How to Hire a Cleveland Accident Attorney

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Oct 17, 2016 11:00:00 AM

If you have been injured in an accident, finding the right attorney is essential.  A skilled Cleveland accident attorney can guide you through the complex and trying times that follow a life-altering personal injury.

Frequently, this means more than merely negotiating an in
surance settlement or representing you in court.  It may also mean providing guidance on matters of treatment for your injuries, loss of employment, disability benefits, and the many other difficult personal consequences of sustaining a personal injury.

With so much on the line, you may want to remember a few easy tips to help ensure that your accident attorney is the right attorney for you.

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Topics: personal injury, car accidents, cleveland lawyer

Defective Products: You’re On Notice

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Aug 24, 2016 12:22:27 PM


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Topics: product recalls

Meet Carly, Lowe Eklund's New Disability Attorney.

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Aug 24, 2016 11:41:51 AM

Meet Carly A. Ibold

Carly A. Ibold joins the team as an associate attorney. She will  focus her practice on Workers’ Compensation and Social Security disability.

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Topics: Disability, Social Security, Workers' compensation

Social Security Disability FAQs

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Aug 23, 2016 4:02:54 PM

Want to know what to expect when filing a social security disability claim? Have questions but you can't find answers? Read FAQ's from our newest attorney, Carly Ibold, to learn how long the process will take and what you should do to move the process along in your favor.

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Topics: Disability, Social Security

Attending the 2016 RNC? Be Prepared to Avoid Personal Injury

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Jul 10, 2016 8:52:09 AM

Most of the time in Cleveland, it's easy to rush out of the house, hop in the car, snag a great parking space and get where you're going. Don't count on it being so easy during the Republican National Convention (RNC)!

City officials have recommended that people who work within a certain zone should stay home to avoid the crowds. The city also increased its insurance coverage to cover injury lawsuits that might result from hosting the July convention. They've also increased resources for security and law enforcement, such as riot gear and crowd control tools.  Even the Ohio legislature has added to the fray: This week, legislators approved extended hours for bars. Clearly, officials are hoping for the best, and preparing for the worst. You should, too.

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Topics: personal injury

Who Decides Whether to Settle a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Ohio?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 30, 2016 11:30:00 PM

Personal Injury Plaintiffs Have a Right to Make Their Own Decisions

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Topics: personal injury

Can a Passenger in a Motor Vehicle Accident Sue Both Drivers?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 30, 2016 9:43:49 PM

Any Driver Can Be Negligent

There are many scenarios that can cause you to seek out a car accident lawyer in Cleveland, Ohio.

When most of us think of motor vehicle accident lawsuits, we probably think of a negligent driver crashing into another vehicle and causing injuries to the occupants of the other vehicle. This type of scenario does, in fact, occur quite often.

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Topics: car accidents

Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Apr 26, 2016 7:22:21 PM

It's warming up out there, and if you're like us, you're bringing the motorcycles out of storage and getting ready for the rubber to meet the road. What do motorcycle accident statistics for motorcycles in Ohio tell us about staying safe? Read our free PDF infographic, "Ohio Motorcycle Injuries & Statistics,to find out what you and your motorcycle-loving friends need to know.

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Topics: personal injury

Polaris RZR Recall: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 23, 2016 11:30:00 PM

Polaris Recalls 133,000 RZR Off-Highway Vehicles

On Tuesday, vehicle manufacturer Polaris Industries Inc. recalled approximately 133,000 of its “recreational off-highway vehicles” following more than 160 reports of fires, nearly 20 reports of injuries, and one death. With so many reports of the vehicles catching fire during operation, one has to wonder what sort of manufacturer could in good conscience take so long to recall these dangerous vehicles.

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Topics: auto defects

What is Ohio’s Dram Shop Law?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 23, 2016 9:52:14 PM

When Bars Overserve, Lives Hang in the Balance

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Topics: car accidents, drunk driving accidents