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Ohio Auto Accident Statistics & Insurance Coverage

by Dean Pavick on March 12, 2014

The Ohio Insurance Institute reports that in 2012 there were 11,840,362 registered motor vehicles in Ohio and 279,012 car crashes which translates into a ratio of 1 crash for every 42.4 registered vehicles.The crash frequency, as expected, was greater in areas of higher traffic density, such as seen in larger cities. For example, in Akron […]

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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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Considerations In Choosing An Attorney

by Dean Pavick on February 15, 2014

In Ohio, any Akron Attorney who has graduated from an accredited law school and passed the Ohio bar exam, can hold himself/herself out as a personal injury attorney, automobile accident attorney, medical malpractice lawyer or workers compensation lawyer. There are no certification requirements. An attorney can become a certified workers compensation specialist in Ohio. However, such […]

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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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Ohio Courts Limit Employer Intentional Tort Lawsuits

by Dean Pavick on February 7, 2014

Under Ohio law, employers who negligently cause on the job injuries to employees cannot be held liable for damages in a negligence action. However, employers, in limited cases, may be held liable for an intentional tort action for directly causing injuries to an employee which occur in the workplace. The first type of  an employer intentional tort action […]

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Ohio Workers Compensation, Personal Injury Breakdown

by Dean Pavick on January 29, 2014

Ohio Personal Injury, Workers Compensation Attorney ~ Akron, Ohio Pavick & Pavick L.P.A. Akron Law Firm have been helping injured workers since 1950. The Ohio workers compensation program is a no fault system that was created by the legislature in 1911.Whether the injury was caused by the injured worker, the employer, a co-worker or someone […]

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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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