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What to Do If You Were in a Car Accident While Pregnant in Ohio

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If you were involved in an Ohio car accident while pregnant, you face several risks that other injury accident victims do not typically encounter. Even having a minor car accident while pregnant can cause a significant increase in risk to both mom and baby. Seeking immediate medical attention is critical, no matter how harmless the incident may seem. If...

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Can I Sue for Wrongful Death Because of Denied Medical Treatment in Jail?

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Did a loved one die because they were denied medical treatment while in jail or prison? If so, you might have the legal basis for pursuing a wrongful death claim. Incarcerated persons have legal rights which may be violated if they are denied necessary medical care. In Ohio, wrongful death attorney Aaron Bensinger of Bensinger Law puts his extensive...

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What Happens When You Go to Court for a Car Accident in Ohio?

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Most legal disputes do not end up in court. Instead, most often, settlements happen outside of court. This is also true of car accident disputes in Ohio. While images of courtrooms tend to come to the front of our minds when we think about the legal process, the vast majority of legal practice does not happen in the courtroom....

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Can You Make a Pain and Suffering Claim Without a Lawyer?

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Property damage after a car accident is easy to quantify. However, the difficulty lies in calculating damages that one can’t see—for example, the lingering physical injuries and mental anguish you live with after a traumatic event.  Clients often ask us, How much do you get for pain and suffering in a car accident? After enduring a challenging event like...

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Understanding Ohio Comparative Negligence

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Anyone involved in a car accident resulting in an injury or substantial damage understands the event’s traumatizing effects. If deemed to be at fault for your accident, your responsibility for the accident limits the amount you may recover. Hiring an attorney to negotiate your recovery can ensure you receive just compensation for your losses, regardless of whether you may...

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Ohio Texting and Driving Laws

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When one thinks of distracted driving, most people think of people on their phones, texting or engaging in conversation. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 600,000 people drive their cars nationwide while using a cell phone. If you’ve been hurt by a driver that was texting and driving, contacting an attorney with knowledge of...

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Average Settlement for a Rear-End Collision in Ohio

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Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end crashes comprise approximately 30% of all car accidents nationwide. Given these facts, it is difficult to calculate an average settlement for a rear-end collision in Ohio accurately. Particular circumstances, including property damage, injuries, and noneconomic losses, as...

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How Do You Prove Fault in an Ohio Wrongful Death Case?

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If you lost a loved one due to injuries they suffered in an accident, you and your family deserve justice. Bringing a wrongful death case can hold the at-fault party accountable for their negligent or wrongful actions and help you recover compensation for your losses. The question is, how do you prove a wrongful death case? In Northwest Ohio,...

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

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If you were involved in a car accident that someone else caused, you could be entitled to pursue legal action. You could be eligible to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. If you’re wondering when to get an attorney for a car accident, the following information can help you take the next step. When...

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Common Types of Car Accident Injuries in Ohio

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Car crash injuries can leave you incapacitated and unable to work or handle your daily tasks. In Ohio, many of the most common types of auto accident injuries are serious or even life-threatening. Aaron L. Bensinger of Balyeat, Leahy, Daley, Miller & Bensinger, LLC is an experienced car accident lawyer serving clients throughout northwest Ohio, including Elida, Lima, Kenton,...

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