MANSFIELD’S INJURY LAWYER

Personal Injury

Relief for victims of drunk drivers

Victims of drunk driving accidents may be left picking up the pieces of another driver's carelessness and negligence. It is important for victims of drunk drivers and their families to be aware that drunk drivers may be liable for the harm they cause to unsuspecting victims in a drunk driving accident through a personal injury claim for damages. Drunk drivers may have criminal and civil liability following a drunk driving accident. In fact, the criminal charges against the drunk driver may also be used as evidence of negligence if the victim of the drunk driver brings a personal injury claim...

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Keeping motorcyclists safe on the roadways

Motorcycle riders can be in a vulnerable position on the roadways and can be particularly susceptible to the negligence of careless or inattentive drivers. With that in mind, Ohio requires motorcyclists to learn about ways to drive defensively as part of the training they must go through to get a motorcycle license. Unfortunately, car drivers don't always pay the same kind of attention to the issue. There are ways drivers can increase the chances of keeping motorcyclists safe on the roadways and also legal resources available to motorcycle accident victims who have been harmed by a negligent...

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How the legal process can help victims of whiplash injuries

Whiplash is the most common type of soft tissue injury that victims can suffer in a car accident. Whiplash injuries are suffered when the victim's head is thrust violently back and forth during a car accident. The motion needed to produce a whiplash injury is common in car accidents. Victims of whiplash injuries will likely need medical attention, care and treatment for the injury they have suffered. They may also have suffered other types of injuries in the car accident. In addition to the medical care they will require, victims should also be aware that there are legal resources that are...

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Brain injuries are emotionally and financially costly to victims

Brain injuries are one of the most serious and costly types of injuries victims can suffer in a car accident. Because of the long-term consequences victims can face, it is important for victims of traumatic brain injuries to be familiar with the legal resources available to help them. Personal injury claims can help victims with the high costs associated with caring for and treating a brain injury following a car accident. Victims may be able to recover compensation for the harm suffered from a negligent party. The estimated costs of brain injuries can range from $85,000 for a mild brain...

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Relief for victims of motorcycle accidents

Motorcycle accidents can result in serious injuries to motorcycle accident victims injured on Ohio's many roadways. It is important for victims of motorcycle accidents to know how they can get help with their injuries and the harm suffered in a motorcycle accident. When an injured motorcycle accident victim needs help with their medical expenses, lost wages and emotional damages suffered in a motorcycle accident, they may be able to recover compensation from a negligent driver responsible for their injuries. When a negligent driver causes a car accident, they may be liable for the victims'...

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Personal injury claim timelines

Personal injury claims for damages are an important legal resource in the arsenal of an injured victim. Because of the importance of a personal injury claim for damages and its ability to help victims, it is also essential for victims to be familiar with the important timelines associated with making a claim for damages. Regardless of if the claim for damages is a personal injury claim for damages following a car accident or a medical malpractice claim for damages, there are statutes of limitation associated with bringing a claim for damages. Statutes of limitation limit the amount of time a...

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Unsafe consumer cabinets recalled due to tip-over hazard

It is important for consumers to be familiar with the different layers of protections to help keep them safe and protect them when they have been harmed by a dangerous or defective product. Approximately 520 corner cabinet units were recently recalled due to tip-over and other hazards. The recalled cabinets weigh approximately 40 pounds and stand a little over 6 feet tall. Consumers can have the units picked up and receive a refund. The tip-over hazard associated with the cabinets can result in death or serious injuries to children, if the cabinets are not properly anchored. The manufacturer...

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Mansfield car accident injures 2

Legal protections are available to car accident victims suffering with the harm caused by a car accident. A recent car accident in Mansfield left two victims injured and sent them both to the hospital with injuries. In addition to the personal injuries caused to the victims, the car accident resulted in heavy damage to both vehicles involved in the accident and one of the vehicles struck a light pole. Both victims were taken to local hospitals to receive medical care and treatment for their injuries suffered in the car accident. We all know that an unexpected car accident can dramatically...

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The different car accident damages available for victims

Personal injury damages can help victims of car accidents receive compensation for the damages they have suffered because of the negligent or careless behavior of someone else. Damages are intended to help car accident victims with the harm they suffered and can include physical, financial and emotional damages. A range of damages may be available to help victims, depending on the circumstances. Personal injury damages include medical expenses and future medical care costs, as well as lost wages and lost-earning capacity when the damages suffered impact the victim's ability to work....

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Two killed in car accident

A wrongful death claim is a type of legal action that protects surviving family members of victims of fatal accidents. A wrongful death claim can help family members recover compensation from a negligent party for damages suffered. These negligent parties typically include errant drivers who cause fatal car accidents. In a nearby Ohio community northeast of the Mansfield area, a driver was recently detained following a fatal car accident. The fatal crash killed two victims and sent the driver of the other vehicle to the hospital with injuries. The 31-year old driver of the second vehicle...

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