A car accident can be a traumatic and difficult experience. Our attorneys are here to help you.
Automobile Accidents are common in Ohio. In fact, nearly 300 people are injured in car accidents daily. One person is hurt in a car accident every 4.8 minutes. In Franklin County alone, there were over 35,000 motor vehicle accidents in which over 13,000 people were injured.
If you were injured in a car accident, let the experienced and knowledgeable attorneys at Tompkins, Selph, & Associates, Ltd. assist you. We have over 25 years of combined experience assisting injured victims in car accidents obtain the recovery and compensation they deserve. We have recovered millions of dollars for car accident victims in Franklin County. We also guarantee you will not pay anything in fees until you recover first.
Whether you followed these steps or not, you should still contact a Columbus car accident lawyer. At Tompkins, Selph, & Associates, Ltd. we understand it can be difficult to follow these steps precisely. Oftentimes after an accident it can be confusing, frustrating, and painful all at the same time. If you were taken to the hospital, you likely did not have any opportunity to speak to the police, witnesses or the other driver. Our attorneys can help gather this information after the fact. We will thoroughly investigate the accident including working with experts such as an accident re-constructionist where necessary.
The underlying cause of your accident matters for many different reasons. If you are uncertain about the cause of your accident, contact the Columbus auto accident lawyers at Tompkins, Selph, & Associates, Ltd. to discuss car accident liability and who may be at fault in your accident.
Some car accidents are minor and lead to few injuries. However, even minor accidents can lead to injuries. As you may be experiencing now, many accidents cause severe and debilitating injuries to the victims. Some common car accident injuries may be:
It is common that many people do not feel any pain until several days after a car accident. If you are suffering from any of these conditions, or any not listed above, it is important you call a Columbus car accident lawyer from Tompkins, Selph & Associates, Ltd. We have experience dealing with a wide range motor vehicle accident injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic. Our Columbus car crash lawyers will closely and thoroughly review your case, including all effects of the accident, to obtain the best result for you.
Compensation for a car accident varies based on the individual circumstances including the severity of the accident, the amount of medical treatment needed, and other damages suffered as a result of the accident. Compensation can include the following:
All these financial, psychological, and physical damages are compensable damages in Ohio. The settlement or judgment you receive are intended to make you whole—as if the accident never occurred. Sometimes, punitive damages may be recoverable. Punitive damages are meant to punish a driver for extremely egregious conduct and not meant to compensate the victim. Punitive damages are rare in Ohio car accident cases. If you were injured in a car accident or involved in an accident where the other driver was extremely reckless, contact the Columbus car accident lawyers at Tompkins, Selph, & Associates, Ltd. to discuss what compensation you may be entitled to receive.
Insurance companies and adjusters are trained to reduce the value of your claim. Sometimes insurance claims go smoothly. Other times you may experience problems with the insurance company that require attorney attention and intervention. These may include:
If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, please do not hesitate to contact our Columbus based car accident lawyers at Tompkins, Selph, & Associates, Ltd. to discuss the accident and the damages you are entitled to recover. We will review the accident with you and determine if you or the family may file a wrongful death suit against the other driver. If you are surviving spouse, child, parent, grandparent, or sibling of a deceased victim you may have the right to recover any of the following:
If you were injured in a car accident, let the experienced and knowledgeable Columbus car accident attorneys at Tompkins, Selph, & Associates, Ltd. assist you. We have over 25 years of combined experience assisting injured victims in car accidents obtain the recovery and compensation they deserve. We have recovered millions of dollars for car accident victims in Franklin County. Our Columbus car collision lawyers also guarantee you will not pay anything in fees until you recover first.
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