Physical well being is always the first concern after any kind of accident, especially when vehicles collide. If you suffer an injury as the result of the negligence or recklessness of another person or party, you deserve money damages to help your recovery and provide for future medical and other serious needs.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there were 123 crashes involving large trucks in 2016 in Ohio, the most recent year annual statistics are available. While people are involved in motor vehicle accidents with cars and delivery trucks or vans every day, a crash with a big rig is different.
The most basic definition of power of attorney is that it provides legal authority another person or organization to act in your behalf in certain circumstances. While this may come in different forms (healthcare, special, durable, etc.), each contains the common element that the person who assigns power of attorney is giving another party the ability to act in his or her stead.
Assigning general or durable power of attorney is an important step in creating a thorough estate plan. It protects you and your property in the event you become incapacitated, as you know the person to whom you have assigned power of attorney—known as your “agent”—will act in your best interests and per your wishes.
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Seif and McNamee was chosen as one of a few elite law firms to represent Counties and citizens of Ohio as local counsel in litigation against pharmaceutical wholesale distributors as well as manufacturers. The movement will be spearheaded by lead counsel Paul Farrell Jr., recognized as a premier trial lawyer in the field of medical malpractice, making some thirty appearances before the West Virginia Supreme Court. The claims: a failure to report suspicious orders on behalf of counties.
These suits are targeting the heart of the opioid crisis in these communities by going straight to distributors and manufacturers. Each complaint details claims of public nuisance, Corrupt Practices Act violations, and negligence. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., and McKesson Corp, are the distributors that will answer to these claims in Federal Court, while Purdue Pharma LP, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Cephalon are the manufacturers