Negligence

Behavioral Issues in Children after Losing a Parent

By stream9 | Negligence

When a child loses a parent suddenly – such as in a wrongful death – it can cause more than just grief. It may lead to behavioral issues, some that require professional help.  Recognizing normal signs of mourning and those that indicate a bigger problem are important so that treatment can be sought immediately. Fortunately, costs of treatment may be recoverable if you’re filing a wrongful death claim in Cleveland against the party responsible for the parent’s death.

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Tips for Talking to Insurance Company

By stream9 | Negligence

After an automobile accident or personal injury incident, such as a slip and fall, the involved insurance company will assign a claims adjuster to your case. This person works for the insurance company and is charged with putting a value on your injuries and claim.  The initial investigation is important to set the stage for how your case will be handled going forward, including any potential litigation.  These tips will help you speak to the insurance company adjuster. 

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State of Ohio Negligence Laws

By stream9 | Negligence

The State of Ohio negligence laws are based on the modified-comparative system. In a pure comparative negligence system, no matter how much at fault someone might be (even 99 percent), it’s possible to recover damages. However, under the Ohio comparative negligence law, the ability to be compensated is limited. 

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How Ohio’s Comparative Negligence Law Impacts Settlement Compensation

By stream9 | Negligence

When an individual sustains bodily injury as a result of someone else’s carelessness or recklessness, the victim may recover compensation to cover damages like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Personal injury cases stem from car accidents, medical malpractice and other forms of negligence. However, it’s important to note that Ohio’s comparative negligence laws can impact one’s right to damages.

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