Ohio has one of the highest populations of ATV riders in the country, making it one of the state's popular pastimes. While minor accidents are common in four-wheeling, many crashes involving serious injuries are caused by negligence. When serious injury or death occurs in an ATV accident, a lawsuit often follows. A recent wrongful death lawsuit in Northeast Ohio provides an example.
Asset forfeiture occurs when the police seize assets - money, vehicles, jewelry and other valuable things - because they believe they are connected to a crime. Forfeiture is controversial issue in Ohio and throughout the country. It presents a big opportunity for abuse and injustice so it is crucial to take any seizure or forfeiture actions with a great deal of care.