Auto accidents remain far too common in Dayton and throughout the state of Ohio. According to the state’s most recent Traffic Crash Facts report (2015), there were a total of 6,511 crashes in Dayton County alone. Collectively, these accidents resulted in at least 2,400 injuries, and tragically, 29 reported fatalities. In the city of Dayton there were more than 1,100 crashes in 2015, which led to 452 reported injuries.
Car accident victims deserve compensation that accounts for the full extent of their damages. To recover that compensation, injured victims should always work with an experienced Dayton car accident attorney. A qualified attorney will be able to explain your rights, walk you through the claims process and provide legal protection.
In Ohio, liability for an auto accident must be established under the state’s comparative negligence rules. For victims, this standard has major implications for their claim. To prove that another party was to blame for your accident, you must be able to prove that their ‘negligence’ contributed to the crash. Negligence has four required legal elements:
Your Dayton car accident lawyer will need to help you prove each of these four factors to establish liability. Additionally, your lawyer will need to consider whether or not there might be multiple parties that could split the liability. As Ohio is a ‘comparative fault’ state, liability will be divided in direct proportion each defendant’s percentage of the blame for an accident.
Injured victims are entitled to compensation for both economic losses and noneconomic damages. More specifically, following your accident, our firm can help you seek financial relief for:
Often, auto accident victims worry that they will not be able to afford qualified legal representation. This concern is based on a common misconception. At The VanNoy Firm, our highly qualified Dayton car accident lawyers can take on your claim on a contingency fee basis. This means that we will recover our legal fee out of your settlement offer or successful verdict. You never have to pay anything out of your own pocket. We only get paid if we help you recover compensation.
We can help. At The VanNoy Firm, our Dayton auto accident attorneys have extensive experience handling injury claims. Do not settle your case for a penny less than you deserve. To find out more about what we can do for you, please call our team today at 937-952-5043.
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