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3 key actions to take following a car wreck

Auto accidents can cause a great deal of harm. Last year, the Ohio State Patrol suspected that more than 18,000 crashes — a full 28% of those investigated — may have resulted in injuries. If you were in a car wreck, you may not know what procedures to follow. If this is your first accident, you … Read more

What is the adverse driving conditions exception?

Drowsy driving is a leading cause of truck accidents throughout the nation. If you have been in a truck accident, you understand just how devastating these accidents can be, as they can result in severe or disabling injuries, extensive property damage and even death.  To reduce the number of preventable drowsy driving accidents involving big … Read more

Do you know to avoid these mistakes with car insurance claims?

Your recent car accident left you with a lot to think about and several loose ends to tie up. Do you know the right way to go about filing an auto insurance claim without making avoidable mistakes? U.S. News & World Report offers tips for bettering your chances of your insurance carrier accepting your claim. Learn … Read more

Speeding driver runs red light, kills woman in auto accident

Drivers in Akron and throughout Ohio will understand the importance of adhering to the basic traffic laws. It is a fundamental part of safe driving to stop at a red light and to drive while sober. Unfortunately, many drivers do not follow the law and cause car accidents. Often, these collisions result in catastrophic injuries … Read more

Don’t be too quick to accept a car accident settlement offer

Errant drivers, and their insurance providers, often quickly approach car accident victims with settlement offers that they hope will quickly resolve the matter. If you’re in this situation, then you need to recognize that these parties are not your friends. They might seem nice when they willingly offer you money to settle any potential claim, … Read more

Jackson Township woman sentenced in pedestrian death

A well-known, much loved 73-year-old North Canton man was struck and killed by a driver on a snowy night in February 2020.  Though it was an accident, the woman who caused that death has now been sentenced. The man was attempting to assist drivers who had been involved in a crash on the road in … Read more

How pervasive is the drowsy driving problem in the U.S.?

Not everyone in Ohio has a traditional nine-to-five job. Some workers, such as healthcare workers, work long 12-hour shifts. Other workers, such as truck drivers, drive overnight instead of during the day. And certain workers such as security officers or some call center employees work third-shift instead of first-shift. However, these workers may be susceptible … Read more

Alcohol may have a role in fatal Madison Twp. accident

Sorting out liability in a multi-vehicle traffic accident can be a difficult task. In some cases, no witnesses are available. In others, the need for a painstaking accident reconstruction may delay the release of necessary information. In a recent accident in Butler County, the police appear to have tentatively identified the negligent driver who caused the accident, … Read more