08
Jul
2012

There are countless scenarios that may arise following a work accident. This article attempts to highlight some areas that commonly affect Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) claims.  ONE: Get Medical Attention Right Away While this first point may appear to be a “no-brainer,” all too often clients inform me that they decided to wait

22
Apr
2012

Under Ohio law, a worker who is injured or contracts an occupational disease “in the course of and arising out of” his or her employment is entitled to workers’ compensation. Ohio workers’ compensation is payable whether or not an injured worker was negligent (i.e., “at fault”) with regard to the injury. Compensation may include, but

31
Mar
2012

In Ohio work comp cases, issues are generally resolved at the Industrial Commission. If a party wishes to appeal a decision regarding the allowance of a claim or additional condition in a claim, they may do so to the court of common pleas. Here in Cincinnati, that is done at the Hamilton County Court of

25
Mar
2012

Following a Cincinnati car accident, you may be eligible for monetary compensation for injuries, medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Many auto accident cases involve complex issues including liability (i.e., fault), insurance coverage, and causation of damages. Sometimes issues are involved that are not readily apparent. Consulting with an experienced lawyer

03
Mar
2012

Following a work injury or a car accident, many individuals will receive medical and/or chiropractic treatment and make a full recovery. However, many unfortunate individuals will be left with permanent residuals or injuries that never go away. Sometimes the permanent injury is minor (e.g., a backache that mildly flares up when the weather turns cold),

04
Feb
2012

Getting into a Cincinnati car wreck with any type of car or other automobile can present difficult legal situations. Dealing with a commercial insurance carrier can present an extra layer of complexity, particularly where the accident involves an individual who was working at the time of the crash. Determining who will pay the bills to

25
Jan
2012

Dogs make wonderful pets and for many provide stress relief and enjoyment. Unfortunately, dogs can also cause significant injury to people, property and other dogs. Let’s take a look at some of the Ohio laws pertaining to dogs that may apply in a Cincinnati dog bite case.  Common Law Liability: Is the dog “vicious”?  Under

08
Jan
2012

Choosing a lawyer after you have been involved in a car accident or work injury can be a very frustrating experience. Oftentimes injured persons are swamped with mail from lawyers seeking their business. One may also get advice from friends or family members who have dealt with a particular lawyer in the past.  Making sure