Three people were recently hospitalized after an evening car accident in Ohio. All three individuals sustained serious injuries needing immediate medical treatment.
The driver of one vehicle was traveling south on an Ohio roadway, and the driver of the other vehicle, who was also carrying a passenger, was waiting at an intersection. The car accident occurred when the driver waiting at the intersection allegedly did not yield to the other approaching vehicle, and a dangerous collision result.
The cars were so damaged that one driver had to be extracted from his vehicle. This man was transferred to the hospital in serious condition. The other two individuals arrived at the hospital in stable condition.
After experiencing a car accident, people in the Columbus area and throughout Ohio often have to deal with an unpredictable range of challenges resulting from the crash. For example, an injured party may have difficulty getting certain kinds of treatment for serious injuries. Additionally, the high costs of medical bills that may result from these injuries could potentially become insurmountable. One issue that almost everyone involved in a car accident must face is determining who is responsible or liable for the crash. And fielding numerous questions from insurance companies can sometimes be a trial in itself.
Here are some steps that may need to be taken to resolve these challenges:
•· Gather copies of bills, medical records and all other financial reports related to the accident
•· Obtain copies of the accident reports
•· Discuss the accident and other related inquiries with insurance companies
•· Continue to seek medical treatment when necessary
•· Taking the necessary steps and answering the necessary questions to determine who holds responsibility or liability for the occurrence of the accident
If you or a loved one has experienced a serious car accident, it can be emotionally and physically draining to juggle all of these responsibilities. An experienced personal injury attorney often proves helpful in handling these issues, in addition to assuring that due compensation is awarded for injuries resulting from a crash.
Source: NBC4i.com, “3 hospitalized after Marion County crash,” Andy Long, Jan. 22, 2012.