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Wrongful Death Claims Versus Survival Claims: What’s The Difference?

Legal News And Updates| March 18, 2014

When your client loses a loved one to a case of wrongful death, there are two distinct claims possibilities. The first and most obvious course of action is to file a claim under Ohio’s wrongful death statute. However, if the decedent suffered any conscious pain or suffering before death, even if only briefly, a survival …

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Personal Injury Mediation: A Viable Alternative To Deadlock Negotiating

Legal News And Updates| December 26, 2013

When it comes to personal injury litigation, some people turn away from the process due to its potential to be expensive, stressful and time-consuming. However, in recent years, personal injury mediation has become common in these types of cases. A large percentage of civil cases settle, in turn making mediation the most common settlement technique. …

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