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Why Do I Need an OPERS Attorney?

Posted Date: April 10, 2018 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

You need a Cleveland OPERS attorney for at least three reasons: Applying to the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System for disability benefits is confusing and time-consuming. Qualifying for OPERS disability benefits is almost always complicated by questions over eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) eligibility. Receiving OPERS disability benefits often requires appealing an initial […]

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3 Examples of Intentional Tort Cases in Cleveland

Posted Date: March 23, 2018 | Categories: Intentional Torts Attorneys Cleveland, Ohio

An intentional tort can leave you physically injured, at a financial loss, or without valuable and prized possessions. When such a thing happens to you or a family member, you have options for holding the responsible party to account, but you must understand what constitutes an intentional tort and why such an event gives you […]

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How to Qualify for Workers’ Compensation in Cleveland, Ohio

Posted Date: March 8, 2018 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

Answering five questions will help you determine whether you meet the basic eligibility requirements for applying to receive workers’ compensation benefits in Ohio. You can also consult with an experienced Cleveland, Ohio, workers’ compensation attorney to clarify any lingering concerns you have about your eligibility.   Did I get injured or sick while doing my […]

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Elder Abuse and Neglect : What to Watch For

Posted Date: January 31, 2018 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Elder abuse and neglect takes many forms, from abandonment in nursing homes to theft of Social Security and Medicare benefits. In all ways, the mistreatment inflicts needless and cruel suffering on vulnerable individuals. Ohio state statutes and federal laws give anyone who witnesses elder abuse and neglect the right to report problems to law enforcement […]

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Warning Signs of a Bad Attorney in Cleveland

Posted Date: January 15, 2018 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

Watch for any of the following six warning signs that you have contacted or hired a bad attorney in Cleveland, Ohio. If any of the red flags pop up, exercise your right as a client and employer to find a new lawyer to offer you trustworthy advice and provide quality representation. You can change attorneys […]

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Does Scarring Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Posted Date: December 11, 2017 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Ohio law allows injury victims to seek monetary damages for permanent and severe scarring. The legal term and standard for severity is “substantial physical deformity,” which is something a judge or jury must decide after hearing testimony and expert’s opinions. Scarring can also be used as grounds for arguing that the court should waive the […]

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Are Breathalyzers Always Right?

Posted Date: November 20, 2017 | Categories: Auto Accident Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

No, breathalyzers are not always right. In fact, the handheld devices some police use after stopping drivers for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol produce results so unreliable that Ohio courts do not recognize the readings as scientifically valid evidence at all. Anyone facing trial for operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI) in […]

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Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp

Posted Date: November 1, 2017 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

When your job makes you sick, you may qualify for benefits from Cleveland Workers’ Compensation (OWC). The state disability program makes qualifying with an occupational disease difficult, though. Preparing the workers’ comp application with the help of a lawyer who has represented many other people who grew too ill to continue working can improve the […]

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An Overview of Our Legal Practice Areas

Posted Date: October 18, 2017 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

Attorneys in the Cleveland, Ohio, law firm offices of Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman handle a wide array of disability cases, insurance claims, and civil lawsuits. We always represent plaintiffs because we welcome opportunities to fight for victims of on-the-job accidents, injuries, wrongful deaths, and mistreatment by insurance companies and retirement plans.   Workers’ Compensation […]

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Understanding Good Samaritan Laws Ohio

Posted Date: September 13, 2017 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio, Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Ohio enacted its Good Samaritan Law in 1977 to make it easier for bystanders, especially trained medical personnel who are outside their hospital or clinic and off-duty law enforcement officers, to render first aid to victims of accidents and people suffering sudden health problems. Officially titled “Liability for Emergency Care,” section 2305.23 of the Ohio […]

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