Hillsville Personal Injury Lawyer

Hillsville Personal Injury Lawyer - The Jackson Law GroupAccidents can happen anywhere in Carroll County. Maybe you were walking down the grocery store aisle when you slipped and fell on some spilled liquid, or you might have been rear-ended as you tried to pull out of the post office parking lot. Regardless of how an accident happens, you probably will find yourself with large medical expenses, painful injuries, and few ideas about what exactly to do next. You are not alone—professional support is just a phone call away.   At The Jackson Law Group, our Hillsville personal injury attorneys represent injured victims just like you—people who have had their world turned upside down after suffering an accident that is not their fault. We will fight tirelessly to help you get justice and maximize your financial recovery. If you or your loved one was injured in an accident, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Hillsville law office for a free, no-obligation consultation. 

Personal Injury Cases We Handle in Hillsville, Virginia

Hillsville Personal Injury Lawyer - The Jackson Law GroupOur personal injury experience is very broad. We can represent someone injured by the negligence of another person, which typically means that a person was insufficiently careful. No matter the cause or severity of your injuries, our Hillsville, VA personal injury team has the skills and legal experience that you can rely on. Among other types of personal injury claims, we can help you with the following:

  • Auto accident;
  • Truck accident;
  • Motorcycle accident;
  • Pedestrian accident;
  • Catastrophic injuries;
  • Brain injuries;
  • Slip and Fall cases;
  • Negligent security;
  • Premises liability claims; 
  • Medical malpractice claims; and
  • Wrongful death. 

Every serious accident requires a comprehensive investigation. Whether you were hurt in a car crash, a slip and fall, or were a victim of medical malpractice, it is crucial that you consult with an experienced Hillsville, VA personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. We will determine exactly why your accident happened and help you take action to hold the at-fault party responsible. 

We Will Help You Maximize Your Financial Compensation

Hillsville Personal Injury Lawyer - The Jackson Law GroupFollowing a serious accident, you need money to pay for medical treatment and support your loved ones. In Virginia, you have a right to claim compensation for the full extent of your losses. Sadly, corporations and insurers are rarely willing to cooperate with a fight. They have a financial interest to settle personal injury cases for the lowest amount possible. At The Jackson Law Group, our Hillsville, VA personal injury attorneys know how to help our clients get every penny that they deserve. You may be able to recover money for:   

  • Property damage; 
  • Emergency room treatment; 
  • Hospital and medical bills; 
  • Physical therapy/rehabilitative care;
  • Loss of current and future earnings; 
  • Pain and suffering;
  • Emotional distress;
  • Scarring/disfigurement; 
  • Permanent disability or impairment; and
  • Wrongful death damages. 

You Can Rely on the Hillsville Personal Injury Lawyers at The Jackson Law Group

Hillsville Personal Injury Lawyer - The Jackson Law GroupThe personal injury claims process is notoriously complex. At The Jackson Law Group, we are here to help you navigate the system—so that you and your family can get justice, accountability, and financial support. We are ready to get started working on your personal injury case right away. When you call our Hillsville law office, you will have a chance to speak to a Virginia personal injury attorney who will: 

  • Listen to your story and answer your legal questions;
  • Investigate the accident—getting the evidence/information you need to bring a claim;
  • Represent you in settlement negotiations; and
  • Prepare a strong, compelling personal injury case.  

No case is too small to not at least meet with a Hillsville personal injury lawyer to review your case. Based on our review, we might decide that submitting an insurance claim for compensation is your best move. In other situations, we will immediately fly into court to file a lawsuit. With an extensive record of clients testimonials & successful results, our Hillsville personal injury attorneys are ready to take your case as far as it needs to go to maximize your financial recovery. 

Personal Injury Deadlines

Anyone who files a lawsuit must follow the statute of limitations. This law lays out the maximum amount of time a personal injury victim has to file a lawsuit. Currently, the period is two years, and the clock typically begins on the day of your accident.

What happens if you miss this deadline? Unfortunately, the other side can ask a judge to dismiss your case for going past the statutory deadline. And judges routinely do dismiss these cases, which prevents you from filing again in a different court. Consequently, you end up with no compensation.

To make sure you meet this deadline, contact an attorney quickly after your accident. Your lawyer can make sure you get a lawsuit filed correctly before the two-year period expires.

If you were injured by the Commonwealth or one of its employees, then you must submit a written claim. Virginia Codes § 8.01-195.6 sets a one-year deadline to submit a written claim. This is a shorter deadline than the statute of limitations, and you must be aware of it, otherwise, you will be barred from filing a lawsuit against the Commonwealth. Judges are not lenient.

If a child was injured, then they might get relief from the two-year statute of limitations. But please don’t count on anyone doing you a favor and granting an extension. Instead, please call The Jackson Law Group immediately to discuss your case.

Defense Strategies & Our Response

We have handled countless personal injury cases for our clients, so we are very aware of the different arguments defendants and their insurers make. If you don’t hire an experienced attorney, then you might not fight back the correct way.

For example, many defendants will allege:

1) You were contributorily negligent. In Virginia, contributory negligence can prevent you from receiving any compensation at all. We can fight back by showing you were actually acting carefully before the accident, and 100% of fault rests with the defendant.

2) You are exaggerating your injuries. They make this argument to minimize the amount of compensation you receive, even if they admit liability. We can help document your medical care, as well as how your injuries have disrupted your life.

3) Any hazard was obvious. This is a variation on arguing you were negligent. Let’s say you slip on a pool of water in the grocery store. The store will argue they didn’t need to warn you of the hazard because it was obvious. But we fight back by pointing out that this argument doesn’t relieve the defendant of their duty to be careful.

4) Somebody else injured you. We will help you document the accident. For example, we can track down witnesses and have them testify that the defendant hurt you.

These and other arguments pop up all the time. Unfortunately, someone without a lawyer might make a critical mistake, such as admitting they weren’t paying attention in the seconds before an accident. Let us carefully review the facts and decide how to counter them. This will give you the best chance of success.

Call Our Hillsville, VA Personal Injury Attorneys Today

Hillsville Personal Injury Lawyer - The Jackson Law GroupAt The Jackson Law Group, our Virginia personal injury lawyers are standing by, ready to take action to protect you and your family. Do go up against big insurance companies alone. If you or someone you know was seriously injured in an accident, we will help. Contact us now for a free review of your case. We represent injured victims throughout Carroll County, including in Hillsville, Woodlawn, and Cana.  CONTACT OUR FIRM


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