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U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Reach 40-Year High

Fatal pedestrian accidents increased last year in Ohio as well Pedestrian deaths reached a 40-year high in 2021, according to pedestrian accident statistics compiled by the Governor’s Highway Safety Administration (GHSA). “The safety of people on foot should be of concern to all roadway users because everyone is a pedestrian,” the GHSA said in a...

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List of Documents You Need for a Car Accident Claim

The moments after a serious car accident can be very confusing, but dealing with the aftermath in the days that follow can be too if you're not sure what documents you'll need to file a claim. If you choose to file a claim, obtaining and keeping certain records is important to the outcome of your...

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In Win for Assisted Living Residents, WV Supreme Court Allows Lawsuit to Proceed

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia opened the door for a class of individuals living in West Virginia assisted living facilities to take their case before a judge and jury. The court ruled against Chancellor Senior Management, a Columbus-based organization that manages four assisted living facilities in West Virginia....

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving is a known and preventable cause of serious and fatal car accidents. Yet, crashes involving distraction continue to be a problem in Ohio and throughout the nation. This April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, a nationwide campaign to prevent distracted driving accidents. Ohio is serious about stopping car accidents caused by distracted drivers....

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Ohio Bill Would Make Texting While Driving A Primary Offense

Columbus car accident lawyers explain what the change would mean for drivers in Ohio Distracted driving is a major cause of car accidents. An average of nine people a day are killed by distracted driving in the United States, according to data from the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA). Texting is one of the...

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Ohio Ranked 4th Deadliest Winter Driving State

Columbus car accident lawyers explain how to avoid a winter driving accident Winter weather can wreak havoc on drivers. From snow and ice to sleet and freezing rain, highways and roads can become treacherous in an instant. And when that happens, car accidents often occur. While winter driving accidents can happen anywhere, they're more common...

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Study Links Ridesharing With Reduced Drunk Driving Crashes

A Columbus Car Accident Lawyer Explains What Ohio Drivers Should Know Drunk driving is dangerous behavior. When drivers get behind the wheel after having too much to drink, there is a higher risk of a car accident that can leave people with severe injuries. Drunk driving is against the law, but there are still people...

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Red-Light Runner Causes Fatal Crash in Columbus

Our Columbus car accident attorneys discuss the tragedy Accident statistics, no matter how horrifying, tell only a small part of the story in Ohio. A recent fatal car accident caused by someone who ran a red light in Columbus uncovers the physical, mental, and emotional pain that may never heal. A life-changing crash Oct. 9,...

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