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Reckless Driving Accidents In Toledo, Ohio
Reckless driving is a serious motor vehicle violation in the United States and is the main cause of hundreds of thousands of car accidents each year. Reckless driving occurs when a driver displays a wanton disregard for the safety of others. If you have been injured in a collision with a reckless driver, a knowledgeable accident lawyer from Williams DeClark Tuschman Co. L.P.A. can advocate for your rights and fight to secure fair compensation on your behalf.
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Reckless Driving Laws In Ohio
According to Ohio law, reckless driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle with “willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property.” Those who drive in this manner are subject to criminal prosecution and can be held liable for any damages they may cause in the event of an accident.
The following behaviors can be deemed reckless:
- Driving while intoxicated
- Texting while driving
- Running red lights and stop signs
- Driving with a revoked or suspended license
- Tailgating other vehicles
- Changing lanes without signaling
- Fleeing law enforcement
- Driving well over the speed limit
Drivers, pedestrians, cyclists and motorcycle riders who are injured in collisions with a reckless driver can file a civil claim against the at-fault party in pursuit of compensation for their injuries. If successful, claimants may be awarded compensation for medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and property damage suffered as a result of the collision. In certain situations where the reckless driver acted in a particularly egregious manner, punitive damages may also be awarded. If you have been injured, our firm can review your situation and determine the optimal course of action to pursue on your behalf.
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Nobody should have to deal with the consequences of a negligent driver’s actions on their own. As medical bills pile up and lost income create a difficult financial situation for you and your family, you cannot afford to go with a less qualified attorney in your pursuit of justice. At Williams DeClark Tuschman Co. L.P.A., our Toledo reckless driving accident lawyers have recovered more than half a billion dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients and can provide the trial-tested advocacy you deserve. We know your rights, and we know how to get the results you need.