In general, people are being subjected to fewer dog bites each year -- likely due to educational efforts directed toward owners and legislation on local levels that help keep pets under control.
A male resident of an Ohio nursing home in Oakwood Village died after accidentally setting himself on fire while smoking.
When traveling, you may not think too much about the fact that you share the road with drivers of various ages, experience and occupations. All of these and many other factors can affect how these individuals operate their vehicles. One issue that could span across a number of groups and pose a threat to everyone on the road is feeling drowsy while driving.
The unexpected loss of a loved one is a devastating emotional experience -- and nothing you do can bring that person back. That fact alone can make it difficult to even consider taking legal action.
On April 8, the brother of a victim in the March 10 crash involving Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 filed a lawsuit against the Boeing Company. This is just one example of the legal troubles that the aviation company faces in the wake of its two 737 MAX crashes. Ohio residents may remember that the March 10 incident, where the plane took a nosedive shortly after departing Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, killed 157 people.
Cities have been gradually trying to encourage more people to take up walking as a way to reduce traffic congestion. The only problem is that walking around somewhere can get you hurt or killed in an accident very easily.
You have no way of knowing what a nearby motorist is going to do at any given moment. You have the right, however, to reasonably expect those with whom you're sharing the road will adhere to all traffic laws and safety regulations. Every licensed driver in Ohio and beyond is legally obligated to do so. Sadly, not every licensed driver complies. In fact, some make highly irresponsible choices to drink and drive or otherwise act with negligence or recklessness behind the wheel.
On Nov. 12, 2018, an 18-year-old student at Ohio University died at a house associated with the Sigma Pi fraternity. He was allegedly a victim of hazing.
Ohio residents may be familiar with the show "Storm Wranglers" and how its two stars died in a crash back in March of 2017. They were chasing a tornado in Texas when they apparently ran a stop sign and collided with a jeep driven by a 25-year-old storm spotter. The three individuals all were killed upon impact. The mother of the 25-year-old has now filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Weather Channel, the show's network, for $125 million.