Hillsville Auto Accident Lawyer

Virginia sees a lot of car accidents each year. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, there were 131,848 crashes in 2018, causing 66,523 injuries. Hillsville has not been spared from the wreckage.

If you’ve been injured in a car crash, you might wonder what you can do. Fortunately, Virginia law allows many victims to receive compensation if someone else was to blame for the crash. If you need help deciding your first step, please contact an auto accident attorney in Hillsville.

Fault

Under Virginia law, you can bring a claim against a driver who is at fault for the accident. Drivers are at fault when their negligence leads directly to your accident.

There are many types of negligence. Breaking a traffic law is one example. But negligence really means that a motorist did not operate their vehicle with sufficient care. Examples include:

  • Driving too fast for conditions
  • Driving while distracted
  • Talking on a cell phone or sending a text message
  • Failure to yield
  • Failure to use turn signals
  • Not checking a blind spot

Drivers are also at fault when they engage in aggressive or reckless driving, such as:

  • Driving while intoxicated or high
  • Illegally passing
  • Driving on the sidewalk
  • Pulling into a crowd
  • Driving while tired

If you believe that the driver who struck you was negligent or reckless, you should be able to bring a claim against the driver.

CONTACT OUR FIRM

Testimonials

"I received a million letters from attorney’s once I was unfortunately charged with reckless driving in VA. I called all of them, and Mr. Jackson was the most real, down to earth, didn’t sound like he was reading a script to me–attorney. He went above and beyond, and got my RD reduced to a non-moving… "

"I highly recommend the Jackson Law Group for help with Virginia moving violations. I was among the many who were not aware of the archaic Virginia speeding laws. I received a speeding ticket in Virginia (Carroll County) and hired the Jackson Law Group for a very reasonable fee. They represented me and concluded my case…"

"Mr. Haynes represented me for going over 80 MPH which is reckless driving in Virginia. He was very professional and his 20 years of experience was key to my understanding the process so that I would be able to take the steps and provide information that would allow me to make a good impression with… "

"I’m well pleased with the way things went. I just more or less turned it over to Tom and Tee and sat back and let them handle it, because I knew they’d do a good job. And they did. We didn’t have to go to court, and I was very pleased with my settlement. I…"

"Wonderful attorney & incredible staff. I love Tommy, Della & Leslie!"

-Harmony SimonsC"

"I have a wonderful experience working with the Jackson Law Group! The staff is amazing!"

-Jill Flores

"Wonderful group that treat their clients like family. Have worked with Tom and Della multiple times. Couldn’t ask for better service, compassion, and guidance. Highly recommend this firm to anyone."

-Stacy Williams Case We Handle

"I don’t know what I would have done without legal help from Tom Jackson when my husband entered the nursing home. John was a resident for over five years."

-Debbie Adams

"Mr. Jackson treated us like family, my husband knew him very well and he solved the problem for us. My husband had been involved in your community businesses for many years. Thanks, Mr. Jackson!"

-Marcia Seehorn

VIEW MORE