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A Basic Guide to Ohio Car Accident Laws

Published on Sep 13, 2018 at 3:49 pm in Car Accidents.

Regardless of where your travels take you, there’s a possibility you will end up the victim of a car accident sometime in your life. Just in 2016, there were over 300,000 vehicle crashes in Ohio. According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, the majority of these accidents only resulted in property damage, however,  77,514 resulted in injuries and 1,054 ended in death. While these accidents occurred for a variety of reasons, most were due to the negligence of another driver. When another party causes your car crash, you have the right to take legal action and hold them accountable for their negligence.

If you decide to contact Bey & Associates to take measures to hold the other party liable, it’s a good idea to understand the general ins and outs of Ohio’s car accident laws.

Top Causes of Wrongful Death in Medical Malpractice

Published on Sep 6, 2018 at 6:58 pm in Medical Malpractice.

Waiting for a loved one to return from serious surgery or recover from an accident in a medical setting can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. When doctors and hospitals make mistakes, the consequences can be deadly. The top causes of wrongful death in medical malpractice claims are directly related to the most common mistakes that are made in hospitals.

The numbers are often shocking. According to a study completed by Johns Hopkins Medicine, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States. When you or a loved one go to a hospital for an out-patient procedure or are admitted, it’s important to do what you can ensure the best treatment possible. This may involve asking for clarification often so you understand the treatments, and speaking up in the event you see something wrong.

Even when you attempt to improve the quality of care, there are other factors that are out of your hands. When a physician, nurse, or other hospital staff member neglects their responsibility and the required standard of care they’re supposed to provide, you or your loved one will have to deal with the consequences. An Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer can help you navigate those consequences, so the focus can be put on finding a new normal.

Let’s take a look at the top causes of wrongful death in medical malpractice.

What Percentage of Hit-and-Run Accident Cases Get Resolved?

Published on Aug 30, 2018 at 5:26 pm in Car Accidents.

Hit-and-run cases can be terrifying, especially if you need medical attention after the crash. Your injuries may require hospital treatment and could make you miss work. But you don’t have to deal with your claim on your own. A Cincinnati car accident lawyer from Bey & Associates will give you the representation you deserve. You can protect your rights and have someone fighting to get you fair compensation for an accident that wasn’t your fault. While hit-and-run cases may sometimes get more complicated than a regular car accident, you can still get justice.

How Long Does Pain After a Car Accident Last?

Published on Aug 9, 2018 at 5:15 pm in Car Accidents.

Immediately following a car accident, no matter the severity, you may be worried about any possible injuries you’ve sustained, as well as their consequences. While you may or may not be able to identify any visible injuries on your body, it’s imperative you seek medical treatment as soon as possible.

Can I Get Compensation for an Injury I’m Partially at Fault for?

Published on Aug 2, 2018 at 12:39 pm in Car Accidents.

After a car accident, you’re already thinking about if you or someone else is injured, damages, and how you’re going to file your car accident claim. If both parties are able, they’re supposed to exchange names, contact information, and insurance policies. Then they can proceed to file their claims. Usually, a car accident has one party who is at fault, but there are instances where it isn’t as black and white.

If you’ve been injured in a car wreck in Georgia, an Atlanta car accident lawyer from Bey & Associates can help you with your claim. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

Why Are Most Spinal Injuries Permanent?

Published on Jul 24, 2018 at 5:26 pm in Personal Injury.

Catastrophic injuries have long-term consequences that cause a lot of pain and often require the person to completely change their lifestyle. Paralysis is a catastrophic injury that’s caused by severe damage done to the spinal cord. Car accidents, medical malpractice, and slip and fall accidents are a few examples of situations where a person can suffer a spinal injury that causes paralysis.

It’s common in personal injury cases for a negligent person to be the reason why the injury happened. You can seek help from an Atlanta personal injury lawyer from Bey & Associates. We’ll stand up for your rights and get you the compensation you need.