Cooper Elliott Blog tag: wrongful death

Tips for Finding the Right Civil Litigation Attorney

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

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

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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Construction Errors, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, and the Death of an Unborn Child

June 30, 2017

Few things in life are more joyous than the arrival of a healthy newborn baby. But that feeling of joy quickly dissipates when parents learn the awaited day of birth will never arrive. In this case, our clients experienced that grief firsthand. Their despair was only compounded when they learned there was evidence—strong evidence—that the …

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Keep the Jury Out: Why Settlements Are Often Better Than Verdicts

May 31, 2017

It’s a suspenseful moment. The jury members file into the jurors’ box. The judge asks the defendant to rise. And then the jury’s foreman reads the verdict. The revelation of the jury’s verdict has been a staple of television courtroom dramas from “Perry Mason” to “Law & Order.” It can make for gripping television. But …

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