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Richmond Personal Injury Attorneys

Providing Trusted Counsel in Personal Injury

Portner & Shure, P.A., a powerhouse law firm with offices throughout Northern Virginia, proudly serves the greater Richmond area from our office located next to Henrico Hospital. In personal injury and car accident cases, our firm has recovered more than $300 million and has succeeded in 98% of our auto accident cases. Our monthly personal injury recoveries against auto accident insurance companies exceed $2 million on average.

Why should you choose Portner & Shure for your Richmond car accident case? With so many law firms in the area, it makes sense to ask this question. We break our answer down to the Four R’s: Reviews, Ratings, Recognition, and Results.

  • Reviews: In Virginia and Maryland, our law firm has hundreds of 5-star reviews from prior clients. Some of our competitors, on the other hand, have very few reviews and/or poor ratings. Past client reviews reflect overall satisfaction with both service and results.
  • Ratings: Two of our lawyers have the highest possible attorney rating from AVVO, which is 10/10 “Superb.”
  • Recognition: Two of our lawyers are recognized by Super Lawyers®. Three have been recognized by The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers. The firm as a whole is recognized by The Best Attorneys of America® organization.
  • Results: While prior results don’t guarantee future case outcomes, we recover more $2 million each month combined from insurers like GEICO, Allstate, State Farm, USAA, James River, and Erie.

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Our Richmond car accident attorneys handle serious motorcycle accidents, bus accidents, and tractor-trailer accidents. We can also evaluate whether you are entitled compensation due to medical malpractice, as well as defective medical devices like fault hernia meshes. In addition, we are highly skilled in the area of immigration law, protecting our clients’ interests to the fullest extent in order to protect their freedom and help them achieve their immigration goals.

Get all the answers to all your legal questions today. Call (855) 954-4141.

Focused on Recovering the Most for Our Clients

While our firm handles soft tissue accident claims, we are known for our recoveries in serious personal injury cases. Such cases often net recoveries over $1,000,000. They require extensive experience in litigation, and a litigation group that has the experience and the resources to retain the top experts when battling top defense attorneys.

Mr. Portner is a member of both the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® as a result of previous large awards. Mr. Rahi previously litigated cases on the defense side while working at GEICO. Now he has taken that insurance defense trial training and uses it for the benefit of Portner & Shure’s injury clients. In 2020, we will try or settle several cases over $1,000,000 and $2,000,000 respectively. Many personal firms never do that in a lifetime.

When you suffer from an accident or injury, you can sue the person or company you believe to be legally responsible for the accident. If you succeed, the insurance company of the responsible party will cover some or all of your related expenses. But if you do this on your own, or without a Richmond personal injury firm that has a track record of excellent courtroom recoveries from the insurance companies, your net recovery can be much, much less!

Understand the Full Consequences of an Injury

A serious injury can inflict devastating consequences on all aspects of your life. You may not be able to work. You may struggle to move around without assistance. Everyday tasks may have become challenging or even impossible.

After suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence, the first step you need to take is finding a lawyer who will educate you about your rights and devise a strategy to hold all responsible parties accountable and maximum your recovery. At Portner & Shure, we help Richmond clients obtain compensation for a wide range of damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Noneconomic damages like pain and suffering damages are generally worked directly with the client, a paralegal, and Mr. Portner or Mr. Rahi to make certain they are fully accurate.

When you employ our team during your legal dispute, you will benefit from exceptional skills, years of experience, a proven history of success, and aggressive litigation tactics. We will dedicate our time and resources to your case, working to prove you have suffered damages and others are liable for those damages. Our goal is to get you the compensation you deserve and not a penny less.

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Virginia?

In Virginia, there is a two-year statute of limitations on personal injury cases. This means you have two years from the date of your injury to file a claim or you may lose your right to pursue any compensation at all. If your claim is against a city, town, or municipal entity, the statute of limitations changes to only six months. Likewise, if your injury claim is against the state of Virginia, you have only one year to file a claim.

Our Rewards & Titles Speak for Us

We have a national reputation as a premier law firm. We are recognized by the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, rated 10/10 by AVVO, and recognized by the Best Attorneys of America. Further, Mr. Portner is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. Fewer than 1% of all trial attorneys are recognized by this prestigious organization. Mr. Rahi is recognized by Super Lawyers and by the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.

What Is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

When you suffer from an accident or injury, you can sue the person or company you believe to be legally responsible for the accident. If you succeed, the insurance company of the responsible party will cover some or all of your related expenses. But you don’t need to attempt this on your own. Personal injury attorneys from Portner & Shure can represent you in either an informal negotiation or a civil court proceeding.

Personal injury—even minor forms—can inflict devastating consequences on all aspects of your life. You may not be able to work. You may struggle to move around without assistance. Everyday tasks may have become challenging or even impossible.

After suffering an injury due to negligence, the first step you need to take is finding a lawyer who will educate you about your rights and devise a strategy to hold all responsible parties accountable. At Portner & Shure, we help Richmond clients obtain compensation for a wide range of damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

When you employ our team during your legal dispute, you will benefit from exceptional skills, years of experience, a proven history of success, and aggressive litigation tactics. We will dedicate our time and resources to your case, working to prove you have suffered damages and others are liable for those damages. Our goal is to get you the compensation you deserve.

To find out how we can help you, give us a call at (855) 954-4141 or contact us online.

Serving Short Pump, Williamsburg & Dinwiddie

Our convenient Richmond area office is easily accessible to all our clients from Short Pump, Dinwiddie, and Williamsburg, addressing the legal needs of the people living in these communities.

As Short Pump’s population has increased in recent years so has the amount of serious automobile accidents. Further, with the development of more commercial properties, such as the Short Pump Town Center and other massive shopping and living spaces, most notably West Broad Village, the area has seen a rise in both construction and slip and fall accidents.

Dinwiddie County is a small community enriched in American History, specifically the civil war era. Before there were accidents in Dinwiddie, there was the Battle of Lewis’s Farm, Battle of Five Forks, Battle of Sutherland’s Station, Battle of White Oak Road, and notably, the Battle of Dinwiddie Court House. Our attorneys will now battle in the Dinwiddie courthouse for our clients.

Williamsburg is one of the oldest cities in the U.S., making it a popular tourist attraction due to its historical significance. Additionally, it is home of one of the biggest amusement parks in the nation, attracting even more tourists to the area. With tourists flooding to Williamsburg, non-locals unaccustomed to the roads are frequently causing accidents. We also see a number of local and out-of-state driver DWIs in this region.

Contact our Richmond Attorneys at (855) 954-4141

If you or a loved one is in need of legal counsel in Richmond or any of the surrounding communities, Portner & Shure can help you. We stand apart from most other firms because we have the necessary resources to take on any opponent, and we have experienced staff who can help you in Korean, Chinese, Spanish, or English.

We have a sophisticated computer system that tracks our Richmond auto accident and personal injury offers made by the major insurance companies. In other words, from past negotiations, we track the tendencies of each car accident carrier, including but not limited to GEICO, Allstate, State Farm, Nationwide, and USAA.

Contact us at (855) 954-4141 today to see how a Richmond attorney at our firm can help you in your time of need.

Additional Resources

Want to learn more about how a personal injury case works and how our team can help you? Read our blog "How Does a Personal Injury Case Work?" In this blog, our team of attorneys explains the general claim process, how an attorney can help you, and the basic steps of a personal injury case so you know what to expect. If you want to learn more don't hesitate to contact us today.

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