Tom Curcio has dedicated his 35-year career to practicing personal injury law in Northern Virginia, a region with a population approaching two million residents and an ever-expanding road system. The Curcio Law team have represented hundreds of people seriously hurt in automobile accidents. Our civil justice system is based on the simple notion that everyone is expected to exercise reasonable care while driving. In the driving situation, reasonable care means obeying the rules of the road, i.e., stopping for stop signs and obeying speed limits. When a driver violates a traffic law, causes an accident, and hurts or kills someone, they are legally responsible to compensates the injured person for all the harms caused by their negligence.
Damages include compensation for all the medical bills incurred, lost wages, physical injuries, physical pain, mental anguish, and inconvenience. To competently represent a client in an auto accident case, it requires a thorough knowledge of the traffic laws, a complete understanding of automobile insurance policies and the law relating to such policies, familiarity with anatomy and medicine, the ability to work with medical experts, as well as trial experience. The team at Curcio Law has the necessary experience and access to the expertise required.
Despite ever-evolving vehicle safety features and stricter driving laws, car, truck and motorcycle accidents still happen quite often on Virginia’s roads and highways. The reasons for these accidents vary, but many of them are preventable if drivers take the time to understand the most common hazards on the road better.
The following are some of the most common causes of car crashes resulting in personal injuries in the Alexandria area:
Because cell phones are so common and are a well-known distraction on the road, many states, including Virginia, have passed legislation to curtail the use of these devices while driving. Although our commonwealth has not outright banned the use of cell phones in the car, it has made it illegal for drivers under the age of 18 to talk on a cell phone. Further, all drivers regardless of age are restricted from text messaging while operating a motor vehicle.
Again, if you or a loved one has been injured in a car, truck, or bus accident, you will be well-served by consulting a law firm experienced in handling such cases. Such a consult will help you understand your rights and how best to protect them. The team at Curcio Law is ready to assist you.
To schedule an appointment with our skilled legal team, call Curcio Law at 703-836-3366 or contact our Alexandria office online.
Tom Curcio, the driving force behind Curcio Law, is a dedicated trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience in Northern Virginia. He has dedicated his career to representing people who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own. He works tirelessly to obtain the compensation his clients are legally entitled to…
Rakin Hamad is a graduate of the George Mason Law School and joined Curcio Law as an associate in August 2018. Rakin works closely with Tom Curcio and staff in preparing cases from the initial client meeting through trial and has been a perfect fit for the firm. During law school, Rakin interned at the…
Justin Curcio received his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2015, where he was awarded an academic scholarship. During law school, he worked for the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office and the law firm of Bartlett, McDonough & Monaghan, LLP. Justin also spent a semester studying law at the University of Glasgow…
Julia Martinez, a Florida native, joined Curcio Law as a paralegal in 2013. She began her legal career in 1998 working at a personal injury firm that primarily handled automobile accidents, slip and falls, and products liability cases. Then, in 2008 she expanded her knowledge by working at two other law firms. She obtained her…
As the firm’s office manager, Kathy McAfee is dedicated to making sure the office runs smoothly and that the team has what it needs by way of resources, technology, and supplies to best serve our clients. Kathy graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from Roanoke College in 1986 and afterward, returned to Alexandria. She began…
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