Can all lawyers handle car accident cases?
Q: Do all lawyers in Virginia know how to handle auto accident and injury cases?
No. The laws in Virginia regarding motor vehicle accidents are complex and cases interpreting this law change on a daily basis. The fact that Attorney Ernie drafted a will for your uncle or that Lawyer Linda handled your cousin’s divorce case does not make them qualified to handle an auto accident case. Many attorneys, even some who claim to be specialists in auto accident case. Many attorneys, even some who claim to be specialists in auto accident cases, do not know the intricacies of these laws.
While many lawyers will offer to represent you in your case, it is important to choose a lawyer to represent you that handles serious motor vehicle accident injury victims. Lawyers without this knowledge and experience may not be familiar with, or even understand, these laws and its many technicalities, which could cause you to lose your opportunity to obtain a verdict or settlement in your case.