FAQs

Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Personal injury claims can be confusing, which is why we have compiled a list of the top questions that have been asked of Boyk Law over the past 30+ years. Have a question about a general legal topic? Browse our answers here or call (419) 241-1395 to speak with an attorney at no charge.

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How Do I Obtain Permanent Total Disability?

If you have been involved in an accident at work that has resulted in injuries that keep you from ever returning to the job, you could be eligible for permanent total disability. Attorney Chuck Boyk recently posted a video that answers a question asked by…

What Does ‘Loss Of Society’ Mean In A Wrongful Death Case?

If a loved one is lost due to the negligence or lack of car of another individual, the survivors of the decedent may be able to file a wrongful death claim. One of the damages that are available to beneficiaries is the ‘loss of society’…

How Much Are Bigen Cases Worth?

Bigen hair dye has been the cause of thousands of serious health complications to those individuals who choose to color their hair. A hair dye that was marketed as “gentle” and “nourishing” has instead caused serious allergic reactions to many individuals. There are various allergic…

What Is Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that provides financial compensation to an employee who has been injured on the job. Workers’ compensation is offered when an individual suffers an injury or contracts an illness that is due to the duties that they performed on…

How Does The Workers’ Compensation Process Work?

When filing a workers’ compensation claim in Ohio, you want to consider these 8 important steps of the process, ensuring that you go through the process in the correct way. By following these steps, you will further increase your odds of receiving a favorable settlement…

What Is A Wage Differential Claim?

When a work injury occurs, there are varying outcomes for the individual who has been injured. If someone is injured and then unable to continue in their current position at work due to the disability or long-term effect of the injury, there is a possibility…

How Do I File A Claim For A Work Injury?

Workplace injuries can be very serious issues. They not only affect your physical and emotional health, but also your financial well-being. If you were injured while at work and have suffered physical pain, call our work injury attorneys immediately. There are different types of claims…

Icy Roads Caused Accident, Am I At Fault?

Winter weather can get very bad at times in Ohio, leading to icy roadways, reduced visibility, and an all-around dangerous roadway. We posted a blog reminding area drivers of winter weather driving tips, found here. At times it can be difficult for motorists to remember…

Who Is A Wrongful Death Claim Filed Against?

A wrongful death claim can be filed against anyone who caused the fatality of another individual. The cause could have been due to recklessness, lack of skill, carelessness, or negligence. There are several different reasons for wrongful death and the scenarios differ, but regardless of…

How Soon Does A Lawyer Start Working On A Case?

When you hire a lawyer to represent your family in a wrongful death lawsuit, they begin working on the case as soon as possible. While hiring a lawyer is the furthest thing from someone’s mind after they lose a loved one to wrongful death, it…