Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. – Attorneys at Law

Emporia, Virginia Car Accident Attorney

Each and every day millions of people will get into their cars to get to work or run other errands. The last thing on anyone’s mind is being involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, that is the case for many people who are involved in car accidents across Virginia. Our Emporia car accident attorney will work to seek compensation on your behalf for damages related to the accident.

Causes of Car Accidents

You may be wondering how a car accident even happens to begin with. The biggest contributing factor in car accidents is negligence and inattention. The main causes of car accidents include:

Regardless of the reason that you are involved in a car accident, it is important to receive medical attention immediately. This will help to prove that the accident was a direct cause of your injuries. You will also need to file a police report and contact an Emporia car accident attorney.

Common Injuries From Car Accidents

For the latest reporting year in Virginia, the DMV states that there were 5,286 drivers who were severely injured in car accidents. Of these incidents, the most common injuries include:

  • Herniated discs
  • Amputations
  • Broken bones
  • Dislocated bones
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Internal bleeding
  • concussions
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Neck and back injuries

Not all injuries are visible and some can be emotional and psychological. PTSD, anxiety, and depression are not uncommon after an accident. Recovering from any of these injuries can consist of months or years of treatment. Some injuries cannot be resolved and will instead be completely life-altering.

Compensation for Car Accident Injuries

There are several damages that an Emporia car accident attorney can seek compensation for. We will need to investigate your case and determine which types of compensation you are entitled to, such as:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of personal enjoyment of life
  • Lost income and benefits if you are unable to work
  • Punitive damages in cases of gross negligence
  • Past and future medical bills related to the accident

There may be other kinds of compensation you are entitled to depending on the details of your case.

How an Emporia Car Accident Attorney Can Help

When you have an experienced Emporia car accident attorney handling your case we will compile evidence and complete a thorough investigation of your accent. We have the resource to:

  • Obtain pertinent evidence to build your case
  • Pair you with medical professionals to properly treat your injuries
  • Work with financial experts to evaluate the total loose and future expected loses
  • Negotiate with the other parties insurance company for a fair settlement

Do not fret, as personal injury cases are done on a contingency fee basis. This means we do not get paid unless we win your case. After an accident, you should contact an Emporia car accident attorney immediately as there is a two-year statute of limitations for these kinds of cases. Call Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. at 757-517-8956 for a free initial consultation.

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