Virginia Beach, VA Personal Injury Lawyers
The attorneys at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers have filed injury and accident lawsuits in Virginia Beach, VA, for more than four decades and know the city and what needs to be done to successfully handle a major car or truck wreck or other accident in Virginia’s largest city. Attorney John Cooper grew up in Virginia Beach and went to First Colonial High School.
We have a meeting location in Northwest Virginia Beach right off I-264. You can meet us at our Virginia Beach meeting location by appointment or we can come to you at home, in the hospital or anywhere else convenient to you.
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
200 South Kellam Rd, Ste 101
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Virginia Beach is the most populous city in Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its beach listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest in the world. It has a state park and a national wildlife refuge. Cape Henry was the site of the first landing of the English colonists, who eventually settled in Jamestown, in 1607. Virginia Beach is nicknamed the Resort City or Neptune City and its motto is “Landmarks of our nation’s beginning.”
HIGHWAYS AND ACCIDENT LOCATIONS
- The car is the main means of transport in Virginia Beach as bus service and public transportation options are limited. The city’s main highways are I-64 and I-264, routes linking the city to Norfolk, Portsmouth and Chesapeake to the west.
- The highways of Virginia Beach are invariably hectic and see numerous accidents. Busy suburban, accident hot spots include Virginia Beach Boulevard (U.S. Route 58), Shore Drive (U.S. Route 60), which connects to Atlantic Avenue at the oceanfront, Northampton Blvd (U.S. Route 13), Sandbridge Road, Indian River Road, Princess Anne Road (State Route 165), Lynnhaven Parkway, Independence Boulevard, General Booth Boulevard, and Nimmo Parkway.
- In terms of accident data, Virginia Beach easily surpasses other Hampton Roads locations. In 2010 the city saw 6,463 accidents – more than 2,000 more than Norfolk, the city with the second highest number of wrecks. Of these 3,376 resulted in injuries and 19 proved fatal in 2010, according to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.
Virginia Beach’s tourism industry employs thousands of people but the largest single employer is Virginia Beach schools which employs about 10,000 people. Amerigroup Corporation employs about 3,000 people and the insurance company, GEICO, employs about 2,000. Oceana Naval Air Station as well as other military facilities are a core part of employment in Virginia Beach.
VIRGINIA BEACH SCHOOLS
Virginia Beach has 12 public high schools – Bayside, Cox, First Colonial, Green Run, Kellam, Kempsville, Landstown. Ocean Lakes, Princess Anne, Renaissance Academy, Salem and Tallwood as well as an Advanced Technology Center, a Technical Career and Education Center and Juvenile detention center program. First Colonial High School has a legal studies department which John Cooper has helped by training interns. There are 15 middle and 55 elementary schools.
Regent University is located at 1000 Regent University Drive. Centura College Virginia Beach is at 2697 Dean Drive. St. Leo University is a Catholic liberal arts based college at 902 E Ave; Strayer University is at 249 Central Park Ave. Tidewater Community College has a campus at 1700 College Crescent while Old Dominion University also has a campus in Virginia Beach.
COURTS, POLICE AND FIRE
Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts are at 2425 Nimmo Parkway. The Virginia Beach Police Department is at 2509 Princess Anne Road. The City of Virginia Beach has 19 Fire Stations, 12 of which share facilities with the Volunteer Rescue Squads. The Virginia Beach Fire department’s city HQ is at 316 32nd Street.
VIRGINIA BEACH CITY GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH
The City of Virginia Beach municipal center is based at 2401 Courthouse Dr.
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is at 1060 First Colonial Road. DePaul Hospital is at 828 Healthy Way. Sentara Princess Anne Hospital is at 2025 Glen Mitchell Drive.
VIRGINIA BEACH NEIGHBORHOODS
- Virginia Beach’s Oceanfront is its most famous area. It features numerous beachfront hotels and the famous Neptune statue.
- Sandbridge is a quieter beachfront area to the south, comprising beachfront homes and the Back Bay federal nature reserve.
- Virginia Beach Town Center is an upscale destination with shopping, dining, entertainment and high rise living, spanning 17 city blocks on Virginia Beach Boulevard. It includes the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, the Fountain Plaza and landscaped parks and sidewalks . The Westin Hotel and Residences is the tallest building in the state. Our client meeting location is in this fast-growing part of town.
- London Bridge is an unincorporated community in near Great Neck Road and Virginia Beach Boulevard, where Laskin Road begins. Green Run is a residential and commercial community covering almost six square miles central Virginia Beach. Built between 1968 and 1986, it was the first Planned Unit Development (PUD) built in south Hampton Roads.
Virginia Beach is served by the Virginian Pilot newspaper, WAVY TV 10, WTKR Channel 3 and WVEC 13.
- First Landing and False Cape are Virginia state parks. Back Bay is a National Wildlife Refuge.
- Virginia Aquarium and Marine Life Center is at 717 General Booth Boulevard. Ocean Breeze Water Park is located at 849 General Booth Blvd. Cape Henry Lighthouse at 503 Atlantic Avenue stands at the spot that the Jamestown settlers first came ashore.
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers has more than four decades of experience of working with clients in Virginia Beach. We are available 24/7 and do not bill clients until they have received compensation. If you have additional questions or want to schedule a free consultation, contact us at 757.455.0077.