Ohio Personal Injury Questions & Answers

Q: What can I do about children climbing my fence to enter my back yard of my home within the city limits?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Joseph Jaap's answer
You could ask them not to do that. Or you could talk to their parents or call the police and file a report. But depending on the age of the kids, they might retaliate in some way.

Q: I want to know if something is medically eithical or right or malpractice

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 12, 2019
Mr. Eugene Ray Critchett Esq's answer
If you have concerns about the sudden changes, try seeing another pain management specialist for a second opinion. However, it certainly is a new trend to decrease the use of pain medications.

Q: hello, i just had a question about suing someone/a company who said and put all over social media that i won $20k

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 12, 2019
Mr. Eugene Ray Critchett Esq's answer
If it is not on-line now, I would probably move on. Litigating the issue may cost you more than $20,000.00.

Q: In OH, If I co-sign for my 19yr sons auto loan, n he holds full coverage ins., will I be held responsible for accidents?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 20, 2019
Matthew Williams' answer
If you co-sign a loan, you’re in the hook for the loan, not any accidents he may get into with the car he buys with the loan proceeds. If the car is titled to you, you need to make sure there is insurance on the car. If it’s titled to him, that’s his problem. If you are driving the car when an accident occurs, you’ll be on the hook for that one.

Q: lawyer to sue my ex for the mental distress mental disturbance emotional harm mental anguish mental suffering ect

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Landlord - Tenant and Libel & Slander for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 4, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
I'm sorry to hear that you had to go through this. You have a case but.....the problem is that homeowners won't cover intentional acts, and if there is no insurance unless he's worth a lot of money you will get a piece of paper saying you are entitled to money--but he won't be able to pay it. The only plus is that as intentional acts they aren't dischargeable in bankruptcy.

I know that's not at all "justice" but it's like being mugged by a wino--you have a case but after spending...

Q: 62 y old, prescribed very high doses of 2 strong opioid medications for over 7y. MD gave 60 days to stop. I need help.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 23, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
First you can't force a doctor to treat you. Suggest you look for a clinic and see if there is a health advisor who can tell you about the resources you have. My understanding--and I am not a doctor--is that you will not die. You may have a number of issues but death is not necessarily one of these. If you are a veteran, see if the VA hospital can help you. Then contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice who handles elder care issues. Your's may not be eldercare, but the issues you have...

Q: My mom went in for an outpatient bronchoscope biopsy, she ended up in ICU. I was told a main artery was cut

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
Matthew Williams' answer
You should sit down with a lawyer who specializes in medical malpractice.

Q: I got injured in a car accident in Ohio but I was visiting there from Kentucky. Do I still have to go through court

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
Dimitrios Makridis' answer
Typically, a lawsuit is filed where the defendant (1) resides; (2) has a principal place of business; (3) conducted activity giving rise to the claim; or (4) where all or part of the claim took place (i.e. where the accident took place). However, a lawsuit can be filed where a plaintiff resides, IF the lawsuit requires out-of-state service OR the plaintiff has been a resident of that county for at least 90 days.

Q: If an employee injuries me due to their own negligence, does that mean the employer is off the hook, liability-wise?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
James J. Hux's answer
You could potentially still file a claim for workers' compensation against your employer. You should speak with a workers' compensation attorney to see if you have a viable case.

Attorney James J. Hux

Hux Law Firm, LLC

Q: How long does it take primary health net work take to pay once release is signed

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 10, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
It can depend upon state law.

Tim Akpinar

Q: Am I liable for an back injury to my dog sitter. While on a lead my dog jerked the sitter and the sitter hurt his back.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 1, 2018
Matthew S Flemming's answer
Depends on the facts. If you have homeowners or renters insurance, report it to them and allow them to determine whether or not you have any sort of exposure.

Q: What other money damages besides medical bills are available in a personal injury lawsuit? I was in a train crash where

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 26, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
In serious accidents one can pursue several types of damages such as pain and suffering, mental and physical, lost wages and if permanently impaired wages to compensate for those. If PTSD and issue that should be addressed as well. We handle and negotiate claims nationwide. Feel free to contact us at 888-343-4529 #1. We look forward to your call.

Q: How long does it take to receive payment once case it settled and release forms are signed in federal tort case

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 21, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
It could depend on whether there are outstanding liens that need to be satisfied.

Tim Akpinar

Q: How do you prove proximate cause in a multi-car accident?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
Ah...that depends on how the accident occurred, which car you were in, which car(s) hit which, in what order, and what were they doing when they got hit.

Q: How do i look up a lawsuit case filed in Federal court?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 2, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
You would look it up by the name of the person or business bringing the case, which would be the easiest. If the defendant is a large corporation or the government, there could be thousands of cases. You can try online but best bet would be to stop in at the clerks office.

Q: I never received one phone call form my attorney without me initiating it in an appointment. He hurt my case badly

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
If your case is concluded then you may have a malpractice case and should seek an attorney who handleslegal malpractice.

Q: After a state court judgment on a federal 1983 claim can you move complaint to a federal court?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 9, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
It is called res judicata or perhaps collateral estoppel.

No two bites.

Q: I believe my son was wrongly jailed and his rights violated. As a result, they caused him to violate a condition

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Answered on Jun 1, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
By this time he should have had an attorney appointed.

You want the judge disqualifed, does he?

He should consult with his lawyer.

Q: My son was assualted by his best friend's girl friend with a beer bottle. She was charged with Felonious Assault,

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Answered on May 29, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
As the victim of a crime, he is entitled to restitution for the damage done by the offender. You should get in touch with the prosecutor and provide him or her with proof of the costs. He could also file a civil lawsuit against her. But, a word of warning. Money doesn't magically appear because the court says someone has to pay. If she doesn't have any money to take, he may have a hard time collecting.

Q: Can you be punished by law for purposesly beating on a disabled individual.?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Ohio on
Answered on May 24, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
You can be punished by law for beating on anyone. Assault is illegal. How old are these boys? Perhaps the police believe this situation is better handled by parents and teachers than police officers and judges.

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