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Personal Injury Lawyers

Offices in Virginia Beach & Newport News, Serving All of Virginia

A serious accident or injury can completely change your life and the lives of your loved ones. If you were injured yourself or have lost a loved one in an accident or other situation caused by no fault of your own, it is important to consider your right to compensation. This may not be at the forefront of your concerns at the moment, but medical bills will pile up and you may lose income if you are unable to work. A fair settlement or award can not only bring peace of mind in knowing that the responsible party has been brought to justice, but it can help you work toward a more stable future.

Since 1973, Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, PLLC has represented clients across Virginia who have been seriously injured or have lost loved ones in serious accidents or other incidents caused by negligence, defective products, and even intentional wrongdoing. We are a family-owned firm and will spare no effort in treating you like family as we fight to set things right. We have offices in Newport News, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach and handle cases across the commonwealth.

To find out more about the steps our Newport News personal injury attorneys can take to help you, please call (757) 330-3425 or contact us online for a free consultation.

Personal Injury FAQ

  • How do you know if you have a strong personal injury case?
    Your personal injury case could be strong or have a good chance of convincing the insurance company to offer a fair settlement if you have ample evidence of liability. The more information you have that shows how the defendant contributed to your injuries, the better. No case is guaranteed a win, though. To understand the strengths and weaknesses of your case, you should work with a local personal injury attorney.
  • What damages am I entitled to?
    You can sue for economic and noneconomic damages after being in a bad accident that leaves you seriously injured. Economic damages relate to tangible costs, like medical bills, lost wages, and property repairs. Noneconomic damages relate to abstract consequences of injuries, like pain, suffering, and a lessened enjoyment of life.
  • How long will it take to settle my claim?
    Your personal injury claim could settle in about 6 months if it runs an average course and there are no heated contests with the opposition. The more challenges and complexities that arise, though, the longer it will take. It is not unusual for some claims to take a year or longer before a fair settlement agreement is reached.
  • Do all personal injury claims go to trial?
    No, most personal injury claims will never reach the courtroom because the majority settle before a lawsuit is officially filed. Companies prefer settlements because they are private and confidential. If your case needs to go to trial, then there are probably significant complications and contests about liability.

OVER 150 YEARS OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE On your side

Our attorneys at Huffman & Huffman have over a century of collective legal experience. We have seen it all. We know the law and we know how to apply it to help the injured, the voiceless, and the wronged. In fact, we have helped tens of thousands of families in our community and have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for the injured.

YOU PAY NOTHING UNLESS WE WIN

One of the best parts about involving a Newport News personal injury lawyer at Huffman & Huffman is that you pay no legal fees unless there is a recovery on your behalf. You pay nothing unless we secure a settlement or award. You have nothing to lose but so much to gain by involving our firm.

Contact us at (757) 330-3425 today to talk about your case and any concerns you have. We’re here 24 hours a day to help!

Personal Injury FAQ

  • When to hire a personal injury lawyer?
    You should hire a personal injury attorney whenever you feel like you don’t fully understand the next step in filing your personal injury claim, which, for many people, is the first step. Even a clerical error like missing a signature on a certain form can disrupt your case’s chances of success, so you should not hesitate to reach out to an attorney the moment you need help. You should also at least consult with a lawyer if your case is complex, or your injuries are severe.
  • Can you file a personal injury claim if you caused your own accident?
    Virginia uses harsh contributory negligence rules when deciding who can file for compensation after an accident. Under this rule, if you are just 1% liable for your accident and injuries, then you cannot recover compensation from the other liable party or parties. You must be completely free of liability to file a claim, so our attorneys know we have to work diligently to prove that you did nothing wrong to cause your accident. Due to contributory negligence rules, the chances that an insurance company will decline a claim are steepened.
  • What are the most common personal injury case types?
    Personal injury claims can originate from all sorts of accidents. Our law firm has been designed to manage complicated and common case types, so you can depend on us for legal assistance in a variety of situations. Among all the case types we work on, car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and truck accidents are three of the most common, though.



WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN An INJURY ATTORNEY

You want to work with an attorney that combines skill, experience, and drive. When it comes to handling an injury case, your attorney should be willing to go the distance to accomplish the best possible outcome. You also want to ensure that the attorney you choose has a history of successful results. At Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, P.L.L.C., we have all of these qualities and more! Make sure you choose an attorney who embodies the team you want representing you.

What To Do When An Auto Accident Occurs

  • Call the police.
  • Seek medical attention if necessary.
  • Contact Huffman & Huffman immediately.
  • Take photos of the damage.
  • If possible, write down witnesses names and telephone numbers.
  • Keep copies of medical records, bills and notes of related expenses.

Millions Recovered for Our Clients

  • Significant hand injury from riding lawnmower

  • Spinal cord injury from a commercial truck

  • A young man was killed while riding his motorcycle when a commercial vehicle exited a parking lot directly into his path and he could not avoid ...

  • Brain injury from tractor-trailer case

  • Burn injury from a house explosion case

  • Orthopedic injuries from a motorcycle accident

  • A broken arm from an auto accident

  • Head injury suffered by a pedestrian hit by a car

  • Wrongful death case

  • Hip injury and replacement from auto accident

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  • Thank you all at Huffman & Huffman for the patient and professional way that you handle my case and my persistent nature.

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    - Charles J.
  • Best result for my cases.

    “Thanks, Huffman and Huffman law firm for all your hard work and dedication to get the best results for my cases.”

    - Donte A.
  • Best I could ask for.

    “Best I could ask for. I trust them now and if I ever need them again I will call.”

    - Joshua C.
  • I'm so thankful to have found your firm.

    “Brad, Charlie, Lori, and Bill - Thank you all for making my case as easy as possible for me. I'm so thankful to have found your firm and trusted all of you to handle it. I'm not only happy with my ...”

    - Kelli S.
  • I would recommend your firm to anyone as you are fair and honest.

    “I just wanted to say thank you to both Sarah and Mr. Leonard, and also Tracey Wise and Kristin Blake for helping me through the case. I know it is a job, but all of you treated me with such respect, ...”

    - Shari W.
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