Fairfax Car Accident Lawyer
Actions You Take After an Accident Will Affect Your Personal Injury Recovery
Most crash victims do not understand that an auto accident entails complicated issues, including:
- What should never be discussed with the Adjuster;
- The two critical guidelines to follow when seeking medical treatment;
- The method to "get more" for your property damage and an immediate rental car;
- The one document always needed for your lost wage recovery, and other critical accident related proof;
- The three essentials for building and evaluating the case for pain and suffering compensation.
Portner & Shure is one of Fairfax, Virginia's top-rated and highly recognized names in personal injury litigation. Our injury lawyers recover approximately $20 million in claims each year for our injury clients. Our attorneys have been recognized as members of the members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum some of the most prestigious groups of trial attorneys in the nation.
Furthermore, two of our lawyers are members of The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers organization and both have received Avvo's highest rating of 10.0. As to service, we received the Client's Choice award from Avvo, as well as the Litigator Award in 2015. Honored on CNN, the Litigator Award measures what matters most, "Litigation Achievement" across the nation. The award is based strictly on dollar achievement rather than popularity, making it perhaps the most rigorously judged award anywhere. According to the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, those awarded are "Super-Stars."
We are accident lawyers with a successful record of helping our clients recover full and fair money damages for injuries suffered because of another driver's negligence on the road. We have obtained personal injury verdicts in Fairfax courts against all major automobile insurance carriers, including Allstate, State Farm, Nationwide, Farmer's Insurance, and GEICO.
If you live in the Fairfax area and speak only Spanish, Chinese, or Korean we can still help. For all Fairfax accident clients, we have staff and experienced personal injury paralegals who speak Spanish, Chinese, and Korean.
Fairfax, VA Auto Accident Statistics
According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle’s 2018 Virginia Traffic Crash Facts (the latest report available), 2018 was a deadly year for Virginia motorists. The 131,848 vehicle crashes in Virginia that year led to 66,523 injuries and 819 deaths. Unfortunately, Fairfax County and the city of Fairfax itself also saw a devastating number of crashes, injuries, and deaths in 2018.
In 2018 in Fairfax County, there were:
- 13,368 vehicle crashes
- 6,000 injuries
- 47 fatalities
Of these accidents:
- 580 crashes, 290 injuries, and 18 deaths were alcohol-related
- 3,273 crashes, 1,383 injuries, and 28 deaths were speeding-related
In 2018 in Fairfax City, there were:
- 417 crashes
- 147 injuries
- 2 fatalities
Of these accidents:
- 10 crashes and 7 injuries were alcohol-related
- 35 crashes and 20 injuries were speeding-related
There were no motor vehicle deaths related to alcohol or speeding in the city of Fairfax in 2018. However, the high rate of injuries and crashes, both in the city and the county of Fairfax, indicate the dangerous nature of our local highways and roads.
If you were injured in a vehicle accident, contact our Fairfax car accident lawyers for a free consultation: (855) 954-4141.