4 Ways Landlords Can Prevent an Apartment Fire

4 Ways Landlords Can Prevent an Apartment Fire

Compliance with local fire safety codes is enforced by the local fire department. Both residential and commercial properties are expected to adhere to these imposed regulations. However, lots of tenants do not realize how much of these safety precautions are the...
How to Appeal Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims in Ohio

How to Appeal Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims in Ohio

It isn’t bad enough that you were injured at work. On top of the stress of being injured, you find out your claim has been denied. Although it may seem like the end of the road, many people have their initial workers’ compensation claims denied. The paperwork for...
Watch for these Common Nursing Home Violations

Watch for these Common Nursing Home Violations

Throughout the country, there are almost 15,000 nursing homes that accept payments and benefits from Medicaid and Medicare. Out of those homes, almost 10,000 are for-profit facilities, 4,000 are non-profit, and 1,000 are owned by the government. These facilities will...
Beware: Higher Risk of Slip and Fall Accidents in Winter

Beware: Higher Risk of Slip and Fall Accidents in Winter

Many of us are aware of the hazards of driving in winter, and we take special precautions when navigating icy roads or inclement weather. Unfortunately, the dangers are not necessarily over when the car is parked. Accidental slips and falls cause thousands of injuries...
Increased Traffic Fatalities Could Be Related to Daylight Savings

Increased Traffic Fatalities Could Be Related to Daylight Savings

We deal with many issues when we turn the clocks back in the fall, and increased nighttime driving is one factor that is causing problems. The Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West reports that traffic fatalities in Lucas County have increased by 58% over this...
Halloween Safety Tips for Drivers and Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween Safety Tips for Drivers and Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween is a night for parties, costumes, pumpkins, and trick-or-treating with friends and family. Unfortunately, Halloween can also be one of the most dangerous nights of the year for children. There are three times as many child pedestrian fatalities on Halloween,...
Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio: What Damages Are Available?

Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio: What Damages Are Available?

If someone in your family has died or been killed due to the wrongful act, neglect, or fault of another, including a workplace accident, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim. However, it may be difficult to know what damages are even available following the...
What Are the Distracted Driving Laws in Ohio and Michigan?

What Are the Distracted Driving Laws in Ohio and Michigan?

Ohio and Michigan’s roadways can be hazardous places. Road construction, weather-related impacts, and local wildlife are just a few potential threats to drivers. However, in many cases, some of the most dangerous hazards are present within the vehicle...
6 Tips for Avoiding Distracted Driving

6 Tips for Avoiding Distracted Driving

October is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to the NSC (National Safety Council), “on a typical day, more than 700 people are injured in distracted driving crashes.” To reduce the risk of being in a distracted driver incident, it is important to...