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Maumee Car Accident Attorneys

Even the safest drivers can find themselves involved in an auto accident. It is impossible to predict when and how an accident will happen, so it is essential to understand what to do if one does. Pursuing a claim for damages after an auto accident is not as easy as you might imagine. This is especially the case if you have serious injuries. If you were involved in an accident, you need the Maumee car accident attorneys at Lafferty, Gallagher & Scott, LLC.

Our Ohio personal injury lawyers have been helping clients for decades. We have a proven track record in auto accident cases. We are here to help you fight for the maximum compensation possible. Contact our office today to discuss any questions you may have and decide whether litigation is the best choice for your situation.

Common Causes of Ohio Car Accidents

Accidents happen every day all around the United States. It is estimated that there is a motor vehicle accident every 10 seconds. That means tens of thousands of accidents every year in Ohio alone. Here is a look at some of the most common causes of Maumee car accidents we see:

  • Distracted driving can be texting and driving, changing the radio station, GPS, putting on makeup, eating, talking to a back seat passenger, etc.
  • Violating a traffic regulation — speeding, running a red light or stop sign, illegal turn, etc., can all contribute to causing a car accident.
  • Driving under the influence — even if you only had one drink, getting behind the wheel of a vehicle is never a good idea. Your reaction time and judgment are impaired, even under the legal limit. A DUI can also involve legal and illegal narcotics. When you receive a prescription from your doctor and the pharmacy tells you not to drive, there is a good reason why.
  • Mechanical failure — brake failure, tire blowouts, etc. can contribute to causing an accident.
  • Road conditions — road hazards like potholes, debris on the road, etc.
  • Weather conditions —Rain, sleet, snow, black ice, and other adverse weather conditions can also contribute to car accidents.

Damages You Can Receive in a Car Accident

Every accident claim is different from the circumstances of the accident, and your injuries are unique. Damages you may be eligible to pursue in a claim include:

  • Medical expenses to date
  • Future medical treatment
  • Lost wages to date
  • Future loss of earnings
  • Disability
  • Property damage to your vehicle
  • Pain and suffering

The more severely injured you are, the more your claim will be worth. Speak to a skilled Ohio car accident attorney who can tell you what your case value is.

Contact Our Maumee Car Accident Attorneys

Insurance companies look to reduce the value of your claim and offer you a fraction of what your case is worth. Do not let them take advantage of you. Instead, call Lafferty, Gallagher & Scott, LLC today to schedule a consultation.

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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.

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