Your Personal Injury Questions Answered
The attorneys at Cranwell & Moore P.L.C., Attorneys at Law, have extensive experience handling personal injury claims in Roanoke and throughout Virginia. Our lawyers are also highly knowledgeable in Virginia personal injury laws and always willing to share their knowledge with our valued clients. On this page, we will answer some frequently asked questions about personal injury law. If you have been injured and have questions about your rights, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Do I have a valid personal injury claim?
If you were injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, business or organization and that injury caused you significant harm, you have a valid claim.
What compensation am I entitled to?
Damages in a personal injury claim may include:
- Medical bills, including doctor visits, emergency room care, medication and physical therapy
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Physical pain
- Mental anguish
- Scarring and disfigurement
Calculating specific damages depends on a number of factors, including the nature of the accident, the degree of fault and the severity of the injuries you have suffered.
Do I need a lawyer?
You don’t need a personal injury lawyer, but you can benefit greatly by having one on your side. Insurance companies defend against personal injury claims every day. They have teams of attorneys and investigators working to limit or deny your compensation. Having a skilled attorney on your side can even the playing field.
How much does a personal injury attorney cost?
Many people are worried about the cost of hiring a lawyer. The good news is that you only have to pay an attorney fee if your attorney obtains a verdict or settlement for you. Therefore, there is no risk to you in hiring a lawyer. If your outcome is successful, your attorney’s fee will be taken as a percentage of the compensation you receive.