Car Accident Attorneys Dayton, Ohio
Driving or traveling by car is the riskiest activity that most of us regularly engage in. Every year there are tens of thousands of accidents, many of them fatal. While we improve the safety of the cars we travel in and we do our best to raise awareness about unsafe driving habits like drinking and driving, accidents still occur. Automobile accidents can result in a wide range of serious injuries such as:
- Brain injuries (traumatic brain injury or TBI)
- Spinal injuries
- Paralysis (paraplegia, quadriplegia)
- Fractures/broken bones
- Crushing injuries
We also offer our assistance to the families of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents.
It is imperative that your rights are protected and your best interests served by a personal injury attorney who has the skills needed to help you win your case and obtain the compensation you will need to overcome the impact of your injuries.
More Than 150 Years Of Combined Experience Fighting For Our Clients' Rights
At Hochman & Plunkett, our attorneys are highly skilled litigators who understand what it takes to win in the courtroom. Our extensive experience in helping those who have been injured in southwest Ohio gives us a unique perspective on our clients' needs and the legal environment in which we work to help our clients. We are well-seasoned litigators who have built a solid reputation for providing exceptional representation to our clients. Let us help you maximize your compensation after a car accident has left you seriously injured.
Some types of accidents we handle include:
- Distracted driving accidents
- Texting while driving
- Drunk driver accidents
- Rear-end collisions
- Asleep-at-the-wheel accidents
- T-Bone/Intersection accidents
Contact The Springfield Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys Of Hochman & Plunkett
If you have been injured in a car accident, you need to take immediate action to protect your rights. Turn to the skilled and experienced Dayton car accident lawyers of Hochman & Plunkett to ensure that you obtain the compensation you and your family will need. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or call:
- Dayton: 937-684-4607
- Cincinnati: 513-276-4022
- Springfield: 937-688-2551
- Troy: 937-524-0115
- Columbus: 614-699-5970
- Toll Free: 877-623-6863
We take personal injury cases on a contingent fee basis. We are paid only when we win for you.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says that thousands of accidents every year are caused by distracted drivers.
If you have been harmed or a family member has been killed in a distracted driving accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for your losses and suffering. You should speak with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
More Than 150 Years Of Combined Experience Fighting For Our Clients' Rights
At Hochman & Plunkett, we focus on helping injured people and the families of wrongful death victims get the compensation they need to rebuild their lives. Our attorneys have a well-earned reputation for our advocacy skills and ability to get results for our clients.
We represent people who have suffered harm due to these and other distracted driving behaviors:
- Talking on a cellphone
- Eating or drinking while driving
- Operating a laptop or mobile device
- Dealing with unruly children
- Reaching for objects in the vehicle
- Fiddling with a radio, CD player or iPod
When you choose Hochman & Plunkett, we will work diligently to obtain maximum compensation for you.
Distractions on the road fall into three categories: visual, manual or cognitive. One distraction is enough to cause an accident. Some distracted driving behaviors involve all three types of distractions.
In your case, our attorneys will undertake a comprehensive investigation of the accident. We will document your economic and noneconomic losses and provide results-oriented representation in court or settlement negotiations. Hochman & Plunkett will seek the best possible result for you.
Texting while driving is against the law in Ohio. But that does not stop teenagers and adults from engaging in this practice. Every year texting while driving causes hundreds of accidents in our state, many of them serious.
At Hochman & Plunkett, we are strong advocates for victims of texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving. Our lawyers are skilled litigators who have the experience, knowledge and resources needed to prevail in the courtroom and in settlement negotiations. When we represent you, we will seek maximum compensation for all of your losses.
Dayton And Cincinnati Auto Injury Lawyers
Hochman & Plunkett has extensive experience representing people in car accident cases in southern Ohio. We obtain the best possible result for every client we represent.
When you retain our law firm, we will work diligently to build a strong and successful case for you. Our lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation of the accident. Working with your doctor or other medical specialists, we will identify the medical care and rehabilitation services you will need to recover to the fullest extent possible. We will calculate the full value of your losses for inclusion in your claim and seek full compensation for you.
No Recovery, No Fee
We accept all personal injury cases on contingency. You will owe an attorney fee only if we obtain compensation for you.
Of the many types of motor vehicle accidents, the drunk driver accident is perhaps the purest example of negligence. The drunk driver could have avoided causing harm had he or she only called for a taxi rather than hitting the road. Instead, the driver changed the lives of the accident victim and family forever.
Hochman & Plunkett is a team of personal injury attorneys that aggressively seeks compensation for people injured by drunk drivers and the families of fatal accident victims. We have a record of success in car accident cases and the investigative resources and advocacy skills needed to win. When we represent you, our goal will be to obtain compensation for all losses, including medical care, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Seeking Maximum Compensation For Your Losses
Ohio has dram shop liability laws, but these make it difficult to obtain compensation from the establishment that served alcohol to the driver. In most cases, we will focus our efforts on recovering maximum compensation from the drunk driver and his or her insurance company.
Hochman & Plunkett will act quickly to begin the legal effort. Working with a professional accident investigator, we will trace the sequence of events that led to the accident to assign liability to the drunk driver. Our lawyers will identify the accident victim's current and future medical needs. We will calculate the full value of all economic and noneconomic losses for inclusion in your claim.
You can depend on Hochman & Plunkett to provide strong representation at all stages of the legal process. Our drunk driver injury attorneys will work tirelessly seeking the best possible result for you.
Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accidents. But just because these accidents happen every day doesn't mean victims walk away avoiding serious injuries. To make matters worse, the insurance companies often try to downplay these injuries to minimize compensation. We know that getting struck by a vehicle from behind - even at low speeds - can lead to serious neck and head injuries and other injuries. That's why you need Hochman & Plunkett protecting your rights. We will hold the negligent driver accountable.
Rear-end crashes are often caused by distracted, reckless or speeding drivers. Perhaps you were stopped at a red light when you were hit by a texting driver. A drunk driver might have failed to brake in time before hitting your vehicle.
If you are in a rear-end car wreck, it's important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Even if you feel fine, you might have a serious injury and not realize it. Some brain injuries might not be apparent until many hours or days after the wreck.
If you've been injured through no fault of your own, you may be worried about medical bills, lost wages and dealing with insurance companies. Hochman & Plunkett can help. From examining the scene of your accident to interviewing witnesses and obtaining testimony from medical experts, we know how to build the strongest case possible on your behalf. Contact us today.
Who's at most risk of a fatigued driving accident? You might guess long-distance truckers on Interstate 70 or Interstate 75. While sleepy truck drivers can cause severe accidents, any driver lacking adequate rest poses a danger to others sharing the road. A tired driver might cause a serious and potentially fatal car wreck after falling asleep-at-the-wheel.
What makes fatigued driving so dangerous? A sleep-deprived driver exhibits many of the same behaviors of a driver under the influence of alcohol. His or her reaction time may be slowed. Vision and judgment may become impaired. A driver could even fall asleep at the wheel and put motorists and pedestrians in grave danger.
But while blood alcohol content (BAC) can be measured at the scene of the crash, no standardized testing exists to measure driver fatigue. Proving driver fatigue caused a car accident can be difficult. We can help. Contact us today to learn how Hochman & Plunkett can prove fault for your car accident and obtain the benefits you need.
T-bone accidents are rarely minor. That's because crashes at intersections often involve high rates of speed and a vehicle hit on the side, where a passenger or driver might be seated. Vehicles involved in a broadside crash are often turned away from their direction of travel, potentially striking other vehicles and putting motorists and pedestrians alike at immediate risk.
At Hochman & Plunkett, we understand how difficult it can be determining liability for a side-impact crash. Some cases may seem clear-cut. Maybe the driver who caused your crash was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, the other driver may claim he or she had the right of way at a stop sign, red light or intersection. His or her insurance company may claim you caused the accident or even file a counterclaim.
Our legal team is here to help. From examining the scene of the accident and interviewing witnesses, to obtaining police records and testimony from medical experts, we leave no stone unturned to build a strong, successful legal strategy for T-bone accident victims throughout Southwestern Ohio. Discover the difference we can make. Call us today.