Each day you get into your car and drive to work, school, etc. You never expect that you will be involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, a car accident can happen at any time when you least expect it. People will think that the insurance company will handle everything but that is not always the case.
You may be left paying an insurmountable amount of medical bills for years to come if you do not have legal counsel on your side. It is important to seek medical attention and contact a Suffolk, VA car accident attorney immediately after an accident. Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. has years of experience handling cases just like yours. We will stand up to insurance companies so you don’t have to.
There are many reasons that a car accident can happen. The most common reasons in Virginia are:
This is not an exhaustive list and only shows the most common causes of accidents in our state.
Car accidents can often end up with minor injuries but that will all come down to how severe the accident was and the individual circumstances surrounding it. Some of the most common car accident injuries include:
Other injuries can include open head wounds, concussions, and amputations. The attorneys from Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. can also seek damages for emotional and psychological trauma. Your entire life can be changed after a car accident. You may also need to seek damages for the loss of your property.
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles found that in 2020, there were 101, 926 passenger vehicle crashes. This accounts for over 96% of all traffic crashes. There were 717 fatal crashes and 32,505 crashes involving injury. In 2020, it was found that there were 472 drivers killed compared to 113 passengers killed in car accidents. The numbers can be scary and may cause you to never want to get into a car ever again. When you are in a vehicle you should stay as alert and safe as possible on the road. If you are involved in an accident it is important to seek legal counsel and follow all doctor’s orders.
When you are involved in a car accident you will have two years to file a personal injury lawsuit. Oftentimes, your Suffolk, VA car accident attorney will be able to settle with the opposing insurance carrier. At Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. we will seek compensation for the following:
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