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What You Should Expect from an Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claim

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Workers’ compensation can include compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and permanent impairment that occurs during … [Read more...]

Can I Be Liable for my Spouse’s Debt?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Linda Long, a Juris Doctor student at the NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. It’s interesting, there is an older statute still on the books that deals with a husband’s liability to a wife specifically. I’ll … [Read more...]

Credit Fraud And The Fair Credit Reporting Act

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. An unfortunate reality of modern living involves the prevalence of credit scams. Those who have fallen victim to a credit scam, or suspect they have … [Read more...]

When Can an Ohio Police Officer Be Held Liable for Hurting Someone in a Car Accident?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. The Ohio Supreme Court held that when police officers are performing their duty, they can be held civilly liable for damages to a … [Read more...]

Class Actions: How They Are Created, Who Belongs in One, and Why Class Actions Exist

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Linda Long, a Juris Doctor student at the NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. “Well, I want to sue!” Slow down, buddy. Ease up on the reigns a little, and let’s create a game plan, shall we? What is the injury? … [Read more...]

Does My Car’s Manufacturer Have a Duty to Warn Me About Defects After I Buy the Car?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Mark Ashley Hatfield, a Juris Doctor student at the University of Kentucky College of Law. It is hard to deny that our lives would be much more difficult without vehicles. Our commute to work, our trips to the … [Read more...]

How Do I Know If I Have A Successful Slip and Fall Injury Lawsuit?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. Unfortunately, many people have suffered or will suffer from injuries sustained during a slip and fall incident, and are faced with the question of … [Read more...]

The Dayton, Ohio Red-Light Camera Dispute – What do I Need to Know?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Caitlin DiCrease, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. What is the law on Red-Light Cameras in Ohio? Speeding and the running of red lights are two of the most common traffic … [Read more...]

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Pay for ATV Accidents?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. In 2014, among all the states, Kentucky reported the 5th largest number of All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) accidents and Ohio reported … [Read more...]

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and How it Protects You

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Caitlin DiCrease, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act? The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA” for short) is a federal law under … [Read more...]