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Can You Hold a Bar, Club, or Restaurant Liable After a Drunk Driving Accident?

By Brian G. Miller |

Drunk driving accidents are among the most devastating types of accidents. If a drunk driving accident does not result in death, there is a high chance it will result in severe injuries. Drunk driving accidents can result in huge physical, emotional, and financial burdens. After a drunk driving accident, it is natural for the… Read More »

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Proving Wage and Hour Violations in Columbus

By Brian G. Miller |

Unfortunately, even though there are laws meant to ensure workers are treated fairly and compensated appropriately, wage and hour violations are common in the United States of America, Ohio not being an exception. Wage and hour violations are a range of illegal practices by employers related to employee compensation and working hours. Fortunately, when… Read More »

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Contributory Fault in Pedestrian Accident Cases in Columbus

By Brian G. Miller |

Walking has many benefits, including increasing cardiovascular fitness and helping strengthen bones. In Ohio, one of the most populous states, waking is commonplace. Unfortunately, with many pedestrians on the road, it means that pedestrian accidents are common in Ohio, including in Columbus. After a Columbus pedestrian accident, the injured party may be left dealing… Read More »

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Mistakes To Avoid After a Columbus Motorcycle Accident

By Brian G. Miller |

A motorcycle accident can be a terrifying and devastating event. Often, motorcycle accidents result in severe injuries and significant financial damages. A motorcycle accident can result in, among others, substantial medical expenses and lost wages. In Ohio, motorcycle accidents occur quite frequently. It is estimated that from 2018 to 2022, 18,980 motorcycle accidents happened… Read More »

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What To Do When the Car Accident Police Report Is Wrong

By Brian G. Miller |

After the police are called to a car accident scene, they will usually write an accident report. A car accident police report captures crucial details such as the time, date, location, witness statements, parties involved, and the police officer’s accident assessment. A police report can play a crucial role in legal claims. However, though… Read More »

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Common Causes of Wrongful Death Claims in Columbus

By Brian G. Miller |

Losing a loved one is devastating. What can be even more devastating is losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence or misconduct. In Columbus, Ohio, when someone else’s negligence or misconduct results in a loved one’s death, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death claim. While filing a wrongful death… Read More »

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Numerous Catastrophic Injuries and Fatalities Reported After Crashes in Columbus

By Brian G. Miller |

Two serious traffic accidents within a single week have led to multiple fatalities and catastrophic injuries in Columbus. These accidents highlight prevalent concerns about traffic safety in the area, and the crashes seem to be continuing with each passing week. Injured plaintiffs and their families may consider taking legal action after suffering injuries in… Read More »

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Numerous West Virginia Crashes Make National Headlines

By Brian G. Miller |

Every catastrophic injury or death after a West Virginia car accident is tragic, but some receive more media attention than others. Some might argue that it is unethical to pay so much attention to the hospitalization of a senator’s wife when the deaths of children barely make the news. However, incidents involving high-profile celebrities… Read More »

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What Happens During a Head-On Collision in Columbus?

By Brian G. Miller |

Some of the worst crashes imaginable in Columbus are head-on collisions. But what actually happens in the seconds following a head-on collision? What kind of safety features are activated? How do the forces of physics act on human bodies inside the vehicles, and what kind of injuries can be expected? An Example of a… Read More »

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Can You Sue After Hitting a Utility Pole in Columbus?

By Brian G. Miller |

Utility poles are responsible for more auto deaths than many realize. Likewise, they can break causing exposure to injuries from electrical lines. According to the Department of Transportation, almost 1000 deaths were primarily caused by utility poles between 2016 and 2018. Vehicles in Columbus crash into utility poles each year, and these accidents can… Read More »

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