Frequently Asked Questions about Personal Injury, Social Security Disability Workers Compensation and Legal Malpractice

The world of personal injury law is one in which details make all the difference. Understanding driver responsibility, knowing the traffic laws, and being able to prove locations and speeds and angles can mean the difference between proving responsibility in an auto accident or not.

Getting a grasp on the meaning of negligence — both contributory and comparative negligence — can help make sense of these laws governing personal injury cases.
Here in Ohio, we have a statute specifically referring to wrongful death cases. Reading up the laws of this state, and the responsibilities of a personal injury attorney, can help you prepare if you have a potential lawsuit.

Personal Injury

Steering your way through the bumpy landscape of disability benefits is not easy. There is a full appeals process in disability cases. Many people who have completely legitimate claims, for whom you would think benefits should be automatic, are unable to get their claims verified and paid. The government wants to dismiss many cases and not pay out benefits, understandably. Being able to prove and defend your case requires a full understanding of the legal landscape.

Disability

Similarly, receiving workers compensation is not as simple as completing a form. If the injury was a result of an employer violating a safely regulation, then this requires proof. Not all regulations are the same across different industries, and any employer will want to present itself as being as perfectly safe — and within the letter of the law — as possible.

There are many questions to address, and the links below lead to resources that can shine light on an often-murky set of laws and regulations.

Workers Compensation

Suing an attorney for malpractice is becoming more common. For years, many people thought malpractice was confined to the world of doctors and hospitals. But an attorney enters a sacred trust as well, and if your attorney has been negligent in his or her duty, you may have a legitimate cause for grievance and payout. That said, attorneys usually know how to defend themselves from lawsuits, so it is essential to understand the rules and how they apply.

Legal Malpractice