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Car Accidents

For 14 consecutive years from 2007 to 2020, I have been honored for “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff” in The Best Lawyers of America. That legal recognition is for my representation of vehicle accident victims.

I have handled a wide variety of vehicle accidents. My cases include automobile, tractor-trailer, dumptruck, pick-up truck, bus, taxicab, motorcycle, boating, bicycle-related, pedestrian-related, and horse-related.

My vehicle accident cases have involve a wide variety of personal injuries. There are numerous victims of wrongful death, burns, amputations, paralysis, brain injuries, and other catastrophic and lesser injuries.

I have handled vehicle accidents across Virginia, including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County, James City County, Williamsburg, Gloucester, Charles City County, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, and Loudon County. I also have had ones arising in Washington, D.C., multiple locations in North Carolina, and throughout Louisiana.

Reasons We’re The Right Choice:

 

✅ We’re available 24/7 to our clients
✅ We offer free confidential consultations
✅ More than 35+ years of experience
✅ Honored with numerous credentials and awards
✅ Recovered millions of dollars for clients

Going the Extra Mile

Notably, I successfully made a case for a bicyclist’s wrongful death despite the offending driver being the only surviving eyewitness and testifying self-servingly he was not at fault. Resourcefully using a surveyor, engineer and doctor to collect, analyze and reconstruct collision scene debris/data, a definite computer simulation for trial was created to refute the driver’s exculpatory story. Play our reconstruction exhibit video to see how the physical evidence “spoke” that the driver actually was inattentive and veered into the bicyclist fatally.

In another wrongful death case that was defended vigorously by four law firms simultaneously, I prevailed at jury trial by using an accident reconstructionist against the offending tractor-trailer truck driver.

Let me do something special for your case too!

What steps should I take after being in a vehicle accident?

Take ten. Too often what happens after the accident affects the final outcome of what happened during the accident. Hopefully you already are on the right track, but be sure to consider the following:

  1. Immediately notify authorities about the accident and the wrongdoer;
  2. Do not decline medical attention offered at or after the accident scene;
  3. Comply with all medical prescriptions, restriction, and follow-up;
  4. Do not discuss the accident with any wrongdoer’s insurer or investigator;
  5. Cooperate with your personal insurance company representatives;
  6. Photograph physical injuries, property damage, and accident scene;
  7. Write down what happened in the accident and what problems you are having;
  8. So not sign any agreement with, or accept any check from, the opposition;
  9. Save all receipts and other documents; and
  10. Contact an experienced lawyer like Mr. Waterman as soon as possible to discuss your case.

 

Following these simple directions can be the difference between you being revictimized and you obtaining restitution for your vehicle accident.

“A jury consists of 12 persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.” Robert Frost “In Virginia, just 7 jurors decide. But the truth is that your lawyer really matters. A lot – a whole lot!” Sandy Waterman

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