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Injured in a Truck Accident?

Newport News Truck Accident Attorney

Over 65 Years of Combined Experience in Virginia

By virtue of their size and speed, truck accidents can result in catastrophic injuries. Trucks can destroy a car or motorcycle in a collision — or even involve multiple vehicles in one accident. At Heath, Old & Verser, P.L.C., our Newport News truck accident attorneys understand the aftermath of a serious motor vehicle accident.

What makes our firm the right choice for you?

  • Free Consultations
  • You Don't Pay Us Unless We Win
  • 65+ Years Of Experience
  • Millions Of Dollars Recovered

Victims can suffer serious injuries or even die as a result of the accident. In these instances, surviving family members may face financial difficulties due to the loss of income, medical expenses and property damage. Let our firm review your case and offer you an honest evaluation of the challenges you could confront over the course of your case.

Contact our firm at (888) 599-4090 as soon as possible to learn more.

Meet Your Truck Accident Attorneys

Leonard Heath

Joe Verser

Types of Truck Accident Cases We Handle

Whether your accident occurred on Interstate 64, Interstate 664, the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel, the James River Bridge, Jefferson Avenue, Warwick Boulevard, Route 17, Mercury Boulevard or another highly trafficked route, it is wise to contact a skilled lawyer as soon as possible. We can help you maximize your compensation!

We are equipped to handle cases involving commercial vehicles such as:

  • Delivery trucks
  • Company cars
  • Dump trucks
  • Courier vans
  • Box trucks

What Are the Hours of Service Regulations?

Truck drivers are heavily regulated since the trucks they drive can cause such catastrophic damages in the event of an accident. One of the most well know regulations is called the hours of service regulation that aim to prevent fatigued driving. According to these rules:

  • Truck drivers can work no more than 14 hours in one day
  • Truck drivers must rest or take meal breaks totaling 3 hours in a day
  • Driver must rest for at least 10 consecutive hours at the end of the day
  • Truck drivers must take days off work at regular intervals as well

Building a Case Against the Liable Parties

Based on our experience, the trucking company's actions may add to the damages you are due. Count on our firm to represent you and ensure your rights are not violated during the legal process.

We will ask the tough questions, including:

  • Was the driver properly trained?
  • Were any undue burdens placed on the driver?
  • Was the driver fatigued prior to the accident?
  • Was the driver adequately screened at the time of hiring?
  • Was there a history of accidents or behavior problems for the truck driver?
  • Was the driver pressured to meet a deadline?

For further questions about your legal rights after a truck accident, we encourage you to call us today.

Contact our attorneys and schedule a confidential consultation.

Don't Just Take Our Word for It

Hear From Our Past Clients
  • “His personal contact and concern were refreshing given the common view of lawyers in our society.”


  • “He is very highly recommended by retired Judges.”


  • “I highly recommend this law firm.”


  • “He is absolutely the best in the business.”


  • “I would wholeheartedly recommend him.”


  • “I am forever grateful to you both!”


  • “From our first meeting, we knew we were going to receive excellent legal representation.”


  • “I'd pay him more if I could just because of how he has treated my loved one and I.”


  • “His experience and attention to detail impressed me as he meticulously built my case.”


  • “Joe Verser has been our lawyer for many years.”


  • “While you were handling my case I had no worries at all.”


  • “Their competence and skill demonstrated through the trial was nothing short of perfect. ”


  • “You ran circles around the other two lawyers.”


  • “Hunter Old and his team were focused, professional and achieved positive results, quickly.”


  • “He gets an A+ from me.”


  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Coastal Virginia Mag Top Lawyers
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating
  • Super Lawyers
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent

Our Commitment to Clients

  • Tough courtroom advocacy
  • Results-driven legal strategies
  • Candid and informative counsel
  • Prompt and personlized communication
  • Creative strategies tailored to your needs
  • Thorough examination and investigation of your legal situation