Wrongful Death due to an Auto Accident
According to the most recent statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nearly 31,000 Americans lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents last year. Every one of these events is a tragedy for surviving family members. The grief and anguish associated with the loss of a loved one can be overwhelming.
Our lawyers have served families across Ohio
Although we understand that a monetary recovery will never adequately address your losses, we can help you address the financial issues brought on by the untimely death of a loved one. Contact us today.
Our law firm will begin working on your legal claim immediately. Our first steps will involve undertaking a full investigation of the accident that claimed your loved one's life. When necessary, we will work with accident reconstructionists and other experts to determine who was at fault. Once we know what happened, we will work to recover all available damages under the law. Under Ohio law, surviving family members in a wrongful death claim can recover damages for loss of support, services, companionship, consortium, the loss of prospective inheritance and mental anguish. You may also be able to recover damages for conscious pain and suffering your loved one suffered prior to death.
You can depend on our law firm to provide the compassionate, tenacious representation during these difficult times.
We have built a record of results in wrongful death litigation.
Passenger of Drinking Driver Rendered Quadriplegic: $5,000,000: Our client was a high school senior who was a passenger in a vehicle with a group of friends. The vehicle was parked in a local metropark, and some of the occupants, including the driver, were drinking. When the driver saw a police car approaching, he began to flee without first turning his headlights on. Then, fumbling for his lights, he lost control and the vehicle struck a tree. Plaintiff sustained devastating injuries resulting in complete quadriplegia. See other case summaries on our case results page.