Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer
Welcome to the Virginia personal injury, car accident, and medical malpractice website for Price Benowitz LLP. Whether you or a loved one has been injured due to the carelessness or negligence of another we can navigate through the next steps as you seek the compensation you and your family need to recover.
When you call our office, a live person will greet you and not a voice mail or an answering machine, regardless of the time of day or night. We will work with you to arrange a free consultation with one of our dedicated personal injury attorneys to discuss the facts of your case and help evaluate your options for recovery under the law. Our cases are handled on a contingency basis, so we do not take a fee unless we help you obtain the compensation that you deserve.
David Benowitz is one of the founding partners of Price Benowitz LLP. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Benowitz is an AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubble, has been named one of DC’s top 100 trial attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers Association, and has a perfect 10/10 rating on AVVO. He is also the only DC based attorney who has been board certified as a criminal advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Benowitz is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University Law School as well as a member of Harvard Law School’s Trial Advocacy Workshop. More information about David Benowitz can be found here.
A native of Northern Virginia, Thomas Soldan has experience as both a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in the area. He is a former President of the Fauquier County Bar Association and is also a member of the Virginia Bar Association. Additional information about Thomas Soldan can be found here.
Experienced Virginia Personal Injury Attorney
Individuals who assume responsibility for the health and safety of others, whether they are operating a public business, practicing medicine in a hospital, or simply driving a car on a highway, have an obligation to act in a manner that does not endanger those around them. In these situations, a moment of negligence or inattention can trigger an accident that leaves innocent victims with extensive physical and psychological injuries, and sometimes even causes wrongful death.
Such accidents can usually be prevented if the culpable parties practice caution, and adhere to proper safety protocols. Unfortunately, when they do not, innocent individuals are left to undeservedly shoulder the consequences of the accident. When this happens, Virginia personal injury law grants injured victims the right to pursue compensation for damages, and pain and suffering caused by another’s negligence.
Virginia personal injury statutes cover a wide range of preventable injuries that occur as a result of recklessness, carelessness, negligence, or even malice. When you are the victim of an accident, you suffer not only physically and emotionally, but financially as well. Restoring your health should not be complicated by the stress of financial burdens associated with your treatment, rehabilitation, lost wages, and property damage. With Price Benowitz LLP, you get a dedicated team of attorneys who understand what you and your family are up against and will aggressively fight for what you deserve.
Injuries can leave accident victims facing extensive financial difficulties as a result of medical bills, lost wages, time off work, property damage, and – if a family member was killed as a result of the incident – funeral expenses and burial arrangements. Our dedicated legal team at Price Benowitz LLP is ready to help you fight to recover the monetary damages associated with your injury.
The person who causes a serious auto accident rarely takes the wheel with the intention of harming someone else. However, just because a person did not mean to cause an accident does not mean he or she could not have prevented one. All motorists have a responsibility to remain alert and vigilant behind the wheel. Failing in this responsibility for even an instant can bring grave consequences for others on the road. For instance, a person texting while driving may not notice traffic signs or signals, and thereby fail to properly yield to another vehicle causing an accident. This distracted driver did not intend to cause serious harm to anyone, but his or her careless action–choosing to pay attention to the cell phone rather than the road—can result in physical, emotional, and financial hardship for the injured victim.
It is important to understand your right to pursue compensation for your injuries after an auto accident. It is generally not in your best interest to sign any waiver, agree to any settlement offer, or issue any statements without the advice of a skilled Virginia auto accident attorney. Insurance companies will frequently try to mislead or coerce you into a settlement amount that is less than you deserve, and much less than you need for maximum recovery. Our Virginia car accident lawyers will look out for your best interests now and in the future when negotiating for maximum compensation for your injuries sustained as a result of the negligence or reckless behavior of another.
If you are involved in an auto accident for which you were not at fault, it may seem unfair that you are left to deal with the ill effects of another person’s negligent or reckless actions. Through the legal prowess of an experienced personal injury attorney, however, you can hold accountable those whose actions precipitated, caused, or contributed to your car accident and injury.
Whether you are suffering from sprains, strains, broken bones, lacerations, back injury, spinal cord injury, nerve damage, head injury, or brain injury, it is important that you focus on achieving full recovery. Let a skilled Virginia auto accident attorney with Price Benowitz LLP handle your legal affairs and battle for the financial recovery you need, while you keep your attention on your health and your family. When you enlist us to advocate on your behalf, you can have the assurance that a dedicated legal team is on your side, protecting your interests as you recover from your injuries and begin getting your life back to normal.
Medical malpractice is a broad term that encompasses many potential acts of negligence or carelessness within the healthcare field. The attorneys with our firm will be able to evaluate your case, and help to determine whether the injuries you suffered were a result of the negligence of a medical professional.
There are some types of medical malpractice that might initially be overlooked because they are just minor parts of a normal hospital experience. However, upon further investigation and evaluation, these experiences could be revealed as a breach of the acceptable standard of care. Issues like infections, anesthesia errors, surgical errors, improper drug use, unrecognized drug allergies and drug overdoses may all create issues of negligence or malpractice (depending on the unique facts and circumstances of each case). Our experienced attorneys will be able to assist you in evaluating your potential medical malpractice claim, examining the relevant documentation, listening to your questions and concerns, and engaging the assistance of experts, if necessary. If you have a valid claim, we will fight to conclusively link your injury or illness with the careless or negligent acts of the doctor, specialist, or other healthcare provider who treated you.
One area where medical malpractice is of rising concern is in nursing homes. Many nursing home malpractice issues are a result of simple negligence, like medication errors or failure to treat new conditions. But there are also issues like mistreatment and blatant abuse that may give rise to additional causes of action against the institution, as well as the specific medical professionals assigned to the elderly person’s care.
Slip and Fall
The term slip and fall may seem relatively straightforward, but there are a number of issues related to this area of personal injury litigation that make it difficult to determine if you have a valid claim. Thus, it is imperative that you consult an experienced slip and fall attorney to evaluate your case.
One of the main issues in any slip and fall case is notice. Normally, a slip and fall plaintiff must be able to prove that the party responsible for the upkeep of the premises had actual or constructive notice of the dangerous condition, or defect, that led to the fall. A common example of this is the slippery floor sign you might see at the supermarket after an area of the slick linoleum has been mopped or a spill has occurred. If our attorneys can help you prove that the person responsible for the premises failed to take the necessary safety precautions, you might be able to achieve a monetary settlement to compensate you for the damages you have unjustly endured.
Fairfax County is home to some of the most traffic-filled roads in Virginia due to its large geographic size, its dense suburban population, and its proximity to the District of Columbia. Many commuters use the interstates and major highways of Fairfax County on a daily basis. I-495 (the Beltway), I-95 and I-66 are the major interstate highways, but State Routes 7, 29, 123 and 286 (formerly 7100) are all roads that are extremely busy throughout the day, and as a result, see a high number of car accidents on a regular basis. If you have been involved in an automobile collision, or any other type of accident in this area, and you believe that you are entitled to damages, our attorneys will be able to evaluate your case and see how it relates to current Virginia law.
If you have submitted a claim in Fairfax County, Virginia, your case is likely to be heard at one of the courthouses in the Fairfax County Judicial Center, located at 4110 Chain Bridge Road in Fairfax City. Our attorneys have extensive experience litigating in these courtrooms, and they understand what is necessary to get a positive result for their clients.
Prince William County
Prince William County is just slightly further into the Commonwealth than Fairfax, but car accidents are still common and the need for quality personal injury representation is just as important. We understand the arguments necessary and evidence required to win these cases, and moreover, have a demonstrated record of successful results.
Personal injury cases are typically heard at the Prince William County Court complex on Lee Avenue in Manassas. Our attorneys will help you feel comfortable throughout the negotiations and, if your case proceeds to trial, the court proceedings as well.
Price Benowitz LLP has attorneys available to take a variety of injury cases in any of the following counties: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Clarke, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Highland, James City, and King and Queen.
Call Price Benowitz LLP
Whether you’ve been hurt in a slip and fall incident, a car accident, an act of medical malpractice, or any other accident caused by the negligence of another, your first priority, after getting the necessary medical attention, should be contacting a Virginia personal injury lawyer. An attorney can help you understand the process you need to follow in order to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries. Your lawyer will help ensure that all available evidence that might help your case is properly preserved, that all relevant testimonials from witnesses are obtained, and that you file your claim within the timeframe allotted by Virginia’s statute of limitations. Your attorney will negotiate directly with the culpable party and his or her insurance providers, and advocate on your behalf to attain the best possible result in your case.
The Virginia personal injury attorneys at Price Benowitz LLP are ready to help fight for what is rightfully yours. We understand that no cash award can undo the pain of injuries you have endured, or erase the wrongful death of a loved one you have suffered. However, our dedicated litigators can assist you in securing a settlement that grants you financial stability in the wake of your losses, allowing you and your family to place your focus squarely on the emotional aspects of your recovery. Get started on the road to justice by scheduling a free consultation today.
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