Reckless Driving Accidents in Virginia
Reckless driving accidents cause thousands of injuries and deaths each year. Contact Virginia personal injury lawyer Michael Strong if you were in an accident, and suffering with a serious injury.
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Reckless driving is one of the most common causes of car accidents in the United States. In addition to being a serious moving violation, reckless actions such as speeding and tailgating can endanger the lives of nearby drivers and pedestrians. If you have been a victim of reckless driving accidents caused by another driver’s actions behind the wheel, you may be entitled to recover monetary damages for you suffering. At The Strong Law Firm, our trial-tested Northern Virginia personal injury lawyer can provide the powerful advocacy you need to maximize your chances of securing fair compensation for your injuries.
With more than 35 years of dedicated legal experience, our top-rated legal team have the passion and vast legal knowledge to help you negotiate with the involved insurance companies and pursue compensation from the responsible parties. As shown by our “Superb” Avvo Rating and our A+ Rating by the Better Business Bureau, we have the expertise you need to ensure your rights are asserted. With constant communication and straightforward advocacy, we can answer any questions you may have and ensure your rights are protected during this difficult time.
What Acts Are Considered Reckless?
In the state of Virginia, reckless driving is the act of driving a vehicle at a speed or in a manner as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person. Reckless driving encompasses a wide range of dangerous actions and is considered a class 1 misdemeanor offense. Drivers in reckless driving accidents who cause personal or bodily injury to another party as a result may be held liable for any damages they may cause.
The following are all examples of reckless driving:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Fleeing from law enforcement
- Driving a speed of 20 mph or more exceeding the speed limit
- Ignoring stop signs and red lights
- Changing lanes without signaling
- Following other vehicles too closely
- Texting while driving
If you have been injured in a collision stemming from another motorists recklessness, our firm can help you file a personal injury claim against the responsible parties and advocate for a fair settlement on your behalf. Depending on the circumstances of your collision, you may be entitled to recover monetary damages for things like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, property damage, and rehabilitation costs. Our firm can evaluate your situation and determine the most appropriate course of action to pursue.
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Nobody should have to suffer the consequences of a negligent party’s actions on their own. Virginia personal injury lawyer Michael Strong understands your suffering and are prepared to relentlessly fight to ensure you receive the financial recovery you deserve.
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