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Proving Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

It’s terrifying to think that the place you’ve entrusted to care for a loved one might be neglecting or even abusing them. However, it happens more than you may realize. Every year, around 5 million elders are abused. This results in approximately 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 having experienced some form of elderly abuse.  There are a number of ways people can suffer abuse in …

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Why You Should Talk to an Attorney After a Motorcycle Accident

Anyone who has been on a motorcycle knows how fun they are to ride. Even if you’ve never ridden one, it’s hard to deny how cool they look. Unfortunately, motorcycles come with some serious risks.  Around 90,000 motorcyclists are injured every year. Due to the exposed nature of the motorcyclist, it doesn’t take much for …

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Demystifying the Personal Injury Process- Part 7: Subrogation and Reimbursement

Today, we continue our blog series where we do our best to answer recurring questions we’ve heard over the years. To see previous posts in this series, click here. During our representation of injured people, we spend a lot of time helping clients coordinate benefits that may include private health insurance, federal- or state-provided health insurance …

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Rhys Richards Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2021

Rhys Richards is honored to be selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the fifth year in a row. Rising Stars consist of attorneys 40 years old and younger. The Super Lawyers process begins with nominations from other attorneys. From there, Thomson Reuters independently researches candidates to confirm and assess their achievements. Items that …

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What to Do About a Personal Injury Claim That Has a Workers Comp Component

At The Richards Firm, we have handled a number of cases where our clients have both a personal injury claim and a workers’ compensation claim arising from the same incident.  We work with other attorneys and law firms who handle workers’ compensation claims on a regular basis.    If you’ve been injured while in the course and scope …

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Demystifying the Personal Injury Process- Part 6: Seeking Probate Court Approval for a Minor Settlement

Today, we continue our blog series where we do our best to answer recurring questions we’ve heard over the years. To see previous posts in this series, click here. In the case of settlement on behalf of a minor, Ohio law requires a person to seek approval of the settlement by the county probate court …

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The Importance of Obtaining Witness Contact Information After an Accident

In Southwestern Ohio, our juries really appreciate confirmation of our clients’ version of events. In the context of injuries, for instance, a juror is more likely to empathize with our clients’ explanation of the pain they were feeling at a particular time after a collision if that complaint was recorded in the corresponding medical records.    …

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