PERSONAL INJURY IN RICHMOND, VA
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Being involved in an accident of any type can be a life changing experience.
The lawyers and staff at Hutchens & Hutchens make it their mission to guide you every step of the way so that you can concentrate on getting well.
It is a point of pride in our firm that we offer personalized service and we are always available to answer questions and provide legal advice.
Our firm has specialized in serious injury and death cases over the years since our beginning in 1973. We have handled motor vehicle accidents involving cars and trucks, watercraft, aircraft and a myriad of other situations. We have handled cases involving asbestos exposure, dog bites, legionnaires disease, medical mistakes, minor and serious burns, facial scaring and other physical injuries.
Over the years we have handled cases for people who have had a wide range of injuries from whiplash to broken bones and back sprains to being paralyzed. We have handled cases of wrongful death many times!
Whiplash – This involves an injury to the neck commonly found in rear-end collisions when the head moves forcibly forward and back. It is sometimes called a cervical sprain or strain.
Back sprains – The spine is made of vertebra, which have disks between them. These disks act as shock absorbers. In more serious back sprains, the disks can protrude or herniate and put pressure on the spinal cord. This can cause intense pain radiating down the leg.
If you have been injured through no fault of your own, the person who caused your injury is responsible for his or her negligence. The law provides that you are entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, anxiety, inconvenience, medical bills, property damage, and loss of income. If you are left with a permanent disability, you are entitles to more compensation.
In cases involving wrongful death, the descendant’s heirs are entitled to compensation for any economic loss they suffer and also for the loss of companionship, advice and solace or affection of the loved one.