Injured through no fault of your own? Don’t wait too late and let the evidence disappear. Contact us today for a FREE 90-Minute Consultation.
Accidents occur when you least expect them. They can be terrifying and devastating. When someone else’s negligence or carelessness causes harm, Yvonne Griffin at Tucker Griffin Barnes, works hard to ensure the responsible people or company—no matter how powerful they are—are held accountable. Yvonne Griffin is a fierce fighter when it comes to protecting our clients’ interests. She has a proven record of success in countless injury cases across Virginia.
Should I accept an insurance company’s settlement offer?
NO, not if you have suffered significant injuries. Before accepting a settlement, it is always in your best interest to consult an attorney. Adjusters work for the insurance company, not for you. Their job is to settle the matter for the lowest possible cost to the company. An attorney works with you to insure that a settlement contains full compensation for your injuries. You do not want to sign away your rights only to later discover that your injuries and losses were worse than you originally thought.
My motorcycle was struck by a car. What should I do?
First, obtain necessary medical treatment. Your health and recovery come first. If you can stay at the scene until police arrive, you can give them a statement. You are not required to speak to anyone else about the accident (except your own insurance company). Try to obtain the names of witnesses, or ask someone else at the scene to do so. If you or they have a camera, take pictures of the vehicles and the surrounding area before moving them. Be sure to notify your insurance company.
How long do I have to file suit?
Generally speaking, the statute of limitations in Virginia for personal injury from legal injury is two years from the date of the accident. For injured persons under the age of 18, the statute of limitations is generally two years from the date of the18th birthday. Certain injuries have a one-year statute of limitations. Contact an attorney as soon as possible to determine the statute of limitations in your case. In addition, certain conditions or events may change the length of the statute of limitations; so again, you should contact an attorney about your particular case.
What is your fee structure?
We handle accident cases on a contingency fee basis. We do not get paid a legal fee until you receive a settlement or jury verdict award. We offer a FREE 90-Minute consultation.
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