Focus on Your Recovery After a Car Accident and Let Phelan Petty Take Care of the Rest
A car crash can turn your entire life upside-down. After the wreck, your physical and emotional recovery can be incredibly challenging. You should not have to worry about your legal case or deal with insurance companies while you are trying to put your life back together.
When you choose Phelan Petty to handle your car accident case, you can rest assured that a dedicated team of professionals is handling your case. Our track record of success, reputation for excellence, and personal commitment to your case mean you can relax and focus on recovery from your crash.
At Phelan Petty, we pride ourselves on communication and attentive service. When you hire us to fight for you, you will never have to play phone tag or go through paralegals and office staff to get updates about your case. You will receive the direct phone number of the attorney handling your claim, and we will keep you informed at every step of the legal process.
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Virginia Car Accidents on the Rise
Car crashes are a serious concern statewide. The Virginia Highway Safety Office reported 131,848 crashes in 2018, a 3.5% increase from the previous year. In 2018, Virginia car crashes:
- Killed 819 drivers, passengers, and pedestrians
- Injured 66,523 people; almost 7,500 of whom were seriously injured
- Occurred every 4 minutes
- Involved 1 out of every 25 licensed drivers
6,231 of those crashes occurred in the City of Richmond alone. Nearly half of the city’s wrecks involved either serious or fatal injuries.
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We know that many of these crashes are avoidable. Almost 20% of Virginia’s car accidents were speed-related in 2018. Other common contributors to Virginia car crashes are drunk, drugged, and distracted driving. At Phelan Petty, we believe that car wreck victims deserve accountability and justice. That is why we carefully investigate our clients’ claims and aggressively pursue claims against those who caused their injuries.
Learn Your Virginia Car Accident Claim’s Real Worth
Calculating a Virginia injury claim’s full value is an art. It requires detailed investigations, insight from experts, and well-crafted legal strategies. Phelan Petty’s lawyers have one mission: getting their clients the compensation they deserve.
Depending on your injuries and the circumstances of your crash, you may be entitled to receive compensation for:
- Past and future medical bills
- Past and future wage loss
- Pain and suffering
- A decrease in quality of life and living
- Loss of consortium
- Property damage to your vehicle and other possessions
- Funeral and burial expenses
When you work with our team, we will spend time getting to know you and your case’s value. We also work closely with expert witnesses, including doctors, long-term care planners, and accident reconstruction specialists, to meticulously calculate our clients’ damages. Then, we go into action, uncovering the factors that contributed to their collisions and helping them hold the negligent parties responsible.
Contact us for help getting the full compensation you deserve for your injuries.
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Our Lawyers Advocate for Traffic Safety and Victims of Car Accidents Throughout Virginia
We believe everyone has a role to play in putting an end to drunk and drugged driving and the terrible toll it takes on victims and their families. That is why we are a proud sponsor of the Virginia chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and its annual public awareness event, Walk Like MADD.
Phelan Petty: Richmond, Virginia’s Car Accident Attorneys
Phelan Petty’s accident attorneys have a reputation for aggressive litigation strategies and a sophisticated approach to settlement negotiations and court cases. If you or a loved one have been the victim of a car accident in Virginia, contact Phelan Petty today. Call us at (866) 249-3164 or send us a message online to schedule a free consultation and learn more about our process and your legal options.