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- What To Do After a Personal Injury
- How To Make an Insurance Claim
- How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help
- Motor Vehicle Accident Resources
- Work Injury Resources
- Wrongful Death Resources
- Medical Malpractice Resources
- Product Liability Resources
- Premises Liability Resources
- Contact Our Ohio Personal Injury Lawyers
Ohio Personal Injury Resources
The idea of making a personal injury claim can be overwhelming, particularly if you’ve never before had to deal with insurance companies or the legal process. You likely have many questions about your situation, your potential case, and what to expect.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to the fault of someone else, contact our Ohio personal injury lawyers at and Kisling, Nestico & Redick as soon as possible. Our lawyers can help you. Call us today at 1-800-HURT-NOW or use our online form to schedule your free initial consultation.
More Information about Ohio Personal Injury Cases
A thorough investigation into the circumstances of your accident and the preservation of evidence can be critical to your personal injury claim. Our attorneys move quickly to uncover the facts of your injury, identify the responsible party, and gather the evidence needed to make a strong case on your behalf.
Our lawyers can explain the types of compensation available in Ohio personal injury cases and how they may apply to your case.
What you must prove in order to receive compensation in a personal injury case varies depending on your individual circumstances. Our lawyers can explain the strategy they’ll use to prove your case and obtain compensation for your injuries.
When you’re injured, you’ll often start receiving medical bills related to your injury long before you receive compensation through a settlement or verdict. You may have options for getting your bills paid through your own car insurance or health insurance policy while you’re waiting for your personal injury case to resolve.
It’s important to hire a personal injury lawyer with the right skills and experience for your case. We’ll explain why Kisling, Nestico & Redick is the best firm to handle your injury case and what we’ll do on your behalf.
Insurance companies are businesses. They want to settle your case for as little as they can. Typically, an insurance company will make an early settlement offer for less than your case is worth in the hope that your claim will just go away. That’s why it’s important to make sure you talk to an experienced Ohio personal injury lawyer such as ours at Kisling, Nestico & Redick before accepting any settlement offer. We can help ensure that you are compensated fairly for your case.
Insurance companies often dispute the facts of an accident or injury even when fault seems clear. It’s important to have a good Ohio personal injury attorney such as ours at Kisling, Nestico & Redick on your side in an insurance dispute in order to obtain fair compensation for your case.
We can help you understand the steps of a personal injury claim and lawsuit, as well as what to expect as you proceed with your individual case.
If your case doesn’t settle, it may go to trial. We can explain the court process for personal injury lawsuits in Ohio and what to expect as your case moves forward.
This rule governs the length of time someone has to file a claim. If the deadline expires, you may miss your opportunity to make a claim and forfeit your right to recover compensation.
Many personal injury cases settle outside of court. We can explain the process of negotiation and settlement and what it might mean for you.
What To Do After a Personal Injury
Being injured because of the carelessness of someone else can significantly alter your life. There are important steps you can take after being injured in order to collect compensation for past and future:
- Medical costs
- Loss of income
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of consortium
In order to receive your best outcome in your personal injury claim, it is important to take the following actions after being injured in an accident:
- Collect all possible evidence. This can be vital to winning your claim. You can collect evidence through taking detailed accident notes. You should document the time, place, and why the accident occurred along with the degree of each of your injuries.
- Take photos and videos. By having visual evidence, the insurance company and/or jury can fully see the scope of the damage and your injuries in order to fully compensate you.
- Obtain a copy of the police report. The police report will contain the police officer’s initial reactions to the accident along with who they believe to be at fault. You can use this evidence to boost your case.
- Hire an Ohio personal injury lawyer. Our lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick can help you understand the steps of a personal injury claim and lawsuit, as well as what to expect as you proceed with your individual case. We understand that what you must prove in order to receive compensation in a personal injury case varies depending on your individual circumstances.
- First-Party Claims – First-party claims take place when you file a claim with your own insurance company. You can file a first-party claim if you were at-fault for an accident or if your home or property has been damaged. If the other party doesn’t have enough or any insurance, you may make an uninsured or underinsured claim on your own insurance policy.
- Third-Party Claims – You should file a third-party claim when you are in an accident due to the negligence of someone else. A third-party claim goes through the at-fault driver’s insurance company.
- Understanding the Personal Injury Process – Our lawyers can explain the process you’ll endure throughout a personal injury claim.
- Damages in Personal Injury Cases – Our lawyers can explain the types of compensation available in Ohio personal injury cases and how they may apply to your case.
- What You Must Prove – What you must prove in order to receive compensation in a personal injury case varies depending on your individual circumstances. Our lawyers can explain the strategy we will use to prove your case and obtain compensation for your injuries.
- Investigating Your Accident – A thorough investigation into the circumstances of your accident and the preservation of evidence can be critical to your personal injury claim. Our attorneys move quickly to uncover the facts of your injury, identify the responsible party, and gather the evidence needed to make a strong case on your behalf.
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute. This website introduces important information on various types of insurance policies.
- The Center for Auto Safety. This provides up-to-date information and alerts for recalls and defects in cars.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This website gives important information and statistics on car accidents and more.
- SaferCar.gov. SaferCar is a website that features recalls, ratings, and more.
- U.S. Department of Transportation. On this website, you can find different statistics and rules regarding distracted driving and other car accidents.
- Motor Vehicle Accident Report Form. Each party in a car accident is required to fill this form out. Sometimes the police who response to the scene will complete this form.
- Statement of Witness Form. Any eyewitness to the accident must complete this form detailing their account.
- Claim for Damage, Injury, or Death. This form should be completed by the third-party in an auto accident.
- OSHA’s Employee’s Report of Injury Form. This form should be completed if you’re injured due to an OSHA-related issue.
- First Report of an Injury form. This form should be completed by everyone who is injured on the job.
- Violence Policy Center – Product Liability This website provides important information on firearms.
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. NIOSH gives useful information on ensuring safety at the workplace.
- National Toxicology Program. This website from the NIH gives important information on toxic chemicals and objects.
- National Patient Safety Foundation. This website provides information on hospital and medical safety.
- US Agency For Health Care Research & Quality. This website gives helpful safety information for patients.
- Medical News Today – Medical Malpractice/Litigation News. This website provides new and up-to-date information on medical malpractice, lawsuits, and more.
- Insurance Information Institute – Medical Malpractice. This website provides information on medical malpractice insurance.
- Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE). This website offers information on medical device reports.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA provides information on car, car seat, tire, and school bus recalls.
- Consumer Product Safety Commission. CPSC gives up-to-date information on malfunctioning and dangerous products and recalls.
- Centers For Disease Control Health Topic: Injury and Violence. The CDC gives accident statistics, triggers, and avoidances.
- National Safety Council. The NSC provides useful information regarding workplace and home safety.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics. This website from the BLS provides different types of labor records.
How To Make an Insurance Claim
Insurance companies often dispute the facts of an accident or injury even when fault seems clear. It’s important to have an Ohio personal injury attorney at Kisling, Nestico & Redick on your side in an insurance dispute in order to obtain fair compensation for your case.
There are two types of insurance claims: first-party and third-party claims. It is important to know when and how to file each of these claims in order to receive the compensation you deserve.
It’s important to remember that insurance companies are businesses. They want to settle your case for as little as possible. Typically, an insurance company will make an early settlement offer for less than your case is worth in the hope that your claim will just go away. That’s why it’s important to make sure you talk to an experienced Ohio personal injury lawyer such as ours at Kisling, Nestico & Redick before accepting any settlement offer. We can help ensure that you are compensated fairly for your case.
How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help
Our team of Ohio personal injury lawyers has a wealth of experience that we can use to build a strong case on your behalf. As one of the largest personal injury firms in the state, we have significant knowledge and resources at our fingertips.
Our lawyers can help you with:
We offer a free consultation and believe in no recovery, no fees — you will never be asked to pay a fee unless you successfully obtain compensation for your case. Contact us today at 1-800-HURT-NOW or using our online contact form to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled and dedicated Ohio personal injury attorneys.
Motor Vehicle Accident Resources
There are a variety of motor vehicle accident resources that can help you if you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident and help you prevent a future one.
There are important forms to fill out for every car accident. Although each state and police department may have separate forms, parties and witnesses should also complete the following:
Work Injury Resources
To learn more about workers’ compensation, visit the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation website.
Important forms to fill out when you are injured at work are:
Wrongful Death Resources
Medical Malpractice Resources
Product Liability Resources
Premises Liability Resources
Contact Our Ohio Personal Injury Lawyers
At Kisling, Nestico & Redick, we understand how an accident or injury can affect your life. Let us be here for you during this time of stress and uncertainty. Our attorneys can handle the legal details so that you can focus on what matters — your recovery.
We have more than 500 years of combined experience helping injured people throughout Ohio with all types of personal injury cases. Many of our lawyers previously worked in the insurance industry or defending personal injury lawsuits, so we have detailed knowledge of all facets of a personal injury case. We know the strategies that insurance companies and defense lawyers use to try to minimize the amount paid to you — and how to build strong cases to maximize your compensation.
Contact KNR today or use our online contact form to schedule your appointment and find out what our Ohio personal injury lawyers can do for you.