Every time you get in your car to go to work, pick up your children or go to the store, the potential exists that you will be involved in a car accident. According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, nearly 300 injuries and three deaths occur each day due to car crashes. If you have been injured in an automobile accident that wasn’t your fault, you will likely have more questions than answers. Who will pay for your car damage and your hospital bills? How will you pay for your home, food and other expenses when the injuries you’ve suffered prevent you from working? Should you talk to the insurance adjuster? At Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer, you can request a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced and dedicated car accident lawyer who understands the physical, emotional and financial difficulties you are facing. Our legal team fights to secure the compensation you deserve for your pain and losses.
For more than 60 years, we have protected the rights of car accident victims and their families throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. To learn more about how our car accident lawyers can help you, call us at 419-843-6663 or use our online contact form.
The Ohio Department of Public Safety has listed the most common causes of Ohio car crashes. The causes include following too closely, failure to control, failure to yield, running a red light or stop sign, making improper lane changes and driving at unsafe speed.
In an automobile accident case, these causes can be related to other serious issues that may impact your personal injury or wrongful death claim. Our law firm’s auto accident attorneys have decades of experience in handling cases involving:
One of the things you can do to protect yourself before an accident is to make sure you have adequate car insurance. Kevin Boissoneault, Partner, was recently on NBC 24’s Better Living program to discuss different kinds of coverage and how to make sure you are ready for the unexpected.
The skilled and experienced Toledo car accident lawyers of Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of drivers, passengers, pedestrians and children injured in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan car crashes, including compensation for:
Although nothing can take away your pain and suffering after a car accident, we are dedicated to securing funds that will help you and your family to move forward. The victims and families we have assisted include:
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Hunter suffers shotgun wounds to leg in hunting accident – $300,000 (insurance limits)
Young father and husband suffers crush injuries from defective cornpicker – $475,000
Man struck and killed when bolt breaks on grain auger – $400,000
Fall on black ice at apartment complex and suffers severe and permanent nerve damage – $700,000
Blind man falls on steps at rented property resulting in severe injuries – $450,000
17 year old paralyzed after second floor porch rail fails resulting in fall to concrete below – $400,000 (insurance limits)
$725,000 – Neurosurgeon negligence resulting in permanent injury
$300,000 – Obstetric nurse failed to recognize signs of fetal distress, resulting in the death of the fetus
$275,000 – Family physician negligently failed to treat infection in a patient with prosthetic heart valve resulting in death
Family practice physician failed to recognize and treat MRSA infection, resulting in serious injury for woman requiring skin grafting and permanent need for pain medication – $225,000
$900,000 – Single adult male struck by transit authority bus, resulting in death
$400,000 (sued employer) – Man falls to death at work from fixed ladder that did not meet OSHA safety requirements
$400,000 – Claim for family in electrocution death of 17 year old boy
$400,000 (bankrupt default) – Man crushed to death in giant stamping press when safety switch fails
$2,250,000 – Young husband and father suffers permanent disabling injuries when backed over by a front end loader
$1,000,000 (policy limits) – Man dies following severe burns in steel mill ladle incident –
$750,000 – Man severely injured when pallets that are improperly loaded, fall and strike him in the head
$400,000 – Electrical pole falls at jobsite, causing severe injury
$390,000 – Bolt from cut off steel beam falls from rafter, striking worker below, causing neck injury
$300,000 (bankrupt default) – Man killed on unguarded automatic welding machine
$300,000 – Improperly guarded production line press fires unexpectedly, causing partial loss of three fingers
$265,000 – Man suffers severe ankle and leg fracture following fall from roofing job after employer failed to provide fall prevention safety equipment
$1,000,000 (policy limits) – Retired autoworker suffers leg amputation and severe injury to other leg and arm when semi truck swerves left of center and hits small pickup head on
$650,000 – Construction worker on way to job site critically injured when semi truck overturns on Ohio turnpike entrance ramp
$600,000 – Semi truck runs red light, causing collision and causing arm injuries, multiple surgeries and permanent limitations
$2,500,000 – Pick up truck loses control on icy turnpike, causing violent crash resulting in disabling injuries Learn More
$1,250,000 – Truck pulling equipment trailer fails to yield at stop sign and kills motorcycle rider
$2,440,000 – Truck driver suffers crush injury to foot, when steel falls from loaded trailer
$2,250,000 – Wrongful death of man at construction site due to crane accident
$1,500,000 – Injury at construction site, resulting in broken leg, multiple surgeries and nerve damage
$1,100,000 – Crane failure resulting in death
$800,000 – Construction worker falls to death at steel mill construction project through unguarded opening in catwalk 50 feet off the ground
$700,000 – Crane injury at construction site, resulting in nerve damage
$700,000 – Wrongful death of worker at jobsite by defective crane