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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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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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How to Choose the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in Cleveland, Ohio

Posted Date: July 20, 2018 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

We recently described six signs you may be dealing with a bad Cleveland attorney. Here, we flip the script to highlight five characteristics shared by the best Cleveland personal injury lawyers. You should insist that the attorney you hire to provide advice and representation as you pursue an insurance claim or civil lawsuit possesses each […]

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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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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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What Types of Accidents Cause Personal Injury?

Posted Date: April 5, 2017 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Personal injuries and wrongful deaths result from many causes. They also take many forms, ranging from cuts and bruises to broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and cerebral palsy. Fortunately, victims have undeniable rights to hold the people or organizations that harm them accountable. Parents can seek insurance settlements for injured children, and a designated family […]

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Slips, Falls, and Other Winter-Related Accidents

Posted Date: March 1, 2017 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Tough winters define Cleveland almost as much as hard-luck NFL seasons. The snow and ice that cover northeastern Ohio from early November to late March do more than make Clevelanders pine for spring. They create slip, fall, and car crash hazards that put everyone at increased risks for serious injuries and death. The Agee Clymer […]

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