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Earlier this year, University Hospitals of Cleveland was featured in the national news, but not in a good way. University Hospitals transplanted a kidney into the wrong patient. Two patients had been waiting for a kidney. Patient one received the kidney that was intended for patient two. The good news is that patient one turned out to […]

Work injuries are incredibly common in the US, as are work-related deaths. In fact, according to the National Safety Council (NSC), there were a total of 4.64 million (medically consulted) injuries in the US in 2019. It’s important to understand your rights to compensation if you ever find yourself sustaining your own injury while at work. So, […]

  The short answer is it depends. Of course, your insurance company may choose not to renew your policy for many reasons. Among those reasons are tickets, accidents or other information which demonstrates that you are a high-risk individual who is likely to make a claim. (Remember insurance companies only make money by taking your […]

Personal injury lawsuits are legal disputes that occur when one person suffers harm from either an injury or accident, and someone else may be held legally responsible for that harm. Personal injury claims involve two main issues: liability and damages. If you can connect the dots between these two, meaning that the defendant is liable for […]

What is a Contingency Fee? A contingency fee is just like it sounds. It is a fee that is paid contingent upon money being awarded. If no money is obtained by the lawyer in the case, then the client does not owe the lawyer a fee. If a monetary award is obtained, either through settlement […]

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), more than 500, 000 trucking accidents happen in the United States every year, with approximately 5, 000 per year resulting in death. Large trucks are defined as trucks weighing an excess of 10, 000 lbs. and are regulated by the FMCSA, which was established in 2000. […]

Medical malpractice is when a medical professional does not provide medical care that adheres with the medical standard. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed because a doctor or other medical professional failed to competently perform their medical duties. While some state’s rules on medical malpractice may vary, there are broad categories of rules […]

Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a “red flag” gun bill into law, giving judges the power to temporarily take guns from people thought to be at high risk of harming themselves or others, according to The Hill. Following months of debate, the bill finally got to his desk. While proponents say the law can prevent mass […]

Kim Kardashian shocked many when she announced her plans to further her interests in criminal justice reform by becoming a lawyer. Although some were pleasantly surprised by her determination, others doubted that the reality star’s intentions were genuine. Kim K took to social media to fire back at critics while also trying to inspire others to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -TSA has started posting fliers at airports warning of the changes to the ID you will need to fly within the U.S. Starting on Oct. 1, 2020 you will need to have what the TSA is calling a REAL ID, which is a new form of a state driver’s license. The new […]

BAY VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) – Texting while driving is now a primary offense in Bay Village, meaning police officers can pull drivers over who are seen on the phone behind the wheel. The Bay Village city council recently amended the city’s ordinance during a meeting on March 4. Bay Village ordinance 333.11 states: No person […]

Marriage “between first cousins” is forbidden by law in 24 states, while six would only allow it under “certain circumstances.”   EAGLE MOUNTAIN, UT (KTVX/CNN) – A pair of first cousins in Utah is fighting for the right to get married in their home state, saying their love shouldn’t be limited just because their parents […]