Surviving the System: Navigating Social Security Survivor’s Benefits

Surviving the System: Navigating Social Security Survivor’s Benefits  Social Security benefits can seem like a maze of rules and exceptions. One subsection of benefits Social Security provides is that of survivor’s benefits. Survivor’s benefits are benefits that may be received by loved ones after a working family member has passed away. These benefits are specifically… Read more »

Monsanto Roundup and Cancer: What You Need to Know

In 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reported a startling finding: Glyphosate — the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup and the most-used agricultural chemical in history — “probably” causes cancer in humans. Specifically, the IARC found that there was evidence that glyphosate causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of… Read more »

Drowsy Driving is a Problem in the Buckeye State

Many people are under the impression that the most dangerous things you can do behind the wheel is driving distracted or driving drunk. While this is certainly true, there is an inherent risk associated with drowsy driving as well, which has increasingly become a problem on Ohio’s long stretches of country roads. Let’s face it, our state… Read more »

Plavix Lawsuit Ruling and What it Means for Product Liability Cases

A Supreme Court ruling issued this summer will make it harder for lawyers to select where to file nationwide lawsuits against manufacturers by limiting the jurisdiction of state courts. In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, decided June 19, 2017, the court ruled that lawsuits involving out-of-state plaintiffs against out-of-state defendants could not… Read more »

Top 5 Car Recalls in the US

Cars with defective parts can affect thousands, even millions, of drivers, and the problems can have deadly consequences. Currently, the most publicized case is the Takata airbag recall. Defective airbag accelerators have resulted in a dozen deaths, hundreds of injuries, and a massive recall affecting 19 different automakers. Takata isn’t the only subject of a… Read more »

Take Control of Your Healthcare: 21 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Whether your doctor is in Dayton or anywhere in the Tri-State area, you go to them for their professional medical advice. You go because they studied medicine for years and have experience with cases similar to yours. That does not change the fact that to live your healthiest life, you must take an active role… Read more »