Nursing Homes During COVID-19

Nursing homes across the country are being affected by COVID-19. As a result, many nursing homes are severely restricting or denying visitation in an effort to protect the overall safety of residents. These restrictions are difficult for both...

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What To Do if You're in an Accident

Every year, thousands of car accidents occur in the state of Ohio. While taking precautions and driving defensively are imperative, not all car accidents can be avoided. It is important that you are aware of what to do in the event that you are in an...

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BEWARE of DOG!

Dogs might be known as man’s best friend, but they can still bite if they are aggressive or feel threatened. People often think that stray dogs are responsible for most dog bites. However, most people are actually bitten by a dog with which they...

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Have You Been a Victim of Dental Malpractice?

We have had several clients across the Akron, Ohio area contact our personal injury lawyer, James J. Gutbrod, recently in regards to dental malpractice cases. If you or a loved one has experienced negative results from dental work you’ve...

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Be Alert This Summer!

Summer is just around the corner! It is important to realize that during this time of year not only are more people out on the roads, but they tend to drive faster and play louder music. There are also more pedestrians, motorcycles, bicycles and...

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April Showers Bring Increased Risk of Hydroplaning

I don’t know about you, but I never learned about hydroplaning back in the day in Driver’s Ed class. This is a very real problem that cannot always be prevented, but there are some important things you can do to avoid this hazard & to...

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Did You Know that Distracted Driving is a Leading Cause of Auto Accidents?

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles distracted driving is defined as "driving while not fully paying attention on the road." There are many different types of distracted driving including: Texting Talking on the phone Eating or...

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Recent Winter Storm Petra

It might almost be March, but we are still experiencing winter weather across the area. Most recently Winter Storm Petra spread snow and ice across Ohio as it worked its way to the east coast. In preparation for the storm, parts of Ohio were...

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Keep Safe on the Road this Holiday Season

The holidays are one of the busiest times of year on the roads across the country including right here in Akron, Ohio. The influx of drivers on the roads and the winter weather that our area experiences during the months of December and January are a...

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Why You Shouldn't Swoop & Settle:

After an auto accident it is not uncommon for an insurance company to “swoop and settle,” in other words to pressure you to quickly settle and sign their release. This can be unwise because the amount of money that you will be offered is likely...

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