Asleep on the wheel or drowsy driving is a big issue that leads to serious car accidents in Ohio. The dangers, risks, and frequently fatal consequences associated with drowsy driving are serious. The risky mix of driving and drowsiness or exhaustion is known as drowsy driving. This typically occurs whenever the person has not gotten […]
Ohio Car Accident Damages: How Are They Assessed
An Ohio car accident is unpredictable. Accidents are a frequent occurrence in Ohio and many other American states. For example, Ohio recorded 55,354 investigated crashes in 2020. These included fatal collisions and accidents involving minor or severe injuries. These statistics from the Ohio Highway Patrol even record accidents involving only property damage. Fortunately, Ohio car […]
What Happens When a Company Car Causes an Ohio Accident?
Ohio is a fault accident state. Therefore, the at-fault driver bears the losses from a car accident claim. So, you can recover compensation from this at-fault driver or their insurance company. Hiring an Ohio car accident attorney will even make the process smoother. Unfortunately, though, car accident cases aren’t always this straightforward. For example, suppose […]
How Do Adverse Weather Conditions Cause Motor Vehicle Accidents?
Adverse weather conditions can be as dangerous as a reckless driver. As our Ohio auto accident lawyers have seen while handling motor vehicle accident cases, there are several reasons why traffic collisions occur. Some are caused by the negligent acts of drivers like speeding, distracted driving, drunk driving, tailgating, etc. At other times, crashes happen […]
When Can You Consider a Car Accident a Crime?
Car accidents are unavoidable in Ohio. Sometimes, a driver might misinterpret traffic signals leading to a car accident or overestimate their ability to make a light. There are also situations when a car accident’s circumstances lead it to become a crime. Unfortunately, most people involved in a car accident are usually confused about when it […]
Do Helmets Save Lives in Motorcycle Accidents?
Motorcycle accidents are prevalent in the United States, and Ohio is not an exception. In 2019, 5,014 motorcyclists died in traffic crashes involving motorcycles in the U.S. The number accounted for 14 percent of traffic fatalities. Some of these deaths could have been avoided if the motorcyclists and their passengers had worn a helmet. This […]
What if My Car Catches Fire After an Auto Crash in Ohio?
There are numerous adverse consequences of an auto crash. From the property damage to bodily and psychological injuries, it can be distressing for any accident victim. In some cases, these car accidents result in loss of life. But, regardless of the circumstances surrounding your auto crash, an Ohio car accident attorney can help get your […]
How Does Distracted Driving Cause Road Accidents?
Distracted driving is dangerous and responsible for several traffic accidents, injuries, and deaths yearly. According to the United States Department of Transportation, distracted driving claimed 3,142 lives in 2019. But despite the number of fatalities and injuries distracted drivers leave in their wake, several people still operate a vehicle distracted. For this reason, it is […]
Hidden Injuries To Watch Out for After a Car Accident
Car accidents are very rampant across the world and in the United States. Reportedly, 39.5 million people visited a physician’s office for unintentional injuries in 2016. If you have been in an accident, you should watch out for hidden injuries you may have sustained. This article explores injuries that could follow a car accident and […]
Who’s Liable in a Commercial Vehicle Accident in Ohio?
A commercial vehicle—also known as a commercial motor vehicle (CMV)—accident often has severe consequences for several reasons. One is the size of commercial vehicles compared to passenger vehicles. The other is the impact of the collision and the speed the cars traveled when the accident occurred. Due to the nature of commercial vehicle collisions, it […]
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