Many Ohio residents have probably seen multiple news stories highlighting injured patients who have filed lawsuits against their doctors and their health care facilities. While some patients are looking for monetary compensation, other people are interested in holding their doctors responsible for failing to provide proper care.
Ohio Highway Patrol troopers detained a man who they believe caused a fatal two-vehicle accident on Interstate 77 shortly before 5:30 a.m. on June 20. The highway was closed about four hours while investigators were at the scene. The 20-year-old New Philadelphia man is facing charges of vehicular homicide, drunk driving, fleeing an accident scene and failure to control.
A jury awarded an Ohio woman and her son a multi-million dollar verdict in a case against the hospital that delivered the child. The jury found that medical negligence had limited the mother's options for delivery and delayed her care.
A Canton man is dead and a New Philadelphia man is facing charges after a fatal car crash early Friday along Interstate 77.
Pressure for improving truck safety appears to only be growing.
It is summer. The itch to spend time in the water is one a lot of people just can't ignore. Indeed, when it comes to fun, what's better than a dunk in a pond or pool?
Danny "Danno" Williams on "Hawaii Five-O" loves his Chevy Camaro. It looks like he might have to give it up, though -- at least for a while. It, like so many other General Motors cars, is under recall due to an apparent product defect.
Comic actor Tracy Morgan and three others are continuing to recuperate from critical injuries suffered last weekend when the limousine bus they were riding in was struck by a Wal-Mart tractor-trailer truck. One bus passenger died in that multi-vehicle wreck on Saturday.
"Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain." With that famous line, the namesake of "The Wizard of Oz" attempted to avoid being unmasked. It didn't work. Thanks to Toto, the vision of Oz the Great and Powerful was forever shattered and we learned that he was only human.
Can things get much worse for General Motors? That's a question that we suspect few are willing to try to answer. If it's up to GM CEO Mary Barra, however, the tide is going to be turned.
A lot can be at stake in any legal proceeding. In criminal matters, a person's liberty and reputation may be at risk. In civil cases, an individual's financial security could hang in the balance. Each system has its own rules of operation.
Just how safe are we out on the roads of Ohio? No one really can say for sure.