Columbus OH Car Accident Claims

In any car accident claim, fault is considered to be one of the most critical components taken into consideration. When a claim for damages resulting from an accident is filed, the first thing that needs to be determined is the party that caused the accident. The party believed to be at fault is the party…

Bikers Ignored:6 Ways Drivers Endanger Bikers Drivers are often ignorant when it comes to safely sharing the road with motorcyclists. Not stupid, but they are simply unaware and uneducated. Putting aside the fact that drivers are more distracted than riders; most drivers don’t know what safe biking looks like, yet alone that a bike is…

Lane Splitting: How California is Saving Bikers’ Lives Dear fellow bikers, Hurrah for our Hogs and Hondas, Yeehaw for our Yamahas, congrats to our Kawasakis, bravo to our Beemers. What’s the cause for celebration? Bikers are finally getting some respect on the road. On August 10th 2016, California passed Assembly Bill 51 becoming the first…

The Chillicothe Gazette reports that two people were killed Friday afternoon when the car they were riding in collided with a train. The accident occurred near Piketon in the vicinity of 400 River Road. Piketon is approximately 60 miles south of Columbus. Dead are an elderly woman and a three year old child. The child’s mother survived…

As the Baby Boomer generation ages, more elderly drivers are out on America’s roadways. Senior citizens (people over age 65) can be very good drivers, but as their vision, hearing and motor skills worsen, the incidence of motor vehicle accidents increases. In 2012, there were 5,560 people 65 and older killed and 214,000 injured in…

Following an auto accident, you may visualize resolving the conflict through a full-blown trial with witnesses, lawyers and a judge. However, there are many reasons why proceeding to trial may not be the ideal choice. Trials can be long, expensive, risky, and unpredictable. Courts are overloaded with cases; many newly filed cases do not get…

If you have been injured in an auto accident caused by another driver, there are several legal options available. Most cases are settled before reaching trial through negotiations and compromise. In fact, only about 2 percent of injured people end up filing a lawsuit, according to the Rand Institute for Civil Justice. Usually, with a…

When you are injured in a car, motorcycle, or truck accident you will most likely require immediate medical care at the emergency room. While this is critical, it is also very important to maintain ongoing care – if necessary – to restore you to your health prior to the injury, as much as possible. We…

If you have been harmed in an auto accident due to another driver’s mistake, it is understandable to think you have a “slam dunk” case. However, insurance companies often will see your claim much differently. Even if the other driver was clearly at fault and caused you substantial injury, dealing with insurance companies can be…

Cell phones have never been more integrated into our everyday life than they are now. We can use them to navigate, keep in touch with friends, and check our email at a moment’s notice. But you should always exercise extreme caution when using your cell phone while driving. Many people think they can text and…

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