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Significant Verdict in Washington County

Significant Verdict in Washington County Although not my case, I had the privilege of watching portions of the trial of McLaughlin v. American Electric Power in June, here in Marietta. The case reinforces why our civil justice system and juries are so important. In 2007, there was a fatal explosion at the Muskingum River power […]

Neck and Back Injuries

Neck and Back Injuries I represent dozens of clients relating to personal injuries, and I have settled hundreds. What is the most common injury? Neck and back injuries are the most common, by far. Why? The spine bears the force of auto collisions. Thankfully, these days, most of us wear our seat belts. This is […]

Why the contingent fee?

Why the contingent fee? Why the contingent fee? A contingent fee is a lawyers fee that is dependent on the outcome of the case. Often, the fee is calculated as a percentage of the recovery.