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Legal Help for the Injured
Even if you are a responsible driver, other drivers and unforeseen situations can still cause a wreck and life-changing injuries. If you or a family member are hurt in a car accident, you may be able to seek compensation for the emotional, physical, and financial damages. If you lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident you may also be eligible to file a wrongful death claim.
The Canton car accident lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick have considerable experience and a long history of success in Canton, Ohio, auto collision cases. At KNR, we will navigate the legal process so you can recover. Call (330) 488-1234 to schedule a free, no-risk consultation. There are no upfront costs, and you owe nothing unless you recover compensation.
Car accidents in the area happen for any number of reasons. While most are associated with driver error or general negligence, the most common causes of car accidents are:
Because car accidents are so common, it’s wise to be clear about what to do if you are involved in a car crash.
Whether a Canton car accident happens in Vassar Park, Whittier Park, or Colonial Heights, Ohio is an at-fault state. This means the party responsible, or their insurer, is required to cover all damages and losses.
In most car accident cases, the key aspect in determining who is responsible will be the police report. The police are usually the first impartial witnesses on the scene and their account is one of the primary factors. You can access Canton accident reports here. In Stark County, you can view accident reports here.
If an accident and your injuries were caused by another driver or party’s negligence, you should not bear the financial obligation for dealing with it. Fortunately, Ohio law lets you pursue financial compensation for the harm done. This is accomplished through either an insurance claim or a lawsuit.
To prove your case and ultimately secure compensation for your assorted losses, you must establish negligence and liability for the accident. This means demonstrating:
Fight for Everything You’re Owed
Depending on the severity of the accident, the injuries you sustained, and other factors, you may be able to recover all your economic and non-economic damages. This includes your:
Our team has helped numerous Canton car accident victims obtain what they need. For instance, we recently helped a minor passenger settle their case for $100,000 after an uninsured and impaired driver T-boned a vehicle on 8th Street in NE in Canton, near the intersection of Hamilton Ave.
Insurance companies will look for any opportunity to pay you less and downplay their policy holder’s responsibility. They may suggest you were at fault, diminish your injuries, and offer a low-ball amount to make you case go away quickly. With our Canton auto accident attorneys by your side, you stand a better chance of convincing the insurance companies that you were not responsible an deserve max compensation.
A skilled lawyer can gather all the evidence and present it clearly and convincingly to illustrate fault and how the injuries you sustained impacted your life.
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You must provide evidence of the other driver’s fault during the claim. Evidence can include:
You also must provide evidence of your injuries, like your medical records, photos, videos, and expert testimony.
Bringing a successful car accident claim means bringing it against the right person or business. Through our in-depth investigation, we find out who caused the car accident and why. We also look for whether anyone else might be liable for your injuries, such as the vehicle’s true owner or the driver’s employer.
If the insurer approves your claim, the next step is to agree on a car accident settlement. The insurer might make a low offer. It’s up to you to decide whether to accept or negotiate, and you have the right to ask for more compensation. An attorney experienced in handling car accident claims and negotiating settlements can help.
Sometimes accident victims benefit from filing a lawsuit. While most car accident claims settle, a lawsuit shows the insurance company you’re serious and lets you collect more evidence.
From intense pain to the stress associated with keeping up on your finances, you have enough to deal with after an auto accident. At KNR, we can handle every aspect of your car accident claim so you can focus on getting back to your life. Let us guide you and give your case the best possible chance at recovering the maximum. This could be the difference in getting the medical care you need, recouping the wages you lost, and otherwise moving past a car crash.