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Council Seats Up for Grabs in Charlottesville

November 25, 2015 in Personal Injury Articles | MARTIN WREN, P.C. | LEAVE A COMMENT

Recent reports in the Daily Progress show the outcome of this month’s Charlottesville City Council election, where Democratic candidates Wes Bellamy, Michael Signer and incumbent Kathy Galvin won a five-way race.

In reporting prior to the election, the newspaper talked about some of the issues that have been on the city council’s radar, many of which involve development.  For example, up for consideration was a strategic investment area of 330 acres around public housing areas, as well as residential neighborhoods east of Charlottesville’s downtown mall. Other issues included the repair of the Belmont Bridge, the redevelopment of some areas of W. Main St. and changes to city schools.

Different types of safety considerations are often front and center in campaign seasons. For instance, politicians listen to the concerns of residents about local traffic, crumbling infrastructure, crowded neighborhoods or other similar issues and put them in the spotlight in order to portray themselves as representing a particular base.

But whether it’s election season or not, injury lawyers and other types of legal and law enforcement professionals understand the challenges and risks that face their communities. Day in and day out, law offices representing injury victims see the devastating consequences of insufficient safety protocols, outdated construction or maintenance methods or just simple lack of care for public health and safety. First responders and others see this, too — and in many cases, problems are evident long before an accident happens.

In representing injury victims in court, injury lawyers try to demonstrate factors behind accident outcomes to a judge. They take care to present cases in a way that conforms to their knowledge of federal, state and local law, as well as case precedent. They use local statutes and local ordinances. They proceed from a standpoint of being knowledgeable about the community in which they serve.

As local Central Virginia lawyers, the injury attorneys at MartinWren, P.C. take care to address these local issues and unfortunate accident events in ways that will benefit their clients. This starts with providing a listening ear to the injury victim and his or her family.

It extends to helping the client understand his or her legal rights and keeping him or her informed about court events, such as hearings. It also means gathering all of the relevant information for a case, communicating with lawyers for the defense or other parties, and building a case the right way to really fight for their clients’ best interests in court.

Call a Virginia Injury Law Firm Today

If you or someone in your family suffered harm from an accident in Charlottesville or the surrounding Central VA area, call the lawyers at MartinWren, P.C. We will take a dedicated and attentive approach to your case to keep you informed every step of the way. Our experienced lawyers in our Virginia injury law firm will work to assess what’s reasonable in Central Virginia courts and help build a case for total compensation for care and recovery after an injury.  Please call Robert E. Byrne, Jr. at (434) 817-3100 for more information.

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We serve clients throughout Virginia — from Charlottesville and Central Virginia to metropolitan Richmond; Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Valley to Roanoke; and the cities of Hampton Roads to the Northern Virginia cities of  Fairfax, Alexandria and Arlington.

To speak with one of our attorneys, please call us at (434) 817-3100.

Our Virginia personal injury lawyers at MartinWren, P.C. also have a statewide practice and offer free consultations at a time and location that is convenient for you.  We will gladly meet with you at your home or at the hospital, even on nights and weekends.

To schedule a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer, please call us at (434) 817-3100.

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