Working in the government is not generally considered risky business. Unfortunately, any occupation is susceptible to workplace injuries and government jobs are no exception.
As it turns out, the fear of accidents involving semi-trucks and other large trucks is well-founded. These trucking accidents are often perceived as having the potential to lead to serious injuries, even fatalities and according to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), there is some truth to that perception.
Winter is here in Ohio and while many residents take the time to prepare for the holiday season, Ohio property owners and homeowners must prepare for dangerous winter conditions. Transitioning weather conditions, like snow and ice, do not change or alleviate a property owner's duty toward guests and patrons.
People are sure to walk away from certain car accidents, while other accidents are inevitably fatal. Other car accidents, however, leave victims with permanent disabilities that will follow them around for the rest of their lives. Brain injuries or spinal cord injuries can drastically change a person's life. For Ohio residents who suffer from a disabling injury, recovery can be an ongoing and costly process. The recovery process is not only difficult on the victim of a traumatic brain injury, but the victim's family is also impacted by the life-changing event.