New Rules For Personal Injury Claims

On October 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) for diagnostic coding. ICD-10 is a medical coding system. Medical coding systems assign a standardized numerical code to thousands of patient complaints, symptoms, and diagnoses. For example, the ICD-9 code for a… Read more »

2015 DGM&S Law Scholarship Winners Announced!

We are proud to announce the winners of this year’s DGM&S Law Scholarships! We’d like to congratulate Amy McKelvey for winning the $5,000 award. Ms. McKelvey currently attends the University Of California Hastings College Of Law in San Francisco. When she’s not in class or studying hard, she works with foster youth as a Court… Read more »

Legislation for Consumers: Ohio’s Sales Tax Free Weekend to Aid Back-to-School Shopping

Senate Bill 243 enacted a one-time sales tax free weekend to assist Ohio families with their back-to-school shopping. The three-day tax holiday is intended to boost the State economy while giving Ohio taxpayers a break during a traditionally high consumer spending month. During the tax holiday, clothing priced under $75, school supplies under $20, and… Read more »

How much is your car accident lawsuit worth?

While we’re always hoping for the best, it’s very likely that every driver will be involved in an accident at some point in their lives. The sheer number of drivers on the road makes it a statistical likelihood. In Ohio alone, the state police have investigated over 20,838 car accidents in the first four months… Read more »

Do you have low T?

There’s been a lot of hype in the news lately about “low T.” Do you have it? How can you know? It turns out that the answer isn’t as simple as measuring your testosterone levels. Hypogonadism Abnormally low testosterone levels in men are typically caused by a condition called “hypogonadism.” Patients with hypogonadism can’t produce… Read more »

5 Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs

You’ve probably seen ads for dangerous drugs on TV and updates about them in the news. These days, it seems like they’re everywhere. How can you know what to avoid? Which drugs are really dangerous? It can be tough to sift through all the conflicting information. Obviously certain drugs are dangerous if you take too… Read more »

Mesothelioma Lawsuits in Ohio

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused by inhalation or ingestion of asbestos fibers. Asbestos was commonly used in a number of industrial capacities for decades, exposing many thousands of workers to the deadly substance. Today, lawsuits against the manufacturers of asbestos products for failing to protect workers from the dangers of asbestos are ongoing. This… Read more »

Xarelto – Uses of Blood Thinner, Side Effects and Lawsuits

Xarelto Lawsuit Attorneys Xarelto (rivaroxoaban) is an anticoagulant: a product used to reduce the risk of stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) and other blood clot injuries. The product was introduced in 2011 and has been prescribed to individuals after undergoing knee and hip replacement surgeries, individuals with atrial fibrillation and to prevent… Read more »

Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits, Settlements and Information for Consumers

Stryker Voluntary Recall On July 6, 2012, Stryker voluntarily recalled its popular Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems, according to its own press release, which was distributed by the FDA. The recall was unusual for several reasons: for one, unlike Stryker’s infamously defective Trident line of hip replacements (also the subject of ongoing mass tort… Read more »