Kisling Nestico & Redick gains popularity in Ohio, with 11 locations already offering advise and action for personal injury claims. The firm is easily recognized for its slogan, “Hurt in a car…call KNR.” With a team consisting of 37 qualified and specialized attorneys and 146 support staff, Kisling Nestico & Redick can be found in their offices throughout the state. Through expertise and rapid growth, since its inception in 2005, the personal injury claims firm has handled thousands of cases, and has recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of the clients. Each of the firm’s clients receives the benefit of over 500 combined years of legal experience, as well as detailed trial strategies to achieve the best results. The firm has served more than 10,000 clients throughout its history.
The firm specializes in multiple areas of personal claims, including various types of traffic or vehicle accidents, work injuries, insurance bad faith, class actions, premises liability, nursing home neglect and several other niches. Customers of KNR mention the accuracy, speediness and transparency of the process when the firm handled personal injury claims.
The trajectory of Kisling Nestico & Redick starts with personal experience. A philosophy of opposing the practices of big insurance companies stemmed from the case of Rob Nestico, currently a Managing Partner at the firm. When he was only 15, Nestico suffered a traffic accident, as a passenger in a car that was hit by another driver who failed to halt at a STOP sign. Nestico sustained several injuries: a hematoma on his head, two broken kneecaps, and two broken arms repaired with a steel rod placement within his forearm. Following a lengthy hospital stay, Nestico’s family was pressured for a hasty settlement by the insurance company.
“I learned at a young age that corporations will take advantage of people who are unable to fight back and I have devoted my career to battle these companies on behalf of families like mine,” Nestico said.
For this reason, Kisling Nestico & Redick is taking a detailed, case-by-case approach to settlements, attempting to predict the moves and intentions of insurance companies. The expert understanding of how insurance claims work have helped KNR achieve impressive results in their client settlements. Nestico and Redick’s insider expert knowledge of the processes involved in estimating insurance claims. The firm’s lawyers have often experienced those procedures and requirements first-hand, when employed in the insurance sector.
“KNR’s secret weapon is that many of our attorneys and support staff have previously worked at insurance companies before shifting their focus to fight for the rights of plaintiffs,” Nestico said. “We understand their tactics and we know how they process claims to reduce settlement offers, so we use that information to our advantage,” he added.
For its fast and impressive results, Kisling Nestico & Redick have attracted the attention of multiple industry organizations that recognize their success. Attorneys from the firm get included in Super Lawyers and the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, as evidence of well-established skill and credentials. The firm has also been listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association, also figuring among the Top 100 Lawyers in Ohio.
But Kisling Nestico & Redick is not merely making headlines for its habitually successful verdicts. Through its detailed rules, it has led to rule changes in the industry. KNR worked on a settlement for a couple tragically killed in an auto accident. As part of the settlement, an Ohio trucking firm decided to set aside funds to enforce stricter training for its drivers. Beyond the verdict, the work of KNR led to safer highways for everyone in Ohio and beyond.
Through its state-wide presence, Kisling Nestico & Redick have been able to become an integral part of the community. Kisling, Nestico & Redick remains committed to giving back, habitually organizing weekly giveaways through social media. Annual school supply giveaways, as well as a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway are now part of the traditions at the firm. The firm also organizes fundraisers, with $300,000 raised to date for various causes, including food banks and various charity organizations in the state.
“Ohioans have placed their trust in us and we want to give back. Whether it’s fighting in the courtroom or helping our community combat hunger, we are there to support them, the same way they’ve supported KNR over the past decade,” Nestico said. The firm is open to sponsorship requests from organizations active within the community and attempting to make a difference. KNR has also opened a $5,000 scholarship to US-based students, to promote its “Don’t text and drive” campaign.