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How Employment Lawyers Help Both Employees and Employers

Posted Date: September 2, 2016 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorneys Cleveland Ohio

Employment law covers hiring, firing, workplace policies, and benefits. Recognizing this makes plain how a Cleveland employment lawyer could help an employee or an employer in any given negotiation or lawsuit. An employment lawyer’s knowledge of federal and state laws and practices regarding discrimination, rights, and contracting often proves invaluable when issues between workers and […]

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What to Do After Your Social Security Disability Has Been Denied

Posted Date: June 27, 2016 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

You must do five things upon learning that your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) has been denied: Remain calm Refuse to accept that initial no as a final answer Read all the documentation the agency sent along with its rejection letter Consult with a dedicated Columbus disability attorney Appeal (and, maybe, appeal again) […]

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Why File a Wrongful Death Case?

Posted Date: June 27, 2016 | Categories: Civil Lawsuit

Justice, fairness, and the need recover financially from the unexpectedly loss of a family member who contributed to household expenses top the list of reasons to file a wrongful death insurance claim or civil lawsuit. As far from the popular misconception of wrongful death settlements and judgments as lottery wins and cash-ins as possible, most […]

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Important Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted Date: June 24, 2016 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorneys in Cleveland, Ohio

Before discussing how to respond after suffering a slip and fall injury, let’s get clear on what constitutes the problem. Recognize When Liability May Exist “Slip and fall” is such a broad category of personal injury that it can help to define what a slip and fall is not: Not car accident-related Not medical malpractice […]

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Tips on Preventing Car Accidents

Posted Date: June 22, 2016 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorneys in Cleveland, Ohio

As Cleveland, Ohio personal injury attorneys, members of the Agee Clymer Mitchell and Portman legal team help many car accident victims. We love helping people hurt by negligent and reckless drivers receive the insurance settlements and civil lawsuit awards they need to pay medical bills, cover lost wages, and get on with their lives. Truth […]

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What is the Difference Between a Physical and a Mental Disability?

Posted Date: May 24, 2016 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Answering the question posed in the title seems fairly simple: Physical disabilities affect the body, while metal disabilities affect the brain. That oversimplifies the reality of the situation to near meaninglessness, though. Obviously, problems that originate in the brain can make controlling muscles difficult; likewise, bodily injuries can trigger mental disorders. Think, for instance, how […]

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What is Consumer Fraud?

Posted Date: May 14, 2016 | Categories: Intentional Torts Attorneys Cleveland, Ohio

A widely cited one-sentence definition of consumer fraud describes it as “deceptive practices that result in financial or other losses for consumers in the course of seemingly legitimate business transactions.” Examples include Identity theft Credit card fraud Nonexistent goods or real estate, including items and property the purported seller does not own Misrepresented risks and […]

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Injuries Not Covered Under Workers’ Compensation

Posted Date: April 25, 2016 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorneys Cleveland Ohio

Workers’ compensation exists to help individual who get injured or fall ill on the job. Therefore, only someone hurt or sickened at work or while engaged in activities directly related to fulfilling the duties of their job can claim workers’ comp benefits. The health problem must be significantly disabling, meaning the person has to stop […]

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Social Security Insurance versus Workers Compensation

Posted Date: March 4, 2016 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio, Workers' Compensation Attorneys Cleveland Ohio

Ohio Workers’ Compensation (OWC) is a state government program, while Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is administered by the federal government. Workers’ comp principally provides short-term benefits and one-time payments. SSDI benefits can often be received for a lifetime. The greatest similarities between the disability benefit programs involve the need to submit strong medical evidence […]

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Medical Conditions for Social Security Disability

Posted Date: February 17, 2016 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

The Social Security Administration explains more than once on its website that “medical evidence is the cornerstone of the disability determination.” While that requirement for qualifying to receive Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) could not be stated any more clearly, what the agency considers credible and convincing medical evidence is […]

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