Rear-End Car Accidents in Ohio: Who’s at Fault?
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KNR Legal Blog
Situated on the eastern border of Ohio, Monroe County is known for its rugged terrain and cultural influences of the early Swiss immigrants. Its major employers include Riesbecks Food Markets, Safe Auto Insurance Co., Woodsfield Nursing Center, and Switzerland of Ohio Local Board of Education.
As a top-rated Ohio injury firm, KNR wants to be a resource for injury victims in the state, and we have compiled some telling car accident statistics in Monroe County. If you’ve sustained an injury in a Monroe County car crash, it is in your best interest to call the experienced Ohio car accident lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick. We’ll ensure your rights are protected. And work to recover the necessary compensation.
Contact us online or call 1-800-HURT-NOW to schedule a free, no-risk consultation.
Fortunately, there were no fatal car crashes in Monroe County in 2018. In 2017, there were three, which all took place in rural settings. So far in 2019, there have been zero fatalities. Although these numbers are great news for drivers in Monroe County, it’s important to note that Monroe County is one of the least populous counties in Ohio with fewer drivers on the roads.
A report by the Ohio Department of Public Safety discovered that Monroe County had a total of 319 traffic accidents in 2017. It earned a ranking of 53 out of the 88 counties in Ohio in accidents per capita. The lower this ranking is the more accidents per capita.
The contributing factors in these Monroe car accidents include:
28 percent of the 319 traffic accidents in Monroe County led to injuries of the driver and/or passenger. These injuries may include whiplash, spinal cord injuries, bruises, burns, traumatic brain injuries, leg and knee injuries, and other serious injuries that can leave individuals with hefty medical bills and lost wages.
Suffering an injury in a Monroe County car accident is frightening and painful, especially if it was caused by another driver’s negligence. If you have been hurt in a crash, document the scene, visit the doctor and contact KNR right away.
A skilled car accident lawyer can investigate your case, determine liability, and help you collect the fair and full compensation you may be entitled to for your damages. For a free, no-obligation consultation, we encourage you to call us at 1-800-HURT-NOW .
There is no risk in speaking with us and our lawyers are not paid unless you recover compensation.