Category: Personal Injury

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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Documentation for Dog Bite Case in Ohio

Documentation for Dog Bite Case in Ohio

In any dog bite case, it is critical that you gather all the necessary documentation. It is extremely important that you take pictures of all of your injuries and maintain a diary that documents all of your injuries, restrictions, limitations, and activities that you are having difficulty doing both at home and at work. Here […]

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Filing a Lawsuit in Ohio: What to Expect

Filing a Lawsuit in Ohio: What to Expect

The biggest question that clients ask me about filing a lawsuit in Ohio is this: “How long does it take to get to trial?” In this article, we’ll discuss the process of filing a lawsuit in Ohio and what to expect. Jumping Over Hurdles First, clients need to jump over several hurdles before their case […]

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Avoiding & Dealing with Dog Attack Injuries in Ohio

Avoiding & Dealing with Dog Attack Injuries in Ohio

There are certain locations and situations that are more prone to dog attacks. In this article, we’ll share tips for avoiding dog attack injuries and what to do if you sustain an injury in the State of Ohio. Most Dog Attacks Occur at Home We have represented victims of dog bites for over 22 years. […]

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4 Questions to Ask During a Free Consultation with a Personal Injury Attorney

4 Questions to Ask During a Free Consultation with a Personal Injury Attorney

Have you been injured in an auto, truck, or motorcycle accident and need advice from an Ohio lawyer? Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation, which can be a great opportunity to ask your questions and start getting some basic answers. Here are four questions that we often hear prospective clients ask our law […]

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