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What Happens When Hospitals Put Profits Over Patients

We trust hospitals and other medical facilities to put our health first. We go to the hospital expecting quality medical care and safe, sanitary premises. Unfortunately, that trust is violated far too often, and patients pay the price. NBC News recently reported on HCA Florida Bayonet Point, a Florida hospital with some truly egregious safety...

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Survey: Dangerous Driving Behaviors Are On the Rise

Negligent drivers continue to put others at risk of severe injury or death. Following a steady decline over three years, a new survey has found that dangerous driving behaviors that often cause car accidents are increasing. In its annual Traffic Safety Culture Index (TSCI) survey, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that in 2021,...

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New Ohio Traffic Projects Include Multiple Roundabouts

Will these roadway improvement projects help prevent serious and fatal car accidents? About two dozen new roundabouts are among 50 traffic projects planned for the state of Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director Dr. Jack Marchbanks have announced. "A top priority of my administration has been making travel in our...

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E-Scooter Popularity Sparks Safety Concerns

If you were hurt in an e-scooter accident in Columbus, OH, it's important to know your potential legal options. Electric scooters, often just called "e-scooters," have become increasingly popular in recent years. As a result, traffic safety officials worry that people using these devices could be at risk of being involved in an e-scooter accident....

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Columbus, Ohio Intersection Plagued by Reckless Drivers

Preventable car accidents frequently happen along Loretta Avenue. Numerous car accidents in Columbus happen at intersections on Loretta Avenue due to reckless drivers who put other motorists at risk, according to a recent news report on ABC 6 News (WSYX) about intersection accidents. "We have received numerous calls and emails from neighbors who said accidents...

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Jury in Jefferson County Awards $1.5M for West Virginia Nursing Home Death

A Jefferson County jury recently awarded $1.5 million to the family of a West Virginia woman who died due to nursing home neglect. The victim was a 42-year-old mother with multiple sclerosis who resided in Willow Tree Healthcare Center in Charles Town, West Virginia. “Other than some physical limitations with her MS and some swallowing...

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Wide Gap Between Ohio, West Virginia, and US Fatal Crash Rates

Comparing National Average Deadly Crash Rate to Ohio & West Virginia According to a new analysis, the national car accident crisis continues to get worse. Early first-quarter estimates by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show the national fatal crash rate increased by 7% compared to the same time last year. That's 9,560 deaths...

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Many Take Potentially Impairing Medications Before Driving, AAA Study Says

According to a recent study conducted by AAA and reported on by WKTN News, many drivers take potentially impairing prescription medications that could make driving unsafe. Impaired driving is one of the country’s leading causes of car accidents, and prescription medications can severely impact a driver's ability to operate a motor vehicle safely. “Our research...

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Charleston, WV

Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
10 Hale St Suite 501
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 720-1000

Columbus, OH

Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
20 E Broad St Suite 1000
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 587-8423