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Spinal Cord Injuries and Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents are one of the leading causes of death and paralysis in the United States. This is often a result of the lack of…
BOYK BRIEF PODCAST PUBLISHES 40th EPISODE!
The Boyk Brief Podcast recently posted its 40th Episode. The podcast features conversations between Boyk attorneys talking with a variety of guests. The Boyk Brief…
CASES OF INTEREST: JANUARY 2023
Lake House Cart Puts Local Woman in ICU Our client was in Tennessee visiting friends at their lake house. The property owners had installed a…
Social Media Posts Can Negatively Impact Your Personal Injury Claim
Social media has become ingrained in our lives, as technology makes it accessible from almost anywhere at any time. Sharing personal updates and photographs with…
We Want Your Recipes!
Charles Boyk Law Offices wants to share your best winter recipes with readers of the Boyk Bulletin newsletter! Send us your family’s favorite entrees, appetizers,…
Boyk Law & Green Sweep Deliver Care Packages to Lucas County Dogs
Charles Boyk Law Offices and Green Sweep Snow Removal teamed up during the holiday season to share some love and blessings with the shelter dogs…
Charles Boyk, Andrea Young, Mike Bruno, & Sam Bolotin Named 2023 Super Lawyers
Boyk Law Attorneys Mike Bruno, Sam Bolotin, and Chuck Boyk have been recognized again as Ohio Super Lawyers. Andrea Young was also recognized as a…
How Are Medical Bills Paid in a Personal Injury Claim?
Whenever someone is injured in an accident, one of their first concerns is how will they pay their medical bills. This worry can be overwhelming…
Man Charged in Rape Cases Pretended to Be Uber Driver
In Boston, Willliam Mancortes is charged with two rapes and a sexual assault that date back to 2017. He was arrested after investigators could match…
I-70 Accident Sends Semi-Truck Driver to Hospital Via Life Flight
Troopers from the Indiana State Police Department recently responded to an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle on I-70. The initial crash report…
Two Workers Crushed by a Semi-Truck Trailer
Two workers in Chesterfield Township, Michigan, were seriously injured recently in the Kroger Distribution Center parking lot on 23 Mile Road when a semi-truck box…
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Assisted Living Owner and Former Employees Following a Fatal Fire
A volunteer firefighter, Jared Lloyd, was killed at an assisted living community when a fire broke out. A wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the…
New Federal Law Gives Survivors of Child Sex Abuse More Time to Sue Predators
On September 18th, 2022, a win in the fight against sexual predators who abuse children was signed into law by President Biden. The law eliminates…
Mail Service Stopped Due to Dog Attacking Mail Carrier
According to the United States Postal Service (USPS), mail delivery was temporarily suspended on a street in Youngstown, Ohio, after an unrestrained dog attacked a…
Senior Care Home Sued Over Resident’s Poisoning Death
Two residents of the Atria Park Senior Living Facility in the San Fransico Bay Area died after being accidentally served dishwashing liquid instead of juice.…
Korean Comfort Women in WWII Entitled to Reparations
The Supreme Court confirmed an earlier ruling on September 29, 2022, that each of the women that worked in the brothels that were set up…
Clemson DBs Greene and Davis II Were Sued by Accident Victims
Clemson University defensive backs Malcolm Green and Fred Davis II are being sued by U.S. a postal worker whose vehicle Davis collided with last year.…
Motorcyclist Killed in Hit Skip Crash
Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred recently on Ohio 61 near Ohio 601 in Norwalk Township. The accident involved…
Mom’s Marshmallow Cornflake Wreaths
INGREDIENTS: – 1/3 cup butter – 1 package (10 ounces or about 40 large) marshmallows – 1 teaspoon green coloring – 6 – 8 cups…
Holiday Events Calendar
Hensville Lights Nov 28, 2022 – Jan 1, 2023 – Hensville Park, Downtown Toledo Toledo Craftsman’s Guild Winter Festival of Crafts Dec 11, 10 am…
CASES OF INTEREST: DECEMBER 2022
Tractor Pulling Farm Implement Causes Collision Around 8:00 PM, our client was traveling on County Road 60 in Washington Township, Ohio. As our client came…
Meet Abagale McCurdy, Attorney at Law
Abagale McCurdy has passed the Ohio Bar Exam and accepted a position as an attorney with Charles Boyk Law Offices. Abagale McCurdy grew up in…
Boyk Law Sponsors Dream Bedroom for Kid Fighting Cancer
Charles Boyk Law sponsored a Dream Bedroom Makeover with Special Spaces Toledo for a local boy fighting cancer. Special Spaces was started with its first…
Charles Boyk Law Veterans Scholarship Winner is Brendan Bushbaker
Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC is proud to support the servicemen and women who help make this country great. Since 2015, the Boyk Law…
Drunk Driver Kills Female Passenger and State Police K-9 Officer
A drunk driver will now serve a minimum of 17 years in prison for causing the death of a passenger of his vehicle as well…
13 Injured in Van Crash Near Jackson Michigan
Early morning, around 4:15 a.m., on Sunday, Oct. 9, near Jackson, Michigan, a vehicle accident sent 13 people to Henry Ford hospital with injuries. The…
CASES OF INTEREST: NOVEMBER 2022
Bicyclist Hit by Motor Vehicle While Crossing Driveway Our client was riding his bicycle on a sidewalk along Fremont Pike. As he crossed a driveway,…
Curbing Pet Stress & Food Dangers During The Holidays
– from Dr. Caroline Stark, Associate Veterinarian at VCA  The holiday season can be fun and exciting for pets, just as it is with their…
Grandma Strance’s Marshmallow & Streusel Sweet Potato Casserole
My grandmother was from South Carolina, where sweet potato casserole with pecan streusel is not only a Thanksgiving staple but a major food group. Below…
Holiday Events Calendar Holiday Events Calendar
Toledo, OH -Toledo Craftsman’s Guild Winter Festival of Crafts – Dec. 11 – Franciscan Theatre and Conference Center -Lights Before Christmas @ Toledo Zoo &…
Toledo Farmers’ Market Is A Holiday Shopping Alternative
The holiday season is chock-full of traditions, like the gathering of family and the preparation and consumption of delicious food. However, one thing most people…
Craig Firsdon Overcomes Accident with Negligent Mobility Driver
Craig Firsdon uses a wheelchair due to complications from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. On July 28, 2021, Craig was severely injured while riding in a handicap-accessible…
Hiring a Mesothelioma Attorney
Have you been diagnosed with Mesothelioma and are unsure how to hire an attorney? Mesothelioma is usually contracted through asbestos exposure at work, and many…
Boyk Law Sponsors GlowRoll419 to Support Read for Literacy
Charles Boyk Law sponsored GlowRoll419, a slow-paced bike ride through Toledo after dark that raises money for local charities. Read for Literacy was the beneficiary…
CASES OF INTEREST: OCTOBER 2022
Employee Dies on the Job Following an Exploding Tire Our office represents the estate of a semi-truck mechanic who died while on the job. While…
Charles Boyk Law’s Veteran Scholarship Deadline Approaches
    Submissions for the Charles Boyk Law Veteran Scholarship close on November 1, with the winner announced on Veteran’s Day, November 11th, 2022. The…
Technology Used to Reduce Premiums Can Also Prove Driver Negligence
Since its introduction, motor vehicle telematics (systems that record driver data) has quickly gained popularity among commercial fleet owners and auto insurance providers. The technology…
Boyk Law Office Staff Build Beds for Kids Battling Cancer
Boyk Law Office staff volunteered to build beds for the Toledo chapter of Special Spaces, a non-profit group that provides “Dream Bedrooms” for kids with…
Boyk Law Hosts TBA Committee Members
Boyk Law hosted representatives of the Toledo Bar Association’s Committees at an after-work event in our Holland office. Dozens of the area’s finest attorneys enjoyed…
New Law Allows 18-Year-Olds to Drive Commercial Trucks
In the 2021 Infrastructure Bill, Congress added a requirement for the Department of Transportation to implement an apprenticeship program, which allows 18 to 20-year-old truck…
Attorney Andrea Young Attends Scene of the Crash Workshop
The Ohio Association for Justice hosted a workshop for attorneys regarding what happens at the scene of a crash. Boyk Law’s Andrea Young joined other…
Side Effects of Chemotherapy when Treating Mesothelioma
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by Asbestos, it can be overwhelming to consider…
Mesothelioma and Surgery Procedures
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, it can be overwhelming to consider what is next. Understanding the process and what…
Side Effects of Radiation Therapy with Mesothelioma
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by exposure at some point to Asbestos, it…
Trucking Facts & Stats: How Many Accidents are Caused by Commercial Vehicles?
Sharing the road with semis and other commercial vehicles is a part of daily driving. Commercial trucking will increase as the economy continues to recover…
Is Alcohol Monitoring in All New Vehicles the Way to Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?
Alcohol-related accidents are on the rise, with 11,654 people dying from drunk-driving accidents in 2020, a 14% increase from 2019. This works out to 32…
Medical Malpractice During Birth that Leads to Injury
The birth of a child can cause stress, with parents hoping the delivery goes smoothly and their baby is born healthy. Unfortunately, some parents are…
Personal Injury Claims and Children
As parents, we want the best for our children, but accidents happen in life, and when they do, we need to be prepared to make…
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness
Knowing the causes of spinal cord injuries (SCI) and how they occur can help develop prevention programs and grow public awareness of these catastrophic injuries.…
Most Dangerous Ohio Counties for Auto Accidents
As the economy continues to rebound from the pandemic shutdown, more people are regularly leaving their homes and hitting the road to return to the…
Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Charged with Soliciting a Minor
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a former Oakland County sheriff’s deputy, Jared Frederick Salisbury, was arraigned on charges Saturday after he was fired for…
Goldman Sachs Sexual Assault Claims Revealed in Pay Bias Suit
Newly unredacted documents reveal there were 75 incidents of sexual assault and harassment that were reported to Goldman Sachs between 2000 and 2011. The case…
The University of Michigan Finalizes $490 Million Sexual Abuse Settlement
Earlier this year, a lawsuit was settled with over 1,000 people who alleged sexual assault by a former sports doctor at the University of Michigan.…
Volunteer Fireman Injured in Rollover Accident while Returning from a Call
Emergency crews had to rescue a fellow first responder on September 18, 2022, after a fire engine was involved in a rollover crash. Middleport Fire…
Dog Attack Kills Postal Worker
On August 21st, 2022, a postal worker, Pamela Rock, was attacked by dogs while on her route in Putnam County, Florida. She later died from…
New Law Opens Commercial Driving to 18-Year-Olds
Commercial truck driving is an incredibly challenging career due to the responsibility. Drivers must safely operate rigs that can weigh 80,000 pounds and cause catastrophic…
Dump Truck Crashes into Home in Grosse Ille
On September 10th, 2022, Grosse Ille, Michigan police were called to a traffic crash on a residential property. A 2004 Mack gravel truck, had been…
Michigan Auto Fatalities Reach 16-Year High
Recently released data shows that Michigan auto fatalities have increased to their highest levels in 16 years. With auto manufacturers designing new safety features, the…
Dearborn Heights Uber Driver Charged with Sexually Assaulting a Rider
As ride-share programs grow in popularity, crimes against passengers have become more common. On 9/8, the Wayne County prosecutor charged a Dearborn Heights Uber driver,…
Two Workers Killed at BP Refinery
OREGON, Ohio – A massive fire broke out at BP-Husky Toledo around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses reported an explosion followed by large amounts of black…
PACT Act and PFAS Substances
The PACT Act was recently signed into law and provides healthcare, disability, or the ability to file a lawsuit against the Veterans Administration for service…
PACT Act and Camp Lejeune
President Joe Biden signed the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act into Law on August 10, 2022. The law expands on VA…
Gynecological Cancer and Baby Powder
September 2022 is Gynecological Cancer Awareness month. A critical issue is the connection between Talcum powder (baby powder) and cervical cancer. As early as 1971,…
STAFF PROFILE: Legal Assistant Jacob Bick
Jacob Bick is the newest Legal Assistant at Boyk Law. Jacob graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Paralegal Studies.  He has…
CASES OF INTEREST: SEPTEMBER 2022
Drunk Driver Smashes Into Motorcycle and Flees the Scene Our client was on a motorcycle traveling eastbound on US 223. As our client slowed for…
BOYK LAW PARALEGAL HOSTS LPGA GOLFERS IN TOWN FOR THE DANA CLASSIC
Charles Boyk Paralegal, Sarah Sharpe, and her husband Dave are caring, community-minded people. They love to host family and friends. They foster rescue dogs pending…
Popular Ohio E-Bikes Equipped with Additional Restrictions
The use of electric bicycles in Ohio is governed by Ohio Revised Code § 4511.522, which establishes three classes of electric bicycles: Class I, Class…
CDC Warns of “Fast-Moving” E. Coli Outbreak In Michigan & Ohio
Public Health officials warn of a recent E. coli outbreak in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania that has left 84 people ill and 38 hospitalized.…
Veterans & Advocates Celebrate As Honoring Our PACT, Signed Into Law
President Joe Biden signed the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act into Law on August 10, 2022. The law expands on V.A.…
September is Pain Awareness Month
According to the Cleveland Clinic, chronic pain is pain that lasts three months or longer and can occur anywhere in the body. Pain does not…
Cedar Point Announces Closing of Top Thrill Dragster Rollercoaster
Cedar Point has announced that, after 19 years, the Top Thrill Dragster will close for good. The attraction is the second-tallest rollercoaster in the world,…
Deadly Car Accident Caused by Semi-Truck Driver on I-75 South
On Sunday, September 4, 2022, a multi-vehicle car accident occurred on I-75 southbound in Lima near the State Route 309 exit leaving 21 people injured…
E. Coli Outbreak Expands to Six States
The Center for Disease Control says that an E. coli outbreak that has spread quickly through the Midwest is growing. There are illnesses reported in…
Ohio Survival and Wrongful Death Lawsuits
When someone dies due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional act of another, the person or company who caused the death may be responsible for…
Who Qualifies for Hernia Mesh Lawsuits?
Has hernia mesh made your life unmanageable or decreased your standard of living? You may be wondering if you can file a hernia mesh lawsuit…
Accident Involving Motorcycle on Detroit Ave
Toledo Police have reported one fatality from a crash on Detroit Avenue and Nesselwood Avenue. The accident occurred during the early morning commute Tuesday, July…
What to Do After Getting Bit by a Dog
Unfortunately, dog bites and attacks occur all too frequently and it is important to know what to do after. Dogs are like family members, so…
Toledo Nursing Home Sexual Abuse
Tragically, nursing home sexual abuse occurs more often than most people imagine. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates that five million nursing…
Jury Finds Bill Cosby Sexually Assaulted Teen in 1975, Ordered to Pay Her 500K
On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, a jury concluded deliberations and determined that Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old at the Playboy mansion in 1975. Judy…
New York Neurologist Guilty on 12 Counts of Sexually Abusing Patients
A once prominent New York City Neurologist was recently found guilty on charges of sexually abusing patients at a Manhattan medical center while treating them…
PACT ACT Signed Into Law for Camp Lejeune and Burn Pit Victims
The Honoring, our PACT Act, was signed into law on August 10, 2022, by President Joe Biden. The new law expands on V.A. health care…
Recipe: Easy Cheesy Beefy Chimichanga
  Chimichangas are an American Tex-Mex favorite, with their cheesy fillings and crispy, deep-fried tortilla shell. Many believe it was created by accident in Tucson,…
Boyk Law’s Bikes For Kids Giveaway Wrapping Up This Month
Charles Boyk Law gave away 11 bikes this summer as part of its annual Bikes for Kids Giveaway. Boyk Law initially planned to give away…
Truck Driver Fatigue in Ohio
In 2021 around 500,000 accidents involving commercial trucks occurred, which is a 52% increase in accidents compared to 2009. Why is there a steady increase…
Cases of Interest: August 2022
AN IMPROPERLY LOADED TRAILER LEADS TO EMPLOYEE SUFFERING EXTENSIVE INJURIES Our client, a truck driver, was working at a distribution center moving trailers. One of…
Mesothelioma and Proceeding Legally
Asbestos is a popular mineral used in building products because it is an effective electrical insulator and is highly fire resistant. So, for much of…
Who Pays for the Injuries from a Dog Bite?
Our office frequently represents dog bite victims and sees the devastating consequences which result from a bite. People who suffer the traumatic experience of a…
FORMER BOYK NURSE/PARALEGAL Owns Benfield Winery
Julia Benfield, a former nurse paralegal at Boyk Law, a renaissance woman of sorts, has worked in many fields within her profession. A northwest Ohio…
Infant Formula Makers Use Unethical Marketing Practices
Recent news headlines surrounding safety issues with certain baby formulas have alarmed many parents who have placed their trust in these brands to provide for…
Mesothelioma and Surgery Preparation
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, it can be overwhelming…
Filing a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit
Every year up to 1.1 million Americans will suffer from a traumatic brain injury, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Traumatic brain injury…
NEC and Formula Makers’ Marketing Practices
The formula industry has grown into a $58 billion market with a projected growth of 8 percent a year until 2030 and a projected market…
Charter Cable Liable for the Death of a Woman Killed by Cable Repairman
IRVING, Texas– Cable provider Charter Communications, a subsidiary of Spectrum Cable, was ordered by a jury to pay $7.3 billion in damages to the family…
Unexpected Consequences of Injury Accidents
There is no way to plan for an injury accident. They occur suddenly and can devastate the victim beyond physical injury. Although there is no…
Radiation Therapy and Mesothelioma
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to Asbestos, it can be overwhelming…
What to Do If Your Allergan Breast Implant is recalled?
Certain breast implants, primarily the Biocell textured breast implants, and tissue expanders, manufactured by Allergan, have been recalled as of July 2019 for posing health…
How is Chemotherapy Administered for Mesothelioma?
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer typically caused by exposure at some point to Asbestos,…
Mesothelioma and How It Spreads
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to Asbestos, it can be overwhelming…
What are the Stages of Mesothelioma?
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to Asbestos, it can be overwhelming…
Camp Lejeune Lawsuits
Camp Lejeune is a North Carolina military base that has housed millions of Marines since WWII. The base has since become infamous after hundreds of…
Bikes For Kids 2022 Update
Charles Boyk Law is giving away bikes this summer as part of its annual Bikes for Kids Giveaway, and some of our winners are already…
Mike Bruno’s Top 5 Travel Tips
After almost three years, I finally went on vacation, a real one – a Mediterranean cruise, stopping in 6 countries. For those considering taking a…
CASES OF INTEREST: JULY 2022
MOTORCYCLIST SUFFERS EXTENSIVE INJURIES While our client was traveling on a motorcycle, an oncoming vehicle attempted a left turn directly into our client’s path of…
Andrea Young Graduates From Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy
Boyk Law Attorney Andrea Young was selected to participate in Ohio Bar’s Leadership Academy. The program emphasizes developing leadership skills for young attorneys. The Ohio…
BOYK BRIEF PODCAST FEATURES: Nurse Paralegal Emma Sullivan
Not every personal injury lawyer employs a Registered Nurse/ Paralegal. At Charles Boyk Law, Emma Sullivan is a valuable resource to our team and clients.…
Baby Formula Causes Serious Injuries & Multiple Lawsuits
Parents are suing the companies that make Similac and Enfamil baby formulas. The lawsuits allege their cow’s milk products caused necrotizing enterocolitis NEC in premature…
Should I Hire an Ohio Auto Accident Attorney?
Every accident is different. But if there is an injury or death involved, then you should hire an Ohio auto accident attorney. However, not all…
Study Finds 8 in 10 Americans Have Traces of Weed-Killing Chemical in Their Urine
Glyphosate, the weed-killing chemical in Roundup, is the most widely used herbicide in the country.  The use of glyphosate is 200x greater today than when…
20 sexual assault lawsuits settled by Browns QB Deshaun Watson
Deshaun Watson of the Cleveland Browns has made confidential settlements with 20 of the 24 women who sued and accused him of sexual misconduct. Most…
How did we get to the cow in the first place?
When commercial infant formula came along, its manufacturers marketed these products as a safe alternative to breast milk. As breastfeeding rates decreased from 90% in…
What to Do If You Were in a Car Accident While Pregnant
Auto accidents can be stressful and scary, but an auto accident while you are pregnant can be a terrifying experience for an expectant mother. You…
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Former UT Soccer Coach Brad Evans
From 2001 to 2015, University of Toledo women’s soccer coach Brad Evans led the team to four Mid-American Conference tournament titles, three regular-season MAC championships,…
Abbot and FDA were warned a year before the recall about formula plant conditions
The Wall Street Journal confirmed that Abbott, the manufacturer of the recalled formula, as early as February 2021. A former Sturgis, Michigan Abbott plant employee,…
New Fireworks Law in Ohio to Begin July 1, 2022
As the 4th of July approaches, many Ohioans are unaware that House Bill 172, which will take effect on July 1, pertains to consumers’ use…
What to Do in a Semi-Truck Accident in Ohio
As accidents between passenger vehicles and semi-trucks increase, drivers should know what to do if they are involved in an accident with a semi-truck. The…
Can the Victim of Sexual Assault File a Civil Lawsuit in Ohio?
Ohio allows victims of sexual assault to file civil lawsuits against their perpetrators. Several sex crimes can be the basis of a lawsuit. These crimes…
One dead in a crash that closed SB I-75 in southwest Detroit
A multi-car accident in Southwest Detroit on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022, caused the 7-hour closure of I-75, near Schaefer/Fort exit, around 1:55 p.m. southbound while…
NOW AVAILABLE: BOYK LAW INSURANCE DOCUMENT HOLDERS
Where is your car registration and auto insurance card? Could you find them quickly if needed, following a traffic stop or an accident? Charles Boyk…
A Prominent New York Doctor Accused of Sexual Assault
Dr. Kevin M. Cahill, 86, is a well-known New York physician who has treated many notable patients, including President Regan and Pope John Paul II.…
Church Leader Sex Abuse Case
On the eve of his trial, Naasón Joaquín García, 53, a megachurch leader in California, pled guilty to two counts of forcible oral copulation involving…
Who Treats a Mesothelioma Patient?
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by exposure at some point to Asbestos, it…
How is Mesothelioma Diagnosed?
Mesothelioma is a rare and dangerous kind of cancer. Mesothelioma has two primary types. One is Epithelial, mesothelioma, where the cells resemble those found in…
What are the Treatments for Mesothelioma?
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer typically caused by exposure at some point to Asbestos,…
Who is Part of the Mesothelioma Treatment Team?
In an earlier blog, we reviewed the importance of being treated by cancer specialists; Surgical Oncologist, Radiation Oncologists, and Medical Oncologists, who are familiar with,…
What To Do If You Live In Ohio and Have An Auto Accident In Michigan?
Do you live in Ohio and commute into Michigan for work every day, or visit your cottage on a lake each summer? You may be…
Prepare Your Pets For The Fireworks
The 4th of July festivities can be traumatic for many dogs. Dr. Caroline Stark, DVM, Staff Veterinarian at VCA Holly Farms Animal Hospital, urges you…
Welcome New Boyk Attorney – Cameron Morrissey
Charles Boyk Law’s newest attorney is Litigation Associate, Cameron Morrissey. Cameron is a Sylvania native, and a graduate of the University of Toledo College of…
CASES OF INTEREST: JUNE 2022
FATAL CRASH INVOLVING SIX VEHICLES A Napoleon man faces criminal charges after causing a crash involving at least six vehicles and killing two people. Alcohol…
Just Like Riding a Bike: Remember to Ride Safely This Summer
Summertime means biking for many people. That means keep alert while you’re out having fun. Obey traffic laws. Always wear a helmet, and keep alert…
GRIDIRON RECAP
The Toledo Junior Bar Association presented the 87th Gridiron Show on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Toledo’s beautiful and historic Valentine Theatre. This amateur comedy…
Uncle Louie’s Fireworks – Starting Summer With a Bang Since 2007
Uncle Louie’s Fireworks Superstore is a family owned and operated fireworks store, located at 7300 Schnipke Drive, Ottawa Lake, Michigan. “We are not even 1…
What Are the Risk Factors for Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma is a cancer that anyone can get. It does not discriminate in that it affects all races, genders, and ages. While anyone can get…
What Are the Symptoms of Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma and its different types of cancers are sometimes difficult to see. The reason for this is the symptoms that someone may initially experience can…
Ohio Supreme Court to Decide on Damage Limits Law in Child Rape Cases
COLUMBUS, Ohio – In 2005, the Ohio General Assembly passed tort reform which limited financial judgments in court cases.  Specifically, the law limits the amount…
Pennsylvania High School Struggles After Multiple Teachers Charged with Sexual Assault
A Wilmington Area High School is reeling after two separate accusations on sexual assault in the high school’s music department. Recently the school’s music director,…
A 78-Year-Old Woman Struck by Car in West Toledo
A 78-year-old woman was struck by a car Wednesday afternoon while she was walking across Secor Road. According to Toledo police, Linda Bell, of Richmond Road,…
Man Dies in Fulton County Motorcycle Crash
The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on US 20A near State Road 109 in Fulton…
Mesothelioma and the Risks of Exposure to Asbestos
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is very often caused by someone being exposed to asbestos at some point during their lives. While…
Ann Arbor man dies, two others injured, after crash at M-50 and M-52 near Tecumseh
An Ann Arbor man died following a crash Tuesday night at the intersection of M-50 and M-52 near Tecumseh. The 61-year-old man was ejected from a…
What is Mesothelioma and Where Can it Occur?
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that typically affects the linings that protect the organs of the chest and the abdomen. It is rare as…
Motorcycle Crash Kills Rider in Crawford County
TOLEDO, Ohio; A 38-year-old was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday night in Crawford County, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Alex Lawrence, 38,…
Michigan Expands List of Mandatory Reports After Dr. Nassar Sex Abuse Scandal
In some states, ANY person who knows or reasonably suspects that a child is being sexually abused has a legal duty to immediately report the…
Toledo Man Sentenced to One Year Behind Bars for Fatally Hitting a Man on a Bicycle Last October
A Toledo man was sentenced to a year behind bars after he struck and killed a bicyclist with his car in October of last year. …
Boyk Law Helps Ukraine
When news broke that Russia had invaded Ukraine, we all asked: How can we help? This was especially true for Charles Boyk Law Attorney, Andrea…
Cases of Interest: May 2022
Passenger Injured by Friend’s Reckless Driving Our client, a passenger in his friend’s vehicle, was traveling on a county road in Napoleon Township. While travelling…
Accidents When Truck Tires Threads Separate
It is very likely you have seen them when you have driven down the highway at some point. Large Semi-truck tires that have become detached,…
Fulton County Crash Kills Whole Family
WAUSEON, Ohio — According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, three children and two adults are dead after a crash late Saturday night on County Road…
My Ever-Changing Mom
My mom was a kind and loving woman who passed away in 2009, a few days before Christmas. I came along when she was 22,…
Where Are They Now? Boyk Law Clerks of the Past
Law Clerks play an important role in the legal system. They are usually new attorneys or law students who provide essential services for a judge,…
Boyk Law Clerk Publishes Article in UT Law Review
Jesse Scott, our most recent Law Clerk, had an article published recently in The University of Toledo Law Review, a journal dedicated to producing legal…
The Triumphant Return of Bikes for Kids! Charles Boyk Law to Give Away 10 “Bikes for Kids” This Summer!
Charles Boyk Law Offices is excited to announce the return of its annual Bikes for Kids Giveaway, where we choose 10 deserving children to receive…
CASES OF INTEREST: APRIL 2022
Nose Bitten Off By Family Friend’s Pet Dog Our client was visiting a family friend who owned an English Springer Spaniel. As our client was…
Mancy’s Secret Sazerac Cocktail Recipe
Gus Mancy from Toledo’s First Family of Restaurants joined Chuck on the Boyk Brief podcast recently to talk about his family’s businesses and the challenges…
    Meet Gypsy Rose, a recent addition to our support staff. She is a 16-week-old Morkie (Maltese + Yorkie Terrier = Morkie). Her breed…
Springtime Means Watch for Motorcycles
Now that spring is here, and the weather is warmer, more motorcycles will be on the road. Drivers can practice motorcycle awareness by looking twice…
Civil Lawsuit Filed After Company Hires Registered Sex Offender Who Then Takes 12-Year-Old Girl From Store & Rapes Her
Our firm has filed a lawsuit against Lassus Bros., an Indiana corporation that runs a chain of Handy Dandy gas station/ convenience stores, after it…
CCNO Medical Negligence Scandal Grows As More Claims Come Forward
  Our firm recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio (CCNO) and its medical staff after an investigation revealed that…
Bronson Battle Creek Hospital Knowingly Hired Doctor With History of Medical Fraud and Malpractice
Dr. Danial Castro, an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, & throat), practiced The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma (MCSO) from 2005 to 2010, where he would perform…
Boy Dies After Falling From Drop Tower Ride at Amusement Park
Orlando, Florida: On March 24, 2022, a 14-year-old boy died at ICON theme park. The boy was on ICON’s Free Fall ride, which it bills…
Motorcyclists Beware – Weather Brings Out Potholes
Spring is around the corner and getting out your motorcycle can be a fun way to take advantage of the nicer weather. Unfortunately, motorcyclists face…
Michigan: What is a “Serious Impairment of a Body Function” in Auto Accidents
The question posed above may seem a bit odd and one that you probably have never thought of before. However, it is very important when…
Major Settlement for Sandy Hook Massacre Victims
One of the oldest firearm companies in the U.S. has reached a $73 million dollar settlement for the victims’ families in the Sandy Hook Massacre.…
Baby Formula Recall Expanded After Second Infant Dies
On February 17, 2022, Abbott Nutrition, recalled multiple powered baby formulas, including Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare, after multiple complaints of infant illnesses related to Cronobacter…
Michigan Pedestrian Struck While Jogging Dies from Injuries
Adrian, Michigan – On the morning of February 7, 2022, Gregory Adams, 48, went out for a morning run. While jogging along the Howell highway…
Patient Harm: When Hospitals Hire the Wrong Doctors
One of a hospital’s most vital functions is to screen its medical staff to ensure that only competent physicians are allowed to practice at its…
Life Flight Called to Scene of Semi-Truck Accident in Fulton County, Ohio
Delta, Ohio – On the afternoon of February 14, 2022, a serious two-vehicle crash occurred just south of Delta, Ohio. According to emergency responders, the…
Bowling Green State Professor Found Guilty of Rape of a Child
A former Bowling Green State University Professor, Timothy Davis, was found guilty of rape after changing his earlier not guilty plea. He was originally indicted…
Client Birthday Celebration
Happy 101st Birthday to Tom Browning, client of Boyk Law Attorney Mike Bruno. Tom is a WWII Veteran who was a Captain in the U.S.…
CASES OF INTEREST: MARCH 2022
Semi-Truck Runs Red Light & Causes Collision in Intersection Our client was traveling southbound on Locust Street in Oak Harbor, approaching the intersection of Water…
Ohio To Put Body Cameras On Every Guard in Every Prison After Inmate Deaths
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction recently announced that it is implementing a plan to purchase and deploy more than 5,000 body cameras on…
Boyk Law Advantage: Nursing Paralegal
All of our legal assistants and paralegals here at Charles Boyk Law have an important role to play when it comes to handling your case,…
U.S. Postal Worker Makes the Best of a Serious Accident
On February 1, 2019, Deb White was working as a mail carrier and stopped to deliver mail on Holland Sylvania Road in Toledo, Ohio when…
Ann Arbor Volunteer Group Helping Homeless Turn A HouseN2Home
“HouseN2Home was founded with the idea that anyone exiting homelessness deserves to have a safe, warm, and inviting home. So, we gathered together as volunteers…
Auto Accidents Involving Pregnant Drivers
An auto accident is always a scary and disruptive event. Even more so if you are in an auto accident and you or your loved…
Another Major University Held Accountable for Employing a Predator Doctor
The University of California is yet another of many universities settling six-figure settlements for sexual assault and harassment. The university has awarded a settlement of…
Apartment Fire in Monroe County Injures Residents
Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a fire that tore through the 12-unit condominium complex Woodcrest in Monroe County, Michigan over the weekend. The building…
Another Settlement in One of The Largest Sex Trafficking Cases in the U.S.
The Royal Family’s Prince Andrew is the latest to settle in the sex trafficking cases related to Jeffrey Epstein. In light of the allegations against…
Battle Creek Surgeon Indicted for Performing Unnecessary Surgeries for Profit
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Dr. Daniel Castro was employed at Bronson Hospital in Battle Greek as an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Castro came…
Lucas County in Top Five for Fatal Crashes
According to Ohio State Highway Patrol data, 2021 was one of the deadliest years on record for crashes in Ohio, with 1,246 fatal crashes resulting…
Neglect From Medical Staff at CCNO Results in Death
According to the Eighth Amendment to the U.S Constitution, incarcerated individuals have a right to receive health care and treatment. They are required to take…
House of Representatives Passes Big Bill to Protect Survivors of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment
The federal government has made a big legislative move to protect survivors of sexual assault and harassment. The House of Representatives passed bill H.R. 4445,…
Southern Ohio Doctor Under Suspension and Criminal Investigation for Sexual Misconduct
A Yellow Springs family doctor has recently been suspended by the Medical Board of Ohio, for sexual misconduct. Dr. Donald Gronbeck a family physician, is…
Predator Professor Leads to Another Civil Suit Against The University of Michigan
The acclaimed University of Michigan has been under recent fire by the public, for employing sexual predators as leaders and educators of the University. Bruce…
Unbelievable Super Snickers Salad
Looking for a Super dish to serve during the big game? Look no further than a bowl of Super Snickers Salad. Combining some of Boyk…
T-bone Accident Leads to Emergency Surgery
Our client was traveling at approximately 40mph on Navarre Avenue in Oregon, Ohio. As he proceeded through an intersection, another driver failed to yield and…
Toledo Priest Charged with Hit and Run of an 8-Year-Old Boy
TOLEDO, OH – On January 5, 2022, a 69-year-old priest entered the parking lot of Rosary Cathedral Parish just as parents were lining up in…
Young Man Shot in the Eye with a BB Gun
Our client was visiting a friend at their home and while there the friend began playing with a BB gun which he believed to be…
Civil Claims Possible for Victims of Alec Baldwin Shooting Case
While filming a movie in New Mexico, Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded firearm, which he discharged, killing a forty-two-year-old cinematographer, who happened to be…
New Boyk Bulletin Podcast Episodes in Production
New Episodes of the Boyk Brief podcast are now in production. The local podcast’s first season featured 22 episodes and covered a range of topics…
Andrea Young Invited to Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Course
Attorney Andrea Young has been invited to attend the Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy, a premier legal development program designed to nurture and prepare…
Similac, Enfamil Baby Formula Makers Facing Serious Lawsuits
The makers of Similac and Enfamil are facing a growing number of lawsuits alleging their popular cow-milk based baby formulas have caused pre-term infants to…
Impaired Driver Causes Car Crash on I-475 in Toledo Lucas County
On January 23rd, 2022, police responded to a car accident between 475 West and US-23. Police say the driver attempted to cut off another vehicle…
Employee Spotlight: Jesse Scott
Jesse Scott was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, a small, post-industrial steel town from which few families ever left. He was raised by a stay-at-home mother…
Snowy Vehicle Crash in Toledo Lucas County
On January 23rd, 2022, Ohio police responded to a multi-vehicle crash on I-475. Officers responded around 10:00 am in the area of East Alexis on…
Monkeys Escape after Truck Crashes on Highway
An odd and frightening accident occurred on the Pennsylvania highway on or around January 21st, when a truck with an enclosed trailer carrying 100 monkeys…
University of Michigan Announces $490 Million Settlement with Dr. Anderson Victims
ANN ARBOR, MI:  On January 19, 2022, University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman announced that the University had reached a tentative agreement of $490…
Ottawa Hills School District Sued by Victims Claiming School Repeatedly Failed to Protect Them from Sexual Assaults and Rape
Former Ottawa Hills Schools employee, Ronald “Donnie” Stevens, was found guilty of 31 charges including nine counts of rape and six counts of sexual battery,…
Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Law Restricting Monetary Awards to Child Rape Victims
There are six states in the U.S. that have laws to limit the amount of pain and suffering damages an injured victim can recover –…
Former CNN Producer Turned Child Predator
Horrifying new headlines have brought John Griffin into the public eye. Griffin, Chris Cuomo’s producer at CNN for several years, has had child trafficking charges…
Client’s Gift To Lucas County Dogs Is Matched by Boyk Law
An anonymous Boyk Law client, who shares our passion for furry canines, donated $1000 toward the care of local dogs. Our client’s generous gift inspired…

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