Personal Injury

grill brush

As summer is winding down, grills are still heating up. Many of us love to cook out on our grill with family and friends. We know the risks of dealing with fire, flames, propane and lighter fluid. We know we must make sure the meat is cooked to a safe temperature. But the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warns of ...

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scooter

If you live in or near Columbus, you’ve probably seen the newly installed electric scooters for rent. Two competing companies, Bird and Lime (owned by Uber), expanded to central Ohio in mid-July introducing motorized scooters to Ohio State’s campus and several Columbus neighborhoods, including downtown. Proponents tout the scooters as the next logical step in the transportation revolution, they are ...

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helmet laws

May is motorcycle safety awareness month, and Rinehardt Law Firm is giving away a custom fit modular helmet and other safety gear to promote motorcycle safety. But what does Ohio law require when it comes to helmet use?

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toy safety

In the frenzy of shopping for Christmas gifts, remember to think about child safety. Don’t assume that a toy is safe just because it is on the toy store shelves. There are a range of popular toys that can seriously injure or even kill children.

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EndDD

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the OSHP, the National Safety Council, and other community partners and law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be raising awareness about the dangers and consequences associated with distracted driving.

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siren

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) reminds motorists about the importance of the Move Over Law. Ohio’s Move Over Law is designed to protect the lives of transportation workers, roadway professionals and emergency service providers. The law reduces the risk of injury to law enforcement officers, emergency responders, and road construction, maintenance, and utility crews by ensuring enough room to ...

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winter weather

Winter weather here in Ohio has been relatively mild so far this year, but undoubtedly we will be seeing some snow and ice soon. Every winter we get calls from people who are seriously injured in falls on icy sidewalks and in parking lots. Many people are surprised that in Ohio, the general rule is that landowners are not required ...

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