Three tips to avoid being hit by a car while jogging

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Aug 5, 2019 3:28:12 PM

When the weather is favorable, a jog outside can be one of the most invigorating things for your physical and mental health. But any outdoor runner faces a variety of risks depending on the area where they are running, and accidents to a pedestrian in these situations are rarely minor and are frequently severe or deadly. The pedestrian accident lawyers of Cleveland, Ohio, law firm Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, know this from firsthand experience.

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Topics: personal injury, car accidents

How can I get a replacement child safety seat after an auto accident?

Posted by Anthony Moujaes on Mar 26, 2019 1:59:05 PM

If you've been involved in a moderate or severe car crash, the aftermath of a collision can make treating injuries, paying medical bills, dealing with lost wages, or replacing your vehicle feel like an endless ordeal of stress. But an additional detail that new parents also must consider is how to replace your child's car safety seat. 

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Topics: car accidents, cleveland lawyer

Winter Car Crash? Call an Accident Attorney in Cleveland Now

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Dec 30, 2017 9:53:40 PM

The Ohio winter has come in like a lion this year.  For the past weeks, Clevelanders have been dealing with precipitous snow, icy roads, and dangerous traffic crashes.  With wrecks and collisions on the rise, you may be wondering if you need an accident attorney in Cleveland.

The truth is that whether you are involved in any type of motor vehicle accident, consulting a lawyer is a must to protect your interests.  Accident attorneys at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA are available now to provide a free consultation regarding your accident and your legal options.

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Topics: car accidents

A Car Accident Personal Injury Attorney Should Always Review Your Claim

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Sep 30, 2017 3:59:46 PM

When someone is injured in a car accident, personal injury attorneys provide victims with a voice.  Whether arguing before the court or fighting against greedy insurance companies, a lawyer can help you stand up for your right to compensation for your injuries.

Many car accident victims, though, do not consult with a personal injury lawyer following a crash.  Some choose to settle with an insurance company on their own.  Others do not think their injuries are serious enough for a case.  Others still believe that their partial responsibility makes a successful lawsuit impossible.

Whatever their reasons, these poor victims disadvantage themselves by not consulting a car accident personal injury attorney

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Topics: car accidents

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

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 insurance 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

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

What is Ohio’s Dram Shop Law?

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

When Bars Over-serve, Lives Hang in the Balance

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Topics: car accidents, drunk driving accidents

Ohio Experiences Highest Increase in Risk of Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Mar 12, 2016 1:23:43 PM

A new report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association projects an approximately 10% increase of pedestrian traffic fatalities nationwide in 2015. The preliminary data reported by the GHSA is based on deaths occurring only in the first half of the year, but if projections hold the 10% increase will be the highest year-to-year increase since the data has been collected.

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Ohio Traffic Deaths Rise in 2015

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jan 2, 2016 1:27:49 PM

2015 saw an approximately 5% increase in Ohio traffic-related deaths over the previous year, according to the State Highway Patrol. The 1,057 confirmed traffic deaths in 2015 was up from 1,008 in 2014 and 990 in 2013. With 42 deaths still under review, the 2015 figure could rise to over 1,100 Ohio traffic deaths.

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