Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer » Types of Compensation You Can Claim for a Spinal Cord Injury
In car, truck, or motorcycle accident cases where the at-fault driver was drunk or under the influence of drugs, a spinal cord injury victim may also be able to seek punitive damages. These are noncriminal fines imposed by a civil trial jury to punish reckless behavior and to send a message to other people who might endanger fellow Ohioans by driving while impaired.
Ohio does not set limits on the amounts of economic damages a spinal cord injury victim can claim or receive. The primary goal when filing an insurance claim or pursuing a personal injury lawsuit is to secure the injured person all the money he or she needs to recover financially from the accident. A goal that is nearly as important is to secure additional funds to ensure that ongoing care or lingering disabilities do not again sink the spinal cord injury victim into debt.
You can request a free consultation with a Columbus spinal cord injury attorney by calling Heit Law at (614) 898-5300. We also take appointments online, and we can come to you if your health or mobility issues make visiting our Westerville, OH, offices a challenge.
Please call my Personal Injury law firm office in Columbus today to schedule a free initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer. Our Personal Injury lawyers handle all personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. You don’t pay attorney fees unless we win. You can reach me by phone at 614-898-5300, toll-free from anywhere in Ohio at 877-898-HEIT, or contact me via email to get started.
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