What if I’m Hurt in a Crash While Traveling for the Holidays?
Dec 19, 2018
Car crashes tend to increase over the winter holidays, as higher volumes of vehicles hit the roads, often in adverse conditions. Holiday Crashes by the Numbers There were more than 1,000 deaths on national highways between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day in 2016, according to an Insurance Information Institute report....
What are the Differences Between SSD and SSI?
Dec 5, 2018
The Social Security Administration offers two programs that provide financial benefits to disabled Americans: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). However, these services often generate some confusion among disabled individuals who are new to seeking benefits. While there is some overlap between SSD and SSI, there...
How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Nov 30, 2018
Workers’ Compensation is an important protection for employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. But navigating the benefits process can be confusing and frustrating, especially as you’re trying to recover. The Workers’ Compensation attorneys at Young, Reverman & Mazzei have decades of success helping injured workers and their families get...
The Most Dangerous Jobs in the Tri-State Area
Oct 25, 2018
Workplace accidents can happen even in the safest environments, but for workers in certain fields the risk for accidents and injuries is significantly greater. Nationally, the most dangerous jobs include logging, commercial fishing, aviation, roofing and trucking. State-by-state statistics reveal some variances by profession. Following is a look at some...
Evidence to Support Your Personal Injury Claim
Oct 2, 2018
If you suffer an injury due to another’s negligence, a personal injury lawyer can help you pursue compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and other damages, as well as relieve some of the stress you feel so you can focus on your recovery. But there are steps you can take...
What to Say (and Not to Say) to Insurance Companies After a Wreck
Sep 26, 2018
Among the many challenges faced by injury victims in the aftermath of a traffic crash is dealing with insurance companies. Knowing what to say—and what not to say—can protect your ability to pursue damages if the wreck was caused by another’s negligence. Talking to Your Insurance Provider After a Crash...
Common Factors in Semi-Truck Crashes
Aug 28, 2018
Semi-truck drivers may spend upward of 300 days per year on the road and log in excess of 125,000 miles per year. Given the time truck drivers are behind the wheel and the adverse conditions they often face, perhaps it’s no surprise that commercial vehicle driving is one of the...
Will My Traffic Crash Injury Case Go to Court?
Aug 6, 2018
After a motor vehicle accident, most people involved just want to put the memory behind them. Injury victims, however, can find it difficult to move on when they’re left to cope with costly medical expenses, time away from work and property damage. The Cincinnati personal injury attorneys at Young, Reverman...
How Social Media Could Affect Your Personal Injury Claim
Jul 31, 2018
There’s no denying it: social media is a part of our daily lives. Statistics from the Pew Research Center reveal that 68 percent of people use Facebook, and 74 percent of people use it daily. Other social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are also popular means of interacting...
The Most Dangerous Intersections in Cincinnati and Dayton
Jul 17, 2018
Intersections are like magnets for traffic crashes. Approximately 40 percent of motor vehicle accidents happen in intersections, according to a crash analysis by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). What Makes Intersections Dangerous? The greater Cincinnati and Dayton areas are home to some of Ohio's...
Texting and Distracted Driving Laws in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana
Jun 11, 2018
Distracted driving is believed to play a role in about 15 percent of injury-causing crashes and 10 percent of fatal crashes nationally, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Although distracted driving is generally associated with texting and other cell phone use, the behavior includes anything...
Who is Liable in a Semi-Truck Accident?
Jun 6, 2018
Due to its location in the tri-state hub and at a crossroads for major interstates, the Cincinnati area sees more than its fair share of semi-truck crashes. If you were hurt in a collision with a semi-truck or other commercial vehicle, it’s a good idea to consult with an experienced...