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Cleveland Car Accident Lawyers

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Have you been in a car accident? We can help. 

Call us at 216.621.2300

When you’re hurt in a crash and you need money to move forward with your life, call the Cleveland car accident lawyers at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy.

For more than 90 years, our firm has helped injured car accident victims across Ohio. We have the experience to get you the compensation you’re entitled to, and we spare no expense to help you get the best possible outcome for your case.

Contact us now to get started. Our team of car accident attorneys, paralegals, investigators, and administrators is here to handle your case.

Call us today at (216) 621-2300 or complete a free consultation form.

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$34,600,000

verdict in vehicle accident case.

$31,000,000

settlement in case against auto insurer.

$9,750,000

settlement in car accident case.

What Our Clients Say

  • “Thanks to you and all your wonderful people in the office. Be assured you will be highly recommended by my family. We appreciate all you did for us.”

    Former Client

  • “They were patient with my questions and explained the legal process when I was in unfamiliar territory. Their empathy and understanding equaled their legal expertise. I cannot imagine a finer team.”

    Former Client

Why Should You Contact a Car Accident Lawyer?

Crashes are painful and costly for car accident victims. Contacting an experienced Ohio car accident lawyer can help you understand how much you’re truly owed for the damages you’ve suffered.

If you’ve been injured through no fault of your own, you deserve compensation for:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering

Without the help of an attorney, you could be taken advantage of by the insurance company. Remember, they’re in business to make money—not pay you a fair settlement.  

Get an advocate on your side who has your best interests in mind. Contact Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy to discuss your legal options for compensation.

Put Your Accident Behind You

When you’re injured in an auto accident, there’s more at stake than car repairs and medical bills. You have to worry about getting back to work so you can support your family. 

A Cleveland car accident lawyer at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy can help you handle your legal battles so you can focus on recovery and getting back to work.

We’ll help you move on from your accident. We’ll do everything we can to get you the compensation you need to put the auto accident behind you.

What to Do After an Accident

Were you recently hurt in a crash? Follow these four steps to protect your rights:

1. See a Doctor

Even if you don’t think you’re seriously hurt, the first thing you should do after an accident is seek medical attention. Some injuries take time to show up, and having a record of your condition from the day of your accident can be valuable evidence to support your case.

2. Call Your Insurance Company.

It’s important to call your insurance company as soon as possible after your accident to report the collision. Be careful of what you tell your insurance company though, and never sign anything without talking to an Ohio auto accident lawyer first. The insurance company may not always have your best interests at heart.

3. Collect Important Information.

Depending on the severity of your accident, you may or may not have had the opportunity to collect contact information from witnesses and other parties involved in your accident. If you didn’t, it’s not too late. You can get this information from the Crash Report, which can be obtained online or by mail.

4. Contact Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy

Dealing with the aftermath of an auto accident on your own is harder than you think. Without the help of an experienced car accident attorney on your side, you may be giving up your rights to the full amount of compensation you’re owed. The stress and shock of an auto accident can be overwhelming. Calls from the insurance company and medical bills only make matters worse. Contact the Cleveland car accident lawyers at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy today.

How We Investigate Car Accident Cases

Investigating the cause of an auto accident takes meticulous evaluation. For example, our team often consults local officials or special investigators to get all the facts, including potential causes.

Accidents result from a variety of causes, including:

  • Alcohol and Drugs
    After the crash, we’ll consult professional toxicologists who can determine if intoxication due to alcohol or drugs were responsible for your crash.
  • Speeding
    If you were the victim of a speeding-related crash, our investigation team will work to prove how speed was a factor in your accident.
  • Distracted Driving
    As your car accident lawyer, it’s our job to hold the distracted driver accountable by proving they weren’t focused on the road prior to the accident.
  • Defective Products
    Not all crashes are caused by negligent drivers. Sometimes, they’re caused by negligent auto manufacturers—and we hold them accountable, too.

Preserving Evidence After an Auto Accident

When you call us after the crash, our accident investigation team will visit the accident scene immediately.

Remember, critical evidence can quickly disappear or be tainted, so contact a lawyer as soon as possible after your crash.

Once you’ve called Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy, our investigation team will visit the accident scene to:

  • Take photographs or videos of any evidence that could help your case, such as skid marks, debris, and more.
  • Document facts about the accident scene, such as traffic signal cycles, flow, and patterns; lane configurations; and any visual obstructions at the intersection, such as trees or shrubbery.

Car Accident FAQs

Should I see a doctor after my car accident?

The first thing you should do after an auto accident is seek medical attention. Even if you don’t think your injuries are severe, sometimes it takes time for injuries to present themselves. Without a doctor’s opinion from the beginning of your case, it may be hard to prove your injuries are accident-related.

Should I contact my insurance company after the crash?

You should call your insurance company to report the crash, but be careful to not divulge too much information—your Ohio car accident lawyer can advise you on who to talk to, who not to, and even what to say.

When do I need a lawyer?

If you’ve been injured in an auto accident in Cleveland, you may need to seek the help of a lawyer if:

  • your car accident resulted in severe injuries,
  • you had (or are still having) substantial medical treatment (treatment that extends beyond more than a few visits to a doctor),
  • and/or you have suffered permanent injury that resulted in scarring, the need for surgery, or a permanent disability
How can a lawyer help me?

Experienced car accident attorneys know the law and the process of filing an injury claim. They’ll handle investigations, demand letters, paperwork, depositions, settlement negotiations, and the many other steps required in a car accident claim.

Will my case go to trial?

We can’t determine if your case will go to trial until the at-fault party makes an offer. If you and your lawyer believe that the offer is satisfactory, we can settle your case out of court. If you and your lawyer believe that the offer is unfair, we will file a lawsuit on your behalf.

Our Cleveland car accident attorneys will always attempt to settle your case out of court. If that’s not possible, we won’t hesitate to file a lawsuit on your behalf.

Resources for Car Accident Victims in Ohio

Want to learn more after your crash? These resources can provide valuable information to you during this difficult time.

  • State of Ohio
    Visit Ohio.gov to find resources on education, employment, tourism, recreation, and more.
  • Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
    Get answers to your vehicle-related inquiries, such as requesting a Crash Report and obtaining a driver license or vehicle registration.

You can also learn more about important aspects of these claims by checking the following resources we’ve created for car accident victims: