Monthly Archives: January 2015

Who is Responsible for My Bills After a Dog Bite?

Under Ohio laws, if a dog bites another individual, the dog’s owner is responsible for the medical bills that follow.  Unless you were teasing or tormenting the dog or trespassing on property, the dog’s owner can be found responsible for payment of your bills. Most dog bites happen on or near your home, which can make for an awkward situation when a neighbor alleges an attack.  The majority of dog bite victims are children who may suffer physical and emotional consequences when they are attacked.  As a parent, it can be difficult and confusing to determine the best course of action, but you need to consult with a Dayton dog... Read More

Avoiding Left Turn Accidents on Motorcycles

Left turn accidents can be devastating for a motorcycle rider in Dayton, and the sad news is that many of these could be prevented simply by drivers being more aware of motorcycles.  A left turn accident occurs when a car makes a left turn without properly gauging the safe conditions to do so.  Especially since motorcycles can be more difficult to see, a motorcycle coming in the opposite direction could be put at a very high risk for an accident when a car going the opposite direction makes a left turn at an inappropriate time. For the most part, traffic accidents that are caused by a car turning left in... Read More

Tips for Preventing Vehicle Accidents with Multiple Cars

Multicar pileups in Dayton can be some of the most serious and devastating auto accidents out there.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury across America.  While following safety tips is not guaranteed you will be completely prevented from winding up in an accident, it can help to increase your chances of safety. One of the most basic tips to follow to prevent auto accident indeed is to follow the speed limit.  Speed limits are posted for a reason, and failing to adhere to one can cost you in terms of tickets, but it can also be a deadly mistake... Read More

How Often Do Larger Trucks Cause Car Accidents?

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, trucking accidents have a high chance of leading to fatalities.  According to their research, trucks weighing more than 10,000 pounds are more frequently involved in highway accidents with fatalities than any other vehicle.  These large trucks include single-unit tracts, cargo van, and tractor trailers.  Despite the fact that these trucks are so frequently involved in accidents, truck drivers were actually the least likely to die in these accidents due to the sheer size and weight of the truck.  Accidents can become even more deadly when the drivers are speeding, passenger cars and other vehicles are much more likely to sustain serious injuries... Read More