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The Human and Financial Costs of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a contributing factor in 30% of all injury-related deaths. In Ohio alone, TBIs accounted for more than 2,100 deaths, 7,800 hospitalizations, and 92,000 emergency room visits between 2000 and 2010. The rates of fatal TBIs did not change over time, while ER visits increased 78% over a decade, according to […]

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Can I File a Personal Injury Claim Against the Ohio Government?

When you’re injured by another person’s wrongful act, you are generally entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit against that person to recover for your injuries. But what if the person that injured you works for the government? What if you’re injured on government property? Can you, as the old saying goes, “fight City Hall”? […]

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The 3 Most Common Personal Injury Claims in Ohio

More than 24,000 personal-injury lawsuits were filed in Ohio in 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available. That’s around one-third of all civil lawsuits that year, according to the Ohio Supreme Court. Knowing what injuries cause these claims and how to protect yourself against them can help you understand the risks of […]

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Annie’s Law Increases Penalties for Ohio Drunk Drivers

Anyone who is driving under the influence in Ohio is putting others at risk. Drivers, passengers, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and bicyclists can all suffer catastrophic injuries or death simply because a drunk driver got behind the wheel. OVI-related deaths — operating a vehicle under the influence — accounted for more than 40 percent of traffic-related deaths in […]

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Ohio Crash Fatalities: 2016 Statistics and Causes

People might think that injuries, fatalities, and costs related to car crashes have been slowly declining over the course of the past decade, given technological advances or new laws meant to curb accidents. Unfortunately, data shows that accident fatalities actually are on the rise in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. Early research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates […]