for 40 Years
Fairfax County Personal Injury Lawyer
Fairfax County is 406 square miles. It has its own Circuit and General District courts located in a sprawling complex at 4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax. Fairfax City has its own traffic court, but otherwise accidents occurring in Fairfax City are resolved in the Fairfax County courthouse. There were over 1.1 million residents in Fairfax County in 2018. With over 780,000 licensed drivers, it is no surprise that there were almost 14,000 crashes in 2017. Major highways with many traffic lights and pedestrian crossing include Little River Turnpike, Lee Highway, Chain Bridge Road and Arlington Boulevard. Fairfax County is also intersected by several parkways and interstate highways, including the Fairfax County Parkway, Interstate 395 and Interstates 95 and 495. These highways, which allow for speeds up to 55 MPH but frequently require drivers to come to dead stop due to traffic issues, are the scene of many serious crashes causing injury and death.
Fairfax County has several hospitals with emergency rooms and many walk-in emergency care centers. Fairfax 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 also filed suit against county, state and federal employees. Lawsuits against Virginia and the federal government are governed by the Virginia and federal tort claims acts, which require knowledge of and adherence to specials laws and regulations. Jeremy Flachs has filed hundreds of lawsuits in Fairfax County courts, and many of those were resolved by jury trial. Cases handled by the Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs in Fairfax county include sidewalk injuries, slip and falls on ice or in grocery stores or parking lots, car, truck, pedestrian and bicycle crashes and accidents, and animal bite injuries. Other cases include injury from defective products, called “product liability” cases, and police “excessive force cases”.
Like Arlington and Alexandria, Fairfax County has a high percentage of highly educated, white collar workers, many of whom have jobs affiliated in some manner with the federal government. A jury from Fairfax County will therefore usually consist of a high number of white-collar professionals. But Fairfax County can fairly be considered a melting pot of citizens from throughout the world, including large populations of first, second and now third generation families from such countries as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Korea, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Central and South American countries. Attorney Jeremy Flachs has recovered by way of settlements and trials millions of dollars of compensation for his clients for injuries occurring in Fairfax, Virginia. The injuries have included fractured bones, traumatic brain injury, lumbar and cervical disk injuries, savage dog bites causing infections and leaving scars. Many of the injuries resulted in permanent pain, future medical bills, long term disability and even death. A significant number of vehicle crash claims in Fairfax county have involved drunk drivers. Such claims result in an added claim of punitive damages which allow Fairfax County jurors to award additional damages to “send a message” that Fairfax County does not tolerate drunk driving. The Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs is here to assist you if you are injured in an accident occurring in Fairfax. Our office is located in the Alexandria and Annandale sections of Fairfax County. The Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs can assist you to recover reimbursement for your medical expenses and lost wages and earnings. We will also fight to recover fair and full compensation for physical pain, mental anguish and your physical injuries.