Aggressive and Talented Personal Injury Lawyers Fighting for You
By far, the one area of civil litigation with which people in Virginia seem to be most familiar is personal injury. A personal injury lawyer may represent the injured victim of a car accident suing the negligent driver who caused the accident to occur. The lawsuit would usually seek money damages to compensate the injured victim.
Our attorneys skillfully represent victims facing medical bills, pain and suffering, lost earnings and other damages resulting from an accident. Personal injury covers a wide assortment of events that can cause a person to suffer an injury. These might include:
- Car and truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Tractor trailer and other commercial vehicle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Boating accidents
- Aviation accidents
- Defective product accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Premises liability accidents such as slip-and-fall
- Dog and animal bites
- Amusement park and sporting event accidents
Whether you need an auto accident lawyer or someone to represent you in another type of personal injury case, the attorneys at the Smith Law Firm are prepared to offer you aggressive and relentless legal representation. Our attorneys do not take on personal injury cases to settle them for whatever the negligent party’s insurance company is willing to offer.
The attorneys from our offices set out to win the maximum compensation the law allows for every client we represent. Every case is prepared as though it is going to trial, so defendants and their insurance companies know the importance of your claim and the fact that your attorney are prepared to fight for you.
Virginia Attorneys Getting Compensation for Personal Injury Victims
A common element in every personal injury case is proving negligence. Accidents happen all the time through no fault on anyone’s part. Things change, however, when someone fails to act in a manner that is in keeping with generally accepted standards of care. When this occurs, it is our job as your attorneys to gather the evidence to prove that the other party was negligent and should be held liable for the damages you suffered.
Someone driving a motor vehicle is expected to maintain control over the vehicle, keep it at a proper speed for the existing conditions and keep a look out for other vehicles and pedestrians using the roads. A driver who is distracted by texting or talking on a cellphone and crashes into another car would have deviated from the standard of car required of all drivers. Another way of putting it is to say that the distracted driver’s conduct amounted to an act of negligence.
Negligent conduct in Virginia may include:
- An intoxicated motorist who crashes into a pedestrian
- A homeowner failing to remove snow and ice from a sidewalk
- A dog owner leaving a gate unlocked so the dog gets out and bites someone
- The manufacturer of a hairdryer made with a defective part that causes it to overheat and burn the user
- A property owner who fails to repair a broken step on which someone falls
Any of these situations could give rise to a personal injury claim for compensation by a victim. Our attorneys can review the facts of your personal injury case to determine if the circumstances and the evidence prove negligent conduct on someone’s part.
Contact Us When You Need a Personal Injury Attorney
Regardless of how you have been injured, the Smith Law Firm, P.L.C. has a team of experienced and hardworking personal injury lawyers to take get you the compensation you deserve for the injuries you have suffered. Whether you need an auto accident lawyer or a team of malpractice lawyers, we have the legal professionals ready to take on any defendant or insurance company regardless of how big they might be.
Virginia limits the amount of time you have to sue for damages based on someone’s negligence, so do not delay. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.