Most people will experience a car accident at some point in their lives. Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic experience, and many people are left wondering what steps to take. If you or a loved one are injured and need a car accident attorney, you can count on the team at Paulozzi LPA to be by your side. Our goal is to thoroughly investigate what happened in your crash so we can secure the compensation you need for your injuries and property damage.
When you are driving in and around Youngstown, it is not uncommon to see a car accident. Most people have been or will be in an accident at some point in their lives. According to Ohio authorities, there were more than 300,000 total vehicle crashes in the state during the latest reporting year of data available. Out of those, 1,179 people were killed. More than 75,000 of those incidents were injury-causing crashes.
Looking closer at the data, we can see that there were 5,484 crashes in Mahoning County. Out of those, there were 19 fatalities and 2,242 injuries reported.
While many car accidents result in only minor injuries, that is not always the case. It is not uncommon for our Youngstown car accident lawyers to help clients suffering from the following:
While these injuries range in severity, they all require medical care. A car accident victim is likely to incur major medical bills as well as other “hidden costs.” These hidden costs can include home and vehicle modifications, lost income if a victim cannot work, travel to and from the doctor, etc.
Most car accidents are caused by driver errors. It is not uncommon for a Youngstown car accident to be caused by a driver who fails to obey traffic laws (speeding, failure to yield, failure to stop, etc.). We also know that drivers impaired by alcohol and drugs, as well as those distracted by their phones or other devices, are particularly dangerous on the roadway.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident caused by another driver’s careless or negligent actions, contact an attorney today. At Paulozzi LPA, we have the experience you need to investigate all aspects of the crash so we can secure the compensation you need, including: