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Car accidents are some of the most common causes of unintentional injuries and deaths in the United States. Thousands of people get into car crashes every day. Automobile accidents can range from motorcycle collisions to large commercial truck accidents. Someone involved in an accident can suffer long lasting physical injuries and emotional distress, as well as expensive bills.
If you or a loved one has been in an automobile accident in the Virgin Islands, the lawyers at ChancoSchiffer P.C. can help you get your life back together. We can help you build a case against one or more at-fault parties, with the goal of rectifying the damages against you. Contact us for a free case evaluation today.
If you have suffered injuries in an automobile accident in the Virgin Islands, you may have the right to file a personal injury claim. You could be eligible for monetary damages if the recklessness or negligence of another person caused your accident. Damages available may include the costs all of past and expected future medical costs, as well as lost wages and lost economic opportunities. In the case of wrongful death, a family can claim reimbursements for all funeral expenses, on top of their grief, mental anguish, and emotional trauma. A successful car accident claim can help you and your family move forward.
Do not admit fault after an auto wreck. Instead, wait for police officers and investigators to collect the facts and determine liability. The other driver could be guilty of negligence, recklessness, or carelessness that caused your accident. Other parties could also hold or share fault.
During a personal injury claim, it will be you or your attorney’s goal to prove the defendant’s liability for your damages. This may take proof that the defendant owed you a duty of care, failed to meet this duty, and caused the car accident. Hiring an attorney can help you fulfill your burden of proof to obtain compensation. If you are not sure of the identity of the defendant(s) in your case, an attorney can help you with this element as well.
Confiding in a lawyer to help you fight for justice is the best thing you can do after an auto wreck. Proper legal advice can help protect your rights and prevent many legal hassles. Professional legal advice may be the answer to recovering the damages civil law entitles you to receive. The insurance company of the person responsible may pay these damages. A good lawyer can also help you collect evidence and deal with insurance company claims adjusters after a wreck.
If you think you or a loved one suffered injuries because of another party’s negligence, contact our car accident lawyers. Our office in the Virgin Islands has the resources and personnel to walk you through the claims process. Contact ChancoSchiffer P.C. for legal counsel you can trust. Schedule a free consultation today at (340) 201-4667.