Unfortunately, auto accidents are currently on the rise in Ohio and throughout the United States. Indeed, in early 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that car highway fatalities were up by more than 10 percent in the first half of 2016. This follows a similar rise in 2015. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, it is normal to feel overwhelmed and confused. You should not go through the claims process on your own. Please contact a nearby auto accident lawyer to get the professional legal representation that you deserve.
Car accidents have the potential to result in very serious injuries. The injury one might sustain in an accident can vary widely in terms of severity and level of permanence. While some car accident injuries are relatively minor, many, sadly, are not. Some of the most common car accident injuries that we see include:
You can hold another party legally liable for your injuries only if you can prove that their negligence was to blame for causing your damages. In the most simple terms, negligence is the failure to take adequate care in a particular situation. Negligence has four required elements:
Car accident victims may seek compensation for the full value of their losses. More specifically, victims can seek recovery for:
At Lafferty, Gallagher & Scott, LLC, our experienced car accident attorneys have helped many injured victims obtain full and fair compensation for their accident. To learn more what we can do for you, please call our team today at 419-241-5500 to schedule a free review of your claim. From our Toledo offices, we serve car accident victims throughout the region including in Fulton County and Wood County.
All of our partners are AV Peer Review Rated* through Martindale-Hubbell. Out-of-state referrals are welcome for all
areas of practice we handle, including personal injury, workers’ compensation and insurance claims issues.