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America’s veterans age just like the rest of the general population — and many of them end up in nursing homes run by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Many of these nursing homes are providing care that is substandard, at best — outright horrible at worst. This claim isn’t just supposition. It’s the conclusion coming from the…

Few things are more enjoyable than leaving the stress of everyday life behind to explore Ohio behind the handlebars of your favorite motorcycle. As you know, though, motorcycling can be dangerous. That is, a motorcycle wreck can cause you to suffer serious bodily harm. If you sustain a serious injury in a motorcycle accident, you must act quickly to pursue compensation…

Unfortunately, not everyone leaves bullying behind after their high school years. This can be especially true in the health care industry. In fact, some experts say that on-the-job bullying is more prevalent in health care than any other field across the country. You and other Ohio residents should be aware of this, because if bullying is present among your medical team…

You do not only ride a motorcycle for transportation. On the contrary, your bike helps you clear your head while exploring Ohio. Even though you have exceptional riding skills, you must worry about others who share the roadways. If you are in a wreck, you may need to act quickly to protect your legal rights.  Some parts of the year…

Weigh stations are dotted along most major highways in the nation — and open ones are a required stop for any passing truck. Believe it or not, these weigh stations perform an important role in keeping you and others safe out there on the roads. Their purpose goes far beyond making sure that the semitrucks observe the appropriate limits on…

It’s probably not fair to say that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) isn’t doing anything to protect the average motorist from accidents with large trucks — but it definitely isn’t doing what it could be. Over the last 30 years, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended at least 10 times that large vehicles be equipped with…

As the snow melts and temperatures climb, you may be itching to dust off your motorcycle and hit the road. Before you do, though, you must think about your safety and well-being. After all, fatal motorcycle crashes are common in late spring and early summer, reveals the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. With a bit of luck and some defensive…

Good news! The insurance company handling your workers’ compensation claim has just assigned a nurse case manager (NCM) to your case. The NCM is going to communicate with your medical providers about your medical needs, help arrange for services and, ultimately, facilitate your return to work. Sounds great, right? Well, don’t you believe it. Nurse Case Managers are typically registered…