Personal Injury Ohio Government

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”? […]

Mirena Lawsuits Ohio IUD Dangers

Mirena IUD Complications and Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

The Mirena IUD (intrauterine device) has been under scrutiny for many years for potential complications such as uterine perforation. Now lawsuits against the manufacturer, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, are alleging a new injury caused by the Mirena IUD. More than 100 lawsuits have been filed against the pharmaceutical company alleging that the hormones in the Mirena […]

PACA Medical Malpractice Reform Ohio

Medical Malpractice Reform: What Does It Mean for Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky?

At the end of June, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 (PACA). PACA aims to reform medical malpractice lawsuits throughout the nation, preempting states’ own malpractice systems with only limited exceptions. Although PACA is not yet law, it could dramatically change how Americans seek recovery […]

Injured by a Child Personal Injury Ohio Attorney Compensation

Injured by a Child? Here’s How to Seek Legal Compensation

Sometimes children are responsible for injuries and property damage. Although the injured party can seek compensation available under Ohio law, suing a minor is different from suing an adult. Recently, the Oregon Court of Appeals made news when they ruled that a mother was allowed to sue her minor son after he crashed and totaled […]

Ohio Court Interpreters Spanish Speakers

Are Ohio Courts Accessible to Spanish Speakers?

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that nearly 88,000 Spanish-speaking Ohioans over the age of 5 spoke English less than “very well” in 2015. Several laws require that Ohio courts be accessible to such “limited-English proficient” individuals. But when these Ohioans are party to or witnesses in a legal dispute, can they effectively participate in Ohio’s court […]

Breast Implants Cancer Link Ohio

Breast Implants and Cancer: How Big is the Link?

Breast implants, considered medical devices by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, are used in one of the most requested cosmetic surgical procedures in the country. In reconstruction surgeries, implants can rebuild breast tissue after a mastectomy, which may have been part of a woman’s breast cancer treatment. But what happens when breast implants actually cause […]