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Gioffre and Schroeder is ready to defend your interests in an automobile accident in the Cleveland area.  If
Determining liability for damages or injuries depend on a number of factors - the biggest is fault.  Over the years, the insurance has successfully lobbied to determine fault based on statutes.  It has made it easier to to assign fault to the motorist that violated a traffic law. 

Common law defines four levels of fault:
  1. Intentionality
  2. Recklessness
  3. Negligence
  4. Strict Liability
Intentionality should be self-describing.  If you intended to cause an accident fault is easy to find.  Recklessness is conduct with a willful disregard for the safety and welfare of others.  Negligence is careless or inadvertent conduct that results in harm or damage. On the road, for example, one can be negligent by failing to yield the right-of-way resulting in an accident. If you have a tail light out or your headlights are not working and you are involved in an accident, Strict Liability may be imposed.

Our job is to lead you through these issues and counsel you on the right strategy from and automobile accident.

If you are in a car accident, be sure you do the following:

  1. Stay at the scene,
  2. Check all divers and passengers,
  3. Call the Police,
  4. Exchange information,
  5. Contact your insurance company as soon as you can,
  6. Use Caution in discussing the Incident,
  7. Call us
Below is a list of other intersections and area roads in and around the Cleveland OH area where auto accidents happen frequently

Scales of Justice in Ohio CourtsOntario Street, Carnegie Avenue and the Central Viaduct.
Scales of Justice in Ohio CourtsHarvard Ave. and Lee Rd.
Scales of Justice in Ohio CourtsHarvard Avenue and Lee Road
Scales of Justice in Ohio CourtsChagrin Boulevard
Scales of Justice in Ohio CourtsWarrensville Center Road
Scales of Justice in Ohio CourtsNorthfield Road and Van Aken Boulevard in Shaker Heights

If you believe that you may have been injured in a car accident, ask to be taken to an emergency room where medical professionals will conduct an examination and diagnose.

Then give us a call or contact us.