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Fatal Car Accidents

Cleveland Attorneys Dedicated To Getting Results For Family Members

Sadly, the injuries sustained in a car accident are sometimes fatal. And a family is left to deal with the emotional impact of losing a loved one. If their loved one was a provider for the family, they are also left finding a way to get by financially. The car accident attorneys at Merriman Legal, LLC have years of experience in helping families who have lost a loved one get justice.

No amount of money will bring your loved one back. But what we can do is take legal action to hold the negligent driver responsible and recover damages. These include medical and funeral expenses. It may also include the loss of income, benefits and support. In addition, we seek financial compensation for the other ways your life has been impacted this loss. These can include pain and suffering, loss of companionship, mental anguish, loss of consortium and other attributed damages. We may also be able to seek punitive damages.

Your family is going through enough in this terrible time without worrying about the stress of pursuing legal action after your loved one’s accident. That’s why our legal team takes on that heavy responsibility for you. We will be aggressive in protecting your rights and pursuing the compensation you deserve for your loss.  Our attorneys will be passionate advocates on behalf of your family and won’t stop fighting until we get results. We will help you try to put the pieces of your life back together after the tragic loss of a loved one, while at the same time assuming the significant burdens necessary to hold the responsible party legally accountable.

An experienced legal team that won’t stop fighting

Insurance companies may express a willingness to settle your claim. But it’s important to remember that they are not on your side. Their initial offer won’t come close to the compensation you deserve for the loss of your loved one. Our experienced attorneys know the tactics insurance companies use to try to make a claim go away quickly and cheaply. And we don’t stand for it.

We start by learning the facts about the car accident that claimed the loss of your loved one. Our legal team visits the scene of the accident when appropriate and notes road conditions, skid marks and other factors that could have contributed to the fatal event. We’ll thoroughly review the accident report, medical records and all other relevant documents. If there are witnesses, we’ll find them and conduct our own interviews. We may bring in experts, including accident reconstructionists, if needed.

Our team will look for evidence that proves the other driver was responsible for what happened. This helps us build a strong case that the insurance company can’t ignore. It also sends them the message that we are determined to get justice for your loved one, and will be ready to fight for it in court.  Many times, this convinces the insurance company to negotiate a favorable settlement.

Merriman Legal, LLC is committed to helping the families of loved ones lost in a car accident get justice. But we don’t want you to have another bill to pay in the meantime. That’s why we work on a contingency fee basis. You don’t owe us anything unless we recover financial compensation for you.

We understand this is a difficult time. When you are ready, call us at 866-823-3332 for a no cost consultation. In Ohio, you have 2 years to file a claim. But the sooner we can get started, the stronger the case we can build. One of our attorneys is ready to meet with you to go over your legal options and begin seeking peace of mind and justice for you.

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