Monthly Archives: July 2014

Ohio Laws on Dog Bites

If you or a loved one has been hurt badly by a dog, review Ohio laws on dog bites to determine whether you should file a lawsuit against the dog’s owner. If the dog bite caused an injury and you had to get medical care for it, you should definitely discuss the incident with an […]

HPIO Releases Publication on Ohio Prevention Basics

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released its latest publication: Ohio Prevention Basics 

Tips for Filing a Claim for a Car Accident

Have you sustained injuries in a car accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence? If so, you may be eligible to receive compensation for the following damages: Past, present, and future bills related to medical treatment of accident injuries Repair or replacement of vehicle damaged in the accident Emotional distress caused by the accident […]

Will I Qualify for OPERS Disability Benefits?

A member who applies for a disability benefit through the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is initially evaluated under an “own occupation disability standard.”  The “own occupation disability standard” is defined as an inability to perform your last public employment position due to physical and/or mental impairments.  Please note that the physical and/or mental […]


Social Security Changes Rule Reducing Past Relevant Work (PRW) Time Period

June 22, 2024, is the new effective date for when SSA will consider only 5 years of PRW (instead of 15 years) when making disability determinations.  The Jones Law Group, LLC applauds the SSA for making this important change to the PRW time period as it should result in more cases getting approved in a […]


Do I need an attorney to represent me at my Social Security disability hearing?

At your Social Security Disability hearing, you can expect several key components as part of the proceedings. Here’s what typically happens during a Social Security Disability hearing: Notification and Preparation: Before the hearing, you will receive a notice informing you of the date, time, and location of the hearing. It’s essential to review this notice […]


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