Traffic Accidents

Car Accidents

According to the most recent data from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 24,474 automobile accident related deaths across the United States in 2009. 1,021 of those deaths were in Ohio alone. In that same year, 2.2 mill… Read More

Motorcycle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a motorcyclist’s risk of a fatal crash is 35 times greater than the driver or occupant of a passenger car. The NHTSA also reports that 75% of motorcycle accidents involve another vehi… Read More

Bicycle Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2009, 630 cyclists were killed and an additional 51,000 were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes. All bicyclists should wear properly fitted bicycle helmets every time they ride.… Read More

Pedestrians Hit by Motor Vehicles

The term “pedestrian” can include individuals who are struck by a motor vehicle while walking, running, jogging, hiking or simply standing. A pedestrian/motor vehicle accident can occur on a roadway or on private property. A pedestrian who is str… Read More

Tractor Trailer Collisions

A tractor trailer is a type of “commercial vehicle.” However, commercial vehicles include any type of motor vehicle that is used for transporting goods or passengers, including tractor-trailers, semis, and multi-passenger vehicles, such as buses.… Read More

Accidents Involving Drunk or Impaired Drivers

In Ohio, drunk drivers are responsible for hundreds of deaths each year and thousands of injuries, many of which are very serious. One recent study found that drunk drivers were involved in over 14,000 traffic accidents, injuring 8,650 people. In add… Read More