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When Can You Sue for a Drug Overdose in Ohio?

Earlier this year, CBS News reported that drug overdoses have become the number one cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. In 2016, 59,000 Americans died as the result of an overdose. The problem is particularly pronounced here in Ohio, where it claimed the lives of more than 4,000 residents that year. […]

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5 Hazards that Could Ruin Your Holidays and How to Avoid Them

The holidays are upon us here in Dayton, along with all the joys they bring. The hustle and bustle, entertaining, visiting, decorating and gift-giving all add to the excitement, but they can also present some unexpected dangers. We climb up on ladders to hang lights, balance ourselves on rooftops to put reindeer in place, and […]

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How Hospitals Play Games with Your Medical Records

In early 2016, we wrote that getting access to medical records should be easy, but it isn’t always so. As we explained then: Records requests may have to run the gauntlet of hospitals’ and insurers’ bureaucratic internal procedures before the records are produced, a process that can take months. When records finally are produced, they […]

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DePuy Attune Knee Implants: Uses, Risks, and Litigation

As people in Ohio and around the United States live longer and remain active at more advanced ages, the need for knee replacement surgery has grown. Today, over 4.7 million Americans have knee implants. While the most common reason for knee replacement is severe osteoarthritis, many cases are also attributable to trauma or other deterioration […]

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Proton Pump Inhibitors: An Overprescribed Danger

If you’re one of millions of Americans, you’ve probably heard of proton pump inhibitors. Their more popular name is “heartburn drug,” and they’re on store shelves under the names Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid, to name a few. In addition to treating heartburn, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used to treat ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems. […]

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Can You Sue for a Caffeine Overdose?

It’s a beloved morning ritual for millions of Americans. Brew a fresh cup of dark roast, sip, and start the day. Coffee is certainly a pleasure and sometimes an addiction due to its moderate caffeine content. But too much caffeine can lead to health issues like anxiety attacks, arrhythmia, elevated blood pressure and, in extreme […]

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Kitchen Disasters: Product Defect or User Error?

Each holiday season, Americans indulge in turkey with all the fixings, pecan pie, gingerbread cookies, and countless other caloric treats. On Thanksgiving alone, the average American consumes approximately 4,500 calories. If you enjoy cooking, you’ll probably be preheating the oven right about now as you whip up your favorite winter-themed sweet! But what happens when […]

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Federal Preemption of Product Liability Claims on Medical Devices

In the United States, political power is divided between the federal government, which has nationwide jurisdiction, and 50 state governments, each with smaller geographical footprints. Federalism is an important component in the separation of powers we all learned about in school, but it comes with some complications. For instance, what happens when the federal government […]