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Cleveland Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Aug 30, 2017 6:16:02 AM

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA’s motorcycle accident lawyers have seen firsthand the personal and financial devastation of motor cycle accident injuries.  Motorcycle accidents can cause injury, death, loss of ability to work, personal and social upheaval, and many other damages to a driver or rider.

Compared to non-motorcycle crashes, those injured in motor cycle accidents frequently have more severe injuries and a more difficult time dealing with difficult insurance companies.  That is why it is imperative that you or your loved one contact an experienced Cleveland motorcycle accident lawyer following a motorcycle crash.

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Topics: motorcycle accidents

Medical Errors and Malpractice Injuries: How Medical Lawyers Can Help

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Aug 25, 2017 11:20:52 PM

It is no secret that the deck is stacked against patients injured by doctors and hospitals.  Large, powerful healthcare companies and their large, powerful malpractice insurers often care more about their profit margin than about the lives of those injured by medical errors and malpractice.

Fortunately for the innocent victims of medical malpractice, Ohio’s medical lawyers are empowered by law to help those injured by malpractice recover compensation for their injuries.  In fact, the lawyers of Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA have helped injured Ohioans collect millions of dollars in damages suffered as the result of medical and surgical malpractice.

While facing down an irresponsible or reckless healthcare professional or system can seem daunting, the right medical lawyers can help you stand up to businesses that so dangerously put profit ahead of health and safety.

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Topics: medical malpractice

The Ohio State Fair Accident and Ohio's Amusement Ride Laws

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Aug 2, 2017 11:25:31 AM

Tragedy struck at the Ohio State Fair on July 26, 2017 as one man was killed and several others were injured by a malfunctioning amusement park ride.  This devastating incident has many justifiably concerned about their safety at fairs and amusement parks.

The team at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA is available now to help you and your loved ones if you were injured at an amusement park or fair.  Amusement ride patrons are entitled to enjoy rides free from unreasonable risks and dangers, and anyone who is injured should consult an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Read on for the fast facts that Ohioans should know about amusement rides and their safety.

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Topics: Ohio State Fair Accident

Nursing Home Abuse: Separating Myth from Fact

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jul 25, 2017 12:03:54 AM

Everyone agrees that instances of nursing home abuse are cause for alarm.  But most people do not understand the various types of abuse that can occur, and the shocking frequency of physical, emotional, and financial abuse that our loved ones endure. 

When families make the decision to place an elderly or special needs loved one in a nursing home facility, they expect both healthcare professionals and staff to treat their family members with respect, kindness, and dignity.  Sadly, whether because of profit-hungry policies or negligent hiring, many nursing home facilities do not take proper care of their patients.

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA’s nursing home abuse lawyers are available now to help you and your loved ones understand your rights if you believe abuse has occurred.

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Topics: nursing home injuries

Who is Responsible for Passenger Injuries in an Auto Accident?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 30, 2017 9:43:02 PM

Many car and truck accidents involve injuries to vehicle passengers.  Who is at fault for (and who is financially liable for) a passenger’s injuries is not always easy to figure out.  For this reason it is important when a passenger is injured in an auto accident to contact a Cleveland car accident lawyer.

Why You Need an Auto Accident Attorney when Dealing with Insurance Companies

Auto insurance companies are notorious for their efforts to achieve a quick settlement with injured crash victims.  The reasons they do this are many: to prevent individuals from seeking the advice of legal counsel who may be able to determine additional liabilities; to prevent individuals from more thoroughly estimate the amount of damages suffered; and to prevent individuals from hiring legal counsel to negotiate on their behalf for a more appropriate settlement.

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Topics: car accidents

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Protect the Rights of Injured Patients

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 22, 2017 11:13:48 PM

A study published in 2016 estimated that approximately 250,000 deaths occur each year in the U.S. as the result of medical errors.  Despite this alarming statistic, medical malpractice claims continue to decrease, and injured patients and their families are left to cope with the aftermath of medical malpractice because of restrictive laws that limit patients’ rights.

In short, medical malpractice may be killing up to a quarter of a million Americans each year, and those responsible are getting away with it.  But injured patients and families still have rights under the law. 

If you or your family have been injured by a doctor or healthcare professional’s negligence, a medical malpractice lawyer may be your only chance to receive the just compensation you deserve.

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Topics: medical malpractice

What Does an Ohio Injury Lawyer Do?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on May 31, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Every Ohio injury lawyer at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA is dedicated to helping individuals obtain fair compensation for their injuries.  But just what does that entail?

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Topics: personal injury

4 Types of Cases That Medical Malpractice Lawyers See Too Often

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on May 24, 2017 10:42:17 PM

Patients trust medical professionals with their lives.  Too often, though, hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare practitioners see patients as nothing more than profits.  This can lead to inattentive and careless treatment.  Worse, it can lead to injury or death due to medical malpractice.

At Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, medical malpractice lawyers represent numerous clients who have been harmed due to medical and surgical negligence.  While the specifics of each case differ, the majority of injured patients who rely on Lowe Eklund’s experienced attorneys suffer as the result of just a few types of medical malpractice.

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Topics: medical malpractice

How Can Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Help Senior Citizens?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 30, 2017 11:28:03 PM

Deciding to place a loved one in a nursing home facility can be difficult.  We all want the senior citizens in our lives to receive the care and attention they need.  Unfortunately, as elderly abuse and neglect continues in Ohio and nationwide, nursing home abuse lawyers are seeing many families harmed by the mistreatment of a nursing home resident.

If you or your loved one have experienced or show signs of nursing home abuse, you do not have to take on the facility alone.  Experienced nursing home abuse lawyers like those at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA can stand up for your loved one and help your family find justice after an abusive incident.

What is nursing home abuse?

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Topics: nursing home injuries

After a TBI, a Brain Injury Attorney Is Essential

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, ranks among the most serious types of personal injuries.  Typically leading to long-term symptoms and frequently causing permanent disabilities, TBI can cause a lifetime of personal and financial hardship.

When a loved one suffers a TBI, you owe it to your family to contact an experienced Cleveland brain injury attorney.  Seeking justice and obtaining compensation for your injured family member will likely require in-depth legal and medical analysis that can only be provided by a proven professional like those at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA.

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Topics: traumatic brain injury