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July 2017 Archives

Tragedy At Ohio State Fair

Wednesday, July 26, marked the start of the Ohio State Fair where, each year, hundreds of thousands of people gather to celebrate, eat, visit exhibits and go on rides. Sadly, this year's opening day was the scene of a tragic accident that claimed the life of one individual and resulted in the serious injuries of several others.

Potentially poisonous kids makeup considered dangerous product

A popular clothing store that caters to tweens and young girls has stopped the sale of one of its makeup products and launched an internal investigation. The company known as Justice made the decision after deadly ingredients were reported by a television station that labeled the makeup as a dangerous product. Justice is based in New Albany, Ohio.

Over $4M award to family of stroke victim for medical malpractice

Over $4 million has been awarded to a family in a wrongful death suit against a nursing home where their loved one died. The woman suffered a stroke while she was in the care of the home during recuperation from a fractured hip. Unfortunately, medical malpractice cases similar to this one are heard every year in Ohio.

Dangerous property suits could be filed for recent derailment

After a recent subway train derailment that took place in another state, one victim has already come forward with a legal claim. Claims that the subway system is dangerous property with careless, negligent, and reckless maintenance have been made. The woman is asking for $5 million in her personal injury claim. Negligence is cited in many personal injury claims across Ohio every year.

Product recall issued for dangerous exploding fireworks

When people purchase TNT Red, White, and Blue Smoke fireworks, they expect the product to emit patriotic smoke, just as the name suggests. They do not expect the product to explode when lit. Unfortunately, that is just what happened over the July 4th holiday weekend to several people in several states. Those in Ohio who have any of these fireworks will want to carefully follow the product recall instructions.