Navigating a Car Accident

Navigating a Car Accident Over the course of your lifetime you’re more likely to be involved in a car accident than to not to be. Each year 2.35 million U.S. citizens are injured and disabled in a road accident from over 10 million car crashes. A Forbes post provided by CarInsurance.com estimated that the average… Read more »

Protecting Your Person and Identity theft

Summer Safety Series: Protecting Your Person and Identity While Away  In this final installment of DGMS’s Summer Safety Blog Series, we are going to cover some of the smaller, but none-the-less important, dangers to your person and identity. It’s important to take a wide angle view of all aspects of your life when you’re trying to… Read more »

Work-Zone Dangers 

Summer Safety Series: Work-Zone Dangers  In this second installment of DGMS’s Summer Safety Blog Series, we’re going to discuss the dangers to workers when drivers travel through construction areas. Summertime in Ohio seems like open season for road construction and the almighty orange barrel are ever present. However, few know the dangers that road crews… Read more »

Firework Laws and Safety

In this third installment of DGMS’s Summer Safety Blog Series, we’re going to discuss the dangers to person and property that follow the use of fireworks. One of the highlights of most American’s summertime is the July 4th holiday. Family, friends, cook outs, and fireworks are the common excitements that people associate with the holiday;… Read more »

Drinking and Driving Dangers 

Summer Safety Series: Drinking and Driving Dangers  This is the first in a series of blogs focused on the dangers and risks associated with summer activities. When the warmth of summertime hits, people become more relaxed and sometimes that relaxed behavior results in accidents and injuries to the unsuspecting. The first activity that we’re going… Read more »

Distracted Driving and its Consequences

Distracted Driving and its Consequences   According to the Ohio State Patrol, sending or receiving a text message takes a driver’s eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, the equivalent of driving the length of an entire football field when traveling at 55 mph. Distractions like texting led to nearly 14,000 crashes in… Read more »

Heartbreak and Liability

Heartbreak and Liability : University Hospital’s Fertility Center Catastrophe   Many families know all too well the toll that infertility or other reproductive issues can take on a person’s mind, body and spirit. Since the 1980’s, families have been taking advantage of freezing eggs and embryos in order to preserve the option to have children or… Read more »

Surviving the System: Navigating Social Security Survivor’s Benefits

  Social Security benefits can seem like a maze of rules and exceptions. One subsection of benefits Social Security provides is that of survivor’s benefits. Survivor’s benefits are benefits that may be received by loved ones after a working family member has passed away. These benefits are specifically made to help cushion the blow of… Read more »

Monsanto Roundup and Cancer: What You Need to Know

In 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reported a startling finding: Glyphosate — the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup and the most-used agricultural chemical in history — “probably” causes cancer in humans. Specifically, the IARC found that there was evidence that glyphosate causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of… Read more »