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People who suffer serious injuries as the result of another party’s negligence can have their lives impacted in a variety of ways. Some injuries can involve years of additional therapy that lead to crushing medical expenses, and other injuries can affect the ability of victims to ever work again and support themselves.
Whether a person was hurt at work, in a hospital, at a public place, or by a dangerous product, victims may be entitled to compensation if their injuries were caused by the negligence of another person or company. It is in your best interest to work with an experienced personal injury attorney in order to obtain the most damages possible for your immediate and long-term needs.
Attorneys for Personal Injury Claims in Cincinnati, OH
If you sustained catastrophic injuries or your loved one was killed in any accident caused by another party’s negligence, Steiden Law Offices can fight to get you the compensation you need and deserve. We represent clients throughout Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
Our firm represents clients in Ohio’s Hamilton County in addition to Boone County and Kenton County in Kentucky. We can review your case when you call (513) 888-8888 to schedule a free consultation.
Ohio and Kentucky Personal Injury Information Center
- What are some types of lawsuits relating to these injuries?
- How long does a person have to file a claim?
Our attorneys handle cases involving such personal injury claims as:
- Premises liability, including slip and fall accidents
- Defective products, including class action suits
- Caregiver negligence, including medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect
It is important to understand that you have a very limited window of time to file a personal injury claim. Ohio and Kentucky have different statutes of limitations for certain cases:
- Kentucky —
- Motor Vehicle Personal Injury — Two years from the date of the accident or the last date of payment of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits. [Kentucky Revised Statutes § 304.39-230(6)]
- Medical Negligence or Malpractice — One year from the date of the act resulting in the injury, although that can be extended if the injury is discovered later. However, suit cannot be filed more than five years from the date of the act resulting in the injury. [Kentucky Revised Statutes § 413.140(1)(e)]
- All Other Personal Injuries — One year from the date of the act resulting in the injury.
- Ohio —
- Defective Product — Two years from the date of injury or no more than 10 years after the product was delivered to its first purchaser. [Ohio Revised Code § 2305.10]
- Medical Negligence or Malpractice — One year from either the date of the act resulting in the injury, the date you discovered the injury or the date of the termination of the physician/patient relationship. However, a victim can receive an extension of up to 180 days if, within one-year limit, he or she gives written notice to the defendant of the intention to file a lawsuit. [Ohio Revised Code § 2305.113]
- All Other Personal Injuries — Two years from the date of the act resulting in the injury.
Find a Personal Injury Lawyer in Cincinnati
Steiden Law Offices helps all sorts of accidents victims obtain the compensation they need for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We work to negotiate the most favorable settlement or fight to win your case at trial.
Our personal injury cases in Northern Kentucky and the greater Cincinnati area represent clients on a contingency basis, meaning that you do not pay if we do not win your case. Call us today at (513) 888-8888 to see how our dedicated personal injury attorneys can help you and your family.
This article was last updated on Thursday, October 5, 2017.