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Social Media Mistakes

Tue Feb 18th, 2020 On ,

As of the last quarter of 2019, Facebook reported nearly 2.5 billion active users, with over 180 million in the United States alone1. An active user is someone who logs onto Facebook at least once per month. Facebook, of course, is just one of the many social media options. Other popular platforms include Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, and WhatsApp. These networks provide a simple way to stay connected with family and friends, where news of your life is easily shared through[...] read more

$1.9 Million Win for Spitler & Williams-Young

Sat Nov 16th, 2019 On ,

On what seemed to be a typical workday, our client was performing the duties of his job as a Utility Worker at a commercial roofing plant. His responsibilities included cleaning the dryer ducts, power washing the floors, and dumping scrap. To dispose of scrap, he would transport the scrap on a forklift and, prior to lifting the load over into a dumpster, would evaluate the fullness of the dumpster and where he could place the load. This particular day ended[...] read more

Coming and Going Rule

Winters in Northern Ohio can be long and brutal. Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures may create hazardous conditions in parking lots and on walkways. This past winter, a client slipped on snow in his employer’s parking lot, sustaining injuries extending from his neck down to his low back. Soon after the accident, he filed an industrial claim through the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. To this injured worker’s surprise, his claim was denied. He was mystified. As the fall occurred in[...] read more