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Excessive Speeding A Serious Danger On Cleveland Streets

Speeding drivers are a common danger to road users in Cleveland. No matter how skilled someone may be behind the wheel, all it takes is one wrong maneuver at an excessive speed to cause a devastating accident. Why Speeding On City Streets Is So Dangerous In 2016, there was a total of 10,111 speed-related road deaths across the…

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Cleveland Truck Safety Violations Spike, Troopers Warn

Truck safety violations, such as improper loading, faulty brakes or drivers who lack the appropriate training, are on the rise. The Ohio Highway Patrol’s Motor Carrier Enforcement Division is engaged in special enforcement and alerting other motorists to the danger. As reported by Cleveland’s ABC-5, the Ohio Highway Patrol issued 30,850 commercial vehicle citations in…

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Cleveland Car Accident Risk Heightened at Dangerous Intersections

Intersections pose a notoriously high risk to motorists, no matter where they are located. One driver is trying to go left, another straight and another right. Throw in additional lanes, pedestrians, bicyclists, emergency vehicles, bus stops and more, and it’s no wonder that so many serious crashes happen at intersections. Many of these accidents occur…

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Merriman Legal, LLC Law Firm Representing Ohio State University Sex Abuse Victims

Former OSU physician accused of sexually abusing student athletes CLEVELAND (July 18, 2018) – Cleveland law firm Merriman Legal, LLC is representing victims of sexual abuse allegedly committed by Dr. Richard Strauss while they were student athletes at Ohio State University between 1978 and 1998. “This is an important investigation into a dark chapter in…

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Summer a Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers in Ohio

From now until the end of summer will be the most dangerous time of the year on the road for teen drivers. The American Automobile Association (AAA) calls the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day the “100 Deadliest Days” for teenagers. Traffic collisions involving teen drivers will kill an average of 10 motorists a day…

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Cleveland Attorney Participating in Fundraiser, Concert For Legal Aid Society

‘Jam for Justice’ hopes to raise $100,000 for legal services for underprivileged CLEVELAND (July 17, 2018) – The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland will host the Jam for Justice on July 19 featuring several bands headlined by local judges and attorneys, including attorney Paul Grieco, a partner at Merriman Legal, LLC. The organization hopes to…

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Cleveland Drivers Endangered By Hands-Free Devices

Across the country, drivers are falling victim to a dangerous belief. Hands-free devices and technologies (such as voice commands or texting dictation) are often portrayed as a safer alternative to handheld mobile devices. Forbes reports that 70 percent of survey respondents said they used hands-free devices for safety reasons. Some 80 percent of respondents believed…

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How Cleveland Drivers Can Reduce Their Risk of an Accident With Safer Driving Habits

Cleveland road users face many hazards when they walk, bike, or drive on the roads of Ohio. Distracted driving continues to be a pervasive problem thanks in large part to the growing presence of technology in the vehicle. Impaired driving, including both drunk and drunk driving, is still a leading cause of fatal accidents. Speed,…

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Cleveland Passengers Risk Serious Injuries When They Don’t Buckle Up

Time and again, research has demonstrated the importance of seat belt use. Decades of studies conducted by hundreds of different researchers has consistently demonstrated that injuries sustained in a car accident are more serious, and more likely to be fatal, if the victim isn’t wearing a seat belt at the time of impact. Passenger injuries…

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Destroyed Cleveland Frozen Embryo Catastrophe Worse Than Initial Estimates

4,000 frozen embryos, eggs ruined – 950 patients affected, Cleveland attorney reports CLEVELAND (April 4, 2018) – All 4,000 frozen eggs and embryos stored at the Reproductive and Fertility Clinic at University Hospitals of Cleveland were completely destroyed due to human error, affecting 950 patients, many of whom are now filing lawsuits against the hospital…

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