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Columbus, Ohio

Highway Accidents

A Crash on a Major Highway In Columbus May Demand an Experienced Injury Attorney

Highways around Columbus can make it easy to get where you need to be in Central Ohio. Headed to a big game to cheer on the Buckeyes at Ohio State University? You'll find yourself on the 315. Taking the family to the Ohio History Center in Columbus for a day of education and fun? It's just off Exit 111 from I-71.  Maybe you enjoy summer county fairs. You could be taking the I-70 to get to the Madison County Fairgrounds in London. The highways of Central Ohio are convenient. Unfortunately, they can also be dangerous as people rush from place to place without always thinking about their fellow motorists. Auto accidents and trucking accidents are too common. When you're caught up in stop-and-go traffic, the odds increase for a rear-end accident.

If you've been the victim of personal injury automobile accident in Central Ohio, a Columbus accident lawyer with thirty years of experience can prove to be the difference between unknowingly accepting a low-ball settlement when dealing with insurance companies and securing your financial future for you and your loved ones. Call the Smith Law Office for a free consultation at 614-874-1056 or contact us online. We know your case is more than about just money. It's about closure, and it's about getting justice so you can enjoy your life again.

A Catastrophic Highway Accident In Central Ohio Can Happen Anywhere, Anytime

Every highway presents its own challenges, especially to motorists who are not familiar with them. They unexpectedly change lanes without signaling because they are about to miss their exit on I-70. They cause cell phone/texting accidents because they are lost on U.S. Route 33 near Marysville and are busy asking a friend for directions. Even if you have been driving on Central Ohio highways your entire adult life, you never know when you might encounter drunk driving accidents on State Route 188 in Lancaster or impaired truck drivers on Interstate 70 through Columbus.

Because vehicles are traveling at high speeds, highway accidents can lead to very serious injuries. Drivers and passengers can suffer catastrophic injuries such as traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injuries. They may require surgery, hospitalization, physical therapy, medication and home health care. Recovery may take months or even years, and victims can be left with permanent disabilities.

Accidents Caused By Aggressive Drivers Call For Aggressive Legal Representation

A highway accident can have a significant impact on your life. The damages you suffer may include past and future medical expenses related to your injury, as well as lost wages if you can't work. Other damages may include disability, disfigurement, pain and suffering and emotional distress. You deserve compensation.

Too many motorists drive the highways of Central Ohio as if they "own the road." You can make them pay for their reckless behavior by hiring the Smith Law Office. Scott Elliot Smith has been driving along these same highways for more than thirty years. He can put federal, state and local laws to work for you. For a free consultation, call 614-874-1056 or contact us online. He works on a contingency fee basis. In other words, if he doesn't collect a financial settlement on your behalf, you don't pay any fees.

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