Personal Injury

The McDonald’s Coffee Incident and The Importance of Product Liability Attorneys

When a company provides a product to the general public, it is responsible for the safety of the people who enjoy that product. The consumer trusts that the product will not pose a threat when the product used reasonably and with any warnings in mind. Unfortunately, oversights can happen, or worse, companies know that their …

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I’m Sorry That You Lost Your Leg, But You Don’t Have Coverage

You are involved in a head-on automobile crash with a college student on U.S. 27 near Ross, Ohio. You sustain significant, life-altering injuries.  The doctors do everything they can, but your right leg is ultimately amputated. What can you do? How are you going to be able to make an income to support your spouse …

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Determining Fault After Being Injured in an Accident

Getting into a car accident is a scary ordeal, especially if you’ve been injured. Though your first priority should be to get medical attention, many find themselves immediately worrying about fault and the cost of repairs and medical treatment. When it comes to car accidents, whichever party is determined to be at fault is responsible for those expenses  …

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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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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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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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