In Your Corner: A Closer Look at Common Defenses in Personal Injury Cases

When facing a personal injury claim, understanding the landscape of potential defenses can be transformative, turning uncertainties into a well-navigated journey toward justice. At David M. Dick Co., LPA, we’ve dedicated over 25 years to mastering the intricacies of personal injury law in Ohio, advocating for those unjustly injured. Through this time, our experiences have illuminated common defense strategies, equipping us with the knowledge to empower our clients’ paths to recovery and compensation.

Common Defenses in Personal Injury Cases:

  • Comparative Negligence: Often, the defense argues that the plaintiff shares fault in causing their own injury, a tactic aimed at reducing their payout. Understanding the nuances of Ohio’s comparative negligence laws is crucial, and our team is skilled at countering such claims, ensuring the responsibility is accurately allocated.
  • Pre-existing Conditions: Defendants might claim the injury was pre-existing and not a result of the incident. Our attorneys are proficient in unveiling the true impact of an accident on pre-existing conditions, ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve.
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  • Failure to Mitigate Damages: This defense argues that the plaintiff did not take reasonable steps to minimize the financial impact of their injury. We understand the importance of documenting the recovery process and showcasing our clients’ efforts to mitigate their damages.
  • Statute of Limitations: A common but potent defense is the assertion that the lawsuit was not filed within Ohio’s stipulated timeframe. Our team vigilantly manages timelines, ensuring your claim is timely and proficiently handled.
  • Assumption of Risk: In cases where the defendant claims that the plaintiff knew the risk involved and proceeded regardless, our expertise lies in dismantling such arguments, spotlighting the negligence that led to the injury.

Connect with David M. Dick Co., LPA: A Call to Action

Are you navigating through the complexities of a personal injury claim? Let our experienced team stand by your side. With David M. Dick Co., LPA, you’re not just gaining a legal representative; you’re empowering your journey with seasoned defenders who’ve consistently stood up for Ohio’s injured. Our history of fighting for our client’s rights is underpinned by a personal commitment to your well-being and recovery. Choose our top-quality legal assistance, and let us guide you towards justice with confidence and peace of mind. No matter what defenses they might have, know that we can counter them and give you the results that you need.

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Navigating an insurance company and legal proceedings can seem daunting, but with our support, you can focus on your healing while we handle the complexities of your claim. Remember, you won’t owe us anything until we’ve won your case and secured your compensation.

Join Forces with Us

Now, with a deeper understanding of the common defenses in personal injury cases, are you ready to secure a partner who navigates these challenges with unparalleled skill and care? Contact David M. Dick Co., LPA, today at 419-525-0800 for your free consultation. Let us bring over 30 years of experience to your corner, transforming your legal challenges into a journey of justice and recovery.

This blog post is for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Always consult with a licensed attorney in your jurisdiction.