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.
The universal motorcycle helmet law debate has a new talking point after a study concluded that organ donation increases 10 percent after a helmet law is repealed. The motorcycle helmet study reads, in part:
A 22-year-old man from Erlanger, Ohio, died in a motorcycle accident earlier this week. Grief quickly spread throughout the area, as the fatal victim was the oldest son of the Edgewood Police Chief.
Officials are investigating a fatal bicycle accident occurring near the Ohio State University (OSU) campus in Columbus.
On Friday evening, Cincinnati police officers were overwhelmed; it seemed like every ambulance in the city was being used. Soon after Friday's thunderstorms began, deadly auto accidents began occurring all over the Cincinnati area.
A 2011 Dixie Highway crash shows how one horrible decision can have tragic consequences. In that accident, a 22-year-old man was out on the town when he met two women at the bar. The women agreed to go for a ride in his Chevy Malibu, but wouldn't live to regret it.
Approximately 5,000 motorcyclists died in crashes during 2012, nearly 10 percent higher than 2011's fatality count. As motorcycle registration numbers continue to climb - along with the number of inexperienced riders - traffic officials are concerned that deadly motorcycle crash totals will continue to increase.
When you hear the "two-second rule" mentioned, you might think about the infamous rule declaring that food dropped on the floor is still safe to consume if you pick it up within two seconds. U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is working hard to make drivers associate the two-second rule with something entirely different.