suit after a defective product injury?

Whenever anyone believes that they have a legal claim, whether it is against a person or a company, that claim must be brought within a certain time limit. If a lawsuit is filed after that time limit has expired, it will almost certainly be dismissed. The legal term used for this time limit is the "statute of limitations."

Misdiagnosis by doctors is frequent cause of medical malpractice

A trip to the doctor in Columbus, Ohio, can be filled with anxiety if you are sick or injured. First, you feel terrible, and you probably fear what the diagnosis will be. One thing you should not be concerned about is the ability of the doctor to properly diagnose and treat what is wrong with you, but, sadly, this might not be true in many cases.

Can an Ohio bar owner be sued by someone hit by a drunk driver?

A person who is injured in an accident caused by the negligence of a drunk driver might immediately look toward the driver for compensation. Depending upon the circumstances and facts surrounding an accident, liability might also exist on the part of the person who sold the alcohol to the drunk driver under Ohio dram shop laws. Dram shop laws get their name from shops that sold gin for the consumption of their patrons in England during the 1700s.