Accidents can strike when you least expect them, and data on the fatalities and injuries that result from these incidents is disturbing. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), around 225,000 people are killed and another 62 million victims are injured in accidents every year. You could sustain massive physical, financial, and emotional losses, so it is a comfort to know that Virginia law allows you to recover compensation for an accident that was not your fault.
However, there are several elements you need to prove to recover compensation, which can be a challenge if you do not have a legal background. Hampton Injury Law PLC is committed to protecting the rights of accident victims, so please contact our injury lawyers in Jamestown Virginia today. You can schedule a case evaluation with a knowledgeable accident attorney who will provide personalized advice. Some information on your rights is also useful.
Negligence is the theory of liability that applies in injury cases, so you must prove that the at-fault party caused the accident by failing to exercise reasonable care. Our firm delivers qualified legal services in a wide range of claims, including:
In addition, when someone dies because of these accidents, you can count on Hampton Injury Law PLC to assist with a wrongful death claim. Surviving loved ones may qualify to recover compensation based upon their relationship with the deceased victim.
In a personal injury claim, it is possible to recover damages for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and many other losses. You must follow the steps in the legal process, and our Virginia injury attorneys at Hampton Injury Law PLC will handle such essential tasks as:
If you were hurt in any type of accident, it is wise to retain legal representation for assistance with the complicated legal process. Hampton Injury Law PLC will fight to ensure you receive fair compensation for your losses, so please contact the firm for additional information. We can set up a case evaluation to review your circumstances and determine the next steps.
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