Eastern Shore, VA Car Accident Injury Lawyers 757-455-0077 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com Injury Lawyers Representing clients in Accomack and Northampton counties, VA "Your Injury, Our Fight." Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:09:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 40690766 Flooding Caused Hazards During the Storm on the Eastern Shore http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/flooding-caused-hazards-during-the-storm-on-the-eastern-shore/ Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:11:10 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=123 By Bill O’Mara, Eastern Shore Injury Lawyer Snow has made headlines across Virginia this weekend, but on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, flooding and high north easterly winds were also a constant danger as the snow subsided. Delmarva.now noted how … Continue reading

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By Bill O’Mara, Eastern Shore Injury Lawyer

Snow has made headlines across Virginia this weekend, but on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, flooding and high north easterly winds were also a constant danger as the snow subsided.

Delmarva.now noted how Charles Herron of Onancock thought the winter storm would get much worse. But when he woke up about 7 a.m. Saturday, he found no evidence of the 4 inches that had accumulated on his deck.

Driving to Chincoteague can be dangerous in storms. This is a nor easter.

The 2 to 4 inches of snow that had coated Virginia’s Eastern Shore on Friday was replaced on Saturday morning by persistent rain and heavy northeast winds.

The National Weather Service office in Wakefield, Virginia, issued a high wind warning for the Eastern Shore until 4 a.m. Sunday. Meteorologists forecast wind speeds up to 40 mph with gusts reaching up to 60 mph. The conditions made for dangerous driving conditions for much of the weekend and speed limits were reduced on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

Towns on the coast including Wachapreague, Willis Wharf, and Chincoteague, saw substantial tidal flooding due to the high winds.

Wachapreague resident Lynn Bowen and her husband told Delmarvanow.com that they took a drive down to Seaside Park to view the high coastal waters that completely covered the parking lots of the Island House Restaurant and Capt. Zed’s Bait and Tackle. Numerous dune breaches have occurred along the Atlantic coast with low-lying communities around the Inland Bays experiencing significant flooding.

If you see flood water on the road you should be very careful about driving through it. You don’t know how deep it is and what obstacles may be lurking under the water. In such conditions, cars can give out and it’s easy to be swept away.

If you were injured due to the fault of another in the poor weather conditions, you should call our Eastern Shore of Virginia attorneys at 757.455.0077.

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Woman, 82 Dies, Man Suffers Serious Injuries in U.S. 13 Crash on the Eastern Shore of Virginia http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/woman-82-dies-man-suffers-serious-injuries-u-s-13-crash-eastern-shore-virginia/ Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:22:10 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=101 By John Cooper, Eastern Shore of VA Car Accident Lawyer A two vehicle collision on the Eastern Shore of Virginia has left an elderly woman dead. I was saddened to read about the crash at 10:54 a.m. on Saturday in … Continue reading

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John-cooper-HR-single copyBy John Cooper, Eastern Shore of VA Car Accident Lawyer

A two vehicle collision on the Eastern Shore of Virginia has left an elderly woman dead.

I was saddened to read about the crash at 10:54 a.m. on Saturday in Accomack County at the intersection of U.S. 13 and Taylor Road.

Virginia State Police said an 82-year old woman from Tasley, Virginia., was killed at the accident scene. Police said the woman was not wearing a seat belt, according to investigators. Police said the other driver, a 50-year old man from Onancock on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, was taken to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Morris was wearing a seat belt, police said.

Troopers said he was driving a 1993 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck south on U.S. 13. He was in the left land.

Police said the 82-year-old woman was driving a 1987 Dodge Caravan. The accident report said she pulled right in front of the other vehicle. T

The man was heading east on Taylor Road and he crossed onto Highway 13. Investigators say he did not have time to react and crashed into the driver’s side of the minivan.

The crash is still under investigation by state police.

Our Eastern Shore car accident lawyers have reported on numerous accidents on Highway 13. If you have been injured due to the fault of another driver, you may be able to make a claim for your injuries against the other driver’s insurance policy.

Contact an experienced Eastern Shore of Virginia Injury Lawyer for a free consultation.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton, Chesapeake, Newport News and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

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Federal Safety Watchdog NHTSA Orders Recall of 268 Dangerous Zero Motorcycles http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/federal-safety-watchdog-nhtsa-orders-recall-of-268-dangerous-zero-motorcycles/ Tue, 13 Aug 2013 02:35:13 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=98 By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore Injury Lawyer In a new post on the Virginia Beach motorcycle accident attorneys site, my colleague John Cooper writes about how a safety defect has prompted the recall of hundreds of Zero motorcycles. The Eastern … Continue reading

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By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore Injury Lawyer

In a new post on the Virginia Beach motorcycle accident attorneys site, my colleague John Cooper writes about how a safety defect has prompted the recall of hundreds of Zero motorcycles.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

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Boating Accidents Are More Common in the Summer Months http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/boating-accidents-are-more-common-in-the-summer-months/ Fri, 31 May 2013 20:34:24 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=95 By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore of Virginia Injury Lawyer The Eastern Shore and other parts of Virginia see more boating accidents as temperatures soar in the summer months. In  a new post on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers site, my … Continue reading

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By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore of Virginia Injury Lawyer

The Eastern Shore and other parts of Virginia see more boating accidents as temperatures soar in the summer months. In  a new post on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers site, my colleague John Cooper writes about recent serious boating accidents in North Carolina and West Virginia.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

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Johnson & Johnson is Hit with $8 Million Payout in First DePuy Hip Defect Case http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/johnson-and-johnson-is-hit-with-8-million-payout-in-first-depuy-hip-defect-case/ Wed, 01 May 2013 22:27:05 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=91 By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore of VA Injury Lawyer In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury lawyer site, my colleague John Cooper writes about the first of many cases against the drug  company Johnson & Johnson over failed artificial … Continue reading

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By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore of VA Injury Lawyer

In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury lawyer site, my colleague John Cooper writes about the first of many cases against the drug  company Johnson & Johnson over failed artificial hips that have left thounsands of people facing health issues.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.”

Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents on the Eastern Shore, in Suffolk, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

 

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An Eastern Shore of Virginia Car Accident Injury Lawyer http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/an-eastern-shore-of-virginia-car-accident-injury-lawyer/ Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:20:18 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=84 By John Cooper, Eastern Shore of VA Personal Injury Lawyer The Eastern Shore of Virginia has been making headlines recently due to the epidemic of fires in abandoned buildings. But, while the Eastern Shore may seem remote compared to Norfolk … Continue reading

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By John Cooper, Eastern Shore of VA Personal Injury Lawyer

The Eastern Shore of Virginia has been making headlines recently due to the epidemic of fires in abandoned buildings.

But, while the Eastern Shore may seem remote compared to Norfolk and Virginia Beach and the roads are considerably quieter, it sees plenty of auto accidents. We have a lot of experience in working with clients on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

U.S. Route 13 links Hampton Roads to the Eastern Shore via the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. As drivers travel between Cape Charles, Exmore, Onacock and Chincoteague, they can face many hazards, not least speeding drivers.

In this video I explain my work as an Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury lawyer, and the Cooper Hurley Law Firm’s wealth of experience in helping those who were hurt in accidents in Accomack and Northampton counties.

I talk about how long you have to bring an accident in Virginia, which is two years under the Statute of Limitations.

I also explain how we can take aerial photographs of an accident scene on the Eastern Shore of Virginia to help fight your case. See our Virginia accident injury lawyers’ advice on what to do if you are hurt in a car accident.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

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Putting the “Personal” Back into Personal Injury Law: Eastern Shore, VA Injury Lawyer John Cooper’s Approach to Accident Cases. http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/putting-the-personal-back-into-personal-injury-law-eastern-shore-va-injury-lawyer-john-coopers-approach-to-accident-cases/ Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:35:17 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=79 By John Cooper, Eastern Shore of Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer I have been handling personal injury cases for more than 22 years on the Eastern Shore and in Virginia Beach, Norfolk and the rest of Hampton Roads.  All I do is … Continue reading

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By John Cooper, Eastern Shore of Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer

I have been handling personal injury cases for more than 22 years on the Eastern Shore and in Virginia Beach, Norfolk and the rest of Hampton Roads.  All I do is personal injury law on behalf of individuals hurt by others through carelessness.  I have my way of taking care of my clients that is perhaps a little different than some other local lawyers who may treat their clients in more of a factory kind of way.

 

If you need to meet with me about your case I am always ready to set up an appointment to talk on the phone or in person to discuss what the status of your case is and make sure that you and I are clearly communicating together as to what’s going on and what your needs are.

I am also always willing to give out my cell phone number and my home phone number to my clients if they need to reach me in the evenings or in some other emergency.

I don’t know why some lawyers are so protective of their privacy that they wouldn’t be willing to give out their home phone number to the client.  If your case is important enough for me to be working on it’s important enough for you to be able to reach me any time you need to.

If nothing else your having my home phone or cell phone number is often a convenience to both you and me so that if we need to talk on the weekend or the night before a hearing, deposition of trial you know that you have access to your personal injury attorney to answer any questions you may have or just to hold your hand through the process.

Some other attorneys may talk about providing truly personal services but I wonder whether that isn’t just talk.  If you contact me about your accident case I think you will figure out pretty soon that I mean what I say about taking the time to give real personal attention to every client so that they know that I really do care about them and getting the best possible result for them on their case.  With me as your attorney you are not just a number.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.”

Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents on the Eastern Shore, in Suffolk, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

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Ferry Accident in New York City Injures 57 Passengers http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/ferry-accident-in-new-york-city-injures-57-passengers/ Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:34:24 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=76 By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore Injury Lawyer In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers site my colleague John Cooper writes about a ferry accident in Manhattan, New York that injured 57 people. The Eastern Shore of Virginia … Continue reading

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By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore Injury Lawyer

In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers site my colleague John Cooper writes about a ferry accident in Manhattan, New York that injured 57 people.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.”

Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents on the Eastern Shore, in Suffolk, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

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Hit-and-Run Unknown Motorist Accident Cases On the Eastern Shore of Virginia http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/hit-and-run-unknown-motorist-accident-cases-on-the-eastern-shore-of-virginia/ Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:29:41 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=73 By John Cooper, Eastern Shore of Virginia Car Accident Lawyer A common insurance situation occurs when you are hit on the road by a car that leaves the scene or run off the road by a car without there being … Continue reading

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By John Cooper, Eastern Shore of Virginia Car Accident Lawyer

A common insurance situation occurs when you are hit on the road by a car that leaves the scene or run off the road by a car without there being direct contact between the vehicles.

Some people may not realize that they have a right to make a claim against their own insurer under the underinsured motorist’s portion of their policy in this situation.

 

The whole purpose of uninsured motorist’s coverage is to take care of the property damage to your car or any injury when you are hurt or there is an accident caused by someone who is unknown or who does not have insurance.  The hit‑and‑run driver is just such a circumstance.

In Virginia you can make a claim even if the vehicle that caused you to run off the road never actually touched your vehicle as long as a police report was made at the time.  We have successfully handled many of these John Doe unknown motorist cases.  Sometimes your own insurance company will be difficult to deal with being suspicious as to whether or not there really was a John Doe motorist or you just lost control of your vehicle.  However, we know how to deal with them and force them to pay what they should.

Often John Doe or hit‑and‑run accidents involve very serious injuries like a broken leg, broken arm or a shoulder or a knee injury that requires surgical repair.  Often it is a situation where you are driving down the highway and somebody cuts you off either clipping you or not and in an effort to avoid the collision you swerve hitting an interstate guard rail or some other object like a tree.

If this has happened to you or a loved one you should make sure to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer like Jim Hurley and John Cooper at the Cooper Hurley Law Firm.  We would be pleased to make sure that you get all the compensation you are entitled to.

The Eastern Shore of Virginia personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach. They have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims.  The firm’s motto is: “Your Injury, Our Fight.”

Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents on the Eastern Shore, in Suffolk, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

 

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An Eastern Shore of Virginia Injury Lawyer Reports on Auto Insurance Limits http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/an-eastern-shore-of-virginia-injury-lawyer-reports-on-auto-insurance-limits/ Tue, 01 Jan 2013 22:52:31 +0000 http://www.easternshorevacaraccidentinjurylawyers.com/?p=70 By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore of VA Injury Lawyer In a new post on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers’ site my colleague John Cooper writes about why limits on auto insurance coverage are important to you and why they could … Continue reading

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By Jim Hurley, Eastern Shore of VA Injury Lawyer

In a new post on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers’ site my colleague John Cooper writes about why limits on auto insurance coverage are important to you and why they could leave you with insufficient coverage in the case of a serious accident.

The Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton, VA personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as wrongful death, railroad injury cases and medical malpractice. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have more than 40 years of combined experience in specializing in auto injury as well as other accident claims. Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. Our motto is: “Your Injury. Our fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.

 

 

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