Each state passes its own legislation to establish and regulate workers’ compensation. In Ohio,
workers’ compensation insurance is no-fault and compensates employees who experience work-related
injuries and occupational diseases. ...
According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), using seat belts
reduces the risk of crash injuries by 50 percent. Ohio passed its first seat belt law in 1986,
which the legislature revised in 1992. The law requires front seat passengers to wear seat belts
when driving on public roads. Maximum first offense violations result in a $20 fine for front-seat
passengers and a $30 fine for drivers. People exempt from wearing seat belts include the...
The overall purpose of workers compensation is to ensure injured workers receive fair compensation
for on-the-job injuries, regardless of who may be to blame for the accident or conditions that
caused injuries or occupational illnesses. In many straightforward situations, obtaining fair
compensation may be as simple as notifying your employer of an on-the-job injury and seeking medical
attention—in some cases, your employer handles the paperwork for you....
Employers are required by Cleveland law to carry insurance coverage for most workers who are injured
in workplace accidents or suffer occupational illnesses. For relatively minor accidental
injury—such as a sprain or simple bone fracture—filing a claim may be as simple as notifying
your employer and obtaining medical attention. But your employer may want to fight your claim to
keep premiums low, insurance companies want to reduce expenses wherever possible, and even the l...
When you are involved in a relatively simple car crash that resulted in minor injuries, you may be
able to obtain full and fair compensation for your expenses by filing an insurance claim against the
policy of the individual responsible for the accident. You may be able to handle your claim on
your own—but the advice and support of an experienced attorney can make a difference to the
success of your claim....
Many people avoid seeking legal support after a car accident—it seems quicker and easier to simply
file an insurance claim. In fact, a Cleveland auto accident lawyer can provide valuable assistance
for victims of any type of car accident, no matter how simple or complicated the circumstances may
Identifying all parties who were at fault for an auto accident is critical in establishing who
should pay for injuries and damages. But unraveling the precise details behind what happened in a
typical accident can be more challenging than you realize. In Cleveland, an experienced auto
accident attorney can help identify responsible parties in the eyes of the law—but it is also
important for all drivers to understand the legal concepts of liability....