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Newport News Personal Injury Lawyers

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Top Rated Personal Injury Lawyers in Newport News

Based On 98 Reviews

Newport News Five Star Lawyer

  • “Likely one of the most qualified personal injury lawyers within the State. Would be my first recommendation for anyone, friend or family member, that needed representation after being injured. I cannot recommend Sharif enough.”

    Brandon E.

  • “In a legal profession now full of litigators, Sharif Gray stands out as a true American trial lawyer unafraid to take even the most difficult cases to trial when that strategy will serve the best interests of his clients. . . . For those in need of personal injury representation in Virginia, Sharif should top the list of contenders.”

    Jill D.

  • “Unlike many modern lawyers, Sharif has tried cases—and many of them. He thrives on trial. He sees it as the best vehicle to get justice for his clients. His sheer volume of experience shows his passion for trial. But he also displays his passion for the art of trial with his RVA trial lawyers podcast. In short, with Sharif you are getting an honest, dedicated, skilled, and passionate advocate for your cause.”

    Quinn A.

  • “I was told Sharif was one of the best lawyers in town, but I had no idea I was also getting one of the best human beings. I don’t think I will ever come across a more decent human being. He just cares about people. Not only did we win the case, everyone in the courtroom room saw what I saw. When we were leaving, I heard people say, ‘can I have your card? I saw what you did in there.’ I will never forget what Sharif did for me and my family.”

    Myra G.

  • “Sharif Gray is an exceptional lawyer. I sought his counsel and he provided advice and assistance that were beyond my expectations. He cares, greatly understands the law and the workings of the courts, and is passionate about his work in the legal profession – including representing and helping others. Above all, he is an example of integrity. I highly recommend Sharif Gray.”

    Thomas L.

  • “My experience with Sharif Gray was exceptional. His knowledge, experience, compassion and professionalism is refreshing and welcomed. Phenomenal lawyer and I would recommend his services to anyone looking for the absolute best in legal representation.”

    Robert O.

  • “Sharif is a tremendous trial attorney who finds nothing more professionally fulfilling than preparing for and going to trial. I have seen firsthand the effort Sharif puts into getting results for his clients. Cannot recommend highly enough.”

    Taylor R.

  • “Sharif is the best of the best! Great personal injury attorney that fights for what is right! Always doing extra education and courses to make himself better. I was highly impressed with his credentials!”

    Tommy C.

  • “All one needs to do to begin to understand Sharif’s passion for the law is to talk with him for just a few minutes. He is helpful, personal, and kind, and if you’re in need of assistance, I highly recommend Sharif Gray.”

    John S.

  • “I’ve known and worked with Sharif for over a decade and have benefitted time and again from his commitment to excellence and attention to detail in execution. You will not find a more tenacious, passionate, and dedicated advocate. Sharif makes your problems his own and works tirelessly to find solutions, no matter the odds.”

    Cabell W.

    Personal Injury Practice Areas in Newport News

      Speak With a Personal Injury Lawyer in Newport News, VA Today

      Whether you get into an accident near Fort Eustis or you’ve been involved in a slip and fall accident in the Richneck area, our Newport News personal injury attorneys are here to help you seek maximum compensation. 

      Don’t wait until it’s too late to seek the compensation you deserve. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation with an experienced attorney you can trust.

      Sharif Gray has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements. Call us at (804) 915-1611 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. We will get justice for you.

      Why Work With Us?

      There are hundreds of lawyers in the Hampton Roads area, so why work with us? We’ve amassed countless five star reviews and testimonials from happy clients because: 

      • We’re always available to help
      • We offer a free consultation to all injury victims 
      • We have a proven track record, and have recovered millions of dollars in settlements on behalf of clients 
      • More than a decade of experience
      • Our attorneys are aggressive and skillful – We’re not afraid to negotiate with big insurance companies 
      • We work on a contingency fee basis, so we don’t get paid unless you win your case

      Sharif Gray, our lead personal injury attorney, is here to help you understand the strength of your claim, determine negligence, and recover compensation for your losses.

      Give us a call today to discuss the details of your injury claim. 

      Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle 

      No matter how you were injured, we’re ready to represent you and your loved ones. That includes claims involving:

      From Oyster Point to Denbigh, an accident injury can happen anywhere in the city. If you’ve been injured by a negligent party, don’t wait until the evidence evaporates or the statute of limitations expires. 

      Contact us today for your free initial consultation with a proven personal injury attorney in Newport News, Virginia. 

      How is Negligence Determined in Personal Injury Claims & Lawsuits? 

      Generally, if a person fails to exercise “ordinary care” in Virginia, it can be considered negligence. This can be defined as the care any reasonable person would provide under similar circumstances. 

      According to VA tort laws, you have the right to seek damages if you were injured due to the negligence of another party. However, proving that someone else was negligent isn’t always easy. 

      At RVA Personal Injury Lawyers we’re focused on developing a solid case, that ultimately, determines who’s at fault while seeking maximum compensation for your injuries.

      When you work with us, our attorneys will secure as much evidence as possible, interview eyewitnesses, and aggressively negotiate with the insurance company for the fair compensation you deserve. 

      Reach out to us today for your free consultation.

      How Long Do I Have to File My Claim?

      Every personal injury case in Newport News, VA is different. However, in most cases, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is two years from the date you were injured. Though, there are some exceptions to this rule. 

      For example, some instances of medical malpractice allow for an extension of time to file a claim. Additionally, those who were minors (under 18) or incapacitated may have more time to file. 

      If you’re not sure whether you can still seek damages for your injuries – We can help. During your free consultation our attorneys will let you know whether your claim is still viable or not. 

      Damages Available After a Newport News Accident

      From medical bills to lost income, personal injuries can be expensive. The good news is that you can recoup most (if not all) of your current and future losses with a successful personal injury claim.

      Under Virginia law, you may be awarded the following types of damages for your injuries: 

      • Economic Damages – Medical bills (including future medical expenses), lost wages, decreased earning capacity, cost of rehabilitation, etc.
      • Non-Economic Damages – Pain & suffering, loss of companionship, etc.
      • Punitive Damages – Sometimes awarded in extreme cases of negligence or reckless behavior committed by the at-fault party. 

      In many cases, insurance adjusters make low ball offers to accident victims that don’t cover every expense.

      When you work with a top-rated personal injury attorney in Virginia, the insurance company knows you mean business. 

      We’re here to help you determine the full value of your claim, and then seek that amount via out-of-court settlement or trial (when necessary). Give us a call today. 

      When To Call Newport News Car Accident Lawyers

      The Hampton Roads area has some of the highest rates of car accidents in the state. In many cases, these collisions cause a lot of property damage, severe injuries, and long conversations with an insurance adjuster. 

      Generally, the best time to call a car crash attorney in Newport News is immediately after your accident. That way, your attorney can collect evidence while it’s still fresh, advise you before speaking with the insurance company, and build a solid car accident lawsuit case. 

      If you’ve been in an accident resulting in injuries caused by another driver’s negligence, contact us today. We’re focused on protecting your rights and recovering compensation for all of your losses. 

      Contact Us, Your Personal Injury Lawyer – Newport News

      If you’ve suffered catastrophic injuries due to another’s negligence, you deserve maximum compensation.

      Whether you need a car accident attorney or a bike accident attorney, our personal injury lawyers in Newport News, VA are here to guide you through every phase of the process. 

      When you work with our law firm, our lawyers will:

      • Assess your claims for injuries due to auto accidents, malpractice claims, and more. 
      • Determine fault by collecting evidence, investigating witness statements, connecting with expert witnesses and more. 
      • Aggressively negotiate with insurers to recover fair compensation 
      • Take your case to trial, when necessary

      Don’t let your opportunity to pursue compensation you’re owed slip away, give us a call today at (804) 915-1611.

      Excellent

      Based On 98 Reviews

      • $10,000,000

        Defendant, while racing on a residential road, crashed into an oncoming driver causing catastrophic injuries.

      • $9,000,000

        Defendant failed to properly secure a display at its store which led to it falling on a child causing life altering injuries.

      • $1,500,000

        Defendant failed to keep the entrance of its store safe for the public causing significant injuries. 

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          Why Choose RVA Personal Injury Lawyers?

          There are many personal injury lawyers in Newport News, but we believe that we stand out for several reasons:

          Experience

          We have a deep understanding of the legal and insurance systems in Virginia and will use this knowledge to get justice on your behalf.

          Results

          Sharif Gray has a proven track record of success in securing millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. We will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.

          Personalized Attention

          We understand that every case is unique and we take the time to listen to your story and understand your needs and goals. We will work with you to develop a customized legal strategy to get the justice you deserve.

          No Fee Until We Win

          We work on a contingency fee basis, which means that we don’t get paid unless you get paid. You can rest assured that we are working hard to get you the best possible result.

          Injury Lawyer Sharif Gray in Newport News

          If you’ve been injured in Newport News at no fault of your own, contact RVA Personal Injury Lawyers for a free consultation.

          Frequently Asked Questions

          For answers specific to your case, please give us a call at (804) 915-1611 or contact us online.

          How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit?

          The statute of limitations is two years for most personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases in Virginia.

          For most cases, you must file a lawsuit within that time frame. But there are exceptions. Give us a call at (804) 915-1611 to discuss your options.

          What is the amount of a verdict or settlement based on?

          In Virginia, the jury considers the following factors when deciding the amount of a verdict:

          (1) Any bodily injuries sustained and their effect on health according to their degree and probable duration;

          (2) Any physical pain and mental anguish suffered in the past and any that may be reasonably expected to suffer in the future;

          (3) Any disfigurement or deformity and any associated humiliation or embarrassment suffered in the past and any that may be reasonably expected to suffer in the future;

          (4) Any inconvenience caused in the past and any that probably will be caused in the future;

          (5) Any medical expenses incurred in the past and any that may be reasonably expected to occur in the future;

          (6) Any earnings lost because of being unable to work at their calling;

          (7) Any loss of earnings and lessening of earning capacity, or either, that may reasonably be expected to sustain in the future; and

          (8) Any property damage sustained.

          Virginia Model Jury Instruction No. 9.000: General Personal Injury and Property Damage

          Is there a cap on how much compensation I can receive?

          There is no cap on damages in most personal injury cases. But there is a cap on damages in medical malpractice cases. 

          There is also a cap on punitive damages. 

          Your personal injury lawyer should pursue the full and fair value of what was taken from your health and quality of life.

          What makes RVA Personal Injury Lawyers different?

          Sharif Gray has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements, and he is known for taking cases to trial.

          We are not settlement lawyers. We are committed to trying cases well. Because of that, we do not handle hundreds of cases at a time. We are selective in the cases we take so we can get justice for the people we represent. 

          How much is our Attorney’s Fee?

          Nothing until we win your case.

          We work on a contingency fee basis, which means that we don’t get paid unless you get paid.

          If we resolve your case before filing a lawsuit, we charge a fee of up to 33.33% of the recovery. After a lawsuit is filed, we may charge a fee of up to 40% of the recovery.