Archive | February, 2012

Modifying Spousal Support in Ohio

February 28, 2012

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A complicated area of domestic relations law in Ohio is a party’s modification of spousal support. Intitally, Ohio Revised Code 3105.18(E)(1) states that a spousal support amount and the term of spousal support can only be modified if the Decree and/or Separation Agreement specifically retain jurisdiction for the court to modify either the amount or […]

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$95,000 Award in Dog Bite Attack

February 20, 2012

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Patience and perseverance can lead to a successful outcome in your dog bite attack claim. An example of this occurred several days ago when a Butte, Montana woman was awarded $95,000 by a district court for damages suffered in a dog bite attack. According to the lawsuit, the victim and her friend went to a […]

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When the Defendant Lies in a Brain Injury Case

February 20, 2012

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When an individual suffers a brain injury accident, it is difficult enough to cope with the pain, diminishment of ability, and extensive medical care. If the defendant lies or mischaracterizes the accident, matters become even more difficult for the victim. It is a tendency among people to deny fault if they believe they may be […]

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Issues in Settling a Wrongful Death Claim

February 14, 2012

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Each state has wrongful death statutes on its books which dictate who can make a claim for wrongful death and what damages they can recover. If you file a wrongful death claim in Ohio for the loss of a loved one, you may seek remuneration for loss of consortium, and in some cases support. When […]

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Recovering Dog Bite Damages from a Renter

February 13, 2012

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Liability for Ohio dog bite injuries falls to the owner in almost all circumstances. If the attacking dog is under the care of a so-called harborer, that person may be liable as well. To recover damages in an injury claim, Ohio dog bite lawyers usually go after a homeowner’s liability insurance or, in some instances, […]

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Dog Attacks Can Occur at Unexpected Times and Unexpected Places

February 10, 2012

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There are owners who swear by the gentleness of their pit bull pets. Regardless of how one feels about the breed, however, an inordinate percentage of dog bite attacks occur with these strong animals. Yet another incident that occurred this week stands as an illustration of this point. Glendale,Arizona police responded to a call about […]

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed After Incident Involving Drunk Driver

February 10, 2012

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A wrongful death suit has been filed for two of three victims who were killed by a drunk driver. The driver had taken a bus trip to Reading Pennsylvania, where he attended a hockey game drinking to the point of intoxication. Even though he displayed obvious signs of drunkenness, servers continued to bring him drinks, […]

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Wrongful Death Due to Failure of a Product

February 7, 2012

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If someone you love has died as a result of product failure, it is frustrating to make peace with reality and you are likely confused and angry. While nothing can resolve such a situation completely, the law does provide for recourse against companies selling defective products that may help you find closure and relief in […]

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Wrongful Death from Explosions

February 6, 2012

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Accidents resulting in explosions can cause devastation rarely seen outside of war zones. Whether in the workplace, home, or public area, when an explosion occurs there is a high potential for loss of life. This is where lawyers experienced with wrongful death can help. Workplace explosions are among the most common. Particularly devastating are mining […]

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How Your Ohio Dog Bite Lawyer Will Assess Recovery Options

February 3, 2012

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Unlike many other states, Ohio does NOT have a one-bite law; dog owners are therefore liable for any injuries a dog may inflict. Your Ohio dog bite lawyer will assess all the ways you may recover your losses if you are the victim in an attack. Your lawyer will first look at the facts of […]

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