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Head-On Collisions

Fighting for accident victims throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania

These types of car accidents often cause very serious and sometimes fatal injuries. Two vehicles colliding head-on, especially at high speeds, create a devastating force of impact. Survivors may experience a life-changing injury. The car accident attorneys at Gervelis Law Firm fight to help victims get the compensation they need and deserve.

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There are different ways a head-on collision can happen. A car may cross over a double line into oncoming traffic or swerve to avoid an obstacle in the road. Traveling too fast around a sharp curve can result in a head-on collision, as can traveling the wrong way down a one-way road. Some drivers simply fail to observe and follow traffic signs and signals.

But head-on collisions don’t just happen. They are almost always caused by a negligent driver. Examples of negligence that can cause a head-on collision include driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, drowsy driving and distracted driving. In some cases, the fault may lie with a defective car part, such as a tire that blows out.

Recovering compensation after a head-on collision can be difficult, as negligent parties often don’t accept responsibility for what happened. And insurance companies look for any excuse to pay you as little as possible. In fact, they may even suggest that you were somehow at fault for the accident.

Experience that gets results

That’s why you need an experienced car accident attorney in your corner. Our attorneys know how to overcome the obstacles commonly faced when pursuing financial compensation after a crash. We are skilled litigators who know how to build strong cases that bring the insurance company to the negotiating table.

Injuries suffered in a head-on collision can range from whiplash and broken bones to catastrophic injuries such as brain injuries or spinal cord injuries. Recovery can take months and leave victims unable to earn a living during that time. Others never fully recover and require lifelong medical care.

Our attorneys determine the full amount of damages you have suffered and fight to recover maximum compensation. This includes compensation for all past and future medical expenses related to your injuries, as well as lost wages while you are unable to work. It may also include other damages such as disability or disfigurement, and pain and suffering.

We know the impact a head-on collision can have on you and your family. It’s why we’re not interested in accepting a lowball settlement offer from the insurance company. We are only interested in resolution of your case that meets your needs, and we are prepared to fight for you in court to get it.

If you were injured in a rear-end collision in Ohio or western Pennsylvania, call us at (866) 439-2238 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.