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What Is The Statute Of Limitations In West Virginia Personal Injury Cases?
When a person suffers a serious injury in an accident in West Virginia, or they get hurt because of another party’s intentional wrongdoing, it may be possible to file a personal injury lawsuit. Like other types of civil lawsuits, these personal injury cases have a statute of limitations that sets a deadline by which… Read More »
How Is Overtime Pay Calculated for Non-Exempt Ohio Workers?
In Ohio, overtime pay is required for non-exempt employees who work over 40 hours in a workweek. Overtime pay is calculated as one and a half times the employee’s regular rate of pay. This article will discuss how overtime is calculated in Ohio and what factors are considered in determining the employee’s regular rate… Read More »
Suing For Negligent Security In Columbus
According to the latest statistics, homicides are decreasing in Columbus – but that doesn’t necessarily mean people are safe. Other violent crimes like carjackings and race-motivated hate crimes are increasing. These violent crimes don’t always end in loss of life, but even a single death is a tragedy. Given the rise in violent crime,… Read More »
Ohio Continuously Pushes Back Against Damage Caps For Sexual Assault Victims
Ohio is continuously pushing back against damage caps in personal injury lawsuits involving sexual assault, clearly taking the side of the victim. This is good news, especially if you have suffered a serious injury due to a negligent party and you need as much compensation as you can get. While seeking millions in compensation… Read More »
What Damages Are Available If My Employer Has Not Paid Me for Overtime Correctly?
Employees who work more than the standard 40-hour workweek are entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If an employer fails to pay their employees the correct amount of overtime pay, or if they fail to pay overtime in a timely fashion (usually in the same payday that the same… Read More »
Filing A Slip And Fall Lawsuit In Ohio
Slip and fall lawsuits are all too common in Ohio, and they can cause life-altering consequences for victims. As the name suggests, this type of lawsuit involves victims slipping and falling due to property owner negligence. If you have experienced this type of accident firsthand, you already know that it can lead to serious… Read More »
Emotional Distress: What Does It Really Mean In A Personal Injury Lawsuit?
If you’re approaching a personal injury lawsuit, you may have heard the term “emotional distress” being thrown around. The phrase might seem relatively self-explanatory, but the average plaintiff might not be aware of the legal definition and how it might apply to your specific lawsuit. The truth is that emotional distress means much more… Read More »
Are Police Results Reliable Evidence In A Columbus Crash Lawsuit? Maybe Not.
Most of the time, a police report is one of the most valuable documents you can get your hands on in an auto accident claim. At least in theory, these documents contain a wealth of information, including Breathalyzer test results, lab reports, detailed photographs from the crash scene, tire marks, speed estimations, and much… Read More »
Minimum Wage Laws For Employees In 2023
Employees in the Columbus area must be paid at least the minimum wage, and they must be paid for time they have worked. It is important for workers in Columbus to know that they have rights concerning minimum wage under both federal and state laws, including the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). It… Read More »
Who Is Liable In A West Virginia Personal Injury Case?
After a serious personal injury in West Virginia, it is important to learn more about your options for seeking financial compensation. Whether you are eligible to file an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit, it will be essential to determine liability. Generally speaking, in order to be eligible to file a personal injury… Read More »