Did you know that Cleveland has been deemed one of the best cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, the Martinez Firm wants to remind you to designate a sober driver this weekend and on March 17th. The Ohio State Highway Patrol has announced that it will be working with […]

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! If you are participating in any Super Bowl Sunday festivities be sure to have a designated driver. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, during last year’s Super Bowl, the OSHP made 46 OVI arrests from Feb. 2, 2014, at 6 a.m. through Feb. 3, 2014, at 6 a.m.  Make it […]

In addition to the court imposed sanctions for an OVI conviction, there are also consequences which may impact your life down the road. Below are just a few examples of how an OVI conviction can impact you financially, socially, and professionally.  Auto Insurance: As a result of an OVI conviction, you may see an increase […]

Unfortunately, along with the bitter cold and heavy snow come accidents. Many Cleveland area drivers are injured in motor vehicle accidents on our roads and highways every day; one every 4.5 minutes. Car accidents can happen when you least expect them and can create a major hassle and financial burden on you and your family. […]

We hope that everyone had a great year! Start 2015 off right and have a designated driver this New Year’s Eve if you plan on celebrating with alcohol. Law enforcement will be conducting saturation patrols tonight looking for impaired drivers. No checkpoints have been announced but we will keep you updated as the night goes […]

To all celebrating the holidays this week please be aware that law enforcement will be looking for impaired drivers. The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced this week that Troopers will be out in full force this holiday season removing dangerous and impaired drivers in an effort to reduce fatal and injury crashes. This time last year 24 people died […]

What is OVI?

There are many terms for driving under the influence that people use interchangeably and the names of which vary from state to state. In Ohio, the typical driving under the influence charge is abbreviated as “OVI.” OVI stands for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Some people know this […]

Great News! The Martinez Firm Amazon Fire Stick contest has been extended to Friday, December 5, 2014. In the spirit of giving, we also made entering the contest a little bit easier for you. For Facebook Users: Simply “like” AND share our contest post with your friends and family! Once you have “liked” AND shared the post you will […]

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! In spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, The Martinez Firm will be giving away two Amazon Fire Sticks. The Amazon Fire Stick allows you to stream Netflix, Hulu Plus and use Amazon Prime to watch movies, TV shows, and much more! All you have to do is plug it into your USB port […]