damages

Policy Limit Recovery On Ohio Wrongful Death Case

by Dean Pavick on April 29, 2017

We represented the estate (Plaintiff) of a divorced father with two adult, financially-independent children who was killed on a four lane highway when his motorcycle struck a car which was traveling across an intersecting country road. The father was killed instantly. There were arguments presented that the motorcycle was speeding, that the deceased lost his […]

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Ohio Law On Slip And Fall Cases

by Dean Pavick on March 28, 2014

Customers injured on commercial property in Ohio have an uphill battle in winning their cases against the storekeeper based upon strict standards established by Ohio courts. In slip and fall cases, the customer must prove that the store owner or an employee either caused the substance to end up on the floor/ground directly leading to the fall […]

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Ohio courts in recent years have continued to hand down decisions which have the practical effect of limiting the amount of monetary recovery in many types of personal injury cases for injured people. For example, the Ohio Supreme Court has handed down at least three decisions which allow defendants and their insurance companies to introduce […]

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 Ohio Workers Compensation & Personal Injury Law In past blogs, we have pointed out significant differences between the types of damages recoverable in an Ohio workers compensation case and in an Ohio personal injury case. A recent workers compensation case decided by the Ohio Supreme Court reinforces the limited recovery for psychological conditions which develop […]

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Insurance Protection In Ohio Auto Accident Cases

by Dean Pavick on January 14, 2014

I am amazed at how often clients and defendants carry very low and limited coverages under their automobile liability insurance policies. Part of the problem has been the absurdly low statutory policy limits established by the Ohio legislature over 30 years ago. The bodily injury liability minimum policy limits, up until 12-22-13, were $12,500 per person and $25,000 […]

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We recently received a phone call from a young man(we’ll call “Joe”) from Akron who was injured several months ago when he fell off of an extension ladder which suddenly shifted on him. Joe suffered multiple fractures and is expected to be off work at least one year. Joe was working alone at the time […]

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