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The Callinan & Wisecup Law Firm is a law firm dedicated to representing the rights of the injured and disabled.

 

Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality legal representation and help you obtain the compensation that you deserve.

 

Call our office at 614-299-9012 or if you would like to contact us  through the website click the “Free Case Review”

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20 South Third Street, Suite 210, Columbus, OH 43215

Personal Injury Cases

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Simply put a Personal Injury case is any case where you suffer an injury to your “person” due to negligence of another person.

There is no fee unless we collect.  Attorney Fees at the Callinan & Wisecup Law Firm are usually handled on a contingency fee basis.  This means that if we are successful in your claim and you are compensated there is a fee.  If your claim is not successful there is no fee.*

Delay In Contacting An Attorney Can Mean Less Compensation For You

 

It is very important for accident victims to hire a personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident.

The Callinan & Wisecup Law Firm has a history of getting clients the compensation that they deserve.

 

We will be glad to provide a free consultation to you to go over the merits of your individual case.

Know Your Rights

UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS*

 

If you have been in an accident, or a family member has been injured or killed in a crash or some other incident, you have many important decisions to make. It is important for you to consider the following:

 

1. Make and keep records - If your situation involves a motor vehicle crash, regardless of who may be at fault, it is helpful to obtain a copy of the police report, learn the identity of any witnesses, and obtain photographs of the scene, vehicles, and any visible injuries. Keep copies of receipts of all your expenses and medical care related to the incident.

2. You do not have to sign anything - You may not want to give an interview or recorded statement without first consulting with an attorney, because the statement can be used against you. If you may be at fault or have been charged with a traffic or other offense, it may be advisable to consult an attorney right away. However, if you have insurance, your insurance policy probably requires you to cooperate with your insurance company and to provide a statement to the company. If you fail to cooperate with your insurance company, it may void your coverage.

3. Your interests versus interests of insurance company - Your interests and those of the other person’s insurance company are in conflict. Your interests may also be in conflict with your own insurance company. Even if you are not sure who is at fault, you should contact your own insurance company and advise the company of the incident to protect your insurance coverage.

4. There is a time limit to file an insurance claim - Legal rights, including filing a lawsuit, are subject to time limits. You should ask what time limits apply to your claim. You may need to act immediately to protect your rights.

5. Get it in writing - You may want to request that any offer of settlement from anyone be put in writing, including a written explanation of the type of damages which they are willing to cover.

6. Legal assistance may be appropriate - You may consult with an attorney before you sign any document or release of claims. A release may cut off all future rights against others, obligate you to repay past medical bills or disability benefits, or jeopardize future benefits. If your interests conflict with your own insurance company, you always have the right to discuss the matter with an attorney of your choice, which may be at your own expense.

7. How to find an attorney - If you need professional advice about a legal problem but do not know an attorney, you may wish to check with relatives, friends, neighbors, your employer, or co-workers who may be able to recommend an attorney. Your local bar association may have a lawyer referral service that can be found in the Yellow Pages or on the Internet.

8. Check a lawyer’s qualifications - Before hiring any lawyer, you have the right to know the lawyer’s background, training, and experience in dealing with cases similar to yours.

9. How much will it cost? - In deciding whether to hire a particular lawyer, you should discuss, and the lawyer’s written fee agreement should reflect:

a. How is the lawyer to be paid? If you already have a settlement offer, how will that affect a contingent fee arrangement?

b. How are the expenses involved in your case, such as telephone calls, deposition costs, and fees for expert witnesses, to be paid? Will these costs be advanced by the lawyer or charged to you as they are incurred? Since you are obligated to pay all expenses even if you lose your case, how will payment be arranged?

c. Who will handle your case? If the case goes to trial, who will be the trial attorney?

 

This information is not intended as a complete description of your legal rights, but as a checklist of some of the important issues you should consider.

 

*THE SUPREME COURT OF OHIO, WHICH GOVERNS THE CONDUCT OF LAWYERS  IN THE STATE OF OHIO, NEITHER PROMOTES NOR PROHIBITS THE DIRECT  SOLICITATION OF PERSONAL INJURY VICTIMS. THE COURT DOES REQUIRE THAT,  IF SUCH A SOLICITATION IS MADE, IT MUST INCLUDE THE ABOVE DISCLOSURE

Personal Injury

Simply put a Personal Injury case is any case where you suffer an injury to your “person” due to negligence of another person.

 

No one wakes up in the morning and decides that they are going to be a victim, but at any moment in a blink of an eye it could happen to you, a friend, or a loved one.

 

After attending to any immediate medical needs, the most important thing you can do in the aftermath of such an event it seek out the services of a competent attorney that can look after your interests.

Personal Injury cases can include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Traffic Accidents  (Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, etc.)
  • Truck Accidents
  • Slip and Falls
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrocution
  • Premise Liability Claims
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Defective Product Claims
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Construction Accidents
  • Product Liability Claims

Attorney Fees and Costs

There is no fee unless we collect.  Attorney Fees at the Callinan & Wisecup Law Firm are usually handled on a contingency fee basis.  This means that if we are successful in your claim and you are compensated there is a fee.  If your claim is not successful there is no fee.

 

According to Ohio law you may be responsible for costs that are advanced on your case.  Costs are things that we pay for such as medical records, reports, court filing fees, etc.

 

No Fee for Property Damage and Rental Vehicle

In cases of traffic collisions, if we handle your injury claim, The Callinan & Wisecup Law Firm will help you resolve the property damage to your vehicle and obtain a rental vehicle without charging a fee for this service

Don't Delay

Delay In Contacting An Attorney Can Mean Less Compensation For You

It is very important for accident victims to hire a personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident.

 

Claims adjusters are highly trained and will try to talk to accident victims as soon as possible after an accident. They are trained to be nice and appear to be fair, but make no mistake they work for the insurance company not for you and their job is to save the insurance company as much money as possible and that usually comes at the victim's expense.

 

Even if they are only able to delay a victim from contacting an attorney this is something that often lowers the value of a claim at the victim's expense. The sooner after an accident you have an attorney to work for you and focus on getting you the compensation you deserve the better of you will be.

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The Callinan & Wisecup Law Firm has a history of getting clients the compensation that they deserve.

 

We will be glad to provide a free consultation to you to go over the merits of your individual case.

 

Please call today at 614-299-9012

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Callinan & Wisecup

--- Attorneys at Law ---

 

20 South Third Street

Suite 210

Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-299-9012

 

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