How to File for Lost Wages After an Accident in Ohio
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KNR Legal Blog
Situated in Northeast Ohio, Portage County is approximately 30 miles south of Cleveland and covers 504 square miles. It is home to Nelson-Ledges State Park, Tinkers Creek State Park, Sunny Lake, Thorncreek Winery, and the Kent State University Museum.
The statistics in the area also show that car accidents are a frequent occurrence in Portage County. As experienced and aggressive Cleveland car accident lawyers, we want people to be informed, and if you sustain an injury in a Portage County car accident, contact Kisling, Nestico & Redick right away.
You can call KNR at 216-658-1330 or by completing our online form to schedule a free, no-risk consultation.
Fortunately, the number of fatal car accidents in Portage County has shown a decrease over the years. While there were 12 fatal crashes in 2016, there were nine in 2017 and five so far in 2018. In 2018, three of the fatal accidents involved driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, one was related to commercial vehicles, and one had to do with motorcycles. Two of the collisions occurred in rural areas while three took place in urban environments.
Here’s a closer look at a few of the serious accidents that recently happened in Portage County and led to injuries as well as fatalities:
After the first few fatal crashes of the year occurred, Portage County board members discussed the importance of continuing to educate all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians on safe driving. Several tips for safe driving in Portage County include:
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a Portage County car accident that was not your fault, it is in your best interest to contact KNR today. We may be able to help you recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages.
Call us at 216-658-1330 today.