Attorney Portrait Civil Law

Should I Hire a Lawyer to Create a Business Contract in Ohio?

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Small business owners don’t have a lot of experience negotiating contracts. Most people shy away from business contracts because they are complex and full of technical language. But no matter how minor the matter, you need to know what you’re signing.  Having a lawyer review your business contract can be a big help in this area. With an Ohio contract...

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Attorney Portrait Personal Injury

Average Personal Injury Settlements in Ohio

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You may be considering filing a personal injury (PI) lawsuit for a car accident, slip-and-fall, or other accident causing injury. With this decision comes many questions. The most pressing question you may have is: What is my case worth?  Average personal injury settlements in Ohio vary widely. It is impossible to estimate an average personal injury settlement with certainty....

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Attorney Portrait Personal Injury

What Are The Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in Ohio?

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Ohio is home to nearly 12 million people, and nine million are over age 18. Accidents are bound to happen when you combine this large population with the various highways that wind across the state.  Bensinger Legal Services is here to help if you’ve been in a car accident. As experienced injury attorneys, we are familiar with the common...

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Attorney Portrait Personal Injury

Average Hit by Drunk Driver Settlement in Ohio

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Were you hit by a drunk driver? Settlement is usually a better option than a full-blown civil trial. The reality, however, is that the amounts of DUI accident settlements vary so widely that any attempt to quote an “average” is virtually meaningless. That being said, however, six-figure settlements are not uncommon. There are a variety of factors that go...

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Attorney Portrait Personal Injury

Is Ohio a No-Fault State for Motor Vehicles?

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One of the most important things to determine after a car accident in Ohio is who was at fault. You may not think it is important to contact the police after an accident if you are not seriously injured. But a police report can be an important piece of evidence to establish fault. Additionally, serious injuries can sometimes manifest...

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Personal Injury

Hit by a Semi Truck in Ohio? Here’s What to Do

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A car hit by a semi truck can crumple like an accordion. When you are hit by a semi weighing close to 80,000 pounds, life turns upside down in a split second. The pain and the shock would be enough to overwhelm you all by themselves, but now you must deal with financial distress as well. Nobody can undo...

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Attorney Portrait Wrongful Death

What Is the Average Wrongful Death Settlement In Ohio?

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Compared to a typical personal injury case, a wrongful death case can be much more significant. Because of this, the settlement amount for a wrongful death case may also be much more significant.  Because settlements are not public, it is impossible to give an average amount of a wrongful death settlement in Ohio. Additionally, there is no ordinary wrongful...

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Attorney Portrait Civil Law

What Makes an Enforceable Contract Under Ohio Law?

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In Ohio, for a contract to be legally enforceable, certain elements—like a valid offer, acceptance, and a meeting of the minds—must be present within the document or verbal agreement. These elements help ensure the enforceability of the contract and confirm the agreement is valid and binding under the law.  In this post, the experienced Ohio contract attorneys at Bensinger...

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Attorney Portrait Personal Injury

Ohio Dog Bite Law: What You Need To Know

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Being attacked by a dog is a terrifying experience that no one should have to go through. Ohio dog bite laws make dog owners responsible for the actions of their animals. In Ohio, the legal doctrine of strict liability governs cases involving dog bites. Should you or a family member experience a dog bite within the state, the onus...

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Attorney Portrait Personal Injury

Ohio Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

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When you suffer injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, you deserve compensation. But did you know that your time to seek compensation is limited? The amount of time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit in Ohio is governed by the statute of limitations that applies to your claim. If you do not file before the...

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