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Arlington County Personal Injury Lawyer
Arlington County is located adjacent to Alexandria Virginia and the District of Columbia. Arlington is 26 square miles and as of 2019, it had a population of about 240,000. Arlington manages almost 1000 miles of roadways. Arlington has its own Circuit and General District courts which are located in a 10-story high rise building located at 1425 North Courthouse Road. Arlington is home to several tourist destinations which draw visitors from across the United States and the world. Three of those destinations are the Iwo Jima (United States Marine Corps War Memorial), Arlington National Cemetery and the United States Air Force Memorial.
Arlington County is a dense urban jurisdiction with many thoroughfares choked with cars, buses, trucks and bicycles. This mix of modes of transportation results in many crashes causing personal injury and even death. The added attraction of national memorials and the influx of tourists in Arlington adds to the danger of navigating crowded highways and pedestrian crossings.
While Arlington county has an excellent public transportation system which links busses to the Metro train stations, there are still 170,000 licensed drivers, not including the many tourists and visitors. Arlington county has many shopping districts where slip and falls occur. Arlington has worked very hard on becoming a “walkable community”, and has thousands of intersections and pedestrian crosswalks. Vehicle operator negligence can and does lead to personal injury lawsuits. Arlington also has a network of bicycle and hiking trails, including the W&OD trail, Martha Custis trail and the Mount Vernon trail. Many accident and injuries result from careless and inattentive bicyclists and pedestrians and also at crosswalks and intersections where these trails cross highways. Jeremy Flachs has represented individuals stuck by vehicles while lawfully crossing at intersections in Arlington. Such collisions result in fractured bones and head or brain injury and even wrongful death. Litigation in a jurisdiction like Arlington County can be difficult due to the need to understand how to secure compensation when out of state drivers are negligent. This requires an understanding of Virginia law enabling an attorney to serve the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles with the lawsuit on behalf of the out of state driver. Arlington County also has medical facilities which treat both active duty and retired military. Jeremy Flachs has represented many servicemen and retirees and is familiar with the unique rules and regulations which govern claims where treatment is provided at military hospitals and clinics. The Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs has recovered just and fair compensation for in Arlington for injured victims of negligence and accidents, including accident caused by drunk driving. Jeremy Flachs has successfully taken many personal injury cases to trial resulting in the award of medical bills, lost earnings and just compensation for pain and suffering and mental anguish. Juries in Arlington County consist of many professionals and highly educated individuals whose employment is associated with the federal government. But Arlington also claims a diverse population of communities founded by immigrants including those from Vietnam and Central American nations. The Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs is available to answer your questions and provided legal representation. The law office of Jeremy Flachs is conveniently located only a short distance from Arlington. We have many decades of experience with personal injury claims in Arlington, resulting in many satisfied clients.