Even the safest and most experienced of drivers can find themselves involved in car accidents, with damages that could be severe. While road, traffic, and weather conditions are often contributing factors, the majority are due to the reckless conduct of other drivers. When this happens to you or someone you love, it is important to be aware of your rights to compensation.
According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States, killing as many as 40,000 people while causing potentially serious injuries for roughly 2.5 million others. Unfortunately, most of these accidents could have been prevented. The III reports that reckless and negligent behavior on the part of one of the drivers is most often to blame for car accidents and injuries, the most common of which include:
Drivers who engage in these types of behaviors may also face criminal penalties, in addition to being liable for any injuries or property damages that occur.
When you suffer injuries as the result of the reckless actions of another, you may be entitled to compensation through an insurance claim. Unfortunately, insurance companies are not generally forthcoming in settling claims, and it may be a struggle to get the compensation you are entitled to. Ways in which the insurance company may attempt to dispute your claim include:
In these types of cases, you may be entitled to seek compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Under Section 8.01-243 of the Code of Virginia, you have up to two years after your accident to file your claim in court.
If you suffer injuries as the result of a car accident, contact Hampton Injury Law, PLC before making any statements to the insurance company or accepting any settlements. Our experienced Virginia car accident attorney can advise you on the best course of action to get the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to. Call or contact our office online and request a free consultation today.
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