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Why Is It so Important to Hire an Ohio Personal Injury Attorney After Being Injured in an Accident?

Mellino Law Firm

Before you speak with the insurance adjuster from your car insurance policy provider, it’s vital that you speak with an Ohio personal injury attorney, particularly if you have been injured in the accident. The only person who will be on your side after the accident is the lawyer you hire to argue your case.

Although catchy commercials and cuddly mascots might make you think that insurance companies are on your side, the truth can be found in the simple mathematics of how insurance companies make their money.

Premiums represent gains (X) and paying out for claims represents losses (Y), for a total net profit (Z), excluding overhead costs such as payroll, of course. So, X – Y = Z. The more the insurance company pays out for claims (Y), the less total profit the insurance company gains (Z).

Bearing this in mind, it’s crucial to have an advocate in your corner to combat the efforts of the insurance company.

While it is true that under certain circumstances, such as when you have only sustained property damage and neither you nor anyone else was injured in the crash, you may not have need of a personal injury attorney, it’s always preferable to consult with one before you decide that you don’t need one.


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