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Ohio’s Deadliest Roads and Fatal Accident Statistics

At Oliver Law Office, our car accident attorneys and support staff know that, like other major cities in the U.S., Columbus has more than its share of dangerous roads where it is never a surprise to learn another crash has occurred. Tragically, some of these Ohio roads are more than dangerous but deadly. Over

What Types of Compensation Can I Pursue After an Ohio Car Accident?

At Oliver Law Office, our Columbus car accident attorneys know that getting hurt or losing a loved one in an Ohio vehicle collision is life-changing. This is why personal injury laws exist, and our Columbus personal injury attorneys work hard to produce real results for our clients. Another driver’s negligence

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Vehicle Collision Report in Ohio?

Our Columbus car accident attorneys at Oliver Law Office understand how vital a vehicle collision report is when pursuing an insurance claim after a crash. Following a car wreck in Ohio, law enforcement will typically put together an accident report that describes, among other things, where the collision occurred, what happened, whether

Car Accident Claim Defenses in Dublin

After someone else’s negligence causes a car accident, you have the right to claim compensation for your medical expenses, lost income, and any other losses. Of course, the other driver’s insurance company will argue back. Below, our Dublin car accident lawyer outlines the most common defenses in these claims and

Who is Liable for a Rear-End Collision in Columbus?

Of all the different types of accidents on the roads, rear-end collisions are some of the most common. Ohio sees approximately 80,000 rear-end accidents every year, according to the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Approximately 60 will end in fatality and another 20,000 in serious injury. If you have been

Defenses to Car Accident Claims in Columbus

Car accidents in Ohio are governed by tort law, meaning you must file a claim with the negligent, or careless, driver’s insurance company if you have been hurt. Insurance companies are big businesses and their priority is not your safety and well-being. Instead, it is to protect their profits and

Dual Fatal Single-Vehicle Wreck on Ohio Turnpike

Few details were available after an SUV left the road, killing two people and seriously injuring several others. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol investigators, a 29-year-old Maryland woman apparently lost control of her vehicle which careened over an embankment and slammed into a tree. She was seriously injured and

Fatal Semi-Truck Collision in Columbus

A 44-year-old woman is dead after a semi-truck collided with her Honda at a stop sign on U.S. Highway 23. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Ruben K. Otchere, age 44, of Columbus, Ohio, was driving a semi southbound on US 23 as Gina M. Diloreto, age 44, of Delaware,

Basic and Supplemental Evidence in Car Crash Claims

Compensation is available in a negligence case if a victim/plaintiff proves each element (duty, breach, cause, and damages) by a preponderance of the evidence (more likely than not). Although this standard of proof is very low, an attorney must have enough evidence to meet this burden. This burden of proof