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What is the Most Dangerous Highway in Ohio?

Serious and fatal car accidents are common on Interstate 71. Highways are designed for high-speed travel and allow vehicles to cover long distances in a relatively short amount of time. But numerous factors can make highways dangerous, leading to car accidents that leave people seriously hurt. CarInsuranceComparison.com has posted a list of the most dangerous...

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Shift Gears in 2024 and Curb These Bad Driving Habits

Here's what Ohio drivers can do to stay safe and prevent car accidents. Many people make resolutions this time of year to do something new. However, traffic safety experts have a suggestion – get rid of bad driving habits that often result in serious car accidents. "Whether it's texting while driving, speeding, ignoring stop signs...

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Motorists Reminded to Drive Sober This Holiday Season

Amid the festive gatherings and celebrations that define the holiday season throughout December, there is a sobering reality that demands attention: this month marks National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. While holiday parties bring joy and fun, they also bring a significant increase in car accidents caused by impaired driving. Prioritizing sober driving during these festivities...

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Choking Incidents Are Often the Result of Nursing Home Neglect

Understanding the connection between neglect and choking in nursing home residents. Neglectful care can lead to increased choking risks in nursing home residents. In Ohio, families who recognize the signs of neglect and understand the legal implications are in a good position to take action to protect their loved ones. Choking is a problem among...

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What Are the Deadliest Types of Roads in Ohio?

Ohio's county roads earned the fourth-highest ranking for fatal car accidents in a nationwide study. Car accidents frequently happen on specific road types in Ohio. So, which roads pose the highest risk? According to a recent nationwide study, county roads in Ohio stand out as some of the most hazardous. In fact, Ohio recently earned...

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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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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