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Why You Need an Attorney Experienced in Car Accident Claims February 7, 2019

Old Southwest, Roanoke
Why You Need an Attorney Experienced in Car Accident Claims, Roanoke, Virginia

If you have been hurt in a car accident and believe another person is to blame, you have a right to take legal action. If you do, you want a knowledgeable attorney with experience in this specific area of personal injury law representing you. Here’s how these lawyers will improve your odds of a successful claim.

Why Do I Need a Lawyer Focused on Car Accidents?

If you needed heart surgery, you wouldn’t want a doctor who specializes in kidney diseases or ob-gyn issues operating on you. You would opt for a cardiovascular specialist with relevant surgical experience to do the job.

car accidentThe same is true in the legal field. United States law covers everything from violent crimes to copyright infringement. You shouldn’t have a divorce lawyer handling your claim, but a personal injury attorney experienced in car accidents. 

Cases involving automobile crashes are complicated and require substantial proof to win. It could involve everything from reviewing police reports to analyzing medical records and soliciting expert testimonies. 

It’s also imperative for a lawyer to understand the complicated legislation surrounding car accidents and liability. Who was driving the car? Was it rented or owned? Was it a private or commercial vehicle — and was that vehicle meeting relevant safety standards?  

How Will They Help?

A general lawyer who has never dealt with a car accident before is unlikely to be immediately familiar with the relevant legislation concerning automobile crashes. They also will not have experience gathering necessary evidence — such as extracting data from a black box.


The Law Offices of Daniel L. Crandall & Associates in Roanoke, VA, have been helping clients throughout southwestern Virginia since 1979. Their team brings more than 100 years of combined experience to the table. They are known for their polite and communicative approach towards clients — as their online testimonials show. For an appointment to discuss your car accident, call (540) 342-2000.

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