What Is a Product Liability Claim?
You may not have heard of “product liability” before, but you’ve likely heard of defective products. They’re often in the news: remember the faulty Toyota accelerators that caused car crashes, the baby sleepers that harmed infants, or the Samsung phone batteries that caught fire?
Ohio Passes Latest Workers’ Comp Budget—without Controversial Provisions
In July, we talked about the latest Ohio workers’ compensation budget, while the budget was still in committee.
Hidden Hazard: Kids and Swimming Pools
Unintentional drowning: it’s something that no parent wants to ever consider would happen to their children. However, it happens to too many children each summer—making it vital that you learn the warning signs of aquatic distress and what to do, should the unthinkable happen.
Workers’ Compensation and Marijuana
In January of this year, the first medical marijuana dispensaries opened their doors to patients. This makes Ohio one of the 33 other states that have legalized marijuana for medical use.
Distracted Driving Fine Increased in Ohio
Distracted driving—anything you do that takes your attention away from the act of driving—is a big problem. Many people get behind the wheel but pay little attention to the road—fiddling with the radio, staring at the GPS, talking on the phone, or (worst of all) texting and surfing the Internet instead.
What Are My Rights as an Injured Worker?
If you experience a work-related injury, you have rights. It’s important to know and understand these rights—so you can make sure that you are treated fairly and get the compensation you need and deserve.
Drowsy Driving: A Serious, Overlooked Problem
Drunk driving. Distracted driving. Teen driving. We’ve heard for years about how certain activities and demographics are associated with an increased risk of car accidents, injuries, and deaths. If you’ve watched the news or read the newspaper, you’ve surely heard of these things.
Do All Businesses Have to Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
The workers’ compensation system is something of a compromise between a business and its employees. In exchange for providing insurance that covers you in the event of injury or work-related illness, you are prohibited from suing your employer (in most cases).
Ohio Bike Law: What You Need to Know
People like to bike for a variety of reasons: it’s great exercise, it gets you outdoors, and it’s a more environmentally friendly form of transportation.
Memorial Day Traffic Deadlier than Any Other Weekend
Traffic on the weekend of Memorial Day is deadlier than any other weekend throughout the year. CBS News reports that between 2011 and 2015, Memorial Day has seen an average of 312 deaths per year.