Cleveland Construction Accident Attorneys Search for Answers

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Nov 30, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Construction accidents are among the most frequent, and most dangerous, injuries to employees and contractors in Ohio.  Falls, electrocutions, falling objects, collapsing structures, and unstable equipment can cause serious on-the-job injuries to even the most careful worker.  Because of the complexity of law and circumstances, an experienced Cleveland construction accident attorney will need to search for answers to ensure that construction site injuries are fully compensated.

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Topics: personal injury, construction accidents

Ohio Motorcycle Accidents in 2016

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Nov 15, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Ohio motorcycle accidents have risen steadily over the past two years and, if current trends continue, 2016 may be one of the most dangerous years for Ohio motorcyclists. 

Due to a wide variety of factors, the frequent and often deadly motorcycle injuries that occur as the result of negligent driving can lead to complex and unique litigation issues.  With accidents and injuries on the rise, it is important than ever that motorcyclists understand how their cases are different from ordinary motor vehicle cases, and why they need an experienced attorney following a motorcycle crash.

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Topics: motorcycle accidents

Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Oct 31, 2016 11:35:01 AM

If you find yourself wondering if you have a case, chances are, something horrible happened, and you're looking to put the pieces back together. If you're looking for financial compensation and to obtain justice, the first step is to determine whether a case exists. A formal personal injury case typically starts when a private individual (the "plaintiff") files a civil "complaint" against another person, business, corporation, or government agency (the "defendant"), alleging that they acted carelessly or irresponsibly in connection with an accident or injury that caused harm.

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How to Find the Best Cleveland Personal Injury Attorneys

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Oct 31, 2016 11:30:27 AM

It is no surprise that when you or a loved one are injured you want the best Cleveland personal injury attorneys representing you and your family in court.  Having the right lawyer in your time of need can help to maximize your recovery, minimize your stress, and improve your life in the aftermath of personal injuries both large and small.

What Do the Best Cleveland Personal Injury Attorneys Have in Common?

Earlier this month, we discussed how personal injury victims should approach hiring a lawyer.  Today we want to dig a little deeper and discuss what you should be looking for when evaluating personal injury attorneys.  While every lawyer will have their own strengths and style, there are a few traits that exceptional lawyers have in common.

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Topics: personal injury, cleveland lawyer

The Best Attorneys in Cleveland Are Board Certified

Posted by Ryan Fisher on Oct 30, 2016 7:22:38 PM

 In this video by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, we learn why it's important to select a qualified trial attorney to represent you. James A. Lowe of Lowe Eklund Wakefield in Cleveland, OH, is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, which signifies a higher level of professional competence in personal injury cases.

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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