Are sports teams liable for the injuries that might occur to fans?

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on Jul 3, 2019 8:40:00 AM

The attention of the baseball world will shift to Cleveland this week for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. But not all the focus will be on what takes place on the field. There's been an ongoing debate about fan safety — and, furthermore, who is liable for that safety.

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Topics: personal injury

What documents should you bring to your consultation with a lawyer?

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on Jun 27, 2019 11:47:56 AM

So you've set up your first meeting with a personal injury attorney to discuss a potential claim. This initial consultation is a great opportunity for you and a lawyer to get to know each other briefly and to determine if you want to hire that lawyer through a formal attorney-client relationship.

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Topics: personal injury

Highlights and reflections from Lowe Eklund Wakefield community service day

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on Jun 13, 2019 2:47:02 PM

What is community? For many of us at Cleveland law firm Lowe Eklund Wakefield, community is fellowship, it is giving back to those around as you are able, and it is a sense of belonging and place.

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Ohio attorney weighs in on debate for workers compensation PTSD benefits to first responders

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on Jun 10, 2019 4:44:08 PM

Ohio lawmakers want to extend workers compensation benefits to first responders’ access who experience post-traumatic stress disorder. According to the Columbus Dispatch, House lawmakers added a provision to the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation budget that would allow police, firefighters and emergency medical workers to file claims without a correlating physical injury. 

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Topics: Workers' compensation

What are "never events" for skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes?

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on Jun 5, 2019 8:07:00 AM

The term "never event" was introduced into the medical vernacular nearly 20 years ago. In the time since its introduction and the first list of "never events" was introduced, the meaning has been modified and expanded, and overall public awareness has increased while fatal errors to patients have decreased.

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Topics: nursing home injuries

Cleveland law firm Lowe Eklund Wakefield to kick off car seat giveaway

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on May 31, 2019 6:47:00 AM

To help keep children safe on the road, Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, is kicking off a giveaway ahead of the busiest travel season. The Cleveland personal injury law firm is helping pay for the cost of a car seat to qualifying families in Northeast Ohio throughout the summer.

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Topics: General Firm News

Lowe Eklund Wakefield staff to volunteer with local nonprofit Providence House

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on May 15, 2019 8:39:00 AM

The staff from Cleveland law firm Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, is doing its part to help create stronger, more stable families this summer by volunteering at a local nonprofit that serves at-risk local children and families in crisis.

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Topics: General Firm News

How Does a Lawsuit Work? An Overview of the Civil Litigation Process

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on May 8, 2019 8:46:00 AM

When you're injured because of another person's mistake or recklessness and you're considering legal action, one of the many questions that often comes to mind is how a personal injury lawsuit works.

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Topics: personal injury, cleveland lawyer, legal basics

Lowe Eklund Wakefield to sponsor Special Spaces fundraiser for children battling serious illness

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on May 3, 2019 2:52:28 PM

Cleveland personal injury law firm Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, is giving back to a special group of kids in May by supporting a local nonprofit that creates special spaces for kids battling serious illnesses. 

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How to Hire an Experienced Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on Apr 8, 2019 11:08:00 AM

 

One in every three nursing homes in the United States has been cited for abuse infractions or violations. Rectifying that negligent conduct may require legal action. Nursing home cases are complex legal matters that involve extensive legal experience and, oftentimes, intense investigation.

But how should a victim, or the family of a victim, start when looking for an experienced nursing home abuse attorney or nursing home negligence attorney in Ohio? When it comes to a nursing home abuse attorney for your case, choosing an experienced attorney to hire is like choosing any service, and a wise person conducts their research to help them make an informed decision.

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Topics: cleveland lawyer, nursing home injuries, legal basics