How is Driver Negligence Proven in Accident Cases?

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So you were just involved in a crash and not sure where to turn to pursue a car accident claim. While you may be a responsible and defensive driver, avoiding a crash with a negligent driver isn’t always possible. There are many reasons why this can happen. For example, the driver who hit you could […]

Tips For Staying Safe at Motorcycle Rallies

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Motorcycle rallies happen frequently throughout Ohio and the U.S. during this time of year. The Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally will draw thousands of people from across the United States. It’s being held in Sturgis, Kentucky, from September 10-13, 2020. The event was originally scheduled for the third weekend of July but was postponed due to the COVID-19 […]

Causes of Motorcycle Injuries and Deaths

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Motorcyclists are not only among the most vulnerable road users, they are treated with less respect and regard by drivers. When a motorcyclist is hit by a negligent or reckless driver, the outcome can be catastrophic. Last month, we discussed important safety tips for motorcyclists. It is crucial that we touch upon the causes of motorcycle crashes […]

What is the Best Way for Motorcyclists to Stay Safe This Riding Season?

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and with spring in full swing and summer just around the corning, motorcyclists across Ohio are getting ready for the open road. It can be risky to operate a motorcycle in the presence of cars and trucks, as riders do not have airbags and seatbelts. Additionally, drivers don’t often see motorcyclists […]

Car Accident Causes: Environmental Factors vs. Human Error

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The environmental factors drivers face each day aren’t always favorable. Drivers may encounter frequent curves, slippery road conditions, thick fog, or potholes. These environmental factors are often unavoidable and contribute to many Ohio crashes. CAN ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS BE BLAMED FOR CAR ACCIDENTS? Can we truly blame the cause of crashes on these environmental factors? We […]

How Much Does a Car Accident Cost?

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Even if you’re a skilled and defensive driver, there may come a time when you’ll be involved in a collision. It may be minor fender bender or something more serious. What’s for certain is: car accidents cost money. The most common costs include vehicle repair, personal property repair or recovery, medical costs, wage loss, and […]

Should I See a Doctor After an Accident, If I Feel OK?

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If you were in a car accident, you likely sustained an injury, even if you feel OK at first. Pain from underlying injuries doesn’t always show up immediately. It can sometimes take several days for pain and discomfort to set in. If you fail to seek medical attention promptly after a crash, your injury could […]

How to Address the Problem of High-Risk Drunk Drivers

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While the number of drunk driving deaths per year has decreased since the 1980s, work still needs to be done to create safer roadways. Alarmingly, one person is killed in the United States every 50 minutes by a drunk driver. That adds up to 29 deaths every day. A significant percentage of drunk drivers who […]

Three Dangerous Winter Weather Driving Habits

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The winter season in Ohio started as early as November 11, 2019 — dumping several inches of ice and snow on the Columbus area. Only a day before ushering in the new year, Winter Storm Gage brought us snow, ice, high winds, power outages, and several collisions. While we can’t control the weather, we can control how […]

Uber’s Software Flaws a Factor in Pedestrian Death Involving Self-Driving Car

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It’s been nearly two years since the fatal self-driving Uber crash that killed an Arizona pedestrian made national headlines. It marked the first-ever pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous car. According to reports, the autonomous car should have never been placed into service. Not only was it not programmed to identify pedestrians outside of crosswalks, but it […]