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The DGMS Personal Injury Law Blog

The field of personal injury and mass tort law is constantly evolving. The DGMS Law blog is published by our attorneys to keep clients, colleagues, and members of our community up to date on the state of plaintiff’s law in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and nationwide. Topics include personal injury, workers’ compensation, car accidents, defective products, recent settlements, and more.

Why Are Women at Greater Risk of Injury in Car Accidents?

It’s no secret that women are more likely to be injured and killed in car accidents than men. Data shows a significantly higher fatality rate for women versus men involved […]

March 16th, 2022

I’m Self-Employed: Am I Eligible for Ohio Workers’ Compensation?

If you’re self-employed or an independent contractor and get hurt in the course of your business, you may be wondering whether you are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. The answer […]

March 10th, 2022

How Does a Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

When you’re injured through someone else’s negligence, you’re typically entitled to compensation for your losses. That’s true whether you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident with a drunk driver, slip […]

March 2nd, 2022

Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) and Baby Formula Safety

Few things are more important than keeping your baby safe and healthy. With premature infants, that often takes special care. Often, that care includes supplementing feeding with baby formula. Recently, […]

February 23rd, 2022

Is it Legal to Be Fired By Text in Ohio?

Communications in the business world have been growing less formal for years, and the recent significant expansion of remote work means channels like Zoom, email, and even text messaging are […]

February 17th, 2022

Ohio Parking Lot Accidents: Who is Responsible?

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), tens of thousands of automobile crashes take place in parking lots around the country each year. And, though most of those accidents are […]

February 1st, 2022

What’s the Difference Between Wrongful Death and a Survival Action?

When a family member is killed through someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional act, the person who caused that death may be responsible for damages. Many people think of these […]

January 25th, 2022

How Do Telemedicine Lawsuits Work?

Telehealth isn’t new. But, the use of technology to deliver medical services has increased dramatically in the past few years. That shift requires adaptation, sometimes comes with bugs to be […]

January 17th, 2022

Accident Liability & Safe Driving in Ohio Snow

Ohio is one of the most dangerous states for wintertime driving. A recent analysis of three years of crash data determined that Ohio was the fourth-most-dangerous state for winter driving, […]

January 11th, 2022

8 Important Questions to Ask an Ohio Birth Injury Attorney

Your initial consultation with an Ohio birth injury lawyer is an opportunity to get your questions answered: questions about your case, about the law firm, and about your role moving […]

January 5th, 2022

Ohio Nursing Home Abuse Statistics: Breaking Down 2021 Numbers

Abuse, neglect, and exploitation of the elderly and disabled is a serious problem in Ohio and throughout the country. Ohio Adult Protective Services receives nearly 20,000 complaints each year, more […]

December 21st, 2021

What is the Average Birth Injury Legal Settlement?

If your child has suffered a birth injury, it’s natural to want to know what type of medical malpractice settlement or verdict you might expect to receive. Birth injuries often […]

December 8th, 2021

Is It Too Late to File a Paraquat Lawsuit?

Ohio is home to more than 11 million acres of cropland, so it’s no surprise that high rates of paraquat application have been reported in several Ohio counties. If you […]

December 6th, 2021

Ohio Football Stadium Injuries: Who’s Responsible?

Football is a way of life in Ohio, with storied rivalries, iconic coaches, and 7 OSU Heisman Trophy winners! More than 100,000 fans watch the Buckeyes play live at the […]

November 12th, 2021

Window Blind Cord Safety: Risks and Litigation

As parents, we do everything in our power to ensure the safety of our children. This is no easy feat when there are curious and active toddlers running around the […]

October 6th, 2021

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