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A Daycare’s Disregard for Safety Forever Changes a Little Girl’s Life

Clients SuccessesPersonal Injury| April 25, 2018

It’s every parent’s nightmare: an accident that leaves a small child physically and emotionally maimed. When we send our children to a daycare center, we trust that the teachers and administrators in charge have taken the necessary precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of the precious little people we place in their care. Unfortunately, …

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Tips for Finding the Right Civil Litigation Attorney

MalpracticePersonal InjuryWrongful Death| April 17, 2018

Most people who find themselves in need of a civil litigation attorney have one thing in common: they are overwhelmed. In addition to facing immediate financial burdens as a result of malpractice, personal injury, or losing a loved one, they are engulfed in feelings of fear and uncertainty, or even intense grief. Amid all that …

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An Uninsured Auto Dealer Is Held Accountable for Personal Injury

Clients SuccessesPersonal Injury| March 15, 2018

The purpose of test driving a car is to discover the truth about it before you make a purchase. In the case of this fateful test drive, multiple truths were revealed about the unscrupulous business practices of one Columbus auto dealer. One day, a small, independent auto dealer sent a prospective buyer on a test …

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The Boundaries of Civil Litigation: What Attorneys Can and Can’t Do

Personal InjuryWrongful Death| March 8, 2018

All civil litigation starts with a victim, one who has suffered due to another’s misjudgment, malice, or negligence. It’s the job of civil litigation attorneys to facilitate the victim’s healing, physically and emotionally, through compensation, which may or may not involve a monetary settlement. Due to certain limitations of the legal system, there are some …

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Ohio Wrongful Death Attorneys Protect a Widow’s Claim and Dignity

Clients SuccessesWrongful Death| February 1, 2018

This is a story about a tragic accident resulting from negligence. It’s also a story about how safeguards built into the legal process to protect the innocent are abused by those looking to avoid responsibility—and damages—resulting from their own negligence. And finally, it’s a story about our determination to protect our client despite the responsible …

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How Malingering Claims Affect Genuine Personal Injury Victims

Personal Injury| November 10, 2017

In most sports, football especially, you’ll hear coaches and analysts say, “The best defense is a good offense.” In the courtroom, you’ll find attorneys applying a similar strategy: going on the offensive to defend their clients. In football, that maxim means that when your team dominates play, it keeps the opponent’s offense off the field …

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Credibility Abused: The Case Against Junk Science

Clients Successes| August 23, 2017

We all enjoy a good story. But fiction has no place in the courtroom. The quest for truth is the foundation of both science and litigation. Science depends on truths that are observable, repeatable, and beyond subjective interpretation. Likewise, judges and juries depend on finding the truth through strict rules of evidence and testimony delivered …

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Injured Youth: Representing Children in the Courtroom

Clients SuccessesFor Individuals| July 31, 2017

We’ve talked before about how pain and its impact can be experienced differently, and be farther reaching for injured children and their families. As Ohio personal injury attorneys, it’s our job not only to understand the tactical legal implications of cases involving someone as vulnerable as a child, but also to responsibly and sensitively obtain …

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The Far-Reaching Effects of Injuries for Child Victims

For IndividualsPersonal Injury| July 25, 2017

The thought of a serious or tragic accident involving children is a grim one, and dealing with the real-life consequences is downright sorrowful. Over the years, we’ve gained valuable insight into how to approach cases involving child victims with special care and consideration. As Ohio personal injury attorneys, we intimately understand the extensive and often …

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