auto accident attorney akron

Policy Limit Recovery On Ohio Wrongful Death Case

by Dean Pavick on April 29, 2017

We represented the estate (Plaintiff) of a divorced father with two adult, financially-independent children who was killed on a four lane highway when his motorcycle struck a car which was traveling across an intersecting country road. The father was killed instantly. There were arguments presented that the motorcycle was speeding, that the deceased lost his […]

{ 0 comments }

Workers Compensation/Personal Injury Case-Policy Limits

by Dean Pavick on January 12, 2017

Our 63 year old client, while at work, was driving a shuttle bus which was struck by a car driven by a teenager. The defendant driver was cited by the police for causing the motor vehicle accident. Our client sustained injuries to his neck, shoulders and upper back. The injured worker underwent left shoulder surgery for a […]

{ 0 comments }

Ohio Auto Accident Statistics & Insurance Coverage

by Dean Pavick on March 12, 2014

The Ohio Insurance Institute reports that in 2012 there were 11,840,362 registered motor vehicles in Ohio and 279,012 car crashes which translates into a ratio of 1 crash for every 42.4 registered vehicles.The crash frequency, as expected, was greater in areas of higher traffic density, such as seen in larger cities. For example, in Akron […]

{ 0 comments }

Ohio courts in recent years have continued to hand down decisions which have the practical effect of limiting the amount of monetary recovery in many types of personal injury cases for injured people. For example, the Ohio Supreme Court has handed down at least three decisions which allow defendants and their insurance companies to introduce […]

{ 0 comments }

Considerations In Choosing An Attorney

by Dean Pavick on February 15, 2014

In Ohio, any Akron Attorney who has graduated from an accredited law school and passed the Ohio bar exam, can hold himself/herself out as a personal injury attorney, automobile accident attorney, medical malpractice lawyer or workers compensation lawyer. There are no certification requirements. An attorney can become a certified workers compensation specialist in Ohio. However, such […]

{ 0 comments }

Insurance Protection In Ohio Auto Accident Cases

by Dean Pavick on January 14, 2014

I am amazed at how often clients and defendants carry very low and limited coverages under their automobile liability insurance policies. Part of the problem has been the absurdly low statutory policy limits established by the Ohio legislature over 30 years ago. The bodily injury liability minimum policy limits, up until 12-22-13, were $12,500 per person and $25,000 […]

{ 0 comments }

Awards Lower in Ohio Personal Injury Auto Accidents

by michael on February 21, 2011

Let’s say you were involved in a medium impact rear-end automobile accident in Akron Ohio. There was minor visible damage to your car. You suffered a neck sprain and low back strain and had no prior neck or low back problems.You were treated at the emergency room with x-rays taken, treated by your family doctor, underwent […]

{ 0 comments }