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Motorcycle Accident Prevention: 10 Tips

By Brian G. Miller |

Motorcycle accidents occur much too frequently in and around Columbus, Ohio. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a total of 5,579 motorcyclists were killed in collisions in 2020, and thousands more suffered nonfatal injuries. While motorcyclists cannot predict the ways in which a particular car or truck driver will behave on… Read More »

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Liability In Rear-End Car Accidents

By Brian G. Miller |

Liability in Columbus rear-end motor vehicle collisions can sometimes be difficult to determine. While rear-end crashes often appear to be caused by the driver behind who collides with a car in front, other causes of rear-end crashes can exist. In some circumstances, more than one party ultimately may be liable for damages in a… Read More »

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Steps You Should Take After A Motorcycle Accident

By Brian G. Miller |

Nobody expects to be injured in a motorcycle accident, yet collisions occur with more frequency in and around Columbus than you might expect. According to the Ohio Statistics and Analytics for Traffic Safety (OSTATS), there were 3,982 motorcycle-involved collisions in Ohio in 2020 alone. The rate of motorcycle accidents increased by about 11 percent… Read More »

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Common Types Of Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits

By Brian G. Miller |

Pedestrian accidents and injuries in Columbus can have a wide variety of causes, from motor vehicle collisions to crashes involving bicyclists on sidewalks to hazards on premises that lead to slips and falls. When a pedestrian has been injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, it may be possible for the pedestrian… Read More »

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Common Summer Motorcycle Accident Hazards

By Brian G. Miller |

While motorcycle collisions can be serious during the winter months in Columbus due to hazardous road conditions like ice and snow, summer also brings certain driving hazards for bikers. Although summer weather in Ohio does not typically result in problems like low visibility or slick roads, there are other dangers that can result in… Read More »

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Are Independent Contractors Required To Be Paid Overtime Wages Under Ohio Law?

By Brian G. Miller |

While it is true that Ohio law does not require independent contractors to be paid overtime wages but does require employees to be paid overtime wages, the answer in practice is not always that clear. Employers can mistakenly misclassify employees as 1099 independent contractors causing those workers to miss out on properly being paid… Read More »

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Common FLSA Violations In Columbus

By Brian G. Miller |

Much too often, employees in Columbus, Ohio are not paid fairly by their employers, and employers violate their rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). For employees who are not salaried, it is critical to understand rights under the FLSA and to be able to recognize common violations of the FLSA. If you… Read More »

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Wrongful Death And Survival Claims In Ohio: What Is The Difference?

By Brian G. Miller |

The loss of a loved one is devastating under any circumstances, and even more so when someone you love dies as a result of another party’s negligent behavior or wrongful act. After a death caused by an intentional act of violence or negligent behavior, the surviving family members of the deceased may be eligible… Read More »

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Common Overtime Violations

By Brian G. Miller |

Employees who are non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must be paid an overtime rate for any hours they work beyond the standard 40-hour workweek. What this means is that the employee must be paid at one and one-half times his or her regular rate of pay for each hour of overtime… Read More »

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Common Causes Of Car Accidents In Columbus

By Brian G. Miller |

Sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle collision in Ohio is devastating, especially when the injuries are severe enough to require immediate medical attention and to prevent a person from returning to his or her job immediately. In the weeks and months following a car accident in the Columbus area, it will be important to… Read More »

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