For the most part, the legal principles that apply to pedestrian and bicycle accidents also apply to crashes involving the e-scooters people rent from micromobility startups like Bird and Lime. A car or truck driver will be liable for settling injury claims when the driver caused the collision. In cases where the scooter rider is […]
Hospitals are generally held responsible for the preventable mistakes of the doctors, surgeons, nurses, dentists, and pharmacists they employ. This means that, yes, the family or estate executor of a patient who died due to a health care provider’s negligence or recklessness can have grounds for filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Receiving a hospital wrongful […]
In a word, yes. But things are a little less cut-and-dried in practice, and simply eliminating texting and driving will not solve a root problem that makes Ohio roads and highways unsafe. What the Ohio Cell Phone Law Says Ohio’s texting and driving law (O.R.C. 4511.204) opens strong by stating, “No person shall drive a […]
Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage Required in Ohio? Drivers are not required to carry uninsured motorist (UM) coverage in Ohio, but it makes a lot of sense to do so. The coverage provides essential protection in many situations, and supplementing your own injury and collision liability coverage with both UM and underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage will […]
Ohio law permits victims of someone else’s negligence or recklessness to claim two basic types of damages in personal injury cases. These are damages for economic losses and damages for noneconomic losses. In certain circumstances, an individual who suffered personal injuries can also claim punitive damages. Before getting into an explanation of what constitutes an […]
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