For most people, the most dangerous activity they do each day is getting behind the wheel of their vehicle. Does this mean that everyone gets into a crash? Certainly not, but we do know that it can happen. While we may take the necessary steps to drive safely each day, there are times when the negligence of other drivers causes us harm.
At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, we are ready to step in and help if you or a loved one have been injured by a negligent driver. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will work to secure the compensation you deserve. When you need a Cleveland car accident attorney, call us today.
Ohio has its fair share of vehicle crashes. For a year-by-year count, we see the following total crashes:
For the latest reporting year in Ohio, we know that there were:
While most crash injuries are minor, we need to point out that even minor injuries can lead to major medical bills rising into the tens of thousands of dollars. For major injuries, the expenses can become unmanageable. Consider the following injuries that we commonly see as a result of vehicle crashes:
Each of these injuries requires immediate emergency medical care and most of them will see the victim needing extended rehabilitation and recovery times. Even in cases where a person is able to make a full recovery, they will likely be out of work for an extended period of time. This means lost wages and benefits. Other hidden costs could include home and vehicle accommodations, any necessary in-home care, as well as psychological and emotional damages.
In Ohio, a staggering amount of crash injuries and fatalities are due to drivers operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI). Other major contributors to vehicle crash injuries and fatalities include:
Regardless of how a negligent or careless driver causes a crash, they should be held responsible for their actions. No crash victim should be put into financial jeopardy due to another person’s deadly behavior.
If you or a loved one have been injured due to the actions of a negligent or careless driver, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers is ready to step in and work to secure the compensation you need for all of your crash-related expenses, including:
Paulozzi LPA fought long and hard (understatement) for me to get the best outcome possible after my car accident. Joe Paulozzi and Amy Higgins were wonderful… dedicated, persevering, and honest. I can not thank them enough, and I highly recommend them to anyone who wants excellent and proactive representation.