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When Should You Seek Legal Mediation?

Posted Date: April 13, 2015 | Categories: Mediation

If you’ve seen the film Wedding Crashers, you already have some idea of what legal mediation is. Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn’s characters are legal mediators. The process of mediation is shown in the very first scene where the two are mediating a divorce. They are basically divvying up the assets of the couple who […]

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3 Types of Accusations Made Against Real Estate Agents

Posted Date: April 9, 2015 | Categories: Licensure & Disciplinary

With the rise and fall of the real estate market, the collapse of the mortgage world and the economy several years back, real estate agents are more at risk now than ever before for accusations being brought against them. There are many reasons why a complaint may be filed against an Ohio real estate agent. […]

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What to Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Posted Date: March 24, 2015 | Categories: Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

America’s population is aging, and as they do, commercial and private healthcare for the elderly is becoming an increasingly important, and growing, sector of the job market in Ohio and in other states.  As with all growing sectors of the job market, law has not kept up.  Unfortunately, unscrupulous or even just lazy individuals will […]

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How Does Social Security Differ from Workers’ Compensation? Can I Apply for Both?

Posted Date: March 20, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Insurance is different from Workers’ Compensation – due to this, you can apply for both.  Unfortunately, there is a limit on the total combined amount you can receive, which is 80% of what is considered your “pre-injury” income.  So if you were making ten dollars an hour, you could only receive up […]

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JLG Attorney Rob Flaugher to Speak at FDCPA CLE 3/11/15

Posted Date: March 5, 2015 | Categories: Debt Collection

Jones Law Group Attorney Rob Flaugher will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute (NBI) legal CLE seminar “Defending Against FDCPA Claims” at the Holiday Inn Eastgate in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 11, 2015. 

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Financial Eligibility for SSI Benefits

Posted Date: February 5, 2015 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a disability benefits programed offered through the Social Security Administration that allows for those who qualify to apply and receive paid benefits.  This differs from traditional Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) in that it is paid from a different pool and requires applicants to meet different standards of need.  The […]

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Overview of Premises Liability Law

Posted Date: January 22, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer

In Ohio, all property owners are responsible for maintaining safe conditions for the people visiting the property.  This means keeping the property clear of debris and other dangers.  No patron or guest anticipates injury when visiting an establishment; however, many people sustain injury while visiting unsafe or poorly kept property.  Premise liability law is a […]

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Nursing Licensure with Criminal History

Posted Date: January 20, 2015 | Categories: Licensure & Disciplinary

Rev. 7.24.13 CRIMINAL HISTORY FACT SHEET-Feb 15, 2012 Currently, there are eleven offenses that are automatic bars to obtaining a nursing license for applicants who entered a prelicensure nursing education program after June 1, 2003. This means that the Board of Nursing (Board) is prohibited from issuing a license to a person who has pled […]

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Three Types of Injuries Covered Under Workers Compensation

Posted Date: January 12, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

Workers compensation claims are often denied because those seeking benefits are injured in a way not covered by workers compensation. To better understand why this is so, you have to take a look at the history of workers compensation.  Workers compensation laws were put in place to help insure workers safety while reducing liability for […]

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I Was Denied Social Security Disability. What Are My Options?

Posted Date: December 6, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

If you or a loved one has become unable to wok due to physical injury or mental disability, you are well within your rights to apply for Social Security disability through the Social Security Administration (SSA).  If your application is denied, you have  options.  You can drop your claim and attempt to find work or […]

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