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Norfolk Personal injury lawyer

Navigating the Legal Process

Norfolk Attorneys Serving Clients in Personal Injury

OVER 150 YEARS OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, our attorneys in Norfolk are here to help. Since 1973, Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, P.L.L.C. has dedicated itself to handling personal injury cases throughout Virginia. Having recovered millions for our clients, you can trust us to fight for your rights. Recovering from injuries can be tough – let us assist you in overcoming this challenge.

We’re always available to talk, 24 hours a day. Contact us online or call (757) 599-6050.

TYPES OF CASES A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY HANDLES

Personal injury attorneys at Huffman & Huffman are well-equipped to handle a wide range of cases, including:

Car Accidents: Car accidents can lead to a myriad of injuries, ranging from minor cuts, bruises, and soft tissue injuries to severe spinal cord injuries or traumatic brain injuries. At Huffman & Huffman, our team of experienced car accident lawyers understands the physical, emotional, and financial toll these accidents can take on victims and their families. We meticulously investigate every aspect of the accident, including gathering evidence from the scene, interviewing witnesses, and consulting with accident reconstruction experts if necessary.

Our goal is to establish liability and pursue maximum compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Whether your accident involved distracted driving, drunk driving, or reckless behavior, we are dedicated to fighting for your rights and ensuring that justice is served.

Uber/Lyft Accidents: Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular in Norfolk and throughout Virginia. However, accidents involving rideshare vehicles can be complex, as liability issues may arise between the driver, the rideshare company, and other parties.

The intricate auto insurance coverage structures of rideshare companies cause additional challenges in ensuring the accident victim gets the the compensation they deserve. Our attorneys have a thorough understanding of the legal complexities involved in Uber and Lyft accidents and are dedicated to helping injured passengers and other victims seek full and fair compensation for their injuries.

Truck Accidents: Truck and tractor-trailer accidents often result in devastating injuries due to the sheer size and weight disparity between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles. Victims of truck accidents may suffer from catastrophic injuries such as spinal cord injuries, amputations, or severe burns, leading to long-term physical and emotional consequences. Accidents with a tractor-trailer may unfortunately cause premature death for the other driver and passengers.

Our experienced of truck accident attorneys have a deep understanding of the federal regulations governing the trucking industry and the unique complexities involved in these cases. We work tirelessly to hold negligent truck drivers, tractor-trailer operators, trucking companies, and other parties accountable for their actions. Whether your accident was caused by driver fatigue, improper maintenance, or overloaded cargo, we are committed to seeking justice on your behalf and securing the compensation you deserve.

• Motorcycle Accidents: Motorcycle accidents can result in serious injuries or fatalities due to the lack of protection afforded to riders. Victims of motorcycle accidents may suffer from road rash, broken bones, or traumatic brain injuries, leading to extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation. Motorcycle riders also are overrepresented in fatal traffic accidents.

We work diligently to investigate the accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case to prove liability and pursue maximum compensation for our clients. Whether your accident was caused by a negligent driver, road hazards, or defective motorcycle parts, we are here to advocate for your rights and help you rebuild your life after the accident.

• Slip and Falls: Slip and fall accidents can occur in various settings, including grocery stores, restaurants, or public sidewalks, and can result in serious injuries such as broken bones, concussions, or spinal cord injuries. Property owners have a legal duty to maintain safe premises for visitors and may be held liable for injuries caused by hazardous conditions such as wet floors, uneven surfaces, or inadequate lighting.

Huffman & Huffman has a dedicated team of slip and fall attorneys with extensive experience representing victims of these accidents. We conduct thorough investigations, gather evidence, and work to hold negligent property owners accountable for their actions. Whether your slip and fall occurred on private or public property, we are here to fight for your rights and help you recover the compensation you deserve.

• Medical Malpractice: Medical malpractice occurs when healthcare providers fail to meet the standard of care expected in their profession, resulting in harm to the patient. Victims of medical malpractice may suffer from misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medication mistakes, or birth injuries, leading to severe physical and emotional consequences. Our team of experienced medical malpractice attorneys understand the complexities of these cases and the devastating impact they can have on patients and their families.

We work with medical experts to review your case, identify instances of negligence, and pursue justice on your behalf. Whether your malpractice claim involves a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider, we are dedicated to holding them accountable for their actions and helping you obtain the compensation you deserve.

• Wrongful Death: Losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful act is a devastating experience that can leave families emotionally and financially devastated. Our compassionate team of the wrongful death attorneys in Norfolk understand the profound grief and loss that families face in these situations.

We provide sensitive and personalized legal representation and guidanceto families who have lost loved ones due to car accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, or other wrongful acts. While no amount of compensation can undo the pain of losing a loved one, we work diligently to hold responsible parties accountable for their actions and help families obtain the financial support they need to move forward.

• Dog Bites: Dog bites can cause serious injuries, including puncture wounds, lacerations, and infections, particularly in cases involving children or vulnerable individuals. Our experienced team of dog bite attorneys understands the physical and emotional trauma that victims of these attacks endure.

We work diligently to hold dog owners accountable for failing to control their pets and seek compensation for our clients’ medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages. Whether the dog bite occurred on public or private property, we are committed to advocating for your rights and helping you recover from this traumatic experience.

• Product Liability: Product liability refers to the legal responsibility of manufacturers, distributors, or sellers for placing defective or dangerous products into the hands of consumers. Victims of defective products may suffer from injuries such as burns, fractures, or internal organ damage, leading to costly medical treatment and long-term disability. Our team of product liability attorneys have experience handling complex cases involving defective automobiles, pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, and consumer goods and can help navigate the process from start to finish.

We work diligently to investigate the product defect, identify liable parties, and pursue maximum compensation for our clients’ injuries and losses. Whether your case involves a design defect, manufacturing defect, or failure to warn, we are here to fight for your rights and hold negligent companies accountable for their actions.

No matter the type of injury you’ve suffered, our dedicated team is here to provide compassionate support and aggressive representation to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

THE BENEFITS OF HIRING A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY IN NORFOLK, VA

Experience and Expertise: Our lawyers have decades of experience handling personal injury cases and possess the specialized legal knowledge needed to be successful in personal injury and accident claims.

Maximized Compensation: With our negotiation skills and courtroom expertise, we work tirelessly to maximize your compensation. Being specialized in personal injury and understanding the insurance companies enables our team to find any and all coverage that may be available in your situation. This ensures that you are fully and fairly compensated for the injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

Peace of Mind: By entrusting your case to us, you can focus on your recovery while we handle the legal complexities and the insurance companies.

No Fees Until You Win: We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning you don’t pay until we win your case, and you receive compensation.

QUALITIES OF TOP ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

Top accident attorneys exhibit qualities such as specialized experience, dedication, compassion, and a track record of success. At Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, we embody these qualities to provide our clients with exceptional legal representation. We treat our clients like we would our own family, ensuring that they receive the maximum compensation and are informed every step of the way.

HOW MANY YEARS DO YOU HAVE TO CLAIM IN NORFOLK?

In Norfolk, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim is typically two years from the date of the incident. It’s crucial to act promptly to ensure your claim is filed within this timeframe. Getting a consultation as soon as possible after being injured in an accident is crucial to a successful personal injury claim.

RESOLVING A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM IN NORFOLK, VA

Resolving a personal injury claim in Norfolk involves navigating legal complexities and negotiating with insurance companies. Insurance companies have legal teams ready to protect their bottom line and you should have a personal injury lawyer in your corner, ensuring that your rights are protected. With our experienced legal team by your side, you can trust that your case will be handled with diligence and care.

ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL INJURY FAQS

Got questions about personal injury claims? Check out our FAQs section for answers to commonly asked questions, or contact us directly for personalized assistance.

How long do I have to file a personal injury claim in Norfolk, VA?

In Norfolk, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim is typically two years from the date of the incident. It’s essential to initiate legal proceedings within this timeframe to preserve your right to seek compensation.

What types of personal injury cases does Huffman & Huffman handle?

Our firm handles a wide range of personal injury cases, including but not limited to car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, pedestrian accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and more. Whatever the nature of your injury, if it was caused by the negligence of another person, we’re here to help.

How much does it cost to hire a personal injury attorney from Huffman & Huffman?

At Huffman & Huffman, we operate on a contingency fee basis. This means you don’t pay any upfront fees for our legal services. We only collect a fee when we secure compensation for you through a settlement or court award.

What should I do if I’ve been injured in an accident?

If you’ve been injured in an accident, your first priority should be to seek medical attention for your injuries. Then, gather as much information about the accident as possible, including taking photos, obtaining witness contact information, and reporting the incident to the appropriate authorities. Finally, consult with a personal injury attorney to discuss your legal options BEFORE you speak to the insurance companies When you are injured in an accident, the insurance companies are quick to offer you a low settlement offer or will try to get a recorded statement to potentially deny your claim all together.

   

Put Our Family to Work for Your Family

  • We are a family-owned law firm.
  • You won’t pay until we win.
  • Our dedicated legal team has more than 150 years of combined experience helping injured clients.
  • We have proudly served tens of thousands of families in our community since 1973.
  • We’re free to talk, 24 hours a day.
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Fighting For The Injured For Over 50 Years

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