Ohio car crash attorney Jack Carney-DeBord got a call from a grandma who needed help. He had previously helped her on a small case and now something horrible had happened. She said “Jack, I need your help.” During the course of this devastating accident case, Jack hired many different experts including an economist, a life-care planner and pediatric medical experts. This young girl remained in a coma for many months. The most remarkable part of this tragic story was that six months after the horrific accident, she was able to return to school. Continue reading
In the eyes of the truck driver's insurance company, the facts were clear: They weren't going to pay a dime for the injuries caused by their client during a wreck on I-270 near Columbus, OH. The insurance company claimed that because the truck driver had suffered a heart attack, it was considered an "Act of God" which was a complete bar or defense against any case to collect damages. Two other Ohio personal injury law firms agreed with the insurance company and declined to take the case. However, Central Ohio truck and car accident attorney Jack Carney-Debord wasn't so sure the case was as open and shut as the insurance company made it out to be. Continue reading
Watching TV we hear that the prosecutor has to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. However, in a medical malpractice or accident case in New York, that is not the standard that we must meet in order to prove that we are entitled to compensation. Instead, we need only show that we are more likely right than wrong that what we are saying is correct. This is known as the preponderance of credible evidence. If the jury determines that we are more likely right than wrong, then the injured victim is entitled to be compensated for the harm that they have suffered. Continue reading
Kelly Spradley from Impirus legal websites just profiled all the work I do with creating videos, my websites and blogs. Pretty cool article. Take a look.
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Have you ever met someone who was blind? Have you ever seen someone with a guide dog? Have you ever seen a blind person use a walking stick? More importantly, when you see someone who is blind only in one eye do you have questions about why they are blind in one eye? Blindness in one eye can be socially stigmatizing. People walking down the street may be curious about why you are blind in only one eye. There may be many reasons for blindness including suffering an accident or wrongdoing by a doctor or hospital. Watch the video to learn more. Continue reading
In this video you're going to meet my legal secretary, Frances, a powerhouse paralegal who is always on top of her game. She tells you in clear, concise language how she enjoys helping our clients every day. Continue reading
You are looking for a lawyer online and don't know where to start. You do a Google search and find hundreds of attorneys that apparently meet your search terms. You start calling each one of them. What do you ask those lawyers on the phone? Watch the video to learn the five questions that you should ask every lawyer you speak to to help you decide which lawyer is right for you. Continue reading
How many times have you been watching a trial and heard a judge say "Objection overruled"? When you watch a movie and observe a scene from a trial and see one lawyer jump up and yell "Objection!" Why does the judge sometimes say "Objection overruled?" Watch the video to learn what objection overruled means is and what could happen if a lawyer fails to yell "Objection" at the right time. Continue reading
How many times have you watched TV and heard the phrase "Objection sustained"? How many times have you read the newspaper and seen the words "plaintiff" or "defendant"? Do you know what a "Motion for summary judgment" is? In this brief video I explain some of the basic legal phrases we hear so often to give you an understanding of how accident and medical malpractice lawsuits work here in the State of New York. Continue reading
Imagine this: A woman gets into a car accident and has a CAT scan of her head. The radiologist correctly recognizes that there is a tumor in her head but fails to tell the patient about it. Nobody from the hospital ever contacts her about this very important finding. Seven months go by, and her vision begins to deteriorate. Watch the video to find out what happens. Continue reading