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Combatting the Common Causes of Fall Accidents in Ohio

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One unfortunate myth that persists about falling accidents is that the resulting damage is often not severe. In reality, approximately 30% of people who are involved in falling accidents end up with moderate to severe injuries. The chances of becoming seriously injured increase greatly with a person’s age. Among the other challenges that fall-related injuries create, it can…

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Ohio Car Accidents Involving Wet Conditions

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The Federal Highway Administration reports that there are approximately 5,748,000 vehicle accidents in this country each year. It might come as a surprise, but approximately 22% of these accidents are at least in part due to the weather. When weather-related crashes occur, they are most often caused by roads that are wet from either rain or snow. These…

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Dawn, Dusk, and Ohio Car Accidents

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Car accidents throughout the state of Ohio can occur at any time, but there are certain times of the day when they are even more common. Dawn and dusk are particularly common times for accidents in Ohio for several reasons. For one, the sun at dawn can result in blare that temporarily blinds drivers. On the other hand,…

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Fixed Point Accidents in Ohio: Why They are So Deadly

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Statistics compiled by the Ohio Department of Transportation reveal that between 2010 to 2014, approximately 17% of all motor vehicle crashes involved fixed objects. If you are involved in a single-vehicle accident where you collide with a fixed point, it is likely you will end up being held responsible. This means that if you own your vehicle, the…

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School Bus Accident Lawyer

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As summer comes to an end, many parents will soon place their children back on the school bus every morning with the expectation that they will reach their destination safely. The good news is that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration predicts that children who ride on school buses are 70 times safer than children who ride in…

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Accidents Involving Big Rigs

By | Car Crashes, Hamilton Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys - Kruger & Hodges, Uncategorized

Truck accidents are some of the most devastating cases we handle.  According to the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Ohio is in the Top 10 when it comes to average number of fatal large truck and bus crashes. Nationally, 61% of all fatal crashes involving a large truck occurred in rural areas, and 27%…

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Traffic Light Cameras in Ohio

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Traffic cameras have disappeared in many states, but are still present throughout Ohio. The reason why these cameras remain in the state is that our lawmakers see them as a way to collect funds and help to keep communities safe. If you face a ticket related to a traffic camera in Ohio, you should not hesitate to speak…

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What is the Statute of Limitations on my Personal Injury Case?

By | Car Crashes, General, Hamilton Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys - Kruger & Hodges, Uncategorized

While you might have heard the term before, many people are confused about what a statute of limitations means to them. Each state as well as federal agencies place different statutes of limitations on various offenses. These refer to the specific period of time that a person has in which to pursue a legal action. If you wait…

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