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How to Prove a Medical Malpractice?

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Medical malpractice happens when a medical professional harms you or your loved one. It is when they do not perform their medical duties with the level of competence expected of them. When should you hire a medical malpractice attorney?  Your malpractice lawsuit can get a bit tricky when you do not know how to file … Read more

What is Wrongful Death? Definition, Types and Examples

Wrongful death

When your loved one passes away, it is unbearably painful to cope with the sudden loss and do what you can to move on. Not knowing why your loved one died, especially if it was as a result of another’s wrongful actions, can make recovery feel impossible. Today, we help you understand what wrongful death … Read more

Should I Hire a Car Accident Attorney? (for Minor Accident)

Should I Hire a Car Accident Attorney

It’s rush hour and the traffic is bumper-to-bumper. Work was long today, and you can’t wait to get home. The driver in the lineup of cars behind you looks down at their phone. They must lift their foot off the brake. It happens in slow motion: they crash right into your car.  Has that kind … Read more

When to Hire an Injury Lawyer?

When to Hire an Injury Lawyer

Accidents are scary. They can also be expensive.  Even if you did not cause the accident, it can help to hire an injury lawyer. They are there to help you navigate the legal system if you are hurt in an accident. With a good personal injury attorney on your side, you will feel more comfortable … Read more

Study highlights dangers of SUVs to pedestrians

Many consumers prefer to purchase sport utility vehicles for the safety these larger vehicles provide to occupants. Unfortunately, it seems that for people outside, especially those on foot, SUVs may be anything but safe. Results of a study conducted by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety indicate that more pedestrians die after being hit by SUVs than … Read more

Pedestrian accidents and work zones

Pedestrian accidents may happen in the roadway, when someone is trying to cross the street, but they also occur when pedestrians remain on the sidewalks and walkways. Work zones, in particular, put pedestrians in danger, both from regular traffic and from large trucks and other vehicles entering and exiting the area. According to WorkZoneSafety.org, in … 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

Another pedestrian hit by a vehicle

A pedestrian was recently taken to the hospital after being hit along Ohio 87. The man was jogging in the bike lane when the auto-pedestrian accident occurred. The driver claimed to not see the jogger when he drove his 2015 Subaru Legacy through the intersection of Pinetree Road and South Woodland in Pepper Pike. Luckily, … Read more