Rear-End Car Accidents in Ohio: Who’s at Fault?
Posted in: Car Accidents
KNR Legal Blog
Few car accidents are as deadly or devastating as wrong-way collisions. These wrecks involve vehicles that exert tremendous force on each other. Even if they are traveling at relatively low speeds, cars in a wrong-way accident will often hit with enough force to inflict fatal injuries on the people involved.
Do not delay in contacting a skilled Cleveland car accident lawyer if you were the victim of one of these accidents. Your injuries can be life-altering, and you may need months or years of costly medical attention. A serious car crash can be complex, and the insurance companies and other parties involved may not be very helpful. Be sure to speak with a skilled Ohio injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Contact Kisling, Nestico & Redick to discuss your case for recovering compensation if you are hurt by a reckless or negligent driver. Call our office in Cleveland today at (216) 658-1330.
Collisions that involve two or more vehicles traveling in opposite directions are all too common in the Cleveland area. Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that there have been about 7 deadly wrong-way accidents in Cuyahoga County since 2011.
However, there are many more wrecks that have left victims with serious physical harm. These accidents often happen on small streets, but they consistently occur on highways and interstates where the damage can be immense.
Common causes of wrong-way accidents include:
Many people in wrong-way accidents need long term hospitalization and extensive medical care. Furthermore, victims often need medical operations and physical therapy for months or years to come.
While every victims’ situation is unique, some of the most common injuries in a wrong-way crash are:
A serious car wreck will cause long lasting harm. It’s understandable for anyone to feel overwhelmed.
Contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer immediately can a great help. Our legal team has years of experience investigating car accidents. We know that it’s important to determine exactly what happened. This involves working with first responders, police, and witnesses. You will have a better chance of recovering the damages you need if your lawyer is able to build a strong case from the beginning.
Your attorney can negotiate with the insurance companies involved to secure the damages you need. If we cannot get you a fair recovery, we are ready to use our years of trial experience to fight for you in court.
You may be entitled to the following after a wrong-way car accident:
At Kisling, Nestico & Redick, we have represented many car accident injury victims in Cleveland and throughout Ohio. We understand how important it is to act quickly to secure damages after a terrible car accident.
Given Ohio’s strict statute of limitations, we strongly encourage you to contact us soon. We understand how your life can be permanently altered after a wrong-way accident and what it will take to set things right.
Contact KNR and speak with an experienced car accident lawyer today. Call (216) 658-1330. for a free, no-risk consultation.