Auto Accident Lawyers Columbus, Ohio
Have you been hurt as the result of an auto accident? Let us help you make a case.
Dealing with the aftermath of an auto accident is stressful. Let Erney Law handle your legal hardships while you focus on recovering physically and mentally.
Have you or a family member been involved in an auto accident? Were you injured? Get a Free Case Evaluation.
Erney Law have handled a multitude of automobile, semi truck and motorcycle accident cases in Columbus, Ohio over the past three decades. These cases range from accidents involving minor injuries to catastrophic accidents involving wrongful death and severe injuries. If you or a loved one has been in a motor vehicle accident and require the assistance of an attorney, we work with all parties involved in your claim to ensure you receive the medical treatment you need and the compensation you deserve.
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Car Accident Cases
Today, there are more and more reported car accidents stemming from various reasons. The ramifications from a car accident can have a serious impact on you and your passengers.
If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a serious car accident, look no further than Erney Law, your auto accident lawyers in Columbus, Ohio. Erney Law has handled a multitude of car accident cases earning medical treatment and compensation victims deserve.
Semi-Truck Accident Cases
Semi-truck drivers, owners / operators and trucking companies have to operate their vehicles in a safe, responsible manner. Because trucks are so much larger and heavier than passenger vehicles, they are much harder to stop. Eighty percent of all people killed in automobile versus semi-truck accidents were passengers or drivers in the automobile.
Many dangerous practices contribute to semi-truck accidents every year including these common causes:
- Unsafe Driving or Speeding
- Over-sized Loads
- Distracted Driving
- Inadequate Training
- Unsafe Passing
- Changing Lanes Abruptly
If you or a loved one has been in a semi-truck accident and require the assistance of experienced auto accident lawyers in Columbus, Ohio, we work with all parties involved in your claim to ensure you receive the medical treatment you need and the compensation you deserve.
Motorcycle Accident Cases
It is reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration that about 2,000 motorcyclists are killed each year and another 50,000 are injured from motorcycle accidents, with head injuries as the leading cause of death and serious injuries.
There are a variety of causes that can contribute to a motorcycle accident including:
- Poor weather conditions
- Roadway defects or debris
- Vehicle defects
- Inability by other motorists to see the riders in traffic
- Reckless driving
Scooter Accident Cases
E-Scooters or electronic scooters are the motorized version of your standard scooter from your childhood. As these scooters are popular around the downtown business area, they’re often ridden without a helmet, on sidewalks, or in heavily trafficked roadways.
Navigating a scooter accident case is difficult as this the scooter rental business is a new, evolving industry and the laws have not exactly kept pace with the rate of growth and popularity of electronic scooters. If you have been involved in a scooter accident in the central Ohio area, contact Robert D. Erney and our experienced auto accident lawyers in Columbus, Ohio to discuss how it happened, what the extent of your injuries are, and develop a plan that will get the justice you deserve.
Bicycle Accident Cases
Many people are using bicycles as their main source of transportation. While this is a great way to get exercise and be environmentally friendly, it creates issues when bicyclists are sharing the roadway with automobiles. This can result in a car hitting a person on a bicycle, even if the cyclist is properly following all of the “rules of the road.”
If you have been injured as a result of a bicycle accident involving a motor vehicle, it is important to contact experienced auto accident lawyers in Columbus, Ohio who can represent you and help you recover the monetary damages you are entitled to.
Pedestrian Accident Cases
If you have been injured by a vehicle while crossing the street, walking along side of the road or sidewalk, you may have the right to legally recover any loss as a result of injury. Typical causes of pedestrian accidents include distracted driving, speeding, failure to yield or follow traffic signals, and in some cases, alcohol is a factor.
Let our experienced auto accident lawyers in Columbus, Ohio represent your case and get the medical and financial compensation you deserve for your injuries and lost wages you’re entitled to.
What's the process?
Personal injury cases can be complicated and not always guaranteed. Our process ensures that every client we represent will receive the best possible financial outcome, and start the healing process.
Free Case Evaluation
We will first review your case carefully, get to know you, and gain an understanding of your injuries.
Monitor Your Care
If injured, we make absolutely sure you are receiving the proper medical treatment during this difficult time.
We Handle Everything
We will relieve the worry and burden of dealing with the insurance companies to ensure the best possible outcome.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I talk to the insurance company after being involved in an accident?
We recommend that you first consult an attorney before speaking with the insurance company. Insurance companies will often try to prematurely settle a claim before it is appropriate to do so, and could cost you thousands in unpaid medical expenses.
How much does it cost to hire an auto accident attorney?
Our firm works on a contingency fee basis. What that means is that we front all of the costs for your case and our fee is based on the amount we recover. Typically our contingency fee is one-third of the total recovery.
What are the criteria I should use to determine the best lawyer to handle my auto accident case?
Each person is unique and should meet with a lawyer in person to determine if you are comfortable working with that attorney or law firm. You should look for a lawyer who is experienced and knowledgeable in handling your particular matter.
What is the process like when hiring an attorney for an auto accident case?
An excellent attorney will provide you with a free consultation with no expectations. The attorney will discuss the facts of your accident, your injuries, and what you can expect the law firm to do on your behalf.
How long does it typically take to settle an auto accident case with the insurance company?
There is no “typical” time frame for settling an auto accident case. Each case is unique. It is critical that you are aware of the statute of limitations period in Ohio to bring a lawsuit against the at-fault party.
Free Case Evaluation
We're eager to meet with you, see how we can help and give you and your family the personal attention you deserve.
Your case matters to us, just as much as it matters to you. We want to help you every step of the way, but in order to do so, we need to meet with you, get all the facts, and work out the details in order to build your case. We will meet with you for absolutely free, and explain to you in full detail the inner workings of how these situations usually end up, how likely you are to win your case, and how compensation works for you and for us.
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