Refusal to Participate in Vocational Rehabilitation Can Cost Permanent Total Disability Claimant

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Certain work injuries are so significant that they result in a permanent "inability to perform sustained remunerative employment." If such inability is due to the allowed conditions in an Ohio workers' compensation claim, then the worker is eligible for permanent total disability (PTD) benefits. Such benefits compensate an injured worker for impairment of earning capacity and are payable for … [Read more...]

What if Both Drivers are at Fault in a Cincinnati Auto Accident?

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We routinely get phone calls from potential clients in Cincinnati involved in auto accidents where both drivers have some level of negligence, or where the responding police officer cannot determine fault so no driver is issued a citation. This situation often involves intersections and lane changes. We have to take a close look at these types of accidents before proceeding with a claim as … [Read more...]

Ohio Truck Accident Lawyers

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Your truck is your lifeline! If you suffer a personal injury while driving a truck, you may be at risk of losing your source of income. Being on the road is money: When you're not driving, you're not earning. Truck Accident Attorneys Sitting in a seat while being injured hurts. People may assume that driving a semi truck is easy or it can be done while injured. Those people have never driven a … [Read more...]

Hamilton OH Law Firm Sponsors 2014 RiversEdge Concert Series

Join us all summer long for the RiversEdge concert series in Hamilton, OH! McKenzie & Snyder is proud to support our community as a sponsoring partner. Written by Andrew Tobergte … [Read more...]

Workers’ Compensation for Injured Ohio Employees

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In my own life I have worked to build each day so that the next day is better than the previous one. I have worked all kinds of jobs doing all kinds of things. Several of the lawyers at McKenzie & Snyder LLP have also worked all kinds of jobs doing all kinds of things. I am so very fortunate that I was not injured on the job, even though I have worked with machinery, sawmills, restaurant line … [Read more...]

Employee Overcomes Common Slip & Fall Defenses

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In February of 2011, Thurman Trowbridge was working as a security guard at Franciscan University when he slipped while coming off of a step. He struck his head on the step, fracturing two vertebrae as well as sustaining other significant injuries. The area had recently been mopped, and Mr. Trowbridge claims not to have seen any posted signs indicating that the area was wet. He further indicated … [Read more...]

Slip and Fall Case May Set Ohio Precedent for Establishing Liability

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Establishing liability in weather-related Ohio slip and fall cases is difficult. The Supreme Court has maintained a well established position that home and business owners do not have an obligation to remove "natural accumulation" of snow and ice from their premises. Social visitors and business invitees can be expected to make a determination on their own involving weather conditions and … [Read more...]

What Insurance Companies Won’t Tell You Part 1: Insurance Companies Owe You the Reduction In Your Car’s Value, Over and Above the Cost of Repairs

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There are lots of things insurance companies will not tell you, the claimant, about. Part one of our series on "What Insurance Companies Hide From Individuals Making Claims" focuses on what is called dimunition of value or diminished value claims. You may be surprised to hear that if an insurance company paid you for the repairs on your car and nothing more, you may have just been taken advantage … [Read more...]

Colerain Car Accidents: Busy Area in Cincinnati

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McKenzie & Snyder LLP represents a great deal of individuals injured in the Colerain Cincinnati area. Colerain Avenue, in particular, seems to be a particularly trafficked area and therefore prone to collisions. It may be no coincidence that there are a number of rental car companies, repair shops and chiropractors located on Colerain Avenue. It is always a good idea to drive extra … [Read more...]

Hamilton, OH Law Firm “Haunted” by Paranormal Activity

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As an experienced and trusted law firm in Hamilton, OH, McKenzie & Snyder is used to being cast in the public light. Last night, however, the Historic District home of the attorneys was highlighted for a different reason. Check out the haunted Halloween report from Channel 12 below. … [Read more...]