When a driver acts in a careless, reckless, or unreasonable way, it puts the occupants of other vehicles at risk. If you suffered injuries because of one of these negligent drivers, Ohio law may allow you to recover compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses. This is possible by filing a liability auto insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit.
A car accident lawyer serving Grove City can help you pursue compensation. If you believe another driver caused your injury, the team from Bressman Law can explain your rights and help you understand your options for going after the compensation you deserve.
Bressman Law Handles All Types of Auto Accidents
If you suffered injuries in a Grove City, OH, accident involving a motor vehicle, attorney David Bressman and the team are here to help. We handle all types of auto accidents, including:
- Car crashes
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bus accidents
- Bicycle and pedestrian accidents
- Truck crashes
Even if you do not see your specific type of accident represented here, we can see how our accident attorneys can help you during a free consultation.
For a free legal consultation with a car accident attorney in Grove City, call (614) 538-1116
How Negligence May Have Contributed to Your Car Accident
We can get to the bottom of what caused your accident. While each case is different, some ways negligence may have played a role in your accident include:
- Distracted driving, including texting and talking on the phone
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Failure to leave enough space between vehicles
- Failure to obey traffic signals
- Speeding or reckless driving
- Failure to yield right of way when turning
- Failure to use turn signals and look at blind spots when changing lanes
- Driving while fatigued or drowsy
- Violations of other traffic laws
If any of the following behaviors caused or contributed to your accident, you may be able to hold the driver or another liable party accountable for your losses. There may be other ways a driver proves negligent, as well.
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Recoverable Damages in a Grove City Car Accident Case
We cannot tell you how much your case is worth before we conduct our investigation into your accident. Every car accident – and the damages sustained – are so different. There is no way to put an accurate price on your case without first understanding the full range of your expenses and losses related to the crash, your injuries, and your treatment.
We can, however, help you understand the types of damages our team often helps accident victims collect when we reach a settlement agreement or win a lawsuit. This includes:
- Medical treatment
- Prescription medications
- Rehabilitation and therapy
- Lost wages for your time away from work
- Diminished earning capacity if you cannot return to work
- Loss of services
- Repair or replacement of your car
- Other property damages
- Rental car costs
- Out-of-pocket costs
- Pain and suffering
- Other emotional losses
In some cases, you may also be eligible for additional damages not included on this list. When we investigate your case, we will also collect documentation of your full range of damages.
This may include receipts, bills, and other paperwork. We may also partner with medical experts and others who can testify to the serious nature of your injuries, your prognosis, and any likely ongoing care or future care needs.
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Let Us Help You Hold the At-Fault Driver or Another Liable Party Accountable
We focus on each case we handle and ensure every client gets the personalized experience they deserve.
We have the resources and know-how to prove fault in your case. This means you get a thorough investigation, a solid case, and aggressive representation without getting lost in the shuffle. With the Bressman Law team on your side, you can expect us to:
- Protect your rights by managing all communication with the insurance company
- Fully investigate your case to prove negligence and liability
- Enlist the help of accident reconstruction specialists and other experts when necessary
- File an insurance claim and attempt to negotiate a fair settlement
- Pursue a personal injury lawsuit if necessary
While we may be able to settle your car accident case without having to go to court, sometimes the insurance company refuses a fair settlement or denies our claim.
If this occurs in your case, we may need to file a personal injury lawsuit. We can litigate any case we handle if it is in your best interest. We can walk you through this process and will ensure you know what to expect every step of the way.
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Act Quickly Before Time Runs Out
It is important to reach out to us after your crash before time runs out. Ohio Revised Code Section 2305.10 generally gives us two years from the date of your accident to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused it in most cases. If you are filing a wrongful death lawsuit, you generally have the same amount of time, per Ohio Revised Code Section 2125.02.
If you fail to meet these deadlines, you run the risk of losing your chance to hold a liable party responsible for your losses. The court may dismiss your case once the deadline passes.
In addition, the evidence in a car accident may disappear or become harder to get after the crash. The sooner we can get started on the case, the more evidence we can potentially recover.
Make Sure You Seek Medical Treatment
One of the things you can do to protect your right to compensation is seeing a doctor immediately after the accident. Even if you believe your injuries are minor, we need medical documentation to link the accident to your losses.
You may also be surprised that a seemingly minor injury can cause medical complications down the road. You will want your potential settlement to reflect any future losses you incur due to the accident.
Work with a Car Accident Lawyer Serving Grove City
The legal team from Bressman Law can help you understand your options for trying to recover compensation. A car accident lawyer in Grove City, OH, from our firm may be able to help your case. We offer free case evaluations.
Call us today at (877) 538-1116 for your free consultation with a member of our team to learn more about the services we provide.