Injured in an Auto Accident? | Why You Need an Attorney

Injured person in an auto accident

Unfortunately, no matter how carefully you drive you cannot control your surroundings. Auto accidents can be caused by weather and road conditions, as well as negligent drivers. Those who speed, drive while distracted, operate their vehicles under the influence, and violate other traffic laws, endanger other drivers, their passengers, pedestrians, and members of the public.

An auto accident can cause stress, pain, suffering, and confusion. Add to this, medical bills from injuries, negotiating with the insurance companies and needing to take time off work for recovery; all of this can leave you overwhelmed. This is where an auto accident lawyer in Ohio can help.

Benefits of Hiring an Attorney

Proudly serving Columbus and Dayton Ohio, The Martin Law Firm is here to help you with the legal aspects of your case, so that you can focus on recovering from the accident.

Auto Accident Attorneys Understand How Insurance Companies Operate

Many people do not know the value of their claim and end up accepting the first settlements offered them. These settlements are often much lower than they need and deserve. Attorneys that specialize in this field, know how to negotiate with, and handle insurance companies

Your Attorney Will Investigate the Accident

There may be more than one liable party involved in an accident. The accident could be the fault of a defect in the vehicle, a negligent driver, or a driver’s employer (if the crash involved a company vehicle). There are many things that need to be taken into consideration. Your Columbus Ohio auto accident attorney will investigate the accident in detail, going over police reports, interviewing witnesses, examining the damage, collecting surveillance footage, and any other information that will help with your case.

Your Attorney Will Help You Get Compensation for Injuries

Whether your injuries are obvious right away or not, it is always a good idea to get checked out anyway. Some injuries may not be noticeable till days after the accident occurred. By then it may be difficult to file an injury claim with your insurance company. Whether your injuries are noticeable right away or not, your auto accident attorney in Ohio, will be able to protect and defend your rights and negotiate with the insurance companies to insure you receive the compensation you deserve.

If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident you need the professional help of a skilled attorney. Call our office today to find out how we can help you (614) 769-7534.

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