Auto Insurance Policies: Knowing Your Duties & Dealing with Bad Faith Situations

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Under your automobile insurance policy, you have to fulfill a variety of duties. These duties include the following: 1) cooperating with your automobile insurance company and assisting with your claim; 2) sending your automobile insurance company any legal papers you received relating to your claim; 3) having a physical examination with a doctor that your […]

5 Essential Automobile and Property Insurance Coverages

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When you are purchasing automobile and property insurance in the State of Ohio, it is extremely important that you have the following insurance coverages: 1) gap insurance 2) rental coverage insurance 3) uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage 4) medical payments coverage 5) mold coverage Let’s take a closer look at each. Gap Insurance Gap insurance coverage is […]

3 Biggest Issues for Personal Injury Cases in Ohio in 2021

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The 3 biggest issues that we anticipate seeing in our personal injury cases in Ohio in 2021 will include the following: 1) subrogation or the right of your health insurance or auto insurance company to collect money back from you for the payment of all of your medical bills related to the accident; 2) inadequately […]

What is Subrogation?

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Subrogation significantly impacts automobile, trucking collision, and slip and fall cases in Ohio. This article explains what subrogation is and how it impacts your personal injury case. What is Subrogation? Subrogation is the right of a health insurance and/or auto insurance company to recoup all of the money it paid for your medical bills as […]

Franklin County Personal Injury Cases: Why We Choose Mediation

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At our law office, we always mediate all of our personal injury cases including automobile accidents, trucking collisions, and slip and fall cases. Here’s why. What is Mediation? Mediation is an alternative method that lawyers use to resolve their cases and provide an alternative to you other than going to trial. A private attorney, magistrate, […]

Dog Bite Insurance Claims Settlement: How Long Does It Take?

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When you’ve been bitten by a dog, the complications may seem endless. One question many of our clients wonder is, “How long does a dog bite insurance claims settlement take?” Depending on the extent of the injuries, a dog bite insurance claims settlement usually takes 3 to 6 months for the claim to be processed […]

10 Things to Ask Lawyers Specializing in Dog Bites in Ohio

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When you are looking to hire a dog bite attorney, you already have a lot on your mind. Even after you have decided on an attorney to represent you, you may still be wondering how to focus your discussion. In this article, we’ll share ten things to ask about when evaluating lawyers specializing in dog […]

The Importance of Describing Emotional Distress and Anxiety in an Auto Accident

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In an auto accident case, it is extremely important that you thoroughly document the anxiety and emotional distress that you sustained. Pain and suffering is an important damage category that refers to both the physical pain or mental anguish that an injured victim suffers as a result of an auto accident, slip and fall, or […]

Motorcycle Accident Case in Ohio: Full, Fair, & Just Compensation

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In order to obtain full and fair compensation on a motorcycle accident case in Ohio, it is essential to always remember that you are entitled to more than just medical bills and lost earnings. Ohio law allows you to recover general damages that include your pain and suffering, which is the anxiety and stress that […]

Semi Truck Accident Cases: Documentation that is Needed

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It is critical in semi truck accident cases that all of the relevant evidence, all of the relevant documents, and all of the interviews of all of the key witnesses are completed before the filing of any lawsuit. General Documentation First, it is important that all of the factual information is gathered. With so much […]