Car Accident Injury Attorneys Skilled in Litigation – We Fight for Justice and Maximum Compensation
Car accident attorney firms are not all the same. Wallace Wason, PLLC represents the victims of car accident, truck collision and multi-vehicle crashes, as well as offering representation to people suffering the consequences of heavy equipment crashes, motorcycle accidents and wrong-way drivers. These types of vehicular accidents cause the most serious, even deadly, consequences to victims of poor driving every day.
Wallace Wason, PLLC is a law firm with lawyers who regularly handle the kinds of serious injury cases that result from auto and truck and equipment crashes. We have the skills and care necessary to assist those dealing with catastrophic injuries while also considering filing a lawsuit to recover damages. Our client-focused intake team is ready to take your call.
Contact us to schedule a no-fee consultation and get the assistance you need to protect your rights to file a claim. You deserve to pursue the maximum compensation and justice.
What Types of Accidents Cause Significant Personal Injuries?
Of course, any type of accident can lead to a catastrophic personal injury. Those involving multiple vehicles, semi-trucks, tractor trailers, farm equipment, wide loads or heavy equipment can cause serious injuries. Likewise, ejection from a vehicle, motorcycle collisions, or wrong-way drivers often cause significant personal and property injury. Claims arising from these kinds of incidents often end up as personal injury claims filed in court, sometimes going all the way to trial before reaching resolution.
What Kinds Injuries Lead to Personal Injury Accident Lawsuits?
Aggressive pursuit of justice for these types of injuries can result in damages for victims of accident injuries:
- Traumatic brain injuries,
- Spinal cord injuries,
- Severe burns,
- Facial disfigurement,
- Loss of limb or extremity,
- Organ or internal damage,
- Total or partial disability, and
- Loss of eyesight or hearing.
How Much Time Do Families Have To File a Car Accident Case in Virginia?
Under the Virginia Code, only certain parties can bring an action for injuries or death and damages caused by the negligence, recklessness or carelessness of others. This includes the injured party, or the personal representative of a deceased person’s estate (i.e. someone appointed by the court).
Specifically, in Virginia, you (or the personal representative) must file a lawsuit within two years of the event causing the injury or death. This is in order to meet the Commonwealth’s time limit, also known as the statute of limitations. Any person considering a lawsuit should consult with a car accident attorney to determine the exact filing deadline in their case.
What Is the Compensation for a Serious Personal Injury Lawsuit?
In addition to any award for property damage to the vehicle or its contents, settlements or jury awards may include other compensation for the following types of damages resulting from a serious personal injury or death:
- Expenses for any care, treatment and hospitalization of the injured or decedent related to the causal event
- Loss of the injured or decedent’s reasonably expected income
- Loss of the services, protection, care and assistance provided by the injured or deceased
- If death has occurred, reasonable funeral expenses may be compensable
- Sorrow, mental anguish, and solace. This may include loss of companionship, comfort, guidance, and advice of the decedent)
- Punitive damages, in the case of willful or wanton conduct, or recklessness showing a conscious disregard for the safety of others.
Specified in the law are the types of damages that may be compensable. It is the jury’s job to decide on the type and amounts to be awarded in a case that goes to trial with a jury.
Serious Personal Injury and Car Accident Attorneys
Overall, law firms with attorneys focused on serious personal injury lawsuits, like Wallace Wason, PLLC, are experienced in dealing with both the legal and the medical information and standards involved in such claims. Not every law firm is the same.
In this difficult time, know that Wallace Wason, PLLC, is experienced in handling the details necessary to help your family. Contact us today at 703-638-7717 for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your accident injury lawsuit.
If you have been seriously hurt, we will help you make a serious recovery. TM