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Helping One Family Move On After a Wrongful Death

Clients SuccessesWrongful Death| November 14, 2014

It’s a natural human tendency to make assumptions and draw conclusions based on preconceived ideas or personal biases. One wrongful death case of ours not only illustrates this tendency, but demonstrates that some good can come from a tragedy as long as we set our preconceived notions aside and invest some extra time to discover …

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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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