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Ohio Attorneys Weigh the Risks of Distracted Driving

Driving distracted is the leading cause of crashes on the road. Whether it’s from using a smartphone, looking for something in your car or just zoning out, being distracted while driving can be fatal. In Ohio, a distracted driving law went into effect last October and includes increased fines for even looking at your phone…

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Study: Opioids Contributing to Increasing Number of Fatal Accidents

The prevalence and use of prescription painkillers like hydrocodone, morphine, oxycodone and methadone, has risen steadily over the last few years in the United States, as many Americans have been prescribed these powerful medications to treat pain associated with surgeries and recurring pain from past injuries. The addictive power of opioids has been widely covered…

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Best Ideas to Avoid Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is everywhere. It could be the driver in the lane next to you on the highway or the driver behind you at a red light. It can result in a rear-end collision, sideswipe, head-on collision, or T-bone accident. The term “distracted driving” is broad and often ranges in severity. For example, a driver…

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Cleveland Attorney Discusses Rollover Accident Risks

Pickups and SUVs have soared in popularity in the past few years, especially here in Ohio. They used to be the most dangerous vehicles on the road until new technology put them on par with sedans in terms of safety, which likely contributed to their rise in popularity. However, their size makes them more likely…

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Nighttime is the Most Dangerous Time to Be on the Road, Cleveland Attorneys Discuss

It’s that time of year again. Shorter days means more time driving in the dark. The risk of a fatal car accident is three times greater at night, according to the National Safety Council. Key factors include:  Limited visibility: This means more than just “driving in the dark.” Depth perception, color recognition and peripheral vision, each essential…

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Cleveland Attorneys Discuss Traumatic Brain Injury After A Crash

You were just involved in an auto accident in greater Cleveland. You may or may not have lost consciousness. Perhaps you have recurring headaches. Perhaps you’re unable to remember exactly what happened, or you feel confused and disorientated. You may have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBIs are often caused by auto accidents. They…

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The Risks of Fall Driving – Cleveland Attorney Explains What To Know

November ushers in a slew of roadway hazards for Cleveland drivers. With the end of daylight savings, drivers must adjust to shorter days and longer periods of nighttime driving. Additionally, weather and environmental conditions can make driving risky, especially when speeding, distracted driving, or impaired driving are thrown into the mix. Limited visibility & increased…

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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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