Winter is here Cleveland!!

Workers' Comp

It’s winter in Northeast Ohio and people are falling, tripping, slipping and breaking arms, shoulders, wrists and other body parts. Unfortunately, there is no liability for the natural accumulation of ice and snow. The key word is normal. If the accumulation of ice and snow is caused by unusual conditions such as an overhang or a a gutter that leaks/overflows …

Winter is here Cleveland!!

Car Accident … Bump and Rob. What do you do?

Personal Injury

In the last few days, there have been bump-and-run carjackings in Cleveland Heights and Beachwood. The Cleveland Heights Police Chief Annette Mecklenburg warned residents of the carjacking scheme where the robber crashes into another car and then steals it when the other driver gets out to exchange insurance information. What to do you do if you are rear ended? At …

Car Accident … Bump and Rob. What do you do?

Legionnaires’ outbreak in Lake County

Workers' Comp

There has been a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Lake County, the county’s health reported this week. Injuring 10 and killing 1. Lake County investigators, alongside officials with the Ohio Department of Health and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, believe the Legionella bacteria was likely spouted into the air from cooling towers at Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) in Eastlake, Lake …

Legionnaires’ outbreak in Lake County

Recent Taubman Law Settlements

Personal Injury, Settlements/Resolutions, Workers' Comp

Car Accident Settlements At Taubman Law we have a penchant for settling out low impact self tissue injury cases from auto accidents. This month we settled out three cases, one for $9,000 plus, one for $6,500 and another for $8,000. These cases all had ER visits and minimal treatment. Ohio Workers Comp Settlements Workers Compensation settlements at Taubman Law include …

Recent Taubman Law Settlements

Workers’ Compensation Benefits: How to Determine Your Eligibility

Workers' Comp

Am I covered? It’s the question that immediately comes to mind for many employees upon suffering a workplace injury, wondering if they are indeed entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. While the workers’ comp eligibility process may seem complicated on the surface, having a basic understanding of the three main factors dictating coverage provides a degree of clarity to even the …

Workers’ Compensation Benefits: How to Determine Your Eligibility

Permanent Partial Disability Benefits in Ohio

Workers' Comp

Oftentimes, the workers’ compensation system is willing to meet you halfway. In the unfortunate occurrence of suffering a workplace injury that leaves you completely unable to perform the functions of your job, you may be eligible for permanent total disability (PTD) benefits. In many cases, though, the nature of the injury sustained during work and its effects on future employment …

Permanent Partial Disability Benefits in Ohio

Filing a Successful Workers’ Comp Claim to Cover Workplace Depression

Workers' Comp

You feel empty and lifeless, lacking a desire to simply get out of bed in the morning and struggling to find elements of enjoyment in life. While everyone experiences their share of up and downs, depression represents a serious illness. One of the most common mental disorders, it can wreak havoc on your life and make maintaining a job nearly …

Filing a Successful Workers’ Comp Claim to Cover Workplace Depression

Motorcyclist’s Guide: Filing a Personal Injury Claim Following an Accident

Personal Injury

Let’s face it: Riding a motorcycle is cool. There’s a thrill involved that’s hard to replicate with any other motor vehicle. You cruise fast and free on a two-wheel speed machine sporting an element of rebellion. Unfortunately, though, that thrill is matched by an increased level of vulnerability. Motorcycle accidents represent one of the leading causes of death in the …

Motorcyclist’s Guide: Filing a Personal Injury Claim Following an Accident

When a “Slip and Fall” Personal Injury Claim Makes Sense

Personal Injury

​During the journey through life, we are all prone to fall from time to time. The threat first emerges during early childhood and never ceases throughout the course of a lifetime. ​ But even though we, as humans, are clumsy by nature, not all falls are created equal. While we are personally responsible for injuries sustained from many falls, in …

When a “Slip and Fall” Personal Injury Claim Makes Sense

The Lowdown on Occupational Disease: How Does it Differ from Workplace Injury?

Workers' Comp

Workplace perils take many forms. They can be loud and swift or silent and gradual. In the case of occupational disease – any chronic ailment that occurs as a result of work or occupational activity – it’s typically the latter. In fact, many occupational diseases occur so gradually that workers don’t initially draw a connection between their employment and their …

The Lowdown on Occupational Disease: How Does it Differ from Workplace Injury?