Drowsy Driving a Serious Danger for Ohio Motorists

June 10, 2014

Over the weekend, the dangerous phenomenon known as drowsy driving gained national attention after a truck driver and Wal-Mart employee allegedly caused a fatal crash.  According to prosecutors, the driver had not slept in over twenty-four hours at the time of the crash, which left one dead and comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition.

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Amusement Ride Injuries Make National Headlines

June 4, 2014

For the second time in under a month, a peculiar type of personal injury has made national headlines—amusement ride injuries caused by a runaway “bounce house,” a type of inflatable trampoline.  In two separate incidents, several children were injured when a bounce house in which the children were playing was carried off by strong wind. […]

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Who is Responsible When Both Parties Act with Negligence?

June 3, 2014

It does not take special legal training to understand the basics of a negligence lawsuit: if someone negligently injures you, that party is responsible for making you whole for your injuries.  Whether those injuries were caused by a defective product, medical malpractice, legal or professional malpractice, job site accidents, or a car accident, the underlying […]

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Unnecessary Pain: Don’t Let Seemingly Minor Injuries Go Untreated

May 30, 2014

When clients come to Lowe Scott Fisher Co., LPA seeking help, they often tell us the same thing: “I didn’t go to the doctor because I didn’t realize I was hurt that badly.”  Unfortunately, these same clients typically experience unnecessary medical issues and pain because of the delay in seeking treatment for minor injuries. And while […]

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Latest Ohio Car Accident Statistics A Mixed Bag

May 29, 2014

This month, the Ohio Department of Public Safety released the 2013 Ohio Traffic Crash Facts, the latest car accident statistics profile of Ohio motor vehicle accidents.   The good news is that, after an unfortunate uptick in fatal crashes in 2012, car crash deaths fell in 2013.  Total crashes decreased as well, from 287,078 to 269,079.  […]

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A Look at the Latest Ohio Medical Malpractice Statistics

May 23, 2014

Last month, the Ohio Department of Insurance released the Ohio 2012 Medical Professional Liability Closed Claim Report, a statistical breakdown of Ohio medical professional liability claims that were closed in 2012.  Unfortunately, the 2012 medical malpractice statistics show the continuing decline of medical malpractice claims in the wake of tort reform.   While other states are […]

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