During the holidays, people get extra excited because there is so much to do! From baking festive treats and setting up colorful lights, to bonfires with friends and family, the opportunities to enjoy yourself in Ohio are endless. However, because there is so much going on around this time, there is a higher risk of accidents.
Although the holidays should be happy and safe, injuries do happen and you may need help from an Ohio personal injury lawyer. Naturally, you want to do everything you can to prevent an accident over the holidays, but it’s also important to be ready should one occur. (more…)
Despite the fact that the majority of them are eager to give their human friends companionship, even the most gentle dogs can become tense in certain situations. As a result, millions of humans get bitten by dogs each year. If you’ve unfortunately been bitten, it’s very important to assess yourself since dog bite injuries can have serious medical, legal, and financial effects.
Ohio ranks number eight on the list of U.S. states with the most dog bites. At Rinehardt Injury Attorneys, we want to help you as much as possible. This is why we’ve created this blog, to provide you with information about crucial actions to take following a dog bite. (more…)
No driver is perfect; everyone is capable of making small mistakes on the road. Some mistakes have little to no consequences, but even the smallest mistakes could lead to potentially devastating accidents. This is especially important to keep in mind for truck drivers, whose massive vehicles have the potential to cause significant damage. This guide is meant to illustrate some of the common mistakes from truck drivers that could potentially lead to accidents.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)’s estimates, around 36,680 people died in 2020 due to motor vehicle traffic crashes—the largest number of deaths since 2007. This rise is despite the smaller number of cars on the road last year, while we socially-distanced, stayed and worked from home, and generally got out less during the pandemic.
What’s caused this spike in fatal car accidents in the last year? And why is 2021 projected to be even worse? There are five main reasons that people get into car crashes. If you can, avoid the following so you don’t become a statistic!
Prior to January 1, 2020, Ohio law was unclear as to the vehicle status of electric bicycles. Are they motorized vehicles, and subject to the same laws as cars, trucks, and motorcycles, or are they bicycles, and subject to bicycle regulations? The answer was unclear until the 132nd Ohio General Assembly passed H.B. 250, which lays out the specific regulations that apply to electric bikes. Now, Ohioans can ride their e-bikes with confidence, thanks to the new law.