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How to Calculate Pain and Suffering Damages in an Ohio Personal Injury Claim

Posted Date: July 9, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

As personal injury attorneys in Cleveland, we use a few different methods to calculate fair and reasonable settlements pain and suffering damages. Before we get into those details, allow us to explain why our clients deserve cash awards for what state law calls “noneconomic losses” from injuries inflicted by traffic accidents, medical malpractice, slips & […]

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What Medical Conditions Qualify for Long-Term Disability?

Posted Date: June 3, 2019 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Listing each chronic or potentially fatal health problem that qualifies a person for long-term disability benefits is not possible. Brief examples and general categories of qualify illnesses and injuries appear below. The most important thing to understand is the long-term component. Regardless of whether a person seeks long-term disability benefits from Social Security, a private […]

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Know the Time Limit for Filing a Personal Injury Claim After a Car Accident in Cleveland, Ohio

Posted Date: May 21, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Following a car accident in Cleveland or anywhere else in Ohio, an injured victim has two years from the date of the crash to file insurance claims. A family member or the estate executor for a person who dies in a car crash also has two years to file a wrongful death claim. The statute […]

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How Will a Personal Injury Settlement Affect my Ohio Workers’ Comp Benefits?

Posted Date: May 9, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

First, understand that you may have grounds for filing a personal injury compensation claim if you get hurt on the job. While Ohio makes it nearly impossible for an employee to sue his or her employer for negligence, you can sue the driver who hit you while you were using a company vehicle or the […]

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Tips to Help You Succeed with Your Ohio Workers Comp Claim

Posted Date: April 25, 2019 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

No “one weird trick” ensures you will win your workers’ compensation claim. Each case is unique, and your employer and the Ohio workers’ comp program will look for almost any excuse to deny benefits. Still, as Cleveland-based attorneys who have decades of experience with helping people who suffered injuries on the job or who developed […]

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Accidents in the Workplace?

Posted Date: February 6, 2019 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

This a question with a short, simple answer and a longer, more meaningful answer. We welcome this as an opportunity to give both versions. Each year, Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) prepares a report titled Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. The most-recent year for which complete data is available is 2016. During that […]

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Which Medical Conditions Qualify for Long Term Disability?

Posted Date: January 9, 2019 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Before getting into specifics about which medical conditions qualify for long term disability benefits, understand that a long-term disability is generally one that lasts longer than 12 months or which will prove fatal. The condition can be genetic, illness-related, or caused by an injury, but it must limit the person’s ability to work for a […]

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Top-Rated Workers’ Comp Lawyer Near Cleveland, Ohio and More

Posted Date: December 17, 2018 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

When you get hurt or sick on the job, you can count on the Cleveland workers’ compensation attorneys at Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman to fight for the medical coverage and disability benefits you need. The law requires nearly all employers to participate in the state’s workers’ comp program. Employers also have legal duties to […]

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Examples of Medical Malpractice Claims

Posted Date: December 2, 2018 |

Any health care professional can injure or kill a patient through medical malpractice. Unfortunately, opportunities for doctors, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists, dentists and specialists to make life-threatening mistakes abound. Brief discussions of some of the cases we have seen most often during our decades of combined practice as medical malpractice attorneys in Cleveland, Ohio, follow. If […]

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How to Recover Financially from a Brain Injury

Posted Date: November 15, 2018 | Categories: Brain Injury Lawyer Cleveland, Ohio

As brain injury lawyers in Cleveland, Ohio, who have decades of experience, we know that such injuries have many causes. These include, but are not limited to: Traffic accidents Physical assaults Surgical errors Errors during labor and delivery Medication mistakes Falls Workplace accidents Electric shocks The symptoms of brain injuries are also numerous and include […]

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