Car accidents happen every day on Virginia Beach roads and sometimes they result in serious injuries, property damage and other costs. What kinds of costs, then, should the average car accident victim expect to incur following a collision?
If the car accident results in injuries to you or your loved ones, then the most costly expenses may have to do with medical care. Costs associated with emergency room visits, emergency helicopter transportation, ambulance fees, doctor visits and continued rehabilitation therapies can add up to hundreds of thousands of dollars in a heartbeat.
There are also the costs related to property damage. If your car is damaged in a collision, it may need to be junked completely or it may need to be repaired. Either way, you will be up against the high cost of dealing with an auto body repairman and/or an auto mechanic. Or, if your car is totaled, you will be facing the cost of buying an entirely new automobile and possibly the need to continue paying off the car loan on your destroyed vehicle.
There may be other high costs associated with a particular car accident. These and the above referenced costs are why many personal injury attorneys have come to focus on this area of business. The fact is, car accident victims usually need help navigating the legal process that is required to seek financial compensation for the costs associated with a collision.
Car accident injury claims can usually be made if sufficient evidence exists to prove that another driver or business was the party at fault for the accident and injuries.
Source: cheatsheet, “5 Major Expenses After Getting in a Minor Car Accident,” Megan Elliot, May. 07, 2015