The Listing of Impairments in Disability Claims

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on May 16, 2018 8:20:00 PM

When applying for Social Security disability, it is important to understand how the Social Security Administration (SSA) will evaluate your application.  In a very real sense, the SSA uses the listing of impairments and other factors to determine your future.  This should process should never be taken lightly.

Having the legal expertise of Social Security disability lawyers like Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA can hep protect your rights and maximize your benefits.  With a dedicated team devoted to helping you receive the best possible outcome, navigating the Social Security benefits process can be smooth, streamlined, and allow you to protect your family and future.

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Topics: Social Security

Why Injured Workers Should Call a Workers Compensation Lawyer

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on May 15, 2018 1:13:00 PM

Injured workers face difficult challenges.  Coping with medical expenses, lost wages, and physical recovery all at the same time can be extremely stressful. 

Fortunately, state law insures that injured employees may be able to receive workers’ compensation benefits for their injuries.  Even so, knowing what steps to take to protect your family, finances, and future can be tough.

If you are considering filing a claim with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, or if your existing claim was denied, calling an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer like those at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA is in your best interest.  Offering free initial consultations, the Lowe Eklund team can help you protect your right to receive the benefits available to you by law.

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Topics: Workers' compensation

Defective Products and Personal Injuries: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on May 14, 2018 12:28:01 AM

Defective products are put on the market all the time.  Sometimes this happens by accident.  Sometimes—more often than most people can imagine—it even happens on purpose. 

When defective products are put in the hands of consumers, safety and lives are put at risk.  Companies that make big profits by selling unsafe goods cannot be allowed to put their bottom line above the safety of consumers and innocent bystanders.

The product liability law firm of Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA has represented consumers against greedy and irresponsible businesses for over three decades.  By fighting for those injured by unreasonably dangerous and defective vehicles, products, and components, Lowe Eklund has helped make negligent corporations pay for their careless and unsafe business practices.

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Topics: product liability

Case Evaluation of Medical Malpractice Claims

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on May 13, 2018 11:08:45 PM

The case evaluation process for medical malpractice claims can be different than the process for evaluating other types of injury claims.  This is in part due to the nature of medical malpractice laws and in part due to unique nature of pursuing medical negligence claims.

Relying on an experienced medical malpractice attorney, like those of Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, can help you better understand whether taking legal action in your particular circumstances is the right move for you.  Here are a few things to know before calling for your free case evaluation.

Medical Malpractice Occurs Frequently

Medical errors occurs frequently.  According to Forbes, medical errors are responsible for literally hundreds of thousands of deaths each year.  The corresponding rate of medical errors that cause or exacerbate non-fatal injuries and illnesses can be assumed to be astronomically high.  In short, medical errors happen all the time.

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Topics: medical malpractice

Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on May 3, 2018 5:25:06 PM

Applying for Social Security disability benefits is just the beginning of what can be a long and complicated process.  When you or your loved one are already struggling with the consequences of an injury or illness, dealing with disability applications, bureaucracy, and appeals can seem impossible.

By retaining an experienced Social Security disability lawyer, applicants can ease their burden and know that they have someone fighting to help them get the maximum benefits available.  This means more time to focus on your own well-being and recuperation. 

At Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, helping clients in their time of needs means securing compensation and benefits from all available sources.  That is why the Lowe Eklund team represents clients in social security disability benefits matters. 

Injured and ailing individuals deserve to have someone on their side.  No matter what stage of the benefits application or appeals process you are in, one of Lowe Eklund’s qualified attorneys can help.   

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Topics: Social Security

Manufacturing Defect Injuries: When to Contact an Attorney

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 30, 2018 9:34:08 PM

A manufacturing defect is just one cause of unsafe product injuries and wrongful deaths.  Every day, unsuspecting consumers suffer terrible harm because companies put profits before consumer safety.  When this happens, consumers should know that they have the right to pursue legal action against the businesses responsible.

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA’s product liability lawyers have helped countless clients fight back against greedy companies and manufacturers of defective products.  If a defective product causes you or your loves one injuries, call now for a free consultation.

Product Liability Law

In Ohio and across the nation, consumers have legal recourse for injuries caused by defective products.  This recourse is available in the civil courts through what is known as product liability laws.  These laws vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but all jurisdictions provide some protection and recourse for injured consumers and third parties.

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Topics: product liability

Surgical Error in Ohio

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 28, 2018 9:33:07 PM

Surgical error can result in a media frenzy and big headlines.  Stories about doctors operating on the wrong patient or amputating the wrong limb are astonishing to everyone.  After all, how could medical professionals make such terrible mistakes?

But the unfortunate truth is that surgeons, staff, and medical facilities do make mistakes.  All the time.  While most cases of surgical error are not as clear-cut as the headlines about incorrectly amputated legs, the very fact that errors of this magnitude can—and do—occur demonstrate that medical professionals are as capable as error as anyone else.

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA’s medical malpractice attorneys have represented countless clients injured by surgical errors.  Whether a surgery is major or minor, errors and malpractice by medical professionals can have severe, long-lasting, and even permanent consequences.

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Topics: medical malpractice

Is Failure to Diagnose Medical Malpractice?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 28, 2018 8:32:01 PM

A doctor’s failure to diagnose your illness or injury can have serious consequences.  Getting satisfactory and timely treatment is important to protect you from exacerbated symptoms, collateral health issues, and even death.

But is a failure to diagnose a condition actually medical malpractice in Ohio?

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Topics: medical malpractice

Ohio Law Firm for Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 17, 2018 10:49:57 PM

Having the right law firm representing you and your family is important.  Car, truck, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents can result in devastating injuries.  You need to know that your rights and your interests are protected by experienced legal counsel.

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA is a law firm dedicated to fighting for injured people like you.  For over thirty years, Lowe Eklund Wakefield’s accident injury attorneys have represented countless individuals and families who have suffered due to the negligence of another.

Lawyers You Can Trust

When you are dealing with a motor vehicle accident injury, dealing with your injuries and your claims is of utmost importance to you.  You deserve an attorney who will treat your case with the attention it deserves.

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A Free Consultation After Your Car Accident: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 16, 2018 11:10:11 PM

A free consultation with an experienced attorney should be on your list of priorities if you have been involved in a motor vehicle crash.  While the aftermath of a car or truck accident can be a difficult time, having the right injury attorney on your side can minimize your stress. 

By allowing lawyers like those of Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA to take control of your claim, you can focus on your recovery and let the professionals handle the rest.  Do not be taken in by insurance adjusters asking you to sign away your legal rights in exchange for a quick settlement.  To protect your rights and ensure you receive fair compensation, schedule a free consultation with one of Lowe Eklund Wakefield’s experienced lawyers.

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