According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, 180 people were injured in car accidents every day in 2019. With more distractions than ever, from smartphones to passengers, it’s easy to see why so many dangerous accidents are happening in Virginia.
If you or someone you know is injured in a car accident, you need an experienced lawyer on your side. Our auto accident attorneys at Cravens & Noll are dedicated to helping victims of car accidents receive the care and compensation for their injuries that they deserve.
With years of experience and knowledge of Virginia law, we will do everything in our power to get you back on your feet. From coordinating insurance, conducting investigations, and even defending you in court. Our lawyers value your safety and well-being, working with you to make sure you recover from the pain and stress of the accident and get your life back on a positive and proverbial track.
What to Do After an Accident
In these critical moments after an accident, it is safety first, and then documentation. of a car accident are immediately after it happens. Unfortunately, these are also the most stressful and shocking moments. There’s a wealth of information you need to preserve if possible, and steps you need to take to secure the vital evidence of an accident scene.
- Make sure that your car is safe and no one has suffered any serious injuries.
- Exchange insurance information, driver’s licenses, and contact information.
- Do not accuse the other person or admit fault yourself.
- Remain calm and wait for the police to arrive in order to file an official report.
- As soon as you can, be sure to contact a lawyer to help you talk with your insurance provider and build your case.
- Use your cell phone to photograph the scene, the vehicles, witnesses and identification cards or drivers licenses.
Compassionate Car Accident Lawyers That Handle The Legal Burden
Cravens and Noll, P.C. is dedicated to helping families and their loved ones that have been injured or killed due to negligent drivers.
There’s the physical toll, where your injuries may require extensive medical treatment. On top of that, you may be unable to do your job or perform your day-to-day tasks. There’s also the emotional toll, recovering from the trauma of the accident. Your injuries could also isolate you from friends and family, or cause other mental health issues. Listen to your body. Report pain to our doctor.
Our goal is to help you avoid the stress that comes from car accidents. You take the time you need to recover and spend time with your loved ones. Our lawyers will get to work and defend you from the insurance companies and court proceedings, investigate your case and help you arrange treatment and the costs associated with medical care.
We want to make sure you get just compensation for your damages. These can include:
When is it Too Late to File a Personal Injury Claim?
While you may not think you have an injury after a car accident, there are plenty of medical problems that can arise as a result of the accident hours, days, and sometimes not until weeks later.
Symptoms may develop from an injury in the hours following the accident, like a neck injury or fractured bone that because of adrenaline and shock that you did not notice at the scene. You may also develop long-term mental health issues related to the trauma of the car accident.
If you develop any emotional or physical pain after a car accident, you may still have a case. Under Virginia’s Statute of Limitations, victims of a car accident have up to 2 years to file a personal injury claim. If your auto accident falls within this time limitation, or you feel you may have a case, call Cravens and Noll. We will help you sort the facts and medical issues out.
Professional Car Accident Lawyers Representing You
The highly acclaimed attorneys at Cravens and Noll are always here for you. With offices in Richmond, Henrico, Petersburg, and Harrisonburg, we will always help you gather the evidence, witnesses, and facts necessary to prevail in your accident case. Lawyers who are the best at what they do will get you the results you deserve!
We’ve worked on thousands of car accident cases over three decades. We know how to talk to insurance companies. Insurance companies want to avoid paying you the compensation you deserve. They’ll look for any way not to engage with your claim. That’s why it’s important to consult with an attorney before you speak with any insurance representative.
If your case must go to court, Cravens and Noll will bring an unmatched record of courtroom success to your table. You should not represent yourself, no matter how small the case may be. We will research previous car accident cases similar to yours and bring our investigative and trial expertise to your legal battle.. Our lawyers will fight for you to get the most compensation possible.
Schedule a Consultation With Cravens and Noll
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a car accident, contact the experienced lawyers at Cravens and Noll. Our compassionate and knowledgeable attorneys work in the Richmond, Petersburg, and Harrisonburg areas to help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us at 804-332-6161 or by filling out the form below.