Wrongful Death

Our lawyers bring more than 40 years of experience in handling wrongful death cases for clients across the state of Ohio.

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How Much Time is Available to Initiate a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against a Nursing Home?

In most states, including Ohio, the statute of limitations governs the time one has to sue on a legal claim.  When the statute “runs out,” the person loses their right to sue unless the claimant is eligible for an exception. “Statutes of limitations” are laws that define when a person can commence a legal action …

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Public Duty Laws and Emergency Responders

When Public Duty Law Protects Emergency Responders From Lawsuits

Should emergency responders be protected from litigation? That question returned to the forefront of discussion this year when the Illinois Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that the so-called “public duty rule” should no longer be in effect in that state. The rule provides general immunity from lawsuits brought by those who accuse paramedics, firefighters and police …

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Claim for Wrongful Death of Child Can Help Parents Heal

Wrongful death claims can involve a variety of legal practice areas including auto accidents, nursing home negligence, dangerous products on the market and medical malpractice. In Union County, Ohio a medical malpractice tragedy occurred recently when twin three-year-old boys died at home the evening after they had outpatient tonsillectomies and adenoidectomies. The twins’ parents sued in …

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Police Chase Ignites Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Cleveland City Officials

Use of “gratuitous, excessive, and objectively unreasonable force” is being charged in a wrongful death lawsuit filed late last week against the city of Cleveland, various city officials, and several police officers. The suit was filed on behalf of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams who was killed in a torrent of gunfire last Nov. 29 …

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