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Alexandria Personal Injury Lawyer
Alexandria is a city and has its own courts located in the Old Town neighborhood at 520 King Street. Alexandria is only 15 square miles but as of 2020, it had a population of 160,000. This makes Alexandria one of the densest cities in the country. Alexandria has 560 miles of roadways. Main thoroughfares include Washington Street which bisects Old Town, Mount Vernon avenue in Del Ray, Duke Street, King Street and Seminary Road which is the location of the City’s only hospital and emergency room. These roadways contain both residential and shopping districts, and due to mixed use urban planning, many neighborhoods contain include residential, commercial and retail buildings. These streets are teeming with pedestrians and bicyclists and contain dozens of traffic lights and cross walks which lead to many vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian injuries and even deaths. Alexandria and trail organizations maintain a network of dedicated bicycle and hiking trails. Two of the most popular are the Mount Vernon trail and the W&OD trail. Unfortunately, accidents causing personal injury are frequent even where these trails do not cross roadways. Inattention and speed are the main culprits causing injury. Despite a good network of buses and metro trains, as of 2017 there were 146,000 licensed drivers in Alexandria. Alexandria is composed of many distinct areas and neighborhoods, some of which are Del Ray, Old Town, Rosemont, North Ridge, Eisenhower Valley, Parker Grey, Seminary Hill, Carlyle and Cameron Station.
Personal injury cases are usually filed and tried in the Circuit and General District Courts. Sometimes cases are filed in federal court, known as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The federal court is located in Carlyle neighborhood of Alexandria. Many injury claims are resolved by jury trials. Alexandria has a diverse population which results in jurors from various economic and social backgrounds. In general, the jury pool will consist of many well-educated people. The law offices of Jeremy Flachs can represent you if you were injured in a car, truck, bus, bicycle or pedestrian crash in Alexandria, Virginia. Jeremy Flachs has also litigated slip and fall injuries and animal bite claims. Clients of attorney Jeremy Flachs have been awarded substantial compensation for personal injury in the City of Alexandria. We know that the insurance companies will not offer full value in most cases. The Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs will fight to recover full and fair compensation for your losses. This includes payment for your medical bills and lost earnings, and also payment for the pain, suffering and mental anguish which accompanies most injuries. These damages are necessary compensation when the crash or accident causes a permanent injury, which strips the injured victim of his or her health and results in future medical expenses. Filing a lawsuit in court is a big step, but many times a necessary step to forced liability insurers to pay fair and adequate compensation. We look forward to speaking with you about your personal injury claim.