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Filing a personal injury lawsuit after someone has injured you or a loved one is one of the most important decisions you can make. This is your chance to recover the compensation you deserve for what happened to you — a chance to make things right and get back to the life you had.
It sounds like a no-brainer at first. But once you file the lawsuit, you are likely to encounter a mountain of questions. Where in Columbus do I file a personal injury lawsuit? What paperwork do I need? What is a summons, and how do I serve one?
Those are just a few of the questions you will face. Because this is both a critically important and highly confusing time in your life, the experienced attorneys at Kisling, Nestico & Redick have compiled a helpful guide about filing a personal injury lawsuit in Columbus.
Below, we discuss where you file a lawsuit in Columbus, Ohio, the steps to a lawsuit, and how an attorney can help.
Once you have your complaint or petition and filing fees put together, you will need to file the personal injury lawsuit. You can file a personal injury lawsuit with the Civil Department of the Municipal Court Clerk’s Office in Columbus, Ohio. The Civil Department is on the third floor at 375 South High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. You can reach the department at 614-645-7220.
Listing every step you will have to take to file your injury lawsuit in Columbus would take pages and pages. Instead, we summarized the major steps you should be aware of. A qualified attorney can walk you through this process in more detail.
Filing a personal injury lawsuit in Columbus:
If you feel overwhelmed about dealing with a lawsuit, the process can be mystifying. Factor in the pain and stress you are dealing with because of your injury, and you have a near-impossible situation on your hands.
An experienced Columbus personal injury lawyer will have filed hundreds, if not thousands, of personal injury lawsuits. They will be a familiar face and name to almost everyone who works at the Civil Department. They will know what to bring and where to go.
More importantly, they will know how to build a winning personal injury lawsuit — one that maximizes your compensation and does not fall victim to the other side’s dishonest tactics. They will know which evidence to gather, where to look for critical information, how to negotiate, and how to fight and win in court.
Filing a personal injury lawsuit in Columbus, Ohio, is no small task. It is a big undertaking that could define years of your life. To get the compensation you are owed, you cannot waste time redoing paperwork, showing up in the wrong place, filing the wrong documents, and making legal mistakes that could cost you dearly.
You need experienced professionals to show you the way. At Kisling, Nestico & Redick, our Columbus injury attorneys have a combined 500 years of experience and a record of success in and out of court.