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What costs should I expect in a medical malpractice case?

There are two expenses associated with investigating a medical malpractice case: the cost to obtain medical records and X-rays taken if necessary and having a doctor review the records. Continue reading

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Will most doctors settle medical malpractice suits out of court?

Clients should anticipate and presume that if there is a case, it will go to a jury trial and to be prepared for that. Continue reading

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Who is eligible for a public defender?

Generally speaking, you are eligible for a public defender if you are a juvenile or are an adult charged with a crime in which prison time may be required and you are considered “indigent.” Continue reading

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What is an expungement? Can my record be expunged?

The ability to have a record expunged depends on a variety of factors, including the type of crime you were convicted of and whether or not the crime is your first and only offense. Continue reading

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If I am a victim of a crime, can I file a lawsuit?

It is very rare for a civil suit to also be filed for most criminal matters simply because most criminals don’t have financial resources. Continue reading

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I was in a car accident. Can I pay money to the other person?

Don’t offer the other side payment unless your own lawyer recommends that you do so. Continue reading

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What are the remedies and damages for a breach of contract?

The most prevalent remedy for a breach of contract is to require the party who breached the contract to pay damages to the non-breaching party, but there are other remedies/damages as well. Continue reading

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Are written contracts better than oral contracts?

Written contracts are preferred over oral contracts. Ohio law requires that certain types of contracts must be in writing. Continue reading

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How do written and oral contracts differ?

Although there are some important exceptions, if the basic elements are present, an oral contract is every bit as valid as a written contract and enforceable in the same way. Continue reading

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What is the difference between an express and implied contract?

A classic example of an implied contract is your legal obligation to pay the bill after you have gone to a restaurant and had a meal. There is no express contract, but the circumstances and conduct create a contractual obligation for you to pay for the food which you ordered. Continue reading

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