Category: Personal Injury

Evidence & Personal Injury Settlements in Ohio

Evidence & Personal Injury Settlements in Ohio

The first key to negotiating a successful settlement is to counsel our personal injury clients on the value of obtaining properly documented evidence. If you are injured at an accident scene, you must gather all of the necessary evidence. This includes obtaining the name of all of the drivers involved as well as all of […]

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Tips for Reducing Liens and Outstanding Medical Bills in Ohio

Tips for Reducing Liens and Outstanding Medical Bills in Ohio

Many Ohioans do not realize that their health and auto insurance companies have a right to recoup any medical bills that they have paid relating to their personal injury cases. This right that the insurance company has to recoup all medical bills paid is called a subrogation claim. Communication In order to ensure a successful […]

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Medical Documentation & Personal Injury Settlements in Ohio

Medical Documentation & Personal Injury Settlements in Ohio

One important key to negotiating successful settlements for our personal injury clients is to ensure that your doctors provide detailed medical documentation. This means accounting for a thorough medical history, a detailed summary of all of injuries, and listing all limitations to date. Details Regarding Pain We always emphasize to our clients on the first […]

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How to Document Your Medical Injuries in a Personal Injury Case

How to Document Your Medical Injuries in a Personal Injury Case

When you are involved in an auto accident, trucking accident, or any other personal injury case, it is critical that your treating physicians thoroughly document the full extent of your injuries. This includes listing details about: your physical pain, your physical impairments, your mental suffering or anxiety, and your inability to perform usual activities. It […]

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3 Litigation Stages for Auto Injury Cases in Ohio

3 Litigation Stages for Auto Injury Cases in Ohio

In any personal injury case the litigation begins when our client files the lawsuit. Once the lawsuit is filed, the negligent driver has 28 days to answer a client’s Complaint. 1. Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents After the negligent driver and the other Defendants in the case have answered the Complaint, the attorneys […]

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10 Damage Categories for Personal Injury Claims in Ohio

10 Damage Categories for Personal Injury Claims in Ohio

Wondering what your personal injury case is worth? At the Law Office of Tom Somos, LLC, we have helped countless people like you investigate this question. Under Ohio Law, a personal injury claimant is entitled to be paid by the insurance company for full, fair, and just compensation for all of the following damage categories. […]

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Average Car Verdicts in Franklin County and Surrounding Ohio Counties

Average Car Verdicts in Franklin County and Surrounding Ohio Counties

Average car verdicts in Franklin County and the surrounding 4 counties that include Delaware, Licking, Clark, and Pickaway we have found to be extremely low and conservative. We believe that these low verdicts result from the work that our jury pool performs. They are typically in the insurance, financial, and healthcare sectors. These sectors typically […]

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How Much Do Insurance Companies Pay for Pain and Suffering?

How Much Do Insurance Companies Pay for Pain and Suffering?

How much do insurance companies pay for pain and suffering? Auto insurance companies in Ohio pay very little money for pain and suffering on a client’s personal injury claim. This is the hardest damage category to get money from a jury. Let’s dive into this topic. Damages to Consider At The Law Office of Tom […]

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Ohio Wrongful Death Statute

Ohio Wrongful Death Statute

When someone close to you dies, you are left with many losses. From care to companionship and protection, there are many areas in which a loved one may need additional support—especially when wrongful death is involved. Let’s examine some of the details regarding Ohio’s Wrongful Death Law. The Ohio Wrongful Death Statute In Ohio, a […]

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Ohio Dog Bite Statute vs Ordinary Negligence

Ohio Dog Bite Statute vs Ordinary Negligence

Anyone injured from a dog bite incident can file a claim to recover damages under the Ohio Dog Bite Statute or Ohio’s ordinary negligence standards. Let’s take a closer look at the Ohio Dog Bite Statute and how victims can document and recover damages. Ohio Dog Bite Statute Under Ohio’s Dog Bite statute, a dog […]

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