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Medical Bills, Bankruptcy, and Trump – How the Pending AHCA Bill Could Affect Bankruptcy Filings

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 Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, took effect in 2010 and has been the center of political tension for almost … [Read more...]

What is “Med Pay,” And Should You Have It?

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. Medical payment insurance, (commonly referred to as simply “med pay” insurance) is an often overlooked, but nonetheless, useful element of most … [Read more...]

Can Someone Sue Me if They Get Hurt on My Trampoline?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Raphael Jackson, a law student from the Chase School of Law. Trampolines are a common fixture to many a suburban household. Many parents raising children in the digital age can appreciate the old fashioned … [Read more...]

What Are The Primary Reasons Social Security Disability Benefits Are Denied?

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. Many people suffer from debilitating injuries or conditions that prevent them from working at all. Others’ conditions so severely limit the amount of … [Read more...]

Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation for an Injury in the Parking Lot at Work?

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 “Coming and Going Rule?” Workers’ compensation covers injuries that occur to an employee during the course of his or … [Read more...]

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 and creditor harassment. Those who have fallen victim to a credit … [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...]