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How Do I Set Up A Trust For My Special Needs Family Member In Ohio?

Creating a special needs trust can be an important way to protect the financial future of a disabled family member. Yet, the …

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Can My Employer Fire Me For Using FMLA In Ohio?

The answer is no*, but that asterisk is important. *An employer cannot fire an employee because they have chosen to …

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How Much Is My Claim Worth After An Ohio Car Accident?

After the initial shock of a car accident passes by, people begin to wonder how they will recover financially from this …

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What should I do if I was wrongfully fired from my job in Ohio?

After being wrongfully terminated from your job, the most important thing to do is to know your employment law rights. It …

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What should I do if I am being sexually harassed at work in Ohio?

Sexual harassment is still a significant problem in the United States with more than a third of women reporting being the …

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Should I be getting overtime pay at my job in Ohio?

The vast majority of workers in Ohio are covered under federal and state laws that require employers to pay overtime wages …

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I was fired in Ohio. Can I collect unemployment?

Workers in Ohio who have been laid off, fired, or forced to leave their jobs might be eligible for unemployment benefits …

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What can I do if I think my Ohio doctor should have recommended a C-section during birth?

Complications can happen during any childbirth whether natural or via Cesarean section (C-section). Physicians in the past …

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What birth injuries can result from umbilical cord problems at an Ohio hospital?

The umbilical cord is the crucial lifeline providing oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus. Without it, the …

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What rights do I have in Ohio if my baby suffered a broken bone during birth?

Broken bones attributed to childbirth injuries are more common than you think, but they shouldn’t be. You entrusted …

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How do I get out of a business partnership in Ohio?

Business disputes among partners are common. Often, partners will have the same vision when forming a company but …

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Is my noncompete agreement enforceable in Ohio?

Everyone has the right to employment. The first thing to do to determine if a noncompete agreement is enforceable is to read …

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How does a team defense strategy benefit someone in an Ohio or Federal criminal case?

If you or a loved one is under investigation or is charged with an Ohio or Federal crime, you may want to quickly develop a …

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Can my employer fire me after I am injured at work in Ohio?

Ohio, like many other states, is an “at-will” employment state, meaning that your employer can fire you (or you …

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In Ohio, how do I show my job is worsening an existing condition?

Ohio employees are fortunate in that the state’s workers’ compensation system recognizes “substantially …

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Do I face any risks if I speak to an Ohio workers’ comp lawyer?

If you are referring to legal risks you might incur by speaking with an attorney after being injured on the job, the answer …

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Who is responsible for my medical bills after an Ohio car crash?

Who pays for medical bills after a car accident is a question without a single right answer. Ohio is an at-fault state when …

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What happens if my Ohio workers’ compensation claim is challenged?

Although all employers in the state with one or more employees must provide some form of workers’ compensation …

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Can I sue for mental suffering after a car accident in Ohio?

The short answer to your question is yes, you can sue for emotional distress in a personal injury lawsuit or file for it in …

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Are there penalties if I refuse an Ohio insurance company’s offer?

If you have been injured in a car accident, through a mishap on someone else’s property or through a defective …

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How do I choose a lawyer to help me after a doctor’s mistake hurt me in Ohio?

When you have been hurt by a health care professional’s mistake, you need to find the right attorney to help you get …

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In Ohio, if someone dies as the result of an operation, who is at fault?

If your loved one died because of an operation, it might show negligence on the part of a medical professional. In Ohio, …

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How can I tell if medical staff was at fault for a birth injury in Ohio?

When trying to see if health care professionals were at fault for a birth injury, it is crucial to look at the records. …

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How can a lawyer help me after a family member dies in an accident in Ohio?

We help families facing the wrongful death of a loved one. Tragedies resulting in wrongful death can occur in any of the …

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Do I Need A Lawyer After A Car Accident in Ohio?

The reason why you may want to call a lawyer after a car accident is that insurance companies are notoriously cheap and …

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What are the penalties for a first-time OVI in Ohio?

In Ohio, operating a vehicle while under the influence (OVI) of alcohol is a serious crime. In fact, most persons who are …

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What are the penalties for marijuana possession in Ohio?

In Ohio, it is a crime to intentionally or knowingly possess marijuana (except for persons authorized to possess medical …

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How do I choose a divorce lawyer in Ohio?

Except for the death of a loved one, going through a divorce is one of the most stressful experiences a person can encounter …

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What damages can I sue for after losing a family member to a fatal accident or injury in Ohio?

If a close relative of yours died as a result of the negligence, dangerous conduct or wrongdoing of someone else, you may be …

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How do I know whether I have a case for medical malpractice in Ohio?

Determining whether you have a medical malpractice claim requires rigorous investigation to evaluate whether medical …

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How do I know whether I have a personal injury claim in Ohio?

If you were injured by the negligence or wrongdoing of another, you have a right to bring a compensation claim for your …

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Do I Need A Lawyer For A DUI/OVI In Ohio?

Retaining an experienced lawyer who specializes in DUI/OVI cases is absolutely in your best interest after an arrest. A …

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