Hampton, VA Personal Injury Lawyers
The attorneys at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers have handled accident and injury cases in Hampton for more than four decades. We are well aware of the issues Hampton residents face in getting to the Southside via the congested Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) and the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, which is why we have a client meeting location in Hampton so as we can come to you.
Although each case is unique and we cannot guarantee results, we helped a Hampton resident who received a $5 million settlement for injuries she sustained after being hit by a truck in Gloucester County. We meet clients at an office suite in Peninsula Town Center which is easily accessed via I-64 and Mercury Boulevard by appointment, or we can come to you at home, in the hospital or anywhere convenient to you.
4410 East Claiborne Sq.
Hampton, Virginia 23666
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers works with people who have been involved in car, motorcycle or truck accidents, those who have lost loved ones in wrongful death cases, and the victims of medical malpractice, slip and falls or defective products.
Hampton is city of 137,436 people, bordered by Newport News to the west, York and Poquoson to the north and connected to Norfolk by the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. Hampton is America’s oldest city, tracing its history back to 1610. Old Point Comfort where Fort Monroe was built, saw the historic contraband decision during the Civil War that was hailed as the beginning of the end of slavery. Hampton celebrated its 400th anniversary in 2010.
HIGHWAYS AND ACCIDENT LOCATIONS
Hampton is a densely populated city meaning its roads are urban and often congested, a surefire recipe for accidents. I-64 dissects the city from west to east and connects it to Norfolk via the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) that experiences gridlock at key hours.
Other busy and potentially dangerous roads in Hampton, VA include Mercury Boulevard, Hampton Roads Center Parkway and Kecoughtan Road.
There were 2,794 crashes in Hampton in 2010 of which 1,419 resulted in injuries and 10 in deaths, according to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.
NASA Langley Research Center is Hampton’s biggest employer with about 4,000 people on the payroll. Numbers have fallen in recent years. Hampton City Public Schools employ about 3,000.
HAMPTON, VA SCHOOLS
Hampton has four high schools – Phoebus, Hampton High, Kecoughtan and Bethel as well as two specialist schools, the Hampton Performance Learning Center and the Bridgeport Academy. There are eight middle schools, 25 elementary schools and an early childhood center.
Hampton University at 100 Cemetery Rd is a historic black institution known for its science programs and proton therapy cancer research center. Thomas Nelson Community College is at 99 Thomas Nelson Dr.
COURTS, POLICE AND FIRE
Hampton Circuit Court is located downtown at 101 King's Way; the General District Court is nearby at 236 North King Street, while the juvenile and domestic relations court is at 220 North King Street.
Hampton Police Division is located at 40 Lincoln Street and an operational center is based at Fort Monroe. Hampton Fire and Rescue has 10 stations across the city.
HAMPTON CITY GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH
The City of Hampton operates from City Hall at 22 Lincoln Street. Planning and Economic Development is at 1 Franklin Street.
Hampton’s main hospital is Sentara CarePlex at 3000 Coliseum Drive. Some severely injured patients from Hampton are taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News.
Hampton neighborhoods include Phoebus, a community near Fort Monroe that traces its history back to 1607, Buckroe that boasts Hampton’s largest beach and Grandview Island, an upscale waterfront community with a nature reserve and beach. Downtown Hampton includes a waterfront and several historic streets while Aberdeen Gardens is a planned community built for African Americans in the 1930s.
Hampton is served by the Daily Press newspaper, WAVY TV 10, WTKR Channel 3 and WVEC 13.
The Virginia Air and Space Center on Settlers Landing Road has exhibits, an IMAX theater and ice skating. The American Theatre at 125 East Mellen Street features regular productions. The Hampton History Museum at 120 Old Hampton Lane tells the story of the city while Fort Monroe recently received National Park designation and also features the Casemate Museum containing the cell of Jefferson Davis.
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers has more than four decades of combined experience practicing in Hampton, Virginia. We are available 24/7 and do not bill clients until they receive compensation. If you have further questions or would like to schedule a free consultation, contact us at 757.455.0077 or at CooperHurley.com