Automobile Accidents are a painful and traumatizing experience for anyone, regardless if it’s a fender bender or the accident results in a severe injury. Adding on the hassle of dealing with an insurance company it can be very discouraging for most people.
Insurance companies are not your friend when it comes to completing your claim, getting the care you need or paying out any compensation. Having an attorney on your side can tip the scales in your favor. Call us or use our contact form today and get free advice about your accident from one of our attorneys.
Time is working against you!
According to the Ohio Statute of Limitations for injuries or wrongful death resulting from an automobile accident you have two years from the time of the accident or death to file a suit. If you do not file within that time it is unlikely that you could collect any damages. If you have an injury from an automobile accident or have experienced the death of a loved one due to an automobile accident because of the negligence of another driver, it is important to get the advice of an experienced trial attorney as soon as possible.
2016 Ohio Car Crash Facts
While roads have been safer over the last few years, the amount of automobile accidents, property damage, physical injury and fatality statistics are startling.
- Total crashes in Ohio 2016 – 66,396
- Non fatal Injuries – 19,548
- Fatalities – 511
- Property damage only crashes – 46,337
- 182 Ohioans were injured every day as a result of accidents on Ohio roadways
Source – Ohio State Patrol Statistics
What to do after an automobile accident
First and foremost, see a doctor whether at an Emergency Room or your family physician.
This is imperative for your own health and safety. It also provides necessary documentation for your attorneys.
Contact your insurance company to file a claim but Do Not Sign any documents from them or their representatives before speaking to an attorney.
Contact your attorney next. In the case of a death from your accident consulting an attorney is vital. These cases can be very complicated and insurance companies dedicate a lot of resources to them, you simply have to level the playing field by having an experienced lawyer working with you.
We are Here for You
We help guide you through the process following an accident and dealing with the complications when an injury and or death are involved.
We are very experienced with the procedures in automobile accidents. We can help you recover;
- Lost wages
- Medical bills
- Property damage
- Loss of life’s joys
- Other costs resulting from the accident
We will also help you deal with your insurance company to file the necessary claims and make certain they are doing everything they are obligated to do. We handle many types of accidents including:
- Automobile accidents
- Accidents involving Trucks and big rigs
- Accidents involving bicycles
- Accidents involving school buses
- Accidents involving motorcycles
- Accidents involving drunk drivers
For more information feel free to call us at (614) 782.2429 or fill out our contact form.