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BOYK BRIEF PODCAST FEATURES TWO FASCINATING NEW EPISODES!

Join Chuck Boyk as he talks with Criminal Defense Attorney Merle Dech about his very interesting career, from his youthful exploits as a roadie for…

CASES OF INTEREST: FEBRUARY 2023

Massive Pileup on the Ohio Turnpike On December 23, 2022, nearly fifty vehicles were involved in a crash on I-80 eastbound in Erie County, Ohio.…

Boyk Social Media Offers Up Tip Tuesdays

Look for Boyk Law on your favorite social media platforms as we offer up “Tips Tuesdays”! Boyk Law attorneys and staff will offer up tips…

New Boyk Swag Makes Our Clients Smart & Fashionable

Charles Boyk Law is the talk of the legal fashion industry with its new line of Boyk Swag! The Holland office is full of new…

Keeping Kids Entertained with the Boyk Law Treasure Chest

At Charles Boyk Law, we understand that parents often feel they cannot bring their children into professional business settings and instead must leave their children…

Boyk Law Staff Member Fosters Rescue Dog

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, Boyk Law Intake Specialist Molly Siedlecki walked into the shelter at Lucas County Canine Control. She and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Boyk Law VIP Key Tag Program

Protect Yourself & Your Family by Joining Charles Boyk Law’s VIP Program It has happened to everyone, you’ve misplaced your keys. Did you leave them…

Boyk Law Gives “Bikes For The Holidays” To Deserving TPS Students

Twas the season for giving, and Charles Boyk Law was busy spreading good cheer to some deserving Toledo Public School students. On December 18, Boyk…

Your Rights: Ohio Slip and Fall Laws

With winter weather settling in, it is inevitable that some will slip and fall. While we hope this never happens, if it does, the attorneys…

BOYK SUPER LAWYERS ASSEMBLE!

Look out Justice League, there is a new super team in town. Boyk Law attorneys Mike Bruno, Sam Bolotin, and Chuck Boyk have all been…

Recipient of the 2021 Veterans Scholarship

Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC is committed to supporting the servicemen and women who help make this country so great. In order to help…

Operation Ohio Knows: Largest Human Trafficking Sting in Ohio History

Operation “Ohio Knows” On Monday, October 4, the Ohio Attorney General announced the progress made by “Operation ‘Ohio Knows’”. The operation was a collaborative sting…

Katie Harris Takes on State-Wide Roles

After serving on the Board of Trustees since 2019, Attorney Katie Harris is proud to have been selected to be the 2021-2022 Chair of the…

St. Patrick’s Day In Toledo

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, which means that celebrations will consume the entire weekend here in Toledo. Irish or not, area…

Perrysburg, Ohio Funeral Home Negligence

When an individual is mourning the death of a loved one, they have a handful of issues to take care of. From funeral arrangements to…

Jeep Employee Files Suit Seven Years After Shooting

Take it from the experienced Ohio injury attorneys at the Charles Boyk Law Offices, devastating accidents can happen at anytime, in any place. While some believe that…

Journalist Helps Toledoans “Remember When” In New Book

Lou Hebert has had an interest in the city of Toledo for more than 40 years that has become a passion for northwest Ohio. He…

Good News, Good People Winner Jeff Schlekie

Good News, Good People is a contest sponsored by Charles E. Boyk Law Offices. It honors ordinary citizens in Northwest Ohio who are making in…

Good News, Good People Winner Al McEwan

Good News, Good People is a contest sponsored by Charles E. Boyk Law Offices. It honors ordinary citizens in Northwest Ohio who are making in…

Did You Know This?

28 percent of all traffic crashes involve drivers using cell phones 200,000 crashes a year are attributed to texting while driving 35 states ban text…

Library of Firm Newsletters

Browse through our comprehensive database of articles, cases of interest, newsletters, and legal opinions for a better understanding of the world of personal injury claims…

Client’s Experience With Charles E. Boyk Law Offices

Sovine Utley, a Toledo car accident victim, was rear-ended in October 2013. He was hit by a car from behind which then forced him to…

Client Loses His Life Trying To Save Another, Awarded Carnegie Medal

James “Russell” Jenkins heroically saved the life of 5-year-old Elijah Walker, who was drowning in an apartment complex pond. This tragic accident happened when the…

Cleveland & Akron Listed As Some Of Safest City Drivers In The Country

Allstate released their “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report” on Thursday. This list ranks the nation’s 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency. Among…

Are You In Good Hands? Maybe Not.

As you may or may not know, Progressive Insurance Company has received a lot of unwanted attention this week after an Internet story went viral…

WARNING! Don’t Let Facebook Ruin Your Case

Dear Client: Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Flickr, Instagram, Tumblr, Path, and other social network sites are popular with people of all age groups. You may have read…

Your Lawyer Doesn’t Get Paid Unless You Do

People are understandably nervous about hiring a lawyer. Fear that it will cost too many stops some from consulting a Toledo, Ohio motorcycle accident attorney, especially…

Toledo VIP’s Growing List Of Discounts

Check back frequently as we update our list of businesses participating in the Toledo VIP program! Simply show your Toledo VIP card at any of…

Current Toledo VIP Discounts

The list of benefits is always growing, so be sure to check back frequently for updates and additions. Until then, simply show your card at…

Places To Visit And Things To Do In Toledo Ohio!

Here are some places you can visit in Toledo Ohio that are fun and interesting! Let us know if you would like to add anything…

What Is Tribute To Toledo?

The goal of Tribute to Toledo is to highlight our great city in hopes of improving the attitudes of Toledoans about northwest Ohio. Here’s how:…

Artist Eddie York

“Art is the knowledge of how to become joined to the soul of the world.” – Eddie York Passionate and eccentric, Eddie York was an…

Attorney Checklist

Hiring an attorney to represent you is a BIG deal. You are putting aspects of your life in their hands, including your future financial stability,…

Cases That The Charles E. Boyk Law Office Handles

Each month our law office shares three cases of interest that we have handled. The November Boyk Bulletin is no different and summarizes three interesting…

Insurance Companies Should Be Part Of The Debate

The Congress must also expand health savings accounts, create Association Health Plans for small businesses, promote health information technology, and confront the epidemic of junk…

$50 Million Dollar Pair Of Pants: You Should Be Worried

How is a $10 dry cleaning bill worth $54 million dollars? In 2005, Roy Pearson, who is an administrative law judge in Washington, D.C., brought…

7-Year-Old Alexander White Donates Birthday Presents To Help Nature’s Nursery Help Sick And Wounded Animals

Not many kids would think of using their birthday as a way to help wild animals in need. But animal-lover Alexander White did not think…

Because Our Love Is Needed

BeCause Our Love Is Needed exists to help children that suffer from illness, poverty or significant life challenges by offering financial relief to them and their families. When a…

Facebook: LOVE IT OR HATE IT

By Charles Boyk cboyk@charlesboyk-law.com CONNECT WITH ME Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube Google+ is a personal injury attorney and author practicing law in Ohio. Facebook.  Love…

Setting A Good Standard: Washington State’s New Insurance Law

As personal injury attorneys, we often find ourselves involved in legal action against insurance companies. When that happens, it usually goes like this: Our client…

Speaking Of “Frivolous Lawsuits…”

One of the most often-heard talking points that we hear from the tort-reform organizations is that lawsuits are “clogging up the system.” What this is…

Winterize Your Car

The attorneys at The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC want you to remember that driving in the winter means snow, sleet and ice which…

Mislabeling: Recall On Whole Foods Salads

Whole Foods is in big trouble. Last week, due to the mislabeling of pre-packaged Caesar salad and Mesclun Goat Cheese Salad, the store was forced…

We Take A Look At: Employer Intentional Torts

  https://video.fosterwebmarketing.com/charlesboyk-law.com/httpdocs/evm/collect_lostwages_wauseon_h264_764x430.mp4   One of the questions that we are often asked at our law office is “What is an employer intentional tort?” Normally in…

Toledo, Ohio Child Accident Lawyers Give Away Bikes To Kids

It’s that time of year again when deserving kids around northwest Ohio will be rewarded with a brand new bicycle from Wersell’s Bike Shop, compliments…

Tips From The Charles E. Boyk Law Office When Choosing A Nursing Home

  https://video.fosterwebmarketing.com/charlesboyk-law.com/httpdocs/evm/Document_everything_h264_764x430.mp4   The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC understands how important choosing a nursing home for your loved one is. This is one…

Safety First

Between 2011 and 2012, the number of fatal crashes in Wood County has increased, according to Wood County Safe Communities. Compared to the same time last year,…

Safety During The 48th German American Festival

Today marks the beginning of the German American Festival (GAF) weekend in Oregon, Ohio. Looked forward to by many, it is a weekend celebration of…

Local Pizzeria Dedicated To Serving More Than Just Made-From-Scratch Food

When Jeremy Miller started his first job at Little Caesar’s Pizza at the age of 16, he knew that someday he wanted to open his…

Joey Kolopajlo, Week #10 Winner

Joey Kolopajlo, 12, was nominated for Bikes for Kids by his neighbors, Deb Curylo and Katie Day. Discover his story and find out why his…

Kassidy Fowler, Week #3 Bikes for Kids 2015 Winner

Kassidy Fowler, 10, was nominated for Bikes for Kids by her grandmother, Nancy Asher. Learn their story and why Kassidy works hard to prove that…

Jace Gillespie, Week #7 Bikes for Kids 2015 Winner

Jace Gillespie, 6, was such a huge help in the classroom that he was deemed the “Computer Expert” by his kindergarten teacher, Ms. Brenda Whyte.…

Victoria and Damien Fullwood, Week 2 Bikes for Kids

Victoria and Damien Fullwood, 15 and 8, were nominated for Bikes for Kids by their Aunt Angela Schutt. Learn about their story below and how…

2nd Annual Crafting For a Cause

What: 2nd Annual Crafting for a Cause, hosted by Charles Boyk Law Offices Who: Local Artists, Crafters, Bakers, and Gift Vendors When: Friday, November 7th,…

Fourth Of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Fourth of July means fireworks season, and all of us here at The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC would like everyone to stay safe…

Clinton Johnson Fights For His Life And His Settlement

Clinton was involved in a horrific accident and when he arrived to the hospital, his wife was already there. The doctor who was on call…

Chuck And Mike Celebrate 30 Years Of Practicing Law

The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC celebrated a monumental occasion recently. Chuck Boyk and Mike Bruno celebrated 30 years of practicing law. These two…

Charles Boyk Law Offices Holds Bikes For Kids Contest

The Charles E. Boyk Law Office is holding a contest for the youth in the Toledo community. The purpose of the contest is to award…

Charles Boyk Law Office: Helping Teens In The Community

The Charles E. Boyk Law Office has released a book that is geared toward teens. The purpose of this book is not to share legal…

Charles Boyk Law Office Gives Back To Community

The 2013-2014 Start High School Student & Teacher of the Month contest, presented by the Charles Boyk Law Office, brought tears and smiles to many…

Charles Boyk Law Office Bikes For Kids Contest

The Charles E. Boyk Law Office Bikes for Kids Contest has been an initiative close to the Toledo law office’s heart for many years. The…

Charles Boyk Law Office Awards Start HS Students & Teachers

The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices believes in supporting the community that it serves. In the fall, the law office began the Student of the…

Bikes For Kids: Inspirational Stories Of Toledo Youth

The Charles E. Boyk Law Office has created a contest for the youth in the Toledo area. Bikes for Kids is a summer campaign that…

Bikes For Kids Holiday Edition Brightens Lives Of Eight Local Kids

Eight local children were able to ride toward a better Christmas after they received brand new bicycles, helmets, and locks from the Bikes for Kids…

Attorney Dale Emch Launches New Column In Toledo Blade

Attorney Dale Emch’s new legal column started running in the Toledo Blade on Sunday. The column, called “Legal Briefs,” is intended to provide general information…

Attorney Charles Boyk Recognizes Teachers In The Community

Attorney Charles Boyk’s law office is hosting a Teacher Appreciation Contest at Start High School. Attorney Boyk attended Start High School when he was growing…

Attorney Charles Boyk Gives Back To Start High School Students

The Charles. E. Boyk Law Office is hosting a Student of the Month Contest at Start High School, as well as a Teacher Appreciation Contest.…

Attorney Charles Boyk Gives Back To His Alma Mater

The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices has been holding a Student of the Month and Teacher Appreciation contest in which one student and one teach…

Check Your Tires: API Tire Recall

On July 8, American Pacific Industries was asked to recall their 761 Gladiator brand LT and trailer tires (ST) of various sizes because the National…

3 Important Things To Know About House Bill 278

House Bill 278 is effective on new or renewed auto insurance policies on Sunday, December 22, 2013. This bill amends several sections of the Ohio…

10 Years Later: Remembering The Bridge Worker Tragedy

It has been ten years since a tragic accident happened on the Glass City Skyway bridge. Sunday marked the ten year anniversary of the crane…

You Won’t Believe What Was Inside This Pizza Sub

Every once in a while you may hear a story in the news about someone finding something either disgusting or dangerous in their food that…

Whirlpool Responsible For Chemical Spill In Arkansas

Clyde, Ohio is not the only place affected by environmental issues caused by Whirlpool. In Fort Smith, Arkansas, a chemical spill at the now-closed Whirlpool…

The Fun Is Over At Carnival: First Lawsuit Filed After Triumph Disaster

The first of what will probably be many lawsuits has been filed against Carnival Cruise Lines relative to the engine room fire of February 7,…

Free Custom Videos To Honor U.S. Veterans

As a way to extend a special thank you to all of those individuals who have served our country in the United States Armed Forces,…

Clyde Investigative Documents

Below are links to investigative documents and letters that were published before the case was filed with the court. To view these documents, just click…

Clyde Cancer Cluster Fundraisers Draw Huge Crowds, Funds For Reaserach

Runner and golfers that came from all over the state to help raise money for cancer research ended up helping two organizations have record-breaking turnouts…

Charles Boyk Law Offices Gives Back To Start High School

The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices are proudly giving back to the community through the Teacher Appreciation Contest at Start High School. Attorney Charles Boyk…

Carnival Triumph Faces Passenger’s Legal Action

The past two years have included very public problems for the Carnival Cruise “Fun Ship” line, including the Costa Concordia shipwreck, a norovirus outbreak, and…

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