Most people are aware of the medical expenses associated with car accident injuries. While medical bills are the primary claim in many accidents, there are several other damages that car accident victims can pursue compensation for. These include pain and suffering, lost wages, and loss of consortium.
Car accidents are frequent, but that doesn’t mean people understand the facts behind them. Most people never expect to be involved in an accident, and therefore, have no idea what to do when one happens. There are a number of myths that many assume to be facts regarding car accidents, and we are here to clear the air.
There are many factors one must take into consideration when determining a settlement amount. Personal injury cases have different parties, circumstances, and facts that establish how much they are worth. For those wondering about the value of a personal injury claim in Ohio, here are some common factors to take into consideration.
Distracted driving is on the rise in Ohio. For proof of that, one must only drive by the Chardon post of the Ohio Highway Patrol (OHP), where Sergeant Daniel Jesse’s patrol car sits, or at least what’s left of it. This reminder to take distracted driving more seriously is the result of a collision with an alleged drunk driver, who was also suspected of distracted driving.