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Amended Appellate Rules to Allow En Banc Rehearings

This article, authored by Glen Pritchard, orginally appeared in the Columbus Bar Association Lawyers Quarterly in January 2010 I. Introduction The twelve district courts of appeals in Ohio are comprised ... Read More

Appellate Advocacy At Trial

Written by Clark, Perdue & List attorney, Glen Pritchard, this article originally appeared in the Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly, Fall 2010. It is reprinted with permission of the Columbus Bar ... Read More

Elevator and Escalator Injury Claims

Elevator and Escalator Injury Claims Written by Clark, Perdue & List Attorney, Glen Pritchard, the article originally appeared in the Fall 2008 edition of the Columbus Bar Association "Lawyers Quarterly" ... Read More

From Vioxx to Gadolinium, Along the Preemption Path

This article, authored by Andrew List, appeared in the Spring 2008 edition of the Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly. “I would argue that the FDA, as currently configured, is incapable of ... Read More

No Stone Unturned: The Search for Adequate UDM Coverage

This article, authored by Glen Pritchard, originally appeared in the Fall 2000 edition of the Ohio Association for Justice, Ohio Trial magazine. The cost of lost earning and medical claims has steadily ... Read More

Paxil, Suicide and Children

This article, authored by Andrew List, appeared in the Fall 2006 edition of the Columbus Bar Association's Bar Briefs. “There is nothing worse that you can do to a [child] ... Read More

The Vioxx Disaster

This Article, authored by Andrew List, originally appeared in the Spring 2005 edition of the Columbus Bar Association's Bar Briefs. “… unparalleled in the history of the United States.” Dr ... Read More

The Winding Path and Pitfalls of Federal Pre-emption

This article, authored by Andrew List, appeared in the Spring 2009 edition of the Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly. A young neighbor seeks your counsel after her husband dies following a heart ... Read More

Other Articles

30 Rock star sues Wal-Mart over alleged drowsy driving crash

Tracy Morgan filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart, the employer of the truck driver who allegedly caused a drowsy driving accident last month.Last month, Tracy Morgan - the former 30 Rock ... Read More

Car strikes bike rider, throwing her to her death

The news from Ottawa County was not good-a 21-year-old Massachusetts woman was killed in a bicycle accident on a recent Monday evening. The woman, of Holliston, Massachusetts, was riding her ... Read More

Cell Phones and Civil Liability

This article was authored by Dale Perdue in 2010. Cell Phones and the Evolution of Communication The first non-experimental use of a mobile phone in the United States is thought ... Read More

Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injuries Exposing Avoidable Medical Mistakes

Cerebral palsy is a medical condition that involves brain function and nervous system responses and can affect an afflicted person's thinking, hearing, sight and movement. One known cause is fetal ... Read More

Cognitive Distraction Study: Hands-free Devices Still Pose Risks

At any given time there are thousands of cars traveling on the roads of Franklin County and many of those drivers often engage in other behaviors while behind the wheel ... Read More

Ignition interlock devices: Putting drunk drivers to the curb

Mandatory ignition interlock device laws may help to reduce the DUI fatality rate, as well as the number of drunk driving accidents and injuries.Despite the hefty penalties Ohio law enforcement ... Read More

Medical Malpractice Immunity Issue Before Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court recently heard arguments in an Ohio medical malpractice case involving the University of Toledo College of Medicine and the issue of state employee immunity from litigation ... Read More

Medical Malpractice Insurance Antitrust Protection May Be Challenged

Many recent debates about our civil medical liability system, which allows private citizens to pursue legal claims against doctors, hospitals and drug companies, have focused on imposing damage caps and ... Read More

New Ohio Dog Law Changes Pit Bull Classification

There are few things more terrifying than being confronted with the snarling teeth of a vicious dog. Though the vast majority of canines are gentle family companions, some have a ... Read More

Ohio drivers can make roads safer for bikers through increased awareness

Motorcycles have often been thought of by some as a cheaper method of transportation or as the vehicle of motorcycle gangs, however over the last several years, older couples, young ... Read More

Ohio hospital throws out a patient’s kidney, claims they aren’t at fault

In 2012, a man volunteered to save his sister's life by donating one of his kidneys to her. According to CNN, the sister was suffering from end-stage renal disease and ... Read More

Ohio traffic fatalities increase back above 1,000 in 2014

On behalf of Dale Perdue Police say long-term trend continues to show the state is making progress Preliminary figures suggest traffic fatalities in Ohio increased last year from a record ... Read More

Ohio woman sues medical facility and doctor over botched procedure

Many people rightfully place decisions about their health in the hands of their doctors. Doctors and other health care providers receive special training in order to provide accurate assessments of ... Read More

Proposed Ohio law aims to enhance cellphone restrictions for drivers

A piece of legislation was recently introduced in Ohio that makes it illegal for drivers to use electronic devices in construction and school zones.According to the Centers for Disease Control ... Read More

State Senate Considers New Ohio Medical Malpractice Law

Seriously injured or ill patients who receive treatment in an emergency room or other urgent care facility must be diagnosed quickly and capably to arrest a critical health problem. Misdiagnosis, ... Read More

Study Explores Benefits and Risks of Electronic Medical Record Keeping

Hospitals and clinics must maintain accurate and readily accessible medical records to ensure proper treatment of patients. Prescription and diagnosis mistakes caused by substandard record keeping are an all-too-common form ... Read More

Swimming pools present a serious risk of injury or death to children

After the "polar vortex" that kept Ohio and a large swath of the nation in a deep freeze this past winter, summer is finally drawing near. With the approach of ... Read More

The reality of drunk driving in Franklin County

Franklin County had the second most number of drunk driving fatalities in the whole state of Ohio in 2013. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 989 ... Read More

Understanding Car Insurance Coverage

Understanding Car Insurance Coverage Automobile insurance policies are legal contracts, and consequently they are confusing at best and sometimes downright indecipherable to non-lawyers. In fact, many lawyers and judges have ... Read More