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Car accidents have claimed 24 lives in Columbus so far this year

Ohio police have launched an investigation into a recent crash that claimed the life of one passenger. Officials in Columbus say car accidents have resulted in 24 fatalities in the city year to date. According to an accident report, this crash occurred shortly before 1 a.m. on a recent Thursday.

Ohio car accidents: Alcohol suspected in fatal crash

While the vast majority of people in Ohio are aware of the potential ramifications of driving under the influence of alcohol, there are still people who choose to ignore the warnings and drive after drinking. Unfortunately, these negligent drivers often cause car accidents that have lifelong ramifications for innocent people who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Unfortunately, police believe that alcohol may have been a factor in a recent crash that took one woman's life.

Workers' compensation benefits may ease financial burden

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced the conclusions of an investigation into the death of a 61-year-old employee of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in March. The fatal workplace accident occurred at one of the Ohio-based company's facilities in another state. Although such investigations can take months to complete, the surviving family members can take steps to file workers' compensation death benefits claims immediately after the tragedy.

Negligence in Ohio intersections cause many car accidents

Ohio drivers will know that intersections are dangerous areas at any time, regardless of how busy they are. Many fatalities occur in car accidents that were caused by drivers who disregarded stop signs or red traffic lights in intersections. One such an accident recently sent five people to different hospitals in Hancock County.

Is the local tavern liable for your car crash injuries?

If you suffered an injury in a car crash caused by a drunk driver, your initial focus will no doubt be on your recovery. However, you will be facing challenges other than those of a medical nature. You may be looking at hospital bills, physical therapy bills, home health care expenses and more. Because of your injury, you may also be facing loss of wages, even the loss of your job.