Cleveland Car Accident Attorney
Automobiles are the most widely used form of transportation in the United States, and a source of great mobility and convenience, yet they carry significant risk. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for Americans between the age of 3 and 33. In 2005, 43,443 people were killed and 2,699,000 were injured in more than 6 million accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Board.
If you were injured, or a loved one was killed, in an automobile accident there are many legal questions you may have. Physical injuries, hospital and medical expenses, loss of income, loss of a spouse’s love, companionship and support, as well as property damage concerns can be overwhelming. You may be faced with an insurance representative that poses the question of who is at fault. Sometimes the individual who caused the accident did not carry insurance or there may not be enough insurance to cover your loss. The dedicated Cleveland motor vehicle accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Joseph T. Joseph Jr.,llc are here to help you overcome every obstacle and investigate all possible avenues of recovery. Sometimes there may be multiple parties responsible for the accident. It is important to have an experienced attorney represent you in such complicated situations.
When you have been injured in an auto or motorcycle accident as a result of another person’s negligence, Ohio law recognizes your right to be compensated in several different areas. The Law Offices of Joseph T. Joseph will first look at your medical needs to determine whether you are getting the appropriate medical care and the rehabilitation you need. Whether you face hospitalization, surgery, long-term physical therapy or future medical treatment, Ohio law provides that you have the right to seek reimbursement for all necessary and appropriate medical expenses, past and future, that you incur as a direct and proximate result of your injuries. You also have the right to seek compensation for loss of income and earning capacity, whether you are salaried or self-employed. The Law Offices of Joseph T. Joseph Jr., llc can cut through the legal red tape to help you get reasonable compensation to which you are legally entitled to- including proceeds for pain and suffering.