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Construction sites are responsible for most head injuries

Construction sites are one of the most regulated industries in the country, and yet it is still responsible for a significant portion of severe workplace injuries, fatalities, and it is even responsible for the most brain injuries. Despite the presence... Read More

Volunteer firefighter workers’ compensation claim difficult case

Putting one's life at risk for others is often labeled as heroic. Salaried and volunteer firefighters risk their lives for others on a routine basis. If they are injured or become sick as a result of their service, they are... Read More

Pharmacist at Select Specialty Hospital in Boardman Accused of Mixing Lower Doses of Prescribed Drugs

Our firm is currently investigating cases of medical malpractice where a pharmacist employed by the pharmacy at a long term hospital located in Boardman is accused of mixing lower doses of antibiotics than what were prescribed for high-risk hospital patients.... Read More

Uber self-driven cars hit snag

Uber's vaunted autonomous car program was welcomed with much fanfare and support in 2016. Their cars began rolling out to downtown Pittsburgh, so chosen because it's hard for cars to adapt to and operate in it. Unfortunately, it seems Uber's... Read More

Workplace injuries, at home

Everyone knows that if you are injured at work, then you can file a workers' compensation claim. But what if you are injured while working from home? Are you entitled to the same protections? Can you even recover workers' compensation?... Read More

Class action lawsuit filed against Butler School District, Superintendent for exposing students to lead in drinking water at Summit Elementary

Attorneys Douglas J. Olcott and Caitlin M. Harrington along with Brendan Lupetin from Meyers, Evans, Lupetin & Unatin, filed a federal class action lawsuit against Butler Area School District and Dale R. Lumley, PhD today. This is a civil suit... Read More

Why are distracted driving victims suing Apple?

When Americans take driving education courses, they learn that individual decision-making while behind the wheel can dramatically impact one’s own life and the lives of those near one’s vehicle. While drivers are encouraged to make safe decisions, many voluntarily embrace... Read More

Speed kills: road safety advocates cite truck-related concern

Not going to happen. The worst fears collectively held by a broad coalition of road safety advocates across the country are about to realized, with a commercial truck-related rule they had hoped to see implemented before the end of the... Read More

Construction worker electrocuted at Mt. Lebanon High School

Unfortunately, despite all of the advances in safety technology and procedures, severe accidents still occur on construction sites throughout the country. Even workers who are simply effecting repairs are occasionally injured. This post will go over one construction worker's injury... Read More

Workers’ compensation leaves low-wage workers behind

Workers' compensation was conceived as an umbrella solution to solve the rash of injuries that left workers unable to work and financially vulnerable. Workers' compensation also protected businesses from being over-litigated by injured workers whose only recourse was the courts.... Read More

An overview of danger zones around commercial trucks

Commercial trucks represent a small portion of overall traffic but an outsize portion of car accidents with fatalities. In 2014, 3,660 people were killed in an accident involving 18-wheeler tractor-trailers. The reason for these increased for a variety of reasons... Read More

What laws govern self-driving Ohio trucks and cars?

Autonomous trucks are now allowed to drive down a stretch of Ohio U.S. 33, now known as the Smart Mobility Corridor. As Ohio moves into the automated future, you may be wondering what laws govern self-driving trucks and cars in... Read More
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