Founded in 1886, Middletown Ohio is a major city in the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana area. Home to AK Steel Holding Corporation along with many other companies, Middletown is also home to Hook Field Municipal Airport and a regional campus of Miami University. Consequently, it should come as no surprise that Middletown sees many accidents each year. The Middletown personal injury attorneys of Kruger & Hodges are here to assist you.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the number of people killed in accidents in Ohio has increased noticeably over the last few years. In 2014, there were 6,178 accidents in Ohio that resulted in deaths. In 2017, however, there were 8,971 deaths as a result of accidents.
Personal injury accidents occur in countless ways, but some of the most common types of accidents that our lawyers encounter include:
If someone else is responsible for your injury, you should not be held financially responsible for the resulting damages. Despite this, the need to recover compensation from the responsible parties becomes more critical when life-changing injuries are involved.
This is because serious injuries can create many obstacles in a person’s life. Not only can the worst injuries leave a person unable to work, but these injuries can also leave accident victims unable to care for themselves. Some of the most common injuries that our lawyers have seen accident victims face include:
The victims of Ohio personal injury accidents are often able to pursue compensation from the responsible parties. Compensation can help to pay for various costs including:
Unfortunately, Ohio personal injury accidents sometimes result in the deaths of loved ones. In these situations, our lawyers can help the deceased person’s surviving family pursue compensation for funeral and burial costs as well as other expenses associated with the individual’s wrongful death.
A statute of limitations refers to the amount of time that an accident victim has in which to file a claim. Ohio’s statute of limitations is two years from the date of most accidents. If a person is killed in an accident, the survivors have two years from the date of the person’s death. These limitations apply to civil actions and not insurance claims.
If a person waits longer than this window to file a personal claim, they will likely be barred from pursuing compensation. As a result, you should not hesitate to retain the assistance of an experienced accident attorney today.
If you or a loved one is injured as the result of another person’s negligence in Middletown, Ohio, or another part of Ohio, do not hesitate to speak with the experienced Middletown personal injury attorneys at Kruger & Hodges today.
Below is a list of nearby emergency services in the Middletown area. Your Middletown personal injury attorneys at Kruger & Hodges compiled these resources for quick and easy access, and have included the resources for surrounding towns as well.
Monroe Fire Station 62
Monroe Fire Station 61
Emergency Health Services
These resources are gathered for your quick and easy access. If you are looking for medical records, be sure to check the medical provider’s website for any release forms or online portals to access those medical records. The release forms will also likely be necessary for you to sign if your attorney is going to request a copy of them. They are often available through an online process which will be convenient for you, as well as more expedient.
The same process may apply to police records, as well. Each police department may have their own custodian of records and their own process for distributing police reports. If you are looking to gather information prior to a consultation, or if you’ve discovered new information you’d like to provide your attorney, it is advisable to reach out to these different departments to request your records. It is important to note that the sheriff’s department primarily handles the jails/correctional facilities in the area, whereas the police departments primarily handle responding to emergency situations.
If you need guidance or assistance in gathering information from any of these locations, please feel free to contact us at (513)-894-3333.
If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please call 911.