Archive for Car Accident

How Do I Know When to Get an Attorney for a Car Accident?

Car accidents are an everyday occurrence in Ohio. Fortunately, many accidents only produce minor injuries that insurance covers easily. If you have been in an accident, you might think you do not need to contact an attorney. You believe you can just deal with the insurance company on your own. But there are a few things to consider before ignoring the benefits of working with a qualified Ohio personal injury lawyer.

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Injuries from Car Accidents – Healing and Compensation

A car accident is one of the more common traumatic experiences a person will face. We sometimes forget that our cars are two-ton objects capable of inflicting massive damage upon other drivers and their passengers. Nearly 100 people are killed every day in car accidents, and thousands more sustain serious injuries.

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Traffic Deaths in Ohio Increase for 2015

According to Cleveland.com, the number of traffic deaths in Ohio increased for the second year in a row. In 2015, Ohio had a least 1,057 confirmed traffic fatalities, which is up from 1,008 for 2014 and 990 for 2013. It is important to note that the 2015 numbers do not account for 42 deaths that are under review, but not yet confirmed as traffic fatalities.

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Alleged Drunk Driver Causes Another Death in Erie County

An alleged drunk driver claimed another life recently, in addition to his own. According to the Sandusky Register, a Fremont Man was driving on U.S. 6 within Margaretta Township, Erie County, Ohio at 4:21 am when he went left of center, veering into the other lane of traffic, hitting a Bettsville man head on, who was driving a Nickles Bakery truck. The Bettsville man had recently reported to work and was on his delivery route. The collision occurred on the driver’s side of both vehicles, which caused both vehicles to eventually come to a final rest along the south side of the road.  Ohio State Troopers suspect that alcohol and high speeds were factors in the crash, along with the fact that neither men were wearing their seat belts. This accident could have been avoided if the drunk driver decided not to get behind the wheel.

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Texting While Driving Proves Deadly in Lorain County

The Cleveland personal injury attorneys at Tittle & Perlmuter constantly hear about injuries caused by distracted driving. Sometimes, distracted driving can turn deadly.

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Pedestrian Struck by a Car – what are my rights?

On a roadway, pedestrians enjoy the same rights as drivers, bicyclist, and motorcyclists, even though they are walking to their destinations rather than driving. Further, pedestrians often often enjoy designated walking spaces, such as sidewalks and crosswalks, which give pedestrians the right to expect that drivers of all sorts will respect their right-of-way and their right to walk. When carless drivers violate the rules of the road causing a pedestrian accidents, a pedestrian can seek financial compensation and help through a personal injury claim.
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I was in a car accident – now what?

I was in a car accident and have no idea what to do! Help! At Tittle & Perlmuter, we hear this constantly from new clients contacting our office. Unfortunately, your actions immediately following a car accident can make or break your case. A few rules to live by following a car accident are the following:
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