Many of us love the thrill of the highs and lows of the amusement parks, carnivals, fairs or water parks. We love the rush of excitement we experience on every ride. But, do we think of the dangers or safety? Most of us do not. We assume regulations and standards are in place.
This month, City Council voted to decriminalize marijuana possession in Cincinnati for individuals who possess up to 100 grams. But does this mean people can light up a joint within the city limits? Not so fast.
Former critical care doctor, William Husel, was recently charged with murder for causing the deaths of twenty-five patients at Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Husel plead not guilty and the criminal case remains pending.
When most Americans hear the phrase "double jeopardy" it usually brings to mind one of two scenarios: 1) a chance for a contestant to score big on the TV gameshow "Jeopardy!", or 2) the idea that you cannot be tried twice for the same crime. While recently the former has been getting a lot of attention in the news, the United States Supreme Court had an opportunity to provide very important insight into the latter.
We recently settled a case for the maximum policy limits for a local family by recovering the $100,000 underlying insurance policy in addition to the $1,000,000 insurance umbrella.