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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...]

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 Law According to Uber: How Uber Drivers Are Licensed and What This Means for Your Insurance Coverage

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. For several years, Uber and other “ride-sharing” services have competed with traditional taxi and black car services across the … [Read more...]

Insurance Companies Shouldn’t Deny PIP Coverage for Automobile Accidents in Bad Faith

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. Insurance is a major part of everyday life. You may have home insurance that protects your home and valuables within … [Read more...]

Science in the Law: Allowing Evidence to Speak More Fully to Tell the Whole Story

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by J. Alexander Haney, a Juris Doctor student at NKU Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University. Science in the Law: Allowing Evidence to Speak More Fully to Tell the Whole Story To say that the practice … [Read more...]

Kentucky and Ohio – What Can You Present As Medical Damages To A Jury?

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. Kentucky and Ohio – What Can You Present As Medical Damages To A Jury? Anyone who has suffered, or has had a family … [Read more...]

When a Civil Defendant Files for Bankruptcy

Justin Lawrence wrote this article to teach other attorneys how to handle a personal injury case, such as a car accident or a slip-and-fall, when the defendant in the case files for bankruptcy.  If you have a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim, the case law and advice in this article can … [Read more...]