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Why Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer for My Accident?

When someone else’s carelessness or negligence causes you to be catastrophically injured in an accident on the Ohio turnpike or elsewhere in the Cleveland area, you may find it necessary to hire a personal injury attorney, particularly since the insurance company’s main goal is to minimize the amount of compensation to which you’re entitled.

An experienced trial lawyer can help you when:

  • you’re running close to the time in which the statute of limitations would prevent you from challenging any settlement that is offered;
  • your injuries or disability may lead to long-term rehabilitation;
  • you face future medical costs and/or lost wages that you don’t feel are being compensated;
  • the other driver doesn’t have car insurance or has only minimal coverage;
  • the insurance company is pressuring you to agree to a quick settlement; and
  • there is a dispute as to who was at fault.

Not every motor vehicle accident will merit a lawsuit. For instance, bruises and minor injuries won’t justify the cost of hiring a personal injury attorney. On the other hand, if you’ve suffered debilitating injuries or lost a loved one, it’s important to act quickly in order to protect your rights. Attorney Chris Mellino welcomes you to contact our Cleveland office with any questions you may have.

Our Clients Love Us

  • I couldn’t be happier with my experience at the Mellino Law Firm. Everyone in the office took great care of us and went above and beyond.

    - Floyd L.

  • I truly was amazed to watch you work at trial. It was a work of art and I was thankful that you were on my side.

    - Milt M.

  • Your kindness, understanding, and immense compassion truly helped our family get through this terrible event. Your willingness to know each of us in a personal way created a warm, pleasant environment. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

    - The W Family

  • My family and I were very pleased to be represented by Mellino Law. They are extremely professional, experienced and conscientious. But, most of all, the entire staff is very caring & compassionate.

    - Jewell Renee S.

  • You were always available to answer any concerns that we had. During the trial, your expertise, knowledge, and professionalism made you stand out in our eyes as “the best” lawyer out there.

    - Rita and Rich R.

  • Mr. Mellino and his staff are very responsive, have a wealth of knowledge, exceptional analytical capabilities, and excellent communications skills.

    - Briggette S.

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Why Choose The Mellino Law Firm

  • Tens of millions of dollars recovered
  • Over 30 Years of Experience
  • Free Case Evaluations
  • Successful Results Against Many HealthCare Systems Including University Hospital & Cleveland Clinic
  • Recognized by multiple peer review organizations as one of the best law firms in the country

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