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Legal Help for the Injured
Thousands are badly hurt in Toledo car accidents at no fault of their own. Many victims cannot return to work for long periods and suffer painful injuries. But the law gives you the right to seek compensation for the losses you experienced.
At KNR, our local and experienced team has represented countless victims in situations like yours.
With a record of success in car accident cases across Ohio, we understand what it takes to get you through a claim and secure the maximum possible compensation. Call KNR today at (419) 324-8205 for a free consultation. There are no upfront costs, and you owe us nothing unless you recover compensation.
With busy roads like West Central Avenue, Monroe Street, North Summit, I-75, and I-475, hundreds of thousands of vehicles travel through Toledo and northwestern Ohio every day. While most drivers are responsible, you can be caught off guard and injured by a negligent driver anywhere in the area.
While many Toledo accidents happen on crowded interstates, devastating and even deadly collisions often happen in neighborhoods or on low-traffic roads. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that there were 33 fatal traffic accidents in Lucas County in 2019. Additionally, hundreds of victims suffer from painful and even debilitating injuries.
While you can be hit anywhere, Toledo car accidents stats indicate a higher percentage of accidents:
There are countless ways that a careless or reckless driver can hurt you or your loved ones.
While the other person’s negligence may seem obvious, you and the lawyer you select need to build a strong case. Some of the most common causes of accidents in Toledo that our lawyers have seen include:
Car accident injuries can range from minor to severe, requiring significant and expensive medical care. Here are a few of the injuries we frequently pursue damages for:
It’s common for people to be uncertain about what steps to take after an accident, especially when serious wrecks almost always catch people by surprise. Knowing exactly what to do after a car accident can be difficult since every situation is unique.
After years of experience working with accident victims, KNR encourages the following:
Toledo is home to several leading healthcare facilities that can treat you after a car crash. With considerable experience helping local injury victims, our Toledo lawyers will guide and assist you with documenting your medical care and the costs associated with your injuries.
We have strong relationships with the many excellent hospitals and trauma centers in Toledo:
If the auto accident and your injuries were caused by someone else, you should not bear the financial burden. Fortunately, the law lets you pursue financial compensation for the harm caused by a car crash. This is accomplished through either an insurance claim or a lawsuit.
To prove your case and ultimately secure the compensation deserves, you must establish negligence and liability for the accident. This means demonstrating:
Fight for Everything You’re Owed
Depending on the severity of the accident, the injuries you sustained, and other factors involved, you may be able to recover all your assorted economic and non-economic damages.
Whether from a distracted driver or another negligent act, you may be entitled to your:
KNR has helped numerous injury victims after Toledo car accidents get compensation for their long-term needs. For example, we reached a $500,000 settlement after a client suffered multiple injuries in a Lucas County car wreck.
Tragically, some car accidents are fatal. If someone has died in a crash, their loved ones can still seek compensation by filing a wrongful death claim.
Wrongful death damages can include:
When an at-fault driver ran a red light, it caused a T-bone accident with our client’s vehicle. Our…
What Makes KNR Special?
By working with our dedicated legal team, you’re more likely to recover a settlement and maximize the value of your car accident claim.
The insurance companies will work hard to pay you as little as possible. Many people suffer terrible harm due to someone else’s negligence and find out that their insurance provider is offering very little assistance.
You need a legal team who understands your needs and who knows how to build a strong case for your recovery. Any car accident case can be very complex. For example, state and federal laws can come into play if your accident involves certain vehicles, such as a commercial truck.
Bringing a successful car accident claim means bringing it against the right person or business. Through our in-depth investigation, we find out who caused the car accident and why. We also look for whether anyone else might be liable for your injuries, such as the vehicle’s true owner or the driver’s employer.
If the insurer approves your claim, the next step is to agree on a car accident settlement. The insurer might make a low offer. It’s up to you to decide whether to accept or negotiate, and you have the right to ask for more compensation. An attorney experienced in handling car accident claims and negotiating settlements can help.
Sometimes accident victims benefit from filing a lawsuit. While most car accident claims settle, a lawsuit shows the insurance company you’re serious and lets you collect more evidence.
From intense pain to the stress associated with keeping up on your finances, you have enough to deal with after a Toledo auto accident. At KNR, we can handle every aspect of your case so you can focus on your recovery. Let us guide you through the claim, from filing the paperwork to constructing an argument that gives your case the best possible chance at getting maximum compensation.