As a personal injury lawyer, I’ve represented victims of motor vehicle accidents, birth injury and medical malpractice in Northeast Ohio for more than four decades. My Cleveland office is located downtown, 3100 E. 45th St. Suite 444. Cleveland, Ohio 44127. My downtown office location enables me to easily meet with you at any time or place.
If you or someone you love was the victim of a medical mistake at the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals or anywhere else in Cuyahoga County, I can help you. I represent people just like you, who have no where else to turn.
Personal Injury Law Experience
With more than 40 years of personal injury law expertise, I can be a beacon of hope for personal injury victims in Cleveland, Ohio, and beyond. In the realm of personal injury law, my wealth of experience becomes a formidable asset, serving as a reassuring presence to those facing the daunting challenges of a personal injury claim.
Personal injury cases are complex and multifaceted, often fraught with emotional and physical distress for the victims involved. Navigating the intricate labyrinth of personal injury requires not just legal knowledge but a deep understanding of the unique nuances that can arise during the course of a personal injury case. This is where my invaluable experience truly shines.
You may find yourself entangled in a web of insurance companies, medical bills, and legal intricacies that can be overwhelming. It is here that my experience will come into play, offering you a sturdy hand to hold onto in their time of need.
My seasoned approach to personal injury claims means that I have encountered and successfully tackled an array of obstacles that may arise during the course of a case. Whether it’s negotiating with insurance companies, meticulously gathering evidence, or skillfully presenting arguments in court, my expertise provides a sense of reassurance and confidence to all of my clients.
When personal injury victims need somewhere to turn, they call me. My 40+ years of dedication to this area of law ensures that I am not only well-versed in all facets of personal injury claims, but also deeply committed to alleviating your burden. As your personal injury attorney, I’ll Make Them Pay!®
Types of Cases
As one of the top personal injury lawyers in the Cleveland area, I understand the pain and suffering these situations can cause for injured clients, and I’m dedicated to helping them. It is my job to find out exactly what happened to you or your loved one, and to obtain fair compensation to help with medical expenses and lost wages. Whether you’ve been injured while driving, at work or at a medical facility, call me as soon as possible.
Many clients reach out to me after being injured in a car accident in the Cleveland area. These accidents often result from negligent drivers, such as those who text while driving, or drive under the influence. I will initiate a lawsuit on your behalf to pursue compensation to help cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
The role of Cleveland personal injury lawyers is to hold those responsible for your injuries accountable.
Slip and Fall Incidents
Slip and fall accidents often occur due to unsafe conditions on someone else’s property. This includes conditions such as wet floors, objects, and uneven concrete. These incidents can lead to catastrophic injuries, and I work to hold property owners accountable for their negligence.
When healthcare professionals fail to provide the expected standard of care, patients may suffer severe harm, including catastrophic injuries or wrongful death. In such cases, I help clients seek justice and compensation. We deserve great medical care, and need to hold negligent doctors accountable!
No one should ever go to the hospital and be a victim of sub standard medical care.
Injured clients may file a personal injury claim when they’re harmed by defective products. Manufacturers, distributors, or retailers may be responsible for the injuries resulting from their negligence. It is my goal to ensure proper product safety standards are adhered to by all companies, before sending their products to market.
Worker’s compensation claims occur when employees suffer injuries due to unsafe work conditions or employer negligence. I have helped injured workers in the Cleveland area pursue compensation to cover medical bills and lost wages for more than 40 years. If you were hurt while performing your job, call me to discuss your case free of charge..
Dog owners have a responsibility to control their pets. When a dog bite occurs due to a owner’s negligence, you deserve compensation for the physical and emotional trauma you experienced.
Nursing Home Abuse
Claims of nursing home abuse can result in horrific injuries or even death among elderly residents. I advocate for the rights of my clients and hold negligent facilities accountable. Many elderly residents cannot speak up against the abuse they have suffered, but I certainly will!
Negligent drivers who fail to yield the right of way, or ignore crosswalks can cause serious harm to pedestrians. Texting while driving and driving under the influence are primary causes of pedestrian accidents.
Workers on construction sites face a multitude of risks, especially when inadequate safety measures or equipment failures occur. Injured workers may need to seek worker’s compensation benefits. Unfortunately, it is not easy to obtain the financial help you deserve to cover medical expenses and lost wages. Your chances for success are far greater with me in your corner, and I’ll Make Them Pay!®
Each of the above named situations can be incredibly challenging for the injured clients I represent. It’s my mission to provide understanding and heartfelt legal support, ensuring you receive the compensation needed and deserve to move forward after enduring these hardships. Whether it’s through injury claims or worker’s compensation, I’m here to help my clients in the Cleveland area seek justice and relief from the consequences of someone else’s negligence.
In personal injury cases, there are various types of damages that you can pursue to aid in your recovery and protect your best interests. Each type of compensation serves a specific purpose in helping you rebuild your life after an injury. Here’s a list of such damages and why they are crucial:
Compensation for medical bills is essential as it covers the costs of treatments, surgeries, medication, and therapy you may require for recovery. This ensures you can access the necessary medical care without financial burden.
Receiving compensation for lost wages is vital because it helps to maintain financial stability while you are unable to work. This ensures your financial well-being is not jeopardized due to the injury.
Pain and Suffering
Pain and suffering damages acknowledge the emotional and physical distress you probably experienced because of your injury. This compensation is crucial for emotional support and acknowledging the trauma caused by the injury.
In cases involving damage to personal property such as a car accident, compensation for property damage is necessary to repair or replace the damaged items.
Rehabilitation costs are essential to aid in the recovery process. This includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other forms of rehabilitation that help you regain your quality of life.
Future Medical Expenses
Anticipating future medical needs is crucial for catastrophic injuries. I work with experts who help to calculate the future medical expenses you may incur. This ensures that you can continue to receive necessary treatment and surgeries without financial strain.
Emotional distress damages are crucial for providing emotional support by acknowledging the psychological impact of the injury, and helping you cope with the mental trauma.
Wrongful Death Damages
The loss of a loved one is devastating. In cases of wrongful death, compensation helps the surviving family members with funeral expenses, loss of financial support, and emotional support during this challenging time.
Loss of Consortium
This damage type compensates for the loss of companionship and support that the victim’s family members may experience due to the injury.
In cases where the negligence of other parties was particularly egregious, punitive damages may be awarded. These damages serve as a deterrent to prevent future similar actions by those at fault. In cases of medical malpractice and product liability, punitive damages are especially important.
For workplace injuries, workers’ compensation benefits are essential to cover medical bills and lost wages, ensuring that the injured workers interests are protected.
Pursuing insurance claims is essential to ensure the insurance companies fulfill their obligations to cover the financial burdens the injury caused and providing the necessary support for your recovery.
In personal injury cases, obtaining compensation for these damages is essential to help you rebuild your life, access the necessary medical care, and receive emotional support. These damages aim to address the physical, emotional, and financial consequences of the injury, ensuring that your best interests are safeguarded throughout the recovery process. I am a highly experienced personal injury attorney, and I’ll Make Them Pay!®
I’m Experienced Working With Insurance Companies
Hospitals and insurance companies will try to outlast and outspend their legal opponents. I have the means necessary to fight for you as long as it takes. I cover every cost associated with your case, so you don’t have to worry about money while we’re pursuing your claim. Additionally, I only get paid if your case is successful.
Navigating the complex world of injury claims, particularly in Cleveland, OH, often involves a challenging and sometimes adversarial relationship with insurance companies. It’s important to understand the difficulties that can arise when dealing with these companies and how the expertise of a Cleveland personal injury lawyer like me can greatly benefit you, the personal injury victim.
Insurance companies, while designed to provide financial support in times of need, primarily aim to minimize their own financial liabilities. Their primary goals include minimizing payouts, protecting their bottom line, and ensuring their shareholders’ interests. This can lead to a situation where they may attempt to undervalue or deny legitimate claims, leaving injured individuals without the compensation they deserve.
My extensive experience as a Cleveland personal injury lawyer dealing with insurance companies is an invaluable asset to you. Having spent more than 40 years working in personal injury law, I’ve encountered a wide range of tactics employed by insurance companies to reduce payouts, particularly in cases involving car accidents. I understand their strategies and know how to effectively counteract them to ensure that you receive fair and just compensation.
One of the critical aspects I will address on your behalf is the consideration of future medical bills. It’s important to account for your long-term personal injury needs, including ongoing medical treatment and potential surgeries, as these costs can be substantial. My team of experts allows me to assess the full extent of your medical requirements and ensure that the insurance company covers these expenses adequately.
Additionally, I understand the importance of recovering lost wages for personal injury victims. In the aftermath of an accident, it’s common for individuals to miss work due to injuries, which can result in financial hardship. My team and I will work diligently to calculate and seek compensation for your lost wages, helping you maintain financial stability during your recovery.
Moreover, my experience as a Cleveland personal injury lawyer allows me to negotiate with insurance companies from a position of strength, compelling them to take your case seriously and recognize the gravity of your injuries. Should they refuse to cooperate or engage in bad faith tactics, I am fully prepared to take your case to court and fight for your rights.
I am here to help you overcome the challenges posed by your injuries and the insurance companies. I will provide you with the support and legal expertise needed to address your personal injury needs, including future medical bills and lost wages.
When a medical mistake changes your life forever, you need financial support to become whole again.
If I become your lawyer, I will aggressively fight for you to get the compensation you need to live as normal of a life as possible. Furthermore, while I’m fighting to get you the compensation you need, I hope to change the way people do things, so what happened to you doesn’t happen to anyone else.
If you or a family member were the victim of medical malpractice or birth injury, and as a result, suffered serious injury in Cleveland or anywhere in Northeast Ohio, call me today. As your personal injury lawyer, I’ll be there for you, and I’ll Make Them Pay!®
The Law Offices of Timothy P. Misny represents clients in the following counties: Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lorain, Lake, Medina, Summit, and Portage.