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August 2017 Archives

Workers' compensation can help with end-of-life expenses

Some companies in Ohio fail to prioritize employee safety over profits, not realizing that workplace injuries can have an adverse impact on the bottom line. Every workers' compensation claim that is filed can potentially increase the company's insurance premiums. This will likely happen if the surviving family members of a man who died in a recent workplace accident file a survivors' benefits claim.

Car accidents: Family sues driver, pub owner and vehicle owner

While nothing can make up for the death of a loved one, there are ways to attempt to recover many of the damages caused by the negligence of others. Victims of car accidents or families of deceased victims are entitled to pursue potential financial relief. This is what an Ohio family did when they recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit naming several defendants, accusing them of being responsible for the death of their loved one.

Accident reconstruction is helpful in motorcycle crash cases

It is not uncommon for people to assume that a motorcycle accident is the fault of the rider, not the car that is involved. After all, the bike is fast and powerful, and it is widely believed that motorcyclists are apt to speed and take chances on the road.

Fatal car accidents: 84-year-old driver strikes man on bicycle

An Ohio family has to face the trauma and the financial consequences of the unanticipated death of a loved one. Car accidents that involve bicycles are not uncommon in Cleveland, and, with hardly any protection, it is typically the cyclists that come off worst. In this case, it was a 36-year-old man who lost his life.

Lightning can claim lives in construction workers' accidents

The lives of construction workers in Ohio are threatened by much more than the risk of falling from heights. Every year some fatal construction workers' accidents involve lightning. Even though lightning can sometimes be anticipated, it can strike anywhere. One person was killed and a second one suffered injuries when lightning struck at a construction site in another state on June 27.

Workers' compensation provides valuable assistance

A stamping plant in Ohio is facing penalties of over $200,000 for violations of safety violations. With additional expenses in increased premiums after workers' compensation claims, such fines can have adverse effects on any company's bottom line. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently concluded two investigations at this facility.