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April 2017 Archives

Man suffered brain injuries, girlfriend charged in DWI accident

A man who was injured in a recent crash is in a coma with serious brain injuries. His girlfriend was charged with careless driving and great bodily injury by vehicle and has been released on bail. In Ohio, many people are killed or injured each year from a DWI accident, often unable to go back to work and left with mounting medical bills.

Medical malpractice: Doctors facing state discipline and fines

Two doctors are facing state disciplinary action because of their patients' claims that the physicians botched surgeries for liposuction. The doctors both worked at the same clinic during different times, and three other patients from the same set of clinics have died from the procedure in the last year. While this did not take place in Ohio, the outcomes of such cases are relevant throughout the country. Both cases were heard before their state's medical board early this month, and ar least one of the doctors has previously been involved in a medical malpractice suit.

Slip-and-fall accident could cost Winn Dixie, PepsiCo, others

Reportedly, a lawsuit has been filed against several companies because of the injuries suffered by a customer at one store. A slip-and-fall accident could cost Winn-Dixie and other entities, including Pepsico. In Ohio, when someone is injured because of a slip and fall accident, he or she may have the right to file a lawsuit seeking reimbursement of medical bills, lost time from work and other damages.

3 killed in drunk driving accident

Authorities found three dead at the scene of a horrible wreck that took place after midnight on Sunday, March 26. According to state troopers, the drunk driving accident was caused when an intoxicated man ran a stop sign while driving a van. He hit a family who was traveling in their SUV. The family of three was pronounced dead at the scene. Drunk driving accidents are a problem in Ohio, as in all 50 states.