Personal Injury Practice Areas
These are just some of the situations where one of the Cincinnati Personal Injury Lawyers of Blake R. Maislin, LLC, can be of help. If your specific injury is not listed, please complete the Free Case Evaluation Form on the right our call our office immediately to schedule your free consultation.
Victims of auto accidents or people who suffer auto accident injuries and their families often face sky-high medical bills, lost income from work, and other financial hardships. Without the resources to pay for these expenses, the aftermath of a serious auto accident can quickly become overwhelming.
Truck accidents are much more likely to result in serious personal injury or death for the drivers and passengers of smaller vehicles. Every year, hundreds of people in Ohio and Northern Kentucky suffer the consequences of accidents involving large commercial vehicles, incurring overwhelming medical expenses, lost income, and untold amounts of pain and suffering.
Burns are a serious injury that can be suffered in a wide range of accidents, but they are commonly the result of an auto or truck accident. Because burn injuries are extremely painful and often take a long time to heal, victims are often award larger verdicts and settlements than any other type of personal injury case.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain injuries are one of the most serious personal injuries a person can sustain. Unlike other areas of the body, the brain cannot regenerate once it has been damaged. When your head suffers a blow during an accident, your brain will swell and begin to press against the inside of your skull. This is what causes impairment in certain areas.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in accidents than those driving or riding in passenger vehicles. Thousands of motorcyclists die in accidents every year, and thousands more suffer serious personal injury that results in overwhelming medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and the potential for a permanently lessened quality of life. In fact, 98% of car vs. motorcycle accidents result in injury to the motorcyclist.
Medical malpractice results in an estimated 195,000 deaths in the United States every year. According to a study conducted by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, approximately 90,000 of these deaths occur in a hospital setting. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of people sustain serious personal injury in both hospital and outpatient settings on a yearly basis, resulting in excessive medical expenses, lost wages, and untold amounts of physical and emotional suffering.
The loss of loved one in an accident is among the most tragic events a family can face. When you learn that your family member's death was the result of neglect or recklessness, your grief may be joined by anger and a desire for justice.
Residential fires are one of the most devastating, life-changing events we can experience. Oftentimes, they are the result of a product malfunction stemming from corporate and/or manufacturer negligence. Don't assume your insurance company will work on your behalf. While your insurance can cover your physical belongings, we will also help you receive the settlement you deserve for the emotional suffering that a house fire and resulting injuries can cause.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), dogs bite over 4.7 million people in the United States every year. Out of this number, around 800,000 people seek medical attention for their injuries after a dog bite, and half of the victims are children. Out of those injured, around 386,000 people require treatment in an emergency room, and around a dozen die.