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How Do I Acquire Utility Collections Services?

Posted Date: September 13, 2017 | Categories: Debt Collection

Attorneys with the Jones Law Group use this webpage to describe why a public or private service provided should consider contracting out utility collections. We also briefly discuss some of our approach to utility collections services, but we have not offered any insights into how an electricity, gas, or water provider might approach the difficult […]

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What Is the Maximum SSI Child Disability Benefit in Ohio ?

Posted Date: August 30, 2017 | Categories: Social Security Disability

How much an eligible child receives in monthly and annual Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will depend on how much income the federal Social Security Administration considers him or her to have from other sources. Those other sources include parents’ earnings, payments from disability assistance programs, trust funds, and cash-generating investments. SSI payments will also be […]

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Answers to Basic Social Security Disability Questions

Posted Date: August 8, 2017 |

Everyone starts the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) process with far more questions than answers. The Columbus, Ohio, disability lawyers with the Jones Law Group welcome opportunities to clear up misunderstanding and to guide injured and ill individuals and their families through the Social Security system. Read on for answers to eight of the most […]

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What Is Considered Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in Ohio?

Posted Date: July 21, 2017 | Categories: Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities are among the most vulnerable members of our society. Sadly, they suffer from abuse and neglect at alarming rates. A review of several studies into the issue revealed that nearly 10 percent of elderly people who require around-the-clock health care or assistance with the daily activities of […]

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What Is Replevin?

Posted Date: July 5, 2017 | Categories: Debt Collection

  As a matter of law, “replevin” means obtaining a court order to take back an item when the person who currently has the item stops making debt payments on it. The word itself comes from the Old French replevir, which translates to “recover.” Perhaps the best way to think about its importance as a […]

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When to Enlist the Help of a Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney

Posted Date: June 20, 2017 | Categories: Personal Injury

The shortest, simplest answer to the question of when to enlist the help of a motor vehicle accident attorney is when injuries or a death are caused by another driver. Responding that way does a serious disservice to victims of car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian crashes, however.   An experienced Columbus, Ohio, car accident […]

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What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust?

Posted Date: May 22, 2017 | Categories: Individuals

Everyone should have a will or trust. Some people may benefit from having both a will and more than one type of trust. Dying without an enforceable contract for how your estate will be divided among family members, creditors, charities, and business partners creates legal hardships for those you cared most about in life and […]

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Can My Employer Change My Employment Contract?

Posted Date: April 26, 2017 | Categories: Employment & COBRA Claims

If you have an employment contract, your company or agency almost definitely has a legal obligation to inform you of any changes it makes to the agreement. That may end the employer’s obligation, but a strong employment contract will require the employee to agree to any substantive changes. This is one of the main reasons […]

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Is Emotional Distress Considered a Personal Injury?

Posted Date: April 5, 2017 | Categories: Personal Injury

Many plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits seek compensatory damages for emotional distress. Sometimes, as with harassment cases, intentional infliction of emotional distress is a plaintiff’s primary claim. But as a matter of law, emotional suffering is not an injury. Technically, it is a tort, which means harm. And when a person suffers […]

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How Consumer Fraud Affects You

Posted Date: March 23, 2017 | Categories: Consumer Fraud

One widely consulted online legal dictionary for non lawyers defines consumer fraud as any one of a number of “deceptive practices that result in financial or other losses for consumers in the course of seemingly legitimate business transactions.” Scenarios in which a person can lose money, get physically injured, or suffer a blow to their […]

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