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10 Things You Should Know About Concussions And Car Accidents

An experienced Columbus attorney can help you recover compensation. A common injury seen in car accidents is a concussion. While many people tend to think of a concussion as a minor injury, it can be very concerning and have a significant impact on the lives of victims. In honor of National Concussion Awareness Day this...

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Higher Speed Limits Can Cause More Car Accidents, AAA Warns

A recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals a concerning trend: raising the speed limit on many highways and roads leads to an increase in speed-related car accidents, resulting in more injuries and fatalities. "The study analyzed before-and-after data on a dozen roadways that raised or lowered posted speed limits and found...

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Pedestrian Death Toll Reaches Record High

In 2022, more than 7,500 people died in pedestrian accidents. Last year, pedestrian fatalities climbed to a level unseen in four decades, marking a 77% surge over the previous decade. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reported this alarming increase in their most recent compilation of pedestrian fatality statistics. "Every day, 20 people go for...

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Ohioans Urged to Stay Alert for Motorcycles as Riding Season Begins

A motorcycle accident can have severe and sometimes fatal consequences. As the weather warms and the flowers blossom, motorcycle enthusiasts in Central Ohio prepare for peak riding season. May marks National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, which is observed annually to raise awareness about the importance of sharing the road with bikers. With more than 400,000...

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New Law in Ohio Takes Aim at Distracted Driving

Ohio's new distracted driving law is now in effect. Distracted driving is a major cause of car accidents in Columbus and communities throughout Ohio, and cellphones are the biggest source of that distraction. But a new state law taking effect this month is designed to prevent distracted driving crashes and save lives. The law, which...

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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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Charleston, WV

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Charleston, WV 25301
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Columbus, OH

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