Lake County Personal Injury Process

Jul 13, 2018 Legal Blog    Ohio Personal Injury

Posted by: Kisling, Nestico & Redick, LLC

Although Lake County is considered the smallest county (by land area) in Ohio, it is home to a variety of exciting attractions including the Holden Arboretum and the Lake Metroparks, a park district that features 36 parks across 8,196 acres. It is also admired for Headlands Beach State Park, the Fairport Marine Museum and Lighthouse, and Debonne Vineyards.

While Lake County is a great place to live and visit, accidents in the area do occur. If you or a loved one sustain an injury in that was caused by another party’s negligence, contact a highly skilled Lake County personal injury lawyer at Kisling, Nestico & Redick.

Contact us today at 1-800-HURT-NOW to schedule a free consultation of your case and to learn more about the Lake County personal injury process.

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

It’s important to understand that you do not automatically have a personal injury case if you incurred harm during an accident in Lake County. To determine whether you should pursue such a case, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Did I suffer from a minor or major injury?
  • Was my injury the result of the negligence of another party?
  • Did my injury leave me with damages such as medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering?

If you answered “yes” to all three of these questions, you likely have a valid case and should consult a Lake County personal injury lawyer right away.

What to Expect From the Lake County Personal Injury Process

The Lake County Court of Common Pleas is located at 25 North Park Place in Painesville, Ohio. Other courts that can be found in Lake County include:

  • Painesville Municipal Court in Painesville, OH
  • Willoughby Municipal Court in Willoughby, OH
  • Mentor Municipal Court in Mentor, OH

Kisling, Nestico & Redick offers skilled legal representation to personal injury clients in these courts. If you have a valid personal injury claim in Lake County, you can count a personal injury lawyer at our firm to evaluate the strengths and weakness of your case, and to inform you of your next best steps moving forward. Our lawyers will also obtain any necessary reports, review medical documentation, and interview any witnesses. They may even negotiate with insurance companies to ensure your rights remain protected.

In the event it is in your best interest to use the Lake County court system to collect the fair compensation you may be entitled to, we will file a lawsuit on your behalf, attend hearings, handle depositions, and fight for you during a trial.

Types of Personal Injury Accidents in Lake County

Our firm successfully represents clients with several different types of personal injury matters, including:

Car Accidents
Poorly-maintained roads, inexperienced drivers, and distracted motorists can all cause serious accidents on Lake County’s roads. If you’ve been hurt in a head-on collision, a hit and run crash, an intersection accident, or any other accident involving your car, call us today for help.

Truck Accidents
Trucks are much larger than cars; therefore, they can cause a lot more damage. You should contact a personal injury lawyer today if you were involved in an accident caused by a drowsy truck driver, or a truck with worn-out tires or other equipment.

Motorcycle Accidents
When you’re riding your motorcycle, you shouldn’t have to fear that other motorists are going to ignore the fact that you have an equal right to the road. If you were hurt in a motorcycle accident and suffered from lacerations, broken bones, concussions, or other injuries, contact us today.

Slip and Falls
Broken or ill-maintained steps, spills, and inadequate lighting can all lead to slip and fall accidents. In turn, these accidents can cause injuries that will leave you unable to drive, work, and maintain a certain quality of life. Contact Kisling, Nestico & Redick today to learn more about compensation you may be entitled to after a slip and fall accident.

Contact a Lawyer for Help With the Lake County Personal Injury Process

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a Lake County accident that was another party’s fault, it is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today. At Kisling, Nestico & Redick, we can explain the Lake County personal injury process step-by-step, guaranteeing you remain informed of every aspect of your case.

Contact us today at 1-800-HURT-NOW to schedule an initial case evaluation today.

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