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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Columbus, Ohio Area Crash that Killed Woman

February 26, 2013

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An Ohio wrongful death lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 36-year-old Delaware, Ohio mother who was killed by a drunk driver last fall near Columbus.  Two other occupants of her vehicle, a 10-month-old baby and the baby’s father, were seriously injured in the accident.  The young mother was killed on impact. Heidi Hecker […]

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Wrongful Death Cases in Cleveland and Columbus

February 5, 2013

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Here are examples of the kind of wrongful death claims being filed in Ohio. A wrongful death suit was filed in Cleveland, Ohio in mid-January 2013 by a man whose 28-year-old spouse was killed in a head-on collision last April.  The driver of the car that collided with the deceased driver is a 54-year-old woman […]

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio?

January 16, 2013

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Wrongful death must have been caused by the wrongful actions, neglect, or default of another person or, in some cases, the actions of more than one party.  In response, someone must take legal action against the party or parties who are deemed responsible for the death.  The person taking legal action is usually a surviving […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits from Workplace Dust Explosions

November 12, 2012

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Dust seems like a rather innocuous material in a household setting, but in a manufacturing facility or industrial plant, dust can take on combustible qualities and result in extraordinarily violent explosions that can kill. Since 2003, at least 34 workers have died in combustible dust explosions in the United States and many others have been […]

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Repeat Drunk Driving Offenders Bring Repeat Heartaches

November 6, 2012

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Julie is going out for the evening, planning to meet her friends at a local college bar.  Tonight she is driving alone, but Julie is usually the designated driver when her friends pal around with her. Julie doesn’t drink.  A college freshman, who wants to go to medical school, she has made a pact with […]

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Wrongful Death from Hazing Incidents at College Sororities and Fraternities

October 29, 2012

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A wrongful death suit has been filed against an East Carolina University (ECU) sorority by the mother of Victoria Carter, who is claiming hazing played a role in the death of her 20-year-old daughter in 2010, the News Observer of Raleigh, NC reports.. Victoria was killed in a single car crash at the end of […]

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Northeast Ohio Personal Injury News Stories Show Why Ohio Personal Injury Law is So Important

October 29, 2012

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Personal injury law carries a negative connotation.  However, the stereotypes associated with personal injury law and lawyers are misplaced.  The fact of the matter is that personal injuries happen more frequently than people think, and personal injury law plays a huge part in helping Ohioans pay medical bills, fix or replace their property and recover […]

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Family of Cincinnati Woman Suing Officer for Wrongful Death

October 23, 2012

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Domestic disputes have become a much more common occurrence; husbands and wives, as well as brothers and sisters bicker constantly.  Some situations are quickly remedied, while others need the assistance of law enforcement to quiet down.  Unfortunately, some scenarios end in violence, and sometimes death. On October 13th, a Cincinnati, Ohio resident called the police […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits Related to Weather

October 8, 2012

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Three separate wrongful death suits have been filed in connection with weather incidents which occurred in various parts of the nation. One recent weather tragedy resulting in a wrongful death lawsuit occurred in Scofield Reservoir, Utah where two Boy Scouts were struck by lightning during a camping trip last summer.  Twelve-year-old David Rayborn was killed […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits Prompt Halt in Taser Use

October 3, 2012

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Law enforcement officers encounter dangerous situations in the line of duty.  From something as simple as a speeding ticket, to a raid of a volatile drug house, the potential for danger is always ripe.  Law enforcement officials are equip with several tools to make their jobs safer and easier – batons, mace and tasers all […]

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