Yorktown Auto Accident Attorney

Yorktown Auto Accident Attorney

Yorktown Auto Accident Attorney

dealing with car accident in which you were not at fault? look to reputable personal injury lawyer in HamptonWhen you rely on your vehicle to get around for work and personal reasons, you sometimes forget the disturbing frequency of car accidents. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles compiles data on auto collisions, and the statistics from 2017 show how common they are: In York County, VA, there were 1,101 motor vehicle crashes that caused five fatalities and injuries to 504 victims.

If you were injured in a Yorktown, VA auto collision, it is essential to retain experienced counsel to represent your interests. Attorney Mr. Hoen can help you pursue the responsible driver and obtain the compensation you deserve. Please contact Hampton Injury Law to set up a free case assessment and check out some important information about car accident claims in Virginia.

Trust a Dedicated Car Accident Attorney in Yorktown

Auto collisions are usually a result of a driver’s negligence, which means you must show four sets of facts when filing a claim:

  • The responsible driver had a duty to exercise reasonable care while driving;
  • He or she breached this legal obligation;
  • The breach of the duty of care led to the accident which caused your injuries; and,
  • You sustained losses for which you should be compensated.

Attorney Hoen has considerable experience in gathering evidence and developing a legal strategy to firmly establish each of these elements. The critical point is proving that the other driver was at fault because many factors make someone’s actions negligent, such as:

  • Texting or using a cell phone;
  • Drunk or drugged driving;
  • Speeding;
  • Recklessness; and,
  • Many other types of negligence.

Recovering Compensation for Car Accident Injuries

Virginia law allows you to recover for two types of losses as the victim of a motor vehicle crash, under the legal concept of damages. You can seek compensation for:

  • Economic Damages, such as medical expenses and lost income; and,
  • Non-Economic Damages for pain and suffering, emotional distress, and similar losses.

In a typical car accident claim, you will work with the insurance company that covers the responsible driver. Because insurers are businesses first and foremost, they do not have your best interests in mind. Attorney Hoen will aggressively fight to ensure you receive the highest amount of compensation allowed by law.

Limitations on Your Legal Rights

Your rights after a motor vehicle collision are not absolute and may be subject to legal limitations, such as:

  • Virginia’s statute of limitations, which gives you two years after the accident to file a lawsuit in court against the negligent driver; and,
  • A harsh rule called “contributory negligence” bars you from financial recovery if you are even slightly to blame for the crash. There are certain exceptions, so you may be able to avoid these unfortunate consequences with the help of a knowledgeable attorney.

Call Now to Set Up a Free Consultation with a Yorktown Car Accident Lawyer

If you suffered injuries in a motor vehicle crash, Mr. Hoen can assist with all aspects of filing your claim. Please call Hampton Injury Law at 757.838.1136 or go online to schedule a free case evaluation about your legal remedies.


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