If you or a loved one is involved in a car accident in Charlottesville, Winchester, Harrisonburg or another area of Virginia, you should consult with an experienced lawyer right away. The sooner you begin working with an attorney, the sooner the investigation can begin into the cause of the crash.
At Kendall Law Firm, we have more than 30 years of experience with helping auto accident victims in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Winchester, Woodstock, Staunton and surrounding areas. We know what evidence to look for in a crash, and we work with highly skilled accident reconstruction experts.
If our investigation reveals that another party was at fault for your accident, we can help you to hold that party responsible and seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages.
We believe that a thoroughly investigated and carefully prepared case is essential when it comes to pursuing a full and fair settlement with the at-fault party’s insurance company or presenting a solid case to a jury in the courtroom.
As the most recent figures from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles indicate, driver error often is the cause of motor vehicle accidents in our state. Over the course of a single year, there were 221,152 drivers involved in crashes in Virginia.
The actions contributing to those crashes included:
When we investigate your case, Kendall Law Firm can turn to many types of evidence to determine the action (or actions) that directly caused your crash, including:
If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s important to follow our ‘Car Accident Glove Box Guide’ for important instructions to follow. Following these steps after an accident in Charlottesville, or another area of Virginia, will help with our case investigation.
We also will investigate the underlying cause of the crash. We often find that negligence – the breach of one’s duty to operate a vehicle in a reasonable, safe manner – frequently serves as this underlying cause.
Examples of negligence that causes car accidents in Virginia are:
Of course, driver error is not the only cause of car accidents. Two other causes that we often encounter when representing crash victims and their families are:
Kendall Law Firm has the skill, experience and resources it takes to fully investigate the cause of a car accident that has injured you or your loved one and to pursue just compensation for your losses.
To learn more, contact us today. We serve accident victims in Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Winchester, Woodstock, Staunton and surrounding areas in the Shenandoah Valley. We will provide a free review of your case.